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Thompson Machinery has been recognized as a leader in the heavy equipment industry since 1944 by consistently delivering excellence to our employees and customers in a full line of sales and service. We consistently have availability for CAT technician jobs in Tennessee and Mississippi, particularly in our satellite offices. These locations include areas of Mississippi as well as several major cities in Tennessee.

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The Thompson Machinery Apprenticeship Program

Apprentice Ship programIn just 16 weeks, you’ll learn the basic knowledge and skills to help you start your career as a successful equipment mechanic/technician, all while while obtaining paid, relevant workplace experience and education under the guidance of a knowledgeable Thompson Technician mentor. Now accepting Spring 2023 Applications.

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Our reputation has been built and is maintained by three fundamental principles:  Superior Services, Lasting Relationships, Stronger Communities. We are “committed to conducting sound business transactions and building strong personal relationships with honesty, integrity, and respect while delivering high-quality solutions and maintaining a positive attitude and a safe work environment.”

smiling thompson machienry employeeWe are proud to offer numerous benefits when working for Thompson Machinery:

  • Competitive salaries & complete benefits package
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) first year prorated
  • Cat Tool Program & Boot Program
  • Benefits including health, vision, dental, & profit sharing
  • Family-owned & operated
  • 401k with company match
  • Full range of safety, technical, computer, and leadership training to qualified employees

Our MS and TN CAT technician jobs offer a cutting edge, fast paced and rewarding choice for candidates interested in building a career in this dynamic industry. We cultivate a team approach among our knowledgeable, well-trained employees, and value the sense of pride that goes into all we do. As a Caterpillar dealer, we provide the opportunity to work with the most advanced technology and respected equipment available. Working one of our CAT technician jobs in cities like Nashville, TN is a great way to start or advance your CAT technician career.

Exceptional employees are recognized as our main competitive advantage at Thompson Machinery. We look for the highest caliber candidates with the motivation, experience and commitment to be among the best in their professions. We have a variety of positions available at any time, including technical, mechanical, field service, engineering, sales, support, supervisory and managerial positions.

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CAT® Careers

Thompson Machinery’s innovative employee family has grown to over 775 members and provides CAT products and support to customers across Central/Western Tennessee and Central/Northern Mississippi. Although we continue to build traditional sales, and parts and repair services, we are also committed to growing new markets such as equipment rental services, and state-of-the-art satellite guidance & control technologies.

With corporate headquarters in LaVergne (Nashville) and regional headquarters in Memphis, our staff maintains an extensive parts inventory, comprehensive sales territories, and a full-line of dealership and customer assistance. These two primary facilities partner with full-service branches in Columbus, Greenwood, and Tupelo Mississippi, as well as Camden, Jackson, Clarksville, Manchester, and Cookeville Tennessee.

Working with Thompson will expose you to a wide variety of the latest in CAT equipment as well as software and diagnostics. You’ll get hands-on experience with proper rental, sales, maintenance and repair work, with a great team to back you up on every job.

Many employees who start out filling our CAT technician jobs have gone on to do great things within our company and on their own adventures.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Thompson Machinery is a Federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.  If you need assistance in order to apply, please contact our HR Department at (800) 228-3644. For additional information and to view the company’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy, click here. 

Think BIG Technician Program

If a challenging, interesting, hands-on career with the potential to earn great money and benefits appeals to you, find out about Thompson’s ThinkBIG Technician Training Program.

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Current Job Openings

Apprentice Technician - Memphis, TN
Assistant Sales Manager - La Vergne, TN
FP&A Analyst - La Vergne, TN
Field Service Coordinator - La Vergne, TN
Machinist - La Vergne, TN
Oil Lab Technician - La Vergne, TN
Painter - La Vergne, TN
Part Warehouse Associate - La Vergne, TN
Power Rental Technician - Memphis, TN
Product Link Technician - Columbus, MS
Rebuild Manager - Memphis, TN
Rental Coordinator - La Vergne, TN
Rental Coordinator - Clarksville, TN
Rental Equipment Inspector - Nashville, TN
Rental Field Technician - Clarksville, TN
Rental Field Technician - Columbus, MS
Rental General Mechanic - La Vergne, TN
Rental Sales Representative - La Vergne, TN
Service Supervisor - Jackson, TN
Technical Communicator - La Vergne, TN
Truck Driver – Heavy Equipment - Thompson's Station, TN
Yard Associate - Memphis, TN
Yardman – Rental - La Vergne, TN

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