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Caterpillar, Inc. MIG Welder - 2nd Shift in Wamego, Kansas

MIG Welder - 2nd Shift


Don't settle for just any welding job when you can begin a career with Caterpillar Work Tools!

Caterpillar Work Tools, located in Wamego, Kansas, is seeking skilled MIG welders to join our industry leading team. This position requires a mechanically-inclined mind and the ability to set up all types and sizes of units, as well as weld them.

As a welder at Caterpillar Work Tools in Wamego, you’ll be working in one and two-person weld stalls, welding together fabricated piece parts by using semi-automatic MIG welders. You will use a weld gauge to measure welds.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Blueprint Reading


  • Weld to 1E99 spec


  • Weld on flat and horizontal surfaces


  • Welding together fabricated piece parts by using semi-automatic MIG welders and .045 solid wire


  • Work environment: one or two-person stalls, 35lb lifting restriction, hoist and chain rolling of units

There are three different levels of welding positions, and promotional increases are given at each level. This is a great opportunity to begin a stable career with a Fortune 50, industry-leading company. Our total benefits package is industry leading as well. Caterpillar offers:

A 100% match on 401(k) contributions up to 6%

An additional annual 401(k) contribution of 3% - 5%

A quarterly gain sharing bonus payout

10 paid holidays

104 hours of vacation

40 hours paid sick leave

Short and long-term disability

Excellent medical, dental, vision, hearing, and prescription benefits package

Caterpillar will also provide you with your own Personal Protection Equipment (PPE): Metatarsal guard steel-toed boots, welding leathers, gloves, auto dark helmet, safety glasses, and any other equipment needed.

Limited relocation expenses are offered for applicants who live over 100 miles away and will be relocating.

Candidates must have previous MIG welding experience with multiple pass MIG welding, and must be willing to work 1stor 2ndshift.

Don’t wait—apply today!


Required Qualifications:


  • 1 year of MIG welding experience and/or combination of education and experience.


  • Ability to read blueprints.


  • Ability to work safely and wear all required PPE.


  • Available to work 1st or 2nd shift.

Job Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Primary Location United States-Kansas-Wamego

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Req ID: 190000A0