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Technician - MacAllister Student

MacAllister Machinery Fort Wayne, IN

  • Posted: June 14, 2021
  • Full-Time
Position at MacAllister Machinery


MacAllister Technical School (MTS) is a 21 month program based out of Indianapolis for individuals to become Equipment Technicians.  This school provides extensive classroom and shop training opportunities, organized to provide a smooth, consistent flow of training and education. 


With over 900 hours of instruction time, this is an intense educational experience involving on-line, classroom, and hands-on practical experiences.


Classroom training will be at the Indianapolis and Washington branches, hands-on / shop training opportunities will be held at the employees' hired location.  While enrolled in the school participants are full time employees of MacAllister Machinery performing duties as assigned.   


MTS begins with basic technical knowledge and introduction to equipment systems, technician computer usage, and safety in the workplace.  The 21 months conclude with classes in welding, failure analysis, and advanced troubleshooting.  The focus throughout is on equipment systems such as electrical, hydraulics, engines, powertrains, and fuel systems. 


In addition to technical classes and training the program includes classes in teamwork, communication, and business.  Evaluations and assessments are performed to ensure students are learning the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed.  Instruction is provided by qualified and accredited faculty representing over 100 years of combined experience as technicians, supervisors, and instructors.  



The purpose of the MacAllister Technician School (MTS) is the provision of foundational training for newly hired equipment technicians on the following:

  • Familiarity with standard equipment and procedures at MacAllister Machinery,
  • Competency level performance on common and required technician tasks,
  • Understanding of, and integration into, the MacAllister Machinery culture.


The Cohort this year will begin in the beginning of July (specific date TBD), with selections being made in June.





Opportunities are available at the following branches:

  • Indianapolis -Training location
  • Lafayette
  • Fort Wayne
  • Terre Haute
  • South Bend
  • Washington -Training location


Opportunities are for the following departments:

  • Heavy Equipment
  • Bluebird Bus
  • Diesel / Truck

Candidates must be available for 1st and 2nd shift throughout the program (training and on-the-job)


Selection of Candidates

Candidates for MTS must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • High school graduate or GED
  • Achieve an acceptable score on a written mechanical aptitude test
  • Achieve an acceptable score on a written reading comprehension test
  • Be hired by MacAllister Machinery as a Technician Trainee, having met all pre-employment requirements including interview with branch management, drug test and physical


How to get started:

Complete our online application and attach a resume.
We will review your information for consideration and if you meet the initial criteria, we will contact you for next steps.  

**Please do not contact us immediately after applying. 


The duties and responsibilities described here are not a comprehensive list, and the scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands.


MacAllister Machinery Co Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

MacAllister Machinery


Fort Wayne, IN



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