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Plaats Illinois, United States of America / Indiana, United States of America / Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America / Kentucky, United States of America / Michigan, United States of America / Ohio, United States of America / Wisconsin, United States of America
Datum geplaatst
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Contract type Full time
type job Regular
Opdracht-id R0000247654

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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.


2nd & 3rd Shift- Starting pay $36.36/hour + 6 % Shift Premium

Location: Lafayette, Indiana

Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, Incentives/Bonus Opportunities, Matching 401k available day one. : Apply online and create a candidate account.


What matters most to you?  Is it being part of a strong team? Supporting your family? Solving global problems? You can do these and more at Caterpillar; where your work enables progress around the globe, and you contribute to meaningful work. Together, we can build what matters!

Utilities Repair Technicians needed at The Large Power Systems Division located in Lafayette, IN. In this role, you will be responsible to mechanically troubleshoot and repair complex domestic and foreign machines and related equipment that perform assembly, torque, and material movement functions in the assembly areas. Applicant must possess the ability to troubleshoot and repair the following types of machines and components: mechanical repairs to utilities, test cells, building and grounds, pump rebuilds, HVAC, boiler operation and assembly maintenance. 

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

  • Extensive experience in the mechanical and/or electrical repair of machine tools and related equipment is helpful.
  • Must have successfully completed an approved HVAC training program and possess practical experience in the HVAC field.
  • Possess the ability to install, repair, and maintain hydraulic systems, precision bearings, HVAC, and a variety of other controllers on the machines in the assembly areas.
  • Example of related equipment: Boiler operation, pumps, P&H cranes and hoists, conveyors, torque tools, washers, ABB robots, paint booth, Test Cells.
  • Applicant should have a thorough understanding of leveling and alignment of machines, alignment of shafts, gearing, welding, lubrication principles, pipefitting, and tube bending.
  • Applicant must be willing to work overtime opportunities to support production demands.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of Industrial utilities and repair experience.
  • A background with the ability to troubleshoot and repair large scale dynamometers will be helpful.
  • Applicant must have the ability to troubleshoot and repair pneumatic, hydraulic systems which may include but not be limited to compressors, valves, etc.…
  • Applicant should have proven boiler operator experience.
  • Applicant must be able to read and understand mechanical prints and possess a basic electrical troubleshooting skill.
  • Applicant must possess basic welding and cutting skills and the ability to operate basic tools to complete the utilities controller job. 
  • A background with ABB robots will be helpful.
  • Self-starter and self-motivated individual who works well individually in a team environment.

Physical Requirements:

  • Candidates for all positions must have the ability to work in a fast pace, medium to heavy duty assembly, technical environment. 
  • Work may involve frequent bending, stooping, and kneeling, twisting, turning, climbing, and standing on concrete for 8+ hours. 
  • All positions also require the ability to lift 40 pounds and withstand frequent repetitive movement of hands with a variety of tooling.
  • Must be able to work in heights and confirmed spaces

Additional Information:

  • Location of this position is in Lafayette, IN
  • Shift: 2nd Shift (2:30pm-10:30pm) & 3 rd Shift (10:30pm-6:30am)
  • This solicitation is not for a Utilities apprenticeship program
  • Please attach an updated resume

Compensation & Benefits Offered!

  • Starting hourly pay rate of $36.36 plus 6% shift premium. Higher rates offered based on experience. 
  • 40-hour work weeks with potential for Overtime
  • 18 days / 144 hours of paid Personal Time Off (PTO) - (Prorated based upon start date)
  • 11 Paid holidays - (Prorated based upon start date)
  • Climate controlled work environment – most areas
  • 100% - 401k match up to 6%
  • Health, dental, vision, & life insurance effective first day of employment
  • Quarterly incentive program with potential for annual bonus
  • Clean/safe work environment

Please ensure you frequently check the e-mail account you provided on your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method in our recruiting process.


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 6, 2024 - June 12, 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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