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Patten CAT Shop Technician Intern- Summer 2024, AG in West Branch, Iowa

Working Hours/Days

7:00am to 3:30pm Monday – Friday, store/school hours


Altorfer Agriculture facility has partnered with local community colleges to combine real-world experience through internship while being in school.

Basic Duties

Altorfer Agriculture facility has partnered with local community colleges to combine real-world experience through internship while being in school. Work with experienced Agriculture Technicians to gain hands on experience on Fendt, Massey, Challenger tractors, RoGator and TerraGator application equipment, and Lexion combines.


  • Currently enrolled in a junior college with an above average grade point & a drive for a career in Agriculture.

  • Credentials including being a self-starter with good time management, planning & organizational skills, team oriented and commitment to detail recommended.

  • Must be able to lift 70lbs.

  • Basic computer skills with programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Must have or will be receiving a High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Willingness to work overtime and some weekends when needed.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license with clean driving record. This includes no more than 2 minor violations within the past 3 years and no major violations within the past 5 years (Motor Vehicle Report will be performed on final candidate).

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

This position works in a shop/warehouse environment. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 70lbs. May be required to wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- Safety glasses or side shields) when needed. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. May intermittently sit at a desk for a period of time to answer telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through email. Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed. Occasional travel may be required. The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran .

Why Work for Altorfer?

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is critical to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with.

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Req No.2024-4878


LocationUS-IA-West Branch

TypeRegular Part-Time

Union or Non-UnionNon-Union


CompanyAltorfer Inc