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Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Maintenance Tech I

Location Victoria, Texas, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000136607

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

Maintenance Technician I

Duties and Responsibilities:
The purpose of this position is to perform the duties associated the maintenance of facilities and equipment that support the production of Caterpillar Excavators. Maintenance Technicians report to Section Managers and will be assigned to areas within the business to meet customer and company demands.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand walk use hands/fingers to handle, or feel reach with hands and arms climb, ascend/descend or balance to heights that may require a ladder or lift stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl in confined spaces and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. The employee is regularly required to use close vision and color vision. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. Work is typically performed in a factory environment and is usually very loud. In the factory environment, the employee may be exposed to hazardous materials and/or greasy or slippery factory floors.

All employees will be required to:

•Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on assembly equipment in production facilities building, in accordance with work orders and technical documentation as assigned in a timely manner 
•Respond to service requests and work orders with limited supervision and direction without interrupting production facilities operations 
•Work within the guidelines of authorized Company policies, programs, procedures, budgets, laws, and good business ethics, coordinates the activities, plans, and programs of the designated areas of responsibility 
•Use CMMS-generated preventive maintenance worksheets to maintain production facilities machinery and equipment according to the manufacturer’s recommendations and good maintenance practices
• Under limited supervision, perform assigned preventive maintenance tasks and minor mechanical repairs to production facilities equipment
• Perform general building maintenance as directed, such as lamp replacement, simple construction, overhead doors, and plumbing
• With direct supervision, performing basic electrical preventive maintenance, to motors, lights, and electrical panels
• Operate and maintain production and material-handling equipment, including but not limited to fork trucks, conveyors, robotic equipment, and related tools and equipment
•  Lubricate production and material handling equipment in accordance with preventive maintenance schedules
• Organize lubrication equipment and recommending changes to lubrication schedules. Submitting tools / requisitions for lubrication equipment to the appropriate supervisor
•  Organize and cleaning maintenance shop areas 
• Request direction from more senior technicians for unclear or advanced tasks 
•Maintain a strong mechanical fundamental knowledge
• Submit and assist with the resolution of C.P.S. Continuous Improvement cards.
•Complies with 5S and housekeeping standards
•May be required to setup and operate multiple machining operations including but not limited to: lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts. May perform welding tasks.


Minimum Qualifications:

•A minimum of two years of work experience in maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing Industrial electrical / electronic production and material-handling equipment

• Able to troubleshoot and diagnose problems with mechanical, electrical, and electronic systems, able to recommend and implement corrective action

• Knowledge of basic electricity (AC/DC theory, relays, switches, solenoids, fuses, breakers, etc.), power generation and distribution (including three-phase), electrical safety, lockout/tagout procedures, National Electric Code, digital multimeter operation, and motor theory and protection. The technician candidate should complete live panel entry training

• Mechanical knowledge of basic machines (pulleys, levers, etc.), pneumatics, hydraulics, gears, reducers, bearings, lubrication theory, drive components (sheaves, sprockets, chain belts, take-ups), and equipment alignment. *Knowledge of all phases of cutting and welding

Visit   to learn more about Caterpillar Victoria- our team, the work we do, the products we make, the facility and our community. 

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Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status: however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at 

This Job Description is intended as a general guide to job duties for this position and is intended for the purpose of establishing the specific salary grade.  It is expressly not intended to be a comprehensive list of “essential job functions” as that term is defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act.   

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

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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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