HOLT CAT® SIGNS ON TO US ARMY PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS PROGRAM

HOLT CAT®, DBC16B4D-0F68-4CC6-9D16-215948FCD8B1the Caterpillar® dealer for South, Central, North and East Texas has partnered with the US Army Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) Program to provide priority interview consideration to Army soldiers who have completed one term of enlistment.  Through the PaYS Program, HOLT CAT® will have access to a talent pool with valuable skills, leadership qualities and discipline through US Army training.

“What veterans bring to the table is what every American company needs: strong values and a core work ethic. At HOLT, our values-based leadership culture leads to successful careers for our employees, and that is something we take pride in,” said Peter John Holt, General Service Manager of the Machine Division.

Approximately 17 percent of HOLT’s employee base is former military and the company is a strong supporter of veterans in the workforce.

 

HOLT CAT and PaYS commemorate new strategic partnership. In the photo, from L to R: Bruce McIntyre, Technical Recruiter; Patty Dooley, Director of Employment and Employee Relations; Ron Craft, Vice President Machine Product Support; LTC Rob Patton, Battalion Commander and CSM Torrey Vap, Battalion Command Sergeant Major
HOLT CAT and PaYS commemorate new strategic partnership. In the photo, from L to R: Bruce McIntyre, Technical Recruiter; Patty Dooley, Director of Employment and Employee Relations; Ron Craft, Vice President Machine Product Support; LTC Rob Patton, Battalion Commander and CSM Torrey Vap, Battalion Command Sergeant Major

“PaYS is proud to be partnering with HOLT CAT to provide employment and training opportunities for our veterans,” said LTC Rob Patton, Commander of Dallas Army Recruiting Battalion. “HOLT CAT’s commitment to the military is a prime example of what it means to care for our heroes when they leave service. That’s what we look for in our valued partners.”

Through the PaYS Program, HOLT can load job opportunities onto the PaYS job board database, review resumes of soldiers who show interest in the positions, and guarantee them interview opportunities.

“This unique public-private partnership will help HOLT fill more positions with individuals who bring expertise, training and strong values to the organization,” said Bruce McIntyre, HOLT recruiter and retired Navy Petty Officer. “HOLT’s culture appeals to veterans because of the leadership model we implement into our business operations.”

To commemorate the signed Memorandum of Agreement, Ron Craft, HOLT’s Vice President of the Machine Division, met with PaYS representatives LTC Rob Patton, Battalion Commander and CSM Torrey Vap, Battalion Command Sergeant Major in a private ceremony on Tuesday, November 12. For more information on job opportunities at HOLT, please visit http://www.holtcat.com/careers.

About Holt Cat®

HOLT CAT sells, rents and services Caterpillar machines, engines, generator sets and trucks in a 118-county Texas territory spanning from the Red River to the Rio Grande.  HOLT offers total machine and engine rebuild capabilities, sells used equipment around the world and fabricates its own line of land clearing equipment and HOLT Spray King® water tankers. HOLT is the dealer for Link-Belt Cranes in the Eastern half of Texas as well as the El Paso area. They are the dealer for AGCO/Challenger and Claas farm equipment for the Eastern half of Texas and portions of Arkansas and Missouri.

The Holt name has been associated with heavy equipment and Caterpillar for over 100 years. Peter M. Holt, Chief Executive Officer of HOLT CAT, is the great-grandson of Benjamin Holt, who in 1904 developed the first successful track-type tractor which he named the “Caterpillar.” HOLT CAT has come to be synonymous with quality, integrity and commitment to customer service. The HOLT CAT team is committed to providing rock solid stability with superior products and services to heavy equipment and engine users from Brownsville to Texarkana, Texas. For more information, visit http://www.holtcat.com.