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Industrial Electrical Technician 3RD Shift



Other Engineering
Morton, IL, USA
Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024

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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.

Now is a great time to join us! Caterpillar has recently been recognized as one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes Magazine. Our team is currently looking for a talented individual to fill the role of an Industrial Electrician at our Morton, IL Facility.

- $34.36/hour starting rate + $0.75/hour shift differential

In this position, your role will be responsible for building, installing, and repairing electrical components used on machine tools and plant equipment. You will use your technical knowledge to troubleshoot and repair complex electrical equipment.

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

- Electrically troubleshoot and repair complex machine tools and related equipment

- Troubleshoot and repair relay logic machines and CNC/PLC controlled machines

- Apply knowledge of electronic circuits to locate defects using instruments

- Test faulty equipment

- Calibrate and service electronic testing instruments

- Support electrical aspects of new equipment installations

Basic Qualifications:

- Experience maintaining electrical equipment in an industrial environment

- Experience with troubleshooting and repairing CNC/PLC controlled machines

- Experience with AC/DC analog and digital drives

- Ability to demonstrate intermediate or higher proficiency in reading and interpreting machine tool prints/schematics

- Basic mechanical skills

- Ability to operate basic tools to complete the job

- Demonstrate comprehension of oral instructions and/or printed work orders to determine work assignments and material

and equipment needs

- Satisfactorily demonstrate proficiency in electrical theory and application relating to plant operations equipment

Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation):

- Must pass the color blindness test

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

Top candidates will also have:

- Electrician certification

- Self-starter and self motivated individual who works well individually in a team environment

- Willingness to work overtime to support production demands

- Minimum of 3 years experience maintaining electrical equipment in an industrial environment

Additional Information:

- $34.36/hour starting rate + $0.75/hour shift differential

- Position available on 3rd shift

- This position is located at the Caterpillar facility located in Morton, Il

- Opportunity for overtime may be available based on demand

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.

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

Visa Sponsorship 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.

Posting Dates:

July 8, 2024 - August 7, 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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