Caterpillar, Inc. Foundry Machine Repair Mechanic - 2nd Shift in Mapleton, Illinois

Foundry Machine Repair Mechanic - 2nd Shift

Description

For 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets. With 2015 sales and revenues of $47.011 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company principally operates through its three product segments - Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation - and also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.

As a Machine Repair Mechanic at our Mapleton Foundry, you will inspect equipment and plan repairs for service required. You are also responsible for checking blueprints, diagrams, or drawings for repairs or installations when necessary and do lay-out work and fabrication. Also the use of various hand tools and equipment to dismantle, repair, replace and reassemble parts and equipment is required. You will assemble and align gears, bearings, cams, and shafts involving the application of press, sliding and running fits. While operating machinery such as drill presses, lathes, mills, grinders, power saws, and cutting & threading machines.

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

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  • Performs maintenance pipefitting on all equipment

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  • Changes, sets up, and adjusts equipment as required

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  • Lubricates or directs others to lubricate equipment.

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  • Uses all common and precision checking equipment, laser equipment, and portable power tools Installs, repairs, and maintains pumps

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  • Hydraulic equipment

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  • Metal cutting and forming equipment,

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  • Compressors, valves, turbines, steam delivery systems

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  • Material handling equipment.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

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  • Successfully pass a 2-hour skills exam and a 16-hour hands-on mechanical test

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  • 3-5 years maintenance experience

Physical Qualifications (with or without reasonable accommodation):

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  • Be able to work near high voltage electricity, molten metal, heavy equipment, various gases, moving machinery, high above the floor and in a congested or confined areas

Top candidates will also have:

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  • Strong mechanical background

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  • Machine shop experience

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  • Technical degree/diploma

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  • Must be able to weld, cut, solder and braze

Additional Information:

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  • No relocation reimbursement is offered

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  • Position is located in Mapleton, Illinois

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  • Starting salary is $28.37

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  • Position is on 2ndshift

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  • Full benefits

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

Job Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Primary Location United States-Illinois-Mapleton

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

Req ID: 1900007X