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Welder

Company: Caterpillar
Location: East Peoria
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Career Area:Manufacturing & Supply ChainJob Description:Full time position - 2nd or 3rd shifts available - East Peoria, Bldg LLPay up to $26.36/hour (depending on experience)As a Fabrication Specialist, you will set up, operate and adjust manual and/or automatic machines to perform welding operations in all positions.Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Perform manual finish welding operations on plain and alloy steels in all positionsOperate robotic welding equipmentFollow documented procedures and standard work to perform safe and defect free operationsPerform carbon arc cutting and gougingSanding may be required to dress weldsUse of jib and overhead crane to manually position work piecesRequired Qualifications: Must be able to pass multiple welder qualification tests during the Caterpillar provided trainingMinimum of one (1) year of experience in production environment using GMAW or FCAW with 0.045" or larger wire on -" or greater thickness materialAbility to perform simple computer operationsBe available to work any shiftAbility to work overtime to support production demandsDesired Qualifications: Three (3) years of GMAW or FCAW welding experienceTechnical school or equal educational background in mechanical or similar disciplineTop Candidates will also possess: Good communication skills and strong commitment to safety and teamworkAbility to work well individually or in a team environmentAdditional Information: Full Time position offering benefits including health insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, 401K etc. This position is located in East Peoria Bldg LLShift: 2nd or 3rd90 Day probationary period includes weld school trainingWelders may be placed on any shift, dependent on business needs dictate, and in some areas required to work an alternate work schedule.Pay starts at $22.76 hr plus a $0.60 off shift premium if applicable. In addition, welders become eligible for a $3.00/hr retention bonus after 60 days of production work. Welders will receive incremental increases for every 26 weeks of active work until the maximum rate is reachedNo relocation package is availableMust be able to pass welder qualification requirements during the Caterpillar provided training by a Certified Welding Educator (CWE), Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) or approved personnelSafety is a core value at Caterpillar. We owe it to our employees and families to work in a safe and secure workplace. All candidates for employment must successfully pass a preemployment drug screen held to the DOT standards for prohibited substances including marijuana.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 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/careersFor more information, visit caterpillar.com. To connect with us on social media, visit caterpillar.com/social-mediaEEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.Not ready to apply? Submit your information to our Talent Network here.

Keywords: Caterpillar, Peoria , Welder, Other , East Peoria, Illinois

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