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Caterpillar, Inc. Maintenance Mechanic - Mossville - 1st Shift in Mossville, Illinois

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best in class solutions or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that, because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes and infrastructure. Without a dedicated workforce Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs. Join us.

Job Description

As a Maintenance Mechanic at Caterpillar, Inc., you will be responsible for performing trade functions lay out, fabricate, repair, and maintain pipe and plumbing systems, mechanical equipment and structures.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs all functions necessary to install tools and equipment.

  • May involve difficult installation and accurate alignment duties.

  • Repairs, adjusts, overhauls and rebuilds machine tools, vehicle components and allied equipment.

  • Makes calculations involving changes in gear ratio and camming.

  • Performs hand fitting operations to obtain precise fits.

  • Makes on site repairs to jigs, fixtures, tooling etc.

  • Tests and repairs valves, regulators, gas units etc.

  • Repairs power conveyors, dynamometers, fans, cranes, etc.

  • Interprets prints, sketches, diagrams, etc. and plans procedures.

  • Designs, lays out, and fabricates special parts and equipment.

  • Performs welding, cutting, soldering, and brazing as necessary.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must pass the color blindness test

  • Must be able to work at heights and in confined spaces

*Top candidates will also have:  *

  • Previous mechanical maintenance experience or training

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Self-starter andself motivatedindividual who works well individually in a team environment

  • Willingness to work overtime to support production demands

Additional Information:

  • This position is available on 1st shift

  • No relocation reimbursement is offered

  • This position is located in Mossville, IL.

  • The pay for this position starts at $31.99/hrplus a $.60 night shift premium for 2nd or 3rd shift

  • Opportunity for overtime may be available based on demand

  • Full time with full benefits

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

*This employer 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 * www.caterpillar.com/careers


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