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Location: Athens, GA, United States
Date Posted: Mar 7, 2020
Are you ready to build what matters? Build More Than Machines. Build a Career.
Caterpillar is partnering with the Work-Based Learning programs in the State of Georgia to offer local students an opportunity to start building a welding manufacturing career. While working at Caterpillar Inc., you will work in an environment that supports excellence. Apprentice welders will work in welding functional areas to safely build excavators or small track-type tractors. This is an hourly position starting at $10.60/hr. Must be a Junior or Senior at a Georgia County high school participating in the Great Promise and/or Work-Based Learning (WBL) program to be considered.
Job duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Caterpillar is committed to excellence in all that we do. As a global, diverse technology leader, Caterpillar 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. We are proud of who we are- thousands of people making progress possible around the world.
The Building Construction Products (BCP) Division is a global division of Caterpillar Inc. that employs several thousand employees located at facilities worldwide. BCP has production facilities in the U.S. (Clayton, N.C.; Sanford, N.C.; Athens, Ga), UK, China, India and Brazil. Products designed, manufactured, and distributed by BCP include skid steer loaders, backhoe loaders, compact track loaders, multi-terrain loaders and small wheel loaders. Athens, G.A. specifically produces mini hydraulic excavators and small track-type tractors; from fabrications to assembly producing a finished product.
BCP is proud to be a family friendly, flexible employer with a very competitive Total Rewards package. Since 2013, Caterpillar BCP Division has consistently earned the Alliance for Work-Life Progress (AWLP) "Work-Life Seal of Distinction" for providing a wide variety of workplace policies, programs & practices that support employees across all major aspects of work-life integration. The Athens, G.A. facility was recently awarded the 2016 Georgia Large Manufacturer of the Year as well as the 2015 Safety Performance Award by the Georgia Association of Manufacturers. The Athens, G.A. facility was also recognized by Caterpillar in 2014 by being awarded the Environmental Excellence Gold Award.
Physical Qualifications (with or without reasonable accommodation)
Top candidates will also have:
Additional Information: Resumes are highly encouraged for all applicants. This is an hourly welding apprenticeship position starting at $10.60/hour and has multiple openings that will start in either June 2020 for summer or August 2020 for fall school year. Apprentices will work approximately 40 hours/week in the summer and 20 hours/week during the school year. Apprentices must be able to work during school year either 6 am-10 am or 1 pm-5 pm to be considered.
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.