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Caterpillar, Inc. Waste Water Backup Tech - 1st Shift in Menominee, Michigan

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Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

Company Benefits:

  • 6% 401k match

  • Day one medical, dental, vision, RX (get all starting as low as $33.00/month!)

  • HSA with company contribution

  • Monthly bonus (possibility of up to 11%)

  • 10 paid vacation days (prorated first calendar year)

  • Paid personal days

  • 11 paid holidays

  • Annual merit increases

  • Opportunity for overtime hours/shifts

  • Education Tuition Assistance

Shifts Available:

  • 1st shift position, starting pay is $21.70/hr.


  • Notifies proper person to replenish and inventory of chemicals for supplies for rack and barrel and plating lines.

  • Make necessary analysis, make necessary dumps and additions to plating lines, do daily testing of plating fluids, trouble shoot all plating and water treatment problems as they a arise and correct same.

  • Monitor all controls on plating lines, do daily checklist and environmental checks, and check for deterioration of tanks, valves, racks, leaks barrels.

  • Perform start-up and shut down of equipment and plating systems.

  • Operate barrel line and/or stripping line as time allows.

  • Wear proper protective equipment/clothing as required when working with hazardous materials or chemicals.

  • Perform general and preventative maintenance on equipment as required.

  • Ensure that all Government standards and regulations are met.

  • Keep work area, equipment, machines, storage areas, etc. clean and orderly at all times.

  • Offer suggestions relative to improving work process, procedures, productivity, job safety, or quality of work environment. Perform other miscellaneous job duties and related functions as directed by Team Lead, Manager or other designated person.

  • Notify Team Lead, Manager, Safety Manager, or Environment Manager immediately in the event of a chemical spill or waste treatment upset.

  • Perform necessary computer transactions in various computer applications and software programs.

  • Must perform as a team member with the willingness and attitude to work with and communicate with others to resolve problems. Must maintain a good working relationship with others within the organizations.

  • Work safely at ALL times and comply with safety regulations regarding the use of protective equipment and devices.


  • Requires the use of shop math together with the use of complicated specifications, charts, and tables.

  • Prefer training applicable in specialized field, equivalent to a 1-3 year’s technical training.

  • Requires the ability to work independently, using considerable judgment to make broad decisions and with a minimum of supervision.

Please ensure you frequently check the email account you provided on your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method in our recruiting process.

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.caterpillar.com/careers

Posting Dates:

April 23, 2024 - April 29, 2024

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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