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Location: Athens, GA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 24, 2020
Are you ready to build what matters? Build More Than Machines. Build a Career.
Caterpillar is partnering with the Great Promise Partnership/Work-Based Learning programs in the State of Georgia to offer local high school students an opportunity to start building a manufacturing career. While working at Caterpillar Inc., you will work in an environment that supports excellence. High School Apprentices will work in either assembly or logistics functional areas to safely build excavators or small track-type tractors. This is an hourly position starting at $10.95/hr. Must be a Junior or Senior at a Georgia County high school participating in the Work-Based Learning program to be considered.
Assembly job duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Logistics job duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
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 Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation):
Top Candidates will also have:
Additional Information: Resumes are highly encouraged for all applicants. This is an hourly apprenticeship position with a wage of $10.95/hour. Apprentices will work approximately 40 hours/week in summer and 20 hours/week during school year. Apprentices must be able to work during the school year either 6 am-10 am or 12 pm-4 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.