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Greater Peoria, IL
Greater Peoria, IL

Mechanical Assembler Technician Apprentice



Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, November 10, 2023

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including TimberPro, Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

Komatsu’s Mechanical Assemblers perform a wide range of component and final assembly work in the production of Komatsu’s off-road mining trucks. Some examples of this work include building and testing brake assemblies, installation of hydraulic components, and the final assembly of chassis and power train structures.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Will perform various mechanical and electrical assembly functions including, but not limited to, assembly of hydraulic equipment, installation and adjustment of mechanical components, mechanically finalize and test equipment prior to shipment
  • Works from engineering prints, routings, and procedures with minimum supervision
  • Will be responsible for quality and safety of own work including the use of appropriate protective equipment
  • Under the direction of an Electrical Assembler, may install harness structures, cables, and power cables, but may not make final connections
  • Will disassemble and load equipment for shipments as directed
  • May perform light carpentry work such as designing, sawing, and build boxes, crates and ladders
  • Use information systems, as necessary to perform job duties
  • • Operates equipment and performs inspection including appropriate documentation
  • May work with Engineering Department on new model introduction or continuous improvement

Additional Information


    LEVEL1 candidates will demonstrate mechanical aptitude as documented.  Must have completed a post high school mechanical program and 1 year of applicable experience in the following occupations:  auto/truck     

    mechanic, aviation mechanic, marine mechanic, locomotive mechanic, ag implement mechanic, or major  appliance repair. 

    LEVEL 2 candidates must have completed a post high school mechanical program.

   Must pass any appropriate test

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.