Wagner Equipment Co.
  • CO-Aurora
  • Aurora, CO, USA
  • Full Time
  • 1 Position Available

Wagner Equipment Co., the Caterpillar dealer for Colorado, New Mexico and far west Texas, is seeking applications for a Training Instructor, experience in heavy equipment required, in Aurora, CO.

This position is responsible for developing and implementing training for assigned products or employee areas, as directed by the Service Training Manager or Wagner Training Institute (WTI) Manager. It is also responsible for serving as the liaison between WTI and the Wagner Equipment Co. managers, as assigned. This instructor, if assigned technical training, may be held accountable for proficiency in assigned technical training areas such as Wheel Loaders, small TT Tractors, Motor Graders, Off-Highway Trucks, Gas Engines, Agricultural Equipment, and other equipment as assigned.

A focus on our Apprentice Program will be a primary responsibility in this position.


Assists with creating a skills database and tracking training progress
Helps coordinate the TCDP (Technician Career Development Plan)
Assists in creating an individual schedule of classes for WTI
Completes required paperwork and budget tracking

Participates in scheduled department activities and becomes an active partner in planning effective strategy for WTI
Works with key company personnel in developing class schedules

Meets on a regular basis with Wagner Equipment Co. managers to review training needs for the shop technicians
Assesses each technician to identify training gaps (TCDP)

Markets WTI classes to outside customers
Distributes relevant WTI class offering information to internal employees

Designs class materials and facilitates classes in response to the assessment results and to the requests of our management staff
Attends needed classes to become proficient with the equipment listed under the "General Responsibilities" section
Keeps informed with New Product Updates and sends relevant information to the appropriate people within our company

Minimum Education Required:  High School Diploma or GED

Basic comprehension of mechanics, hydraulics, electronics, and machine components

Required Skills and Competencies:
Data Entry

Organizational Skills
Telephone Skills

Communication Skills
Safety Knowledge

Math Skills
Reading / Writing Skills

Product Knowledge
Reasoning Skills
Interpersonal Skills

Preferred Skills and Competencies:
Approximately 5-years of technical experience with earthmoving equipment or gas engines
1-3 years previous experience as an instructor in a related vocational field, such as diesel or heavyequipment maintenance and repair
Experience in the area of curriculum development and adult learning theory
Technical writing skills
Knowledge of assessment testing and skill gap analysis
Technical writing skills

Computer Skills:
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft PowerPoint

Other relevant information:  Other duties as assigned by Manager

Wagner offers great benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, 401K, tuition reimbursement and more.

Wagner Equipment Co. is an EEO/AA/Veterans/Disabled employer.

Wagner Equipment Co.
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