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Welder - 2nd and 3rd Shift - Athens, GA

Company: Caterpillar
Location: Athens
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Career Area:Manufacturing & Supply ChainJob Description:Are you ready to build what matters? Build More Than Machines Build a Career Caterpillar is looking for candidates that want to build a career. You have a lot to offer, so we offer a commitment in return to you as a professional - and as a person. We offer competitive wages, quarterly bonus, comprehensive benefits that begins on Day ONE and paid training.At Caterpillar we value commitment, and we reward you with an opportunity to earn a 5% attendance premium each day you are on time.What this looks like (starts after 90 days):2nd/3rd shift: $19.86/hour (includes 8%-night shift premium) up to $20.78/hour with attendance premium appliedOn your 1st day you will receive 40 hours of Paid Time Off and will earn an additional 60 hours of Paid Time Off during your 1st year!We don't lead our industry - our people do. Watch our video to see our team build top-of-the-line excavators and tractors. As a Welder at Caterpillar, you will:Operate robotic and manual MIG weld machinesPerform quality checks utilizing weld and attribute gages and other measuring toolsPerform in station repair on defective welds using grindersFollow documented procedures standard work and routings to perform safe and defect free operations to create and machine componentsUse lifting devices to move heavy components of more than 25 lbs.Basic Qualifications:Must meet one of these 3 criteria:Must have welding experienceorHave a welding trade certificate/diplomaorCompleted a high school welding program within last yearPhysical requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation):Willing and able to sit or stand for prolonged periodsWilling and able to perform repetitive operationsWilling and able to lift up to 25 lbs.Top candidates will also have:Welding experience in a manufacturing environmentMIG welding experienceMIG welding certificationRobotic welding systems experienceCaterpillar product knowledgeExcellent attendance recordCaterpillar will provide training to new welders to assure that Caterpillar safety and weld quality standards are communicated and understood. Successful candidates must be able to pass the following AWS D1.1 welder qualifications in training:Limited thickness groove test in the 1G (flat groove) position.The welds will be inspected visually, as well as destructively tested (bend test) and sectioned to verify proper penetration.Additional Information: Resumes are highly encouraged.Please do not submit a blank application (no work history or resume attached) as this may lead to disqualification. Relocation assistance is provided for qualified individuals.Shift Schedule:2nd shift Excavator Line: Monday-Friday, 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm2nd shift Tractor Line: Monday-Thursday, 3:30 pm - 2:00 am3rd shift: Sunday-Friday, 11:00 pm - 7:30 amEmployee benefit detailsOur goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Here you earn more than just an hourly wage. We offer a total rewards package that provides Day ONE benefits (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of a quarterly bonus. Additional benefits include paid holidays and paid time off.Final detailsPlease frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application - please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.Not ready to apply? Submit your information to our Talent Network here.

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