We’re looking for dynamic, hard working team members

At Papé Machinery Construction & Forestry, we’re always searching for driven, dedicated, intelligent individuals to join our team. As a family business built on generations of hard work, we know how important it is to hire employees committed to excellent service. At every level of our company, from our administrative staff to our repair technicians, you’ll find people who love their work and love going above and beyond for our customers. If that excites you, fill out an application today. We can’t wait to meet you!
200+ Service Bays
6+ States
649+ Members
29+ Locations

Why You’ll Love Working at Papé

At Papé, we pride ourselves on taking care of our members and ensuring their health and family come first. To support that vision, we provide our members with excellent benefits and ensure they have the resources and support they need no matter what life throws their way.

(Benefit Information listed below is for full-time, non-union members only)

401(k) Retirement Plans with Company Match
  • While the company match is discretionary, Papé has historically matched at least 50% of the first 6% you contribute to your retirement.
  • The plan is managed and invested by Fidelity Investments with many funds to choose from. Papé offers 401(k) and Roth 401(k) options, and there is also an easy-to-use app through Fidelity to manage your account.
Life Insurance Coverage
  • Papé provides $25,000 of life insurance coverage at no cost to you.
  • You also have the option to purchase additional life insurance coverage for yourself, your spouse, and your children.
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • Short-Term disability coverage is provided by Papé at no cost to you. The plan will pay 70% of your salary up to $900 per week if you are injured off the job or become ill and cannot perform your job, and the benefit can last up to 13 weeks.
  • Long-Term disability coverage is provided by Papé at no cost to you. The plan will pay 50% of your earnings up to $5,000 a month up to age 65. You also have a buy-up option if desired.
Member Assistance Program
  • We are committed to helping you maintain a healthy and fulfilling life, and to support this, we provide each member with the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • At no cost to you, this plan can assist you with counseling, consultation and support by phone, legal assistance, financial consultation, identity theft consultation, and referrals and resources for child care, elder care, and pet care.
Brand, Reputation & Equipment
  • Papé has been a family-owned and operated company since 1938, and is the leading capital equipment dealer in the West. With end-to-end solutions to serve our customers, we pride ourselves on providing consistent, quality, customer service.
  • Papé is partnered with the best brands in the industry such as John Deere, Hyster/Yale, Kenworth, Ditch Witch, and many others. When you work for us, you will get to work with top of the line, state of the art equipment from these great brands.
Health, Dental, Vision and Prescription Insurance
  • Papé provides excellent benefit options and coverage with low deductibles, copays, and annual out of pocket maximums for you and your family. You will have the choice of an HMO or PPO health plan, and our dental coverage even includes orthodontia benefits!
  • Papé has very affordable monthly costs for these plans, with options to cover your family in whatever manner works best for you.
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • This is a pre‐tax savings account for unreimbursed medical expenses and dependent care expenses, up to IRS maximums.
  • You can participate in the FSA plan in January following your hire date.
Progressive Vacation Plans
  • We encourage all our members to have a good work-life balance which is why Papé provides excellent vacation plans for our members.
  • Papé vacation plans also have tiers based on your seniority, so as your seniority grows, your vacation time off does as well.
Training, Development & Advancement
  • At Papé, you can count on us to heavily invest in your career through training, resources, and support. We want to see you grow your skill set, work experience, and advance your career.
  • Papé is backed by our dealer provided training and resources to ensure members are successful in their career and continually learning on the job.
Rewarding Opportunities in our Growing Company
  • Papé has 4,400+ members, 160+ stores, and operates in 9 western states including California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Hawaii, Arizona and Alaska.
  • As Papé grows, so do the roles for our members. Whether it be advancing in your current position or taking on a new one, we constantly strive to move your career forward.


Working as a Papé Technician

Become a Technician at Papé

Papé Technician Careers & Training

At Papé, we are always looking for new Technicians to join our growing team. Whether you are a Journeyman Technician or a Technician early in your career, we want to hear from you! Papé provides each Technician with in-depth, hands-on, factory training to further develop their knowledge of equipment and advance their career. Not to mention, all of our Technicians are provided a tool and safety gear reimbursement incentive each year!

Want to learn more? Contact us today and see where Papé can take your Technician career!

Papé Technician Sponsorship Program

Papé Machinery Construction & Forestry is always on the lookout for Technicians who want to be part of a great team and have a commitment to long-term growth. Therefore, we have partnered with several Diesel and Automotive Technician programs to provide our Papé Technician Sponsorship program. If you are planning to attend a diesel technology or automotive technician program, we want to hear from you! Between the education you receive and the in-depth, hands-on, factory training we provide, you can be sure that you will be fully prepared for your career as a technician. Not to mention, our Sponsorship program provides benefits like tuition reimbursement, incentives, tooling, safety gear, and more!

Want to learn more? Check out our sponsorship program brochure and interest form below.

Papé Has a Place for You

Becoming a heavy equipment technician at Papé offers a rewarding and promising career path. As a heavy equipment technician, you will play a crucial role in maintaining and repairing various types of heavy machinery, such as bulldozers, excavators, and heavy-duty trucks.

This profession provides a unique opportunity to work with advanced technologies and mechanical systems, allowing you to constantly enhance your skills and knowledge. With the growing demand for construction and infrastructure development, the need for skilled heavy equipment technicians is on the rise, ensuring a stable and secure job outlook.

We Are Proud To Be An Equal Opportunity Employer

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting the Recruiting Department at 520-PAPEJOB (phone) or 541-681-5354 (fax).

The Papé Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.