Contact us today877.688.6812

Contact us today877.688.6812

After Hours Construction / Truck Service: (800) 952-7767

After Hours Power Service: (877) 891-4181

After Hours Power Rental: (800) 736-8121


Build Your Career at Patten Cat

Are you searching for the right place to jump start your career? Thanks to our relationship with the Caterpillar® brand and deep commitment to providing an unmatched shopping, buying and ownership experience, Patten Cat has built a proud reputation as a leading heavy equipment dealership for Northern Illinois, Northwest Indiana and throughout the region. From the loyalty of our long-term customers to the talent of our highly dedicated employees, there’s something genuinely different about Patten that sets us apart from the competition.

If you’re excited by the idea of working with state-of-the-art Cat® equipment and helping local businesses build a better future, you’ve come to the right place! We provide a supportive environment where talented individuals with the drive to achieve can showcase their abilities while continuing to develop both personally and professionally.

Think you have what it takes to work for Patten Cat? Explore our current job openings and employment information and learn what it means to be a part of our team.

Patten Company Values

Our corporate objectives are directed by a “Go for Gold” strategy that drives our entire organization to be the best. From the finance department to facility management, human resources, information technology, marketing and safety, all of our employees share a common mission, vision, values and culture. Patten employees:

Patten Careers

As an authorized Cat dealership, we offer full service capabilities in helping our customers operate more effectively and efficiently. We are always on the lookout for qualified individuals who can help us continue to achieve our goals. Whether you’re in sales or are a certified service technician, we’ll arm you with the training and experience to take your career to the next level.

In addition to a rewarding work environment and challenging positions, we also offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits and additional employee incentive programs.

Stop dreaming of the perfect job and start living it! Apply for a position with Patten Cat today.

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Altorfer, Inc. is proud to announce the acquisition of Patten Cat effective May 9, 2018. We look forward to supporting all your equipment and product support needs by providing the quality products and excellent service that you have come to expect from the Caterpillar family. Please be aware that the Patten Cat website will close soon and all traffic will be pointed to Thank you for giving us the opportunity to partner together with you for continued success.