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Maintenance Mechanic - 2nd or 3rd Shift (Morton, Illinois)

Location: Morton, IL, United States
Date Posted: May 4, 2020

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Now is a great time to join us! Caterpillar has recently been recognized as one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes Magazine. Our team is currently looking for a talented individual to fill the role of a Maintenance Mechanic at our Morton Distribution Center.  In this position, your role will be to plan and perform repairs for services required.  You are also responsible for fabrication work, checking blueprints, diagrams, or drawings for repairs and installations when necessary. The use of various hand tools and equipment to dismantle, repair, replace and reassemble parts and equipment is required.

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

* Repair and maintain facility equipment
* Perform maintenance pipefitting on equipment
* Change and adjust equipment as required
* Lubricate equipment.
* Use all common, precision checking equipment, portable power tools, along with metal cutting and forming tools.   


Basic Qualifications:

* Mechanical maintenance experience




Physical Qualifications (with or without reasonable accommodation):

* Be able to work above the floor and in a congested or confined areas. 


Top candidates will also have:

* Strong mechanical background
* Machine shop experience
* Technical degree/diploma

* Must be able to weld, cut, solder and braze



To be considered for hire, a candidate must pass mechanical skills testing

Safety is a core value at Caterpillar.  We owe it to our employees and their families to work in a safe and secure workplace.  All candidates for employment must successfully pass a preemployment drug screen held to the DOT standards for prohibited substances, including marijuana. 


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 


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



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May 4, 2020


United States

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