work at carter

Join a team where you can make a real impact and keep the world moving forward.

Who We Are

At Carter Machinery, our heart for service starts with our team. If you’re ready for a career with an organization who understands that its people are its greatest strength and the key to future success, Carter is the place for you. With over 30 locations and over 2,300 employees, we are the leading Caterpillar dealer in the mid-Atlantic region. We’re here to keep our communities—and our people—moving forward.


Earn more than a good living at Carter Machinery. We provide a comprehensive benefits package for our team members and their families that includes excellent healthcare and tuition reimbursement.

Health Insurance

We offer comprehensive medical insurance, including a high-deductible HSA plan.

Dental/Vision Insurance

Employees can enroll in a dental and vision plan for themselves and their family.

Life Insurance

Free group life insurance for all eligible employees. Coverage is based on the previous year’s earnings.


Carter matches up to 6% of total compensation depending on years of service.

Flexible Spending and
Dependent Care

Carter offers both a Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Spending Program.

Vacation Plan

Carter offers an excellent paid vacation plan for employees.

Who's a good fit?

We put people first. We actively look for opportunities to help each other and go the extra mile for our customers.

We do whatever it takes to deliver on our promises. We embrace the opportunity to find solutions, adapt, and innovate.

We invite people to the table and lean on each other to help our customers—and our team—succeed.

Excellence is a habit. We practice excellence by continually learning and striving to be 1% better every day.

Explore Career Opportunities


Whether you’re just starting out or making a change, there’s no substitute for a solid foundation. Our nationally-recognized, fully-accredited program will prepare you for a rewarding career as an equipment technician.

Carter U Training

Our team of certified instructors provides world-class, innovative training and education throughout your career via online courses and instructor-led classes.