Experimental Equipment Mechanic- Developmental CAT Temporary
Career Area:Manufacturing & Supply Chain
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Join a team making a real impact! Develop your expertise as an Experimental Equipment Mechanic at the Peoria Proving Grounds, working on tomorrow’s heavy equipment.
**This is a temporary long-term role with opportunities for direct hire**
What To Expect:
As an Experimental Equipment Mechanic, Supplemental, at the Peoria Proving Grounds, you can expect to work on being an integral part of tomorrow’s equipment. This position is widely diversified. You will work detailed procedures, troubleshooting, tearing down and building sensitive heavy equipment. Form day to day, you may work in the assembly of an entire prototype machine, the buildup of sub-assemblies that include modifications to current production models, or minor changes to a configuration in preparation for machine test activity. You will work from blueprints, sketches, computer generated models, and written instructions from the supervisor or engineer. Working self-directed, you will often plan the method and sequence of the assembly. Expect to work with hand tools, portable power tools, power presses, simple machine tools, and powered cranes to assemble parts into a complete unit, making alterations and hand fitting parts when necessary, along with the use of various precision gaging tools to check accuracy of assembly and fitting operations. If you’ve dreamed of operating next-gen equipment, this is your opportunity! You will operate the machines you work on to check assembly and performance. You will collaborate with departments to make suggestions concerning methods of overcoming difficulties encountered in assembly / disassembly, analysis of parts failure, possible changes in design to correct failure, and any other pertinent insights gained while performing assembly / disassembly or dismantling of the machine for test.
2 years of experience either in heavy equipment maintenance, repair and disassembly or a two-year degree in automotive or diesel-powered equipment technology.
Combination of Military experience as a diesel mechanic with military equipment/vehicles, education and construction or related large equipment and/or semi-tractors.
Two-year technical degree within the disciplines of automotive technology, agricultural technology, heavy equipment technology, or diesel mechanic technology
4 years of mechanic work experience in the construction equipment or farming machinery industry
Type: Supplemental, Temporary Long-Term
Shift: 1st Shift
Hours: 07:00AM– 03:00PM
Compensation: Grade 5; Step 1 $29.41HR
Benefits: This position is eligible for limited benefits.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
ISE is not available for this position.
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.
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