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Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Iron Technician

Location Midland, Texas, United States of America / Odessa, Texas, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000134436

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:


About Caterpillar
With 2020 sales and revenues of $41.7 billion, Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. Since 1925, we’ve been driving sustainable progress and helping customers build a better world through innovative products and services. Throughout the product life cycle, we offer services built on cutting-edge technology and decades of product expertise.


About SPM Oil and Gas

SPM Oil and Gas provides superior products and service solutions to Oil & Gas customers in upstream, production, transportation, refining and related industries.  The team works hard to create lifelong customer relationships, supplying comprehensive product & service solutions for the Oil & Gas industry and setting the standard for excellence in the segment.


What will Caterpillar do for you?

When you join Caterpillar SPM Oil and Gas, you are joining a team of makers, innovators and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that, because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes and infrastructure.  Without a dedicated workforce Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs.  Join us.


The Role

The Iron Technician I provides assembly and testing of various mechanical components. 

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

  • At SPM Oil & Gas, our primary objective is to provide our customers with excellent engineering solutions through our products and superior customer service  

  • Effectively demonstrate the core values of SPM Oil & Gas at all times  

  • Follow all written policies and procedures safely without deviation or refer to upper management for guidance  

  • Exhibit and always advocate exemplary safety culture  

  • Demonstrate consistency, accountability, reliability, and solid work ethic  

  • Always exhibit a high degree of integrity  

  • Performs all duties of an Iron Technician Trainee  

  • Assists Iron Technicians during the disassemble phase  

  • Clean, strip and inspect all required flow control components  

  • Prepare flow control products for Gauging, Ultra Sonic, and MPI inspections  

  • Ability to demonstrate the disassemble of flow control products per Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)  

  • Ability to identify SPM and Customer product 

  • Ability to assemble flow control product  

  • Nondestructive Testing Trainee (NDT Trainee)  

  • Manifold tear down/rebuild trainee  

  • Demonstrates computer skills for the SPM AMP System  

  • Requires knowledge of SPM products and customer standards  

  • Inventory Incoming Iron  

  • Provides proper care and maintenance of all shop tools, equipment, and work area 

  • Monitors daily work activities to ensure requirements are met  

  • Performs other routine duties as assigned 

Basic Requirement:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED), or equivalent related experience or training

Physical Demands:   

  • Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear 

  • Required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl 

  • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds 

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus 

  • Must be able to wear protective footwear and other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required by the department 

Work Environment:   

  • Regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles 

  • Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions 

  • Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and vibration 

  • Noise Level: Moderate 

Additional Information:  

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.  Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected applicant.  

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  #LI  

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

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