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Location: Santiago, Region Metropolitana, Chile
Date Posted: Nov 1, 2019

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For nearly 95 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets. Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. We don't just build great products, we pair them with the newest digital technologies and analytics to solve problems and anticipate customer needs. We are bringing our industry into the Age of Smart Iron. A lasting legacy of talented and committed employees give Caterpillar its competitive edge. It is our team that has allowed this company to accomplish great things. From the construction of the Hoover Dam, to earthquake relief in Indonesia, our employees have never failed to give customers enduring results through superior service and innovation.


As a member of Caterpillar’s Mining and Technical Development Program, you will be part of a globally based team participating in rotational assignments focused on developing your industry, product, application and technical knowledge as well as a strong understanding of the Caterpillar Dealer network.  The well-defined rotational program is tailored to developing successful field reps (technical or commercial) and future site performance managers.


The position will be based in Santiago, but will include a one-year assignment in the USA to participate in the marketing training class in Peoria, IL and rotations in Tucson, AZ.  Following completion of the rotational assignments (approximately 36 months), you will move to a field-based position supporting Caterpillar Dealers and customers.  This is an entry-level position designed to build the employees skill sets within the mining industry and to help prepare them for future rep positions.


Caterpillar couldn’t be the company it is today without the men and women who shape it by producing their best work. Because employees power the success of Caterpillar, the company is committed to empowering the success of the employees. When employees win, so does Caterpillar.


If you are interested in applying for this position, please attach a copy of your resume and an unofficial copy of your transcripts, to your application.


Required Qualifications:.

  • Must be enrolled full time at a 4-year accredited university/college in one of the following degree programs: Mining Engineering, Geology, Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering degrees

  • GPA requirements 2.8/4.0 scale

  • Must have an advanced level of written and spoken English and Spanish.

  • Must be willing to travel extensively (50 – 70%)

  • Must be willing and able to relocate domestically/internationally based upon business need


Desired Qualifications:

  • Relevant internship or work experience related to Mining

  • Leadership experience within a student or extracurricular organization

  • Strong ability to work independently and to communicate with others in a variety of work environments

  • Ability to guide change and solve problems

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at


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Nov 1, 2019