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Welder - 2nd and 3rd Shift - GA


Location: Athens, Georgia
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: September 19, 2023
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Job Type: Full time
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. 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: $21.25/hour (includes 8%-night shift premium) up to $22.23/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 year**Role requires overtime as needed to support business needs.**Physical 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 environment2+ years of continuous employment in welding or manufacturingContinuous work history with progressive movementMIG welding experience and/or certificationRobotic welding systems experienceCaterpillar product knowledgeCaterpillar 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. Successful candidates must pass an online assessment prior to interview. 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 am**Role requires overtime as needed to support business needs.**Employee 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.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 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.