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Environmental Health and Safety

2024 Leadership & Technical Development Program - Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS)

Location Illinois, United States of America
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Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000248653

Career Area:

Environmental Health and Safety

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.


Environmental, Health, & Safety


Caterpillar hires top talent — and this program is all about developing the next generation of leaders in the Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS) space. The purpose of Caterpillar’s Leadership & Technical Development Program (LTDP) is to harness your ability and energy and invest in you through training and development opportunities so that you may not only fulfill your personal career and development ambition, but provide excellent service to Caterpillar and especially, Caterpillar employees. 

You will gain a wealth of experience while in the development program in roles  focused on EHS compliance, project management, culture transformation, operations supervision, facility sustainability, and more!  LTDP offers you a broad exposure to Caterpillar, presents diverse project responsibilities, engages you in global teams, provides cross-functional job experiences, and includes valuable networking opportunities with all levels of Caterpillar leadership. 

So, what’s the program commitment then? 

The LTDP is a three-year rotational development program, consisting of  three 1-year rotational assignments  across various business areas and locations.   

  • Assignments are based on business needs and provide on-the-job learning with challenging deliverables. 

  • Eagerness to jump right in and make the most of each assignment is a must!  

  • The possibility of relocation is a requirement to join the program and may be required throughout the program  as you maneuver in and out of different positions during the diverse rotational assignments.  Locations across the United States are potential relocation options.  

  • Relocation benefits are offered to those who qualify. 

Base salary for this role ranges from  $75,900   to   $113,856  . Actual salary will be based on degree, completed degree level and prior internship experience at Caterpillar. The total rewards package, beyond base salary includes:​ 

  • ​ Annual incentive bonus plan  ​ 

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage​ 

  • Paid time off plan (Vacation, Holiday, Volunteer, Etc.)​ 

  • 401k savings plan​ 

  • Health savings account (HSA)​ 

  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)​ 

  • Short and long-term disability coverage, ​ 

  • Life Insurance​ 

  • Paid parental leave​ 

  • Healthy Lifestyle Programs​ 

  • Employee Assistance Programs​ 

  • Voluntary Benefits (Ex. Accident,  Identity Theft Protection)​ 

* Subject to annual eligibility and incentive plan guidelines  . ​ 


Those interested in joining the Leadership and Technical Development Program in our Environmental, Health, & Safety track must meet the following requirements for further consideration: 

  • A current student, or recent grad, attending a 4-year accredited university/college earning a minimum Bachelors’ degree in one of the following degree programs:  Environmental, Health, & Safety | Safety Management | Occupational Safety | Occupational Health & Safety | Environmental Health | Environmental Science | Environmental Engineering | Sustainability | Other equivalent EHS Degrees

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8/4.0 scale (no rounding) 

  • Graduation date between May 2022 and June 2024 

  • Willing to relocate to any location/state and travel according to business needs, upon hire and throughout the three-year program 

Top Candidates will also possess: 

  • Previous relevant work experience or internship in EHS, manufacturing, supply chain or operations industry 

  • Leadership involvement on campus, community service and/or extracurricular activities 

  • Problem solving and critical thinking skills 

  • Interest and willingness to lead 

  • Strong teamwork, interpersonal and communication skills 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of environmental, health, & safety principles 

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment based non-immigrant and immigrant visas. However, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website 

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

Relocation is available for this position.

Relocation is available for this position.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

Posting Dates:

March 13, 2024 - April 29, 2024

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.   

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

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