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Welder - 3rd Shift

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Location: South Milwaukee, WI, United States
Date Posted: Jun 10, 2020

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Job Description


Job Purpose:

The purpose of this job is to safely layout, fit-up, and weld in all position according to company drawings, specifications and workmanship standards.

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


  • Hand weld all plain and alloy steel work in all positions. Must have experience working with heavy structural steel.

  • Complete set up work on major alignments and clearances which are preset by facilities and materials.

  • Follow documented procedures, standard work, routings, and blueprints to perform safe and defect free operations.

  • Use of jib or overhead crane to manually position work pieces.

  • May grind and dress fabricated pieces and weldments and clean off weld spatter.


Required Qualifications

  • Heavy plate experience with 1" or greater.
  • 3/32 flux core wire (1/16 or 0.052 experience is acceptable),
  • Back gouging, multi pass welding.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Three (3) to five (5) years of welding experience, preferably FCAW on heavy plate.

  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in production environment.

  • Must pass a minimum of three (3) welder qualification weld tests using FCAW large diameter wire in many positions.

Top Candidates Will Also Have:
  • Ability to read blue prints.

  • Ability to work well individually and in a team environment.

  • Ability to work overtime to support production demands.

Additional Information:

This position is located at the Caterpillar manufacturing facility located in South Milwaukee, WI and is part of Caterpillar's Surface Mining & Technology Division. This 3rd shift position (Sunday - Thursday 11:00 pm to 7:00 am) starts at $25.896 plus shift premium of $0.80. It also includes immediate benefits, such as medical, dental, and vision coverage, as well as a matching Tax-Deferred Savings Plan. No relocation assistance is available.
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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

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

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Jun 10, 2020


United States