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Junior Welder

Wisconsin, Southmilwaukee, 53172 Southmilwaukee USA

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Career Area:Manufacturing & Supply ChainJob 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.The purpose of this job is to safely weld in all position according to company specifications and standard work.Job duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Follow documented procedures, standard work, routings, and blueprints to perform safe and defect free operations.

Hand weld all plain and alloy structural steel in all positions.

Use of jib or gantry crane to manually position weld equipment.

Grind and dress fabricated weldments.

May operate forklift, scissor lift and area lift to access weldments.

Required Qualifications:

1-3 years of FCAW and experience with 3-5 multi-pass welds on heavy 1" plate

Experience or knowledge of back gouging, carbon arcing or air arcing.

Must pass 5 weld qualification tests using large diameter FCAW wire (3/32 and .052)

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

Safety first mindset.

Understanding of quality requirements and ability to execute.

Ability to read blueprints.

Ability to work well individually and in a team environment.

Ability to work overtime to support production demands.

Additional Information:

This position is located at the Caterpillar manufacturing facility located in South Milwaukee, WI.

2nd and 3rd shift available

Pay starts at Step 1 $25.24, Step 2 $26.27 after passing 2 of 5 tests, Step 3 $27.30 after passing 4 of 5 tests.

Once employee passes all five required certification tests, will be placed at Step 1 of Welder pay scale $28.74; Step 2 $29.85, Step 3 $30.95 plus shift premium of $.70 for 2nd shift or $.80 for 3rd shift.

Employee will be placed on shift selected by the Company (2nd or 3rd shift) after passing certification tests.

Full Time (40 hours, 5 days/week)

No relocation assistance is available.

Safety is a core value at Caterpillar. We owe it to our employees and families to work in a safe and secure workplace. All candidates for employment must successfully pass a preemployment drug screen for prohibited substances as well as a medical evaluation.

$2000 Sign On & Retention Bonus available!

​Why Caterpillar South Milwaukee?

Competitive Hourly Pay with Shift Differential (.70/hour 2nd shift, .80/hour 3rd shift)

All Positions are Full-Time =

Bonuses for New Hires and Referrals

Paid Vacation and Holidays

Bereavement, Jury Duty, Military Duty Paid Benefits, Parental Leave

Benefits Effective Date of Hire - Health, Vision, Dental, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts (medical and dependent care)

401k with 6% Company Match

Company Discounts and Voluntary Benefits

Annual Employee Rewards Program

Recognition Programs

Employee Assistance Program (includes eligible dependents)

Adoption Assistance Program

Company Provided PPE such as Safety Glasses (includes prescription safety glasses), Safety Boot Reimbursement

Company Provided Uniforms and Caps

Uniform Lockers, Personal Lockers, Showers

Lunchroom with Self-Service Canteen

Please ensure you frequently check the email account you provided on your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method in our recruiting process.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.EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.There’s more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work. We make sure our employees feel continuously challenged while also supported. We provide professional growth opportunities, including leadership programs. We celebrate the diversity of our team, while also working together as one Caterpillar.Our culture, like everything at our company, is made possible by each employee’s contribution. Person by person, we create the environment we work in, and we are proud of the Caterpillar we’ve built.

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