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Shop Technician I (various shifts available) $2K SIGN ON BONUS!

Location West Fargo, North Dakota, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
[Requisition ID] R0000226340

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Job 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.

Job Description


Do you have a passion for helping customers and supporting a sustainable solution? Since 1973, Cat Reman has helped bring the value at the core of every Cat product back to life. Customers look to us to provide a high-quality solution that is good for their business - and promotes sustainability. It's important to us to deliver. Our team is full of industry leaders. Together, following common values, we share a passion for delivering sustainability benefits that help the company contribute to a circular economy. It’s rewarding work, with an inspiring team, where every contribution matters.

Caterpillar currently has openings for Technician I positions supporting Reman Drivetrain located in the West Fargo, ND facility.   As a Technician at Caterpillar Inc., you will operate a variety of tools and equipment to assemble and disassemble out prime product

Job Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Accurately utilizes data collection systems

  • Effectively performs basic assembly and disassembly operations

  • Use blueprints, gauges, torque measuring devices and/or other equipment to ensure conformance to quality specifications

  • Use precision measuring devices to effectively assemble and/or disassemble final product

  • Ability to effectively interpret blueprints

  • Perform preventive maintenance

  • Assist in identifying issues and initiating corrective action processes

  • Perform 5S Audits

  • Perform Safety Stop Audits observations

  • Participate in the CI/PID Process

  • Any duties or tasks that may be assigned to promote cross training or support for various areas of the shop

  • Follow the Caterpillar Production System (CPS) Standard Work Sheets

People Related Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Promote a culture based on our Values in Action
  • Follow established facility safety policies, safe job procedures and hazardous risk assessments and using the proper Personal Protective equipment for the specific job being performed
  • Work with variety of employees throughout the day to effectively communicate needs and to perform job related tasks
  • Proven ability to work in a team setting
  • Serve as a positive role model and contribute to team effort by supporting all employees in our organization
  • Ensure customer requirements are met
  • Conduct business with the highest level of honesty and integrity
  • Ability to Interface with plant management, supervisors and production personnel

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Minimum of 2 years job related experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
    Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Effective decision making, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Highly motivated and a self starter
  • Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of changing situations
  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Proven record of good attendance
  • Must possess ability to deal with multiple tasks in a fast paced environment

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to sit or stand as needed to perform essential functions of the position
  • Ability to periodically walk and/or travel to other areas of the plant and other warehouses as directed
  • Ability to use keyboard, reach above shoulder height, below the waist, and lift and file documents throughout the day
  • Ability to perform safe execution of repetitive motions
  • Ability to repetitively lift and carry up to 35 pounds
  • Visual and hearing abilities as appropriate for safe execution of job duties, functions and tasks
  • Physical exertion and effort to safely lift, push or pull components or parts

Compensation & Benefits Offered!

  • Hourly Pay Range: $18.49 - $23.77 (salary negotiations to be offered based on skills/experience)
  • 1st shift Work Hours: 6AM- 4:30PM
  • 2nd shift Work Hours: 4:15PM - 2:45AM

  • 2nd shift will receive an additional 7% night shift premium.​

  • Monday - Thursday with occasional overtime on Fridays
  • $2,000 sign on bonus. Incumbent will receive first pay out after 90 days of employment and second payout after 180 days of employment.

  • The payout of sign on bonus will be based on acceptable performance and attendance*

  • 40-hour work weeks with potential for overtime
  • 80 hours of vacation with an additional 24 hours of paid Personal Time Off (PTO)
  • 10 Paid holidays
  • 100% 401k match up to 6% offered on day 1 of employment
  • Health, dental, vision, & life insurance offered on day 1 of employment
  • Quarterly bonus program
  • Potential annual performance increase
  • Clean/safe work environment
  • Paid holiday shut down at the end of the year (dependent upon business needs)

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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

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

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

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

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