SUMMARY: This position is responsible for providing quality weldments to standards.

The essential functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Follows all applicable policies and procedures
  • Required to work overtime schedule as requested to meet production needs based on established overtime procedures
  • Fabricates and welds product to production expectations
  • Read, interpret and execute to engineering drawings of weldments
  • Understand AWS (American Welding Society) weld symbols
  • Weld using standard work sequence
  • Qualify in GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding), FCAW (Flux Core Arc Welding), 2G (Horizontal Welding), 3G (Vertical/Uphill Welding), 4G (Overhead Welding)
  • Use oxygen/acetylene flame cutting
  • Use rigging and cranes for movement of weldments
  • Use andon for identification of variance from standard work
  • Be available to assist in other areas as needed
  • Participates in activities and exercises in support of the Caterpillar Production System (CPS) – 5S, kaizen, etc.


  • Weld/Fab Knowledge
  • Leadership
  • Ability to Train Others
  • Team Work
  • Problem Solving
  • Initiative/Motivation
  • Positive Attitude
  • Flexibility
  • Visual Acuity


  • Must be physically mobile with ability to sit, stand, bend, squat, twist, reach, climb, and walk
  • Must be able to work at heights and comply with facility fall-protection requirements
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull, and carry up to 35 lbs & wear full face respirator
  • Must be able to perform the above physical demands for extended periods of time


  • Subject to indoor and outdoor environmental conditions, exposure to occasional temperatures below 32 degrees or above 100 degrees




  • Minimum of 12 months of welding experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment or possess a welding certification from an accredited college or institution
  • Intermediate level of proficiency of reading and interpreting blueprints and layout weld stations to produce defect free work
  • Basic understanding of safety requirements in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to read and communicate effectively both oral and written
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Basic knowledge of hand tools and their proper application
  • Basic knowledge of measuring devices
  • Intermediate knowledge of blueprint/engineering drawings
  • Basic math functions – add, subtract, multiply, and divide; ability to use metric measurements
  • Previous experience working with tooling/modular tooling

Additional Information:

  • Must be able to pass welder qualification requirements during the Caterpillar provided training by a Certified Welding Educator (CWE), Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) or approved personnel
  • This is a Full Time position- benefits, holidays, and 401K eligibility included
  • Shift: 1st
  • Starting rate of pay is $19.44 hour

Relocation assistance is not offered for this position

Caterpillar is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

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