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Supplemental Tractor and Equipment Operator

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Location: East Peoria, IL, United States
Date Posted: Feb 10, 2020

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Job Description


As a Supplemental Tractor and Equipment Operator, you will perform engineering evaluations of various models of construction equipment or other product lines, utilizing advanced operating skills and safe work practices.  This position may also be asked to assist with scheduling operator assignments and managing field activities

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

* Perform operational evaluations of major equipment systems including but not limited to
engine, transmission, final drive, hydraulics, electrical, etc.
* Reads Safe Job Procedures, Standard Test Procedures, and work orders for directions and
safe operating practices
* Evaluate performance characteristics, serviceability, and safety aspects of all equipment
* Communicate through verbal and written reports with engineers, technical staff, visitors,
customers and other employees
* Maintain field test sites, roadways, and drainage

* Assist with the scheduling of work, including customer communications and the frequent use of computers to manage/track daily requests and assignments

* Assist in managing daily field activities and ensuring the safety of those operating heavy equipment at all field sites
* Travel is less than 25% for offsite demonstrations, test work, and required training


Required Qualifications:

* Lift up to 75 lbs., 35 lbs. frequently
* Ability to follow written and oral directions
* Possess basic computer data entry and word processing
* Safely and productively operate all lines of Heavy Construction Equipment
* Minimum of 5 years experience in advanced earth moving concepts and equipment applications
* Ability to interact in a positive and professional manner with internal and external customers
* Advanced construction equipment operating skills, knowledge of field applications, ability to diagnose application problems, and the potential to deal successfully with new concepts and analytical requirements
* Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work and communicate well with diverse technical staff, visitors and customers

Desired Qualifications:

* 10 years experience in advanced earth moving concepts and equipment applications
* Able to set up and run machines with GPS, Accugrade, UTS, and Laser equipment

* Previous experience managing and directing the work of others

* Previous experience using Excel, Powerpoint, and other Microsoft Office tools

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.
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Feb 10, 2020


United States