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Industrial Utilities Controller - 2nd Shift

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Location: Lafayette, IN, United States
Date Posted: Jan 28, 2020

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Job Description


For more than 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets.

With 2018 sales and revenues of $54.7 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company principally operates through its three primary segments - Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation - and also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.


Job Description:
Responsibility 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.  Seeking a team-oriented individual with a positive attitude, possesses a good work ethic that demonstrates personal initiative and self-motivation.

  • Example of related equipment: Boiler operation, pumps, P&H cranes and hoists, conveyors, torque tools, washers, ABB robots, paint booth, Test Cells.
  • 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.

  • Applicant should have a thorough understanding of leveling and alignment of machines, alignment of shafts, gearing, welding, lubrication principles, pipefitting, and tube bending.

  • Must be able to pass a 6G welding test.

  • 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 skills.

  • Applicant should be able to perform work on overhead cranes such as changing wire ropes and other crane related repairs.

  • Applicant must possess basic welding and cutting skills and the ability to operate basic tools to complete the utilities controller job. 

  • Applicant must be able to work at heights and in confined spaces, and must be willing to work large amounts of overtime opportunities to support production demands.

  • A background with ABB robots will be helpful.


Job Requirements:

This solicitation is NOT for a Utilities Apprenticeship Program.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years of Industrial utilities and repair experience.  Not residential, this is an industrial utilities position
  • Must have successfully completed an approved HVAC training program and possess practical experience in the HVAC field
  • Applicant must be willing to work large amounts of overtime opportunities to support production demands. 
  • Applicant must be able to work at heights and in confined spaces

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Extensive experience in the mechanical and/or electrical repair of machine tools and related equipment is helpful

Additional Information:

  • Located in Lafayette, IN LEC
  • 2nd Shift Position
  • Full time position with full benefits (Healthcare, dental, vision, 401K with 6% company match, etc.)
  • Candidates relocating from 75 miles or more from the Lafayette facility are eligible for a $5,000 relocation fee
  • Please attach an updated resume

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

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

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Jan 28, 2020


United States