What does it mean
to live the Caterpillar Experience?
It means you play a part in building a better world. You
contribute to a winning culture—a spirit of accountability—that has driven
change on every continent for more than 90 years. To work with us is a
commitment to improve sustainability, invent for the digital age and innovate
in order to bring solutions to millions of people. Sure, you work for
Caterpillar. But more importantly, you
work for the good of your career, your
family, your community and your world.
As a company, we will take on every challenge that faces us, just
as we have in the past. We will continue to lead in our industries because of
employees like you. You’re here on purpose, with a purpose. Your work builds
the world. You build what matters.
If you like being on the leading edge of
product development and improvement, we have an exciting
opportunity for you to join Caterpillar as a Laboratory/Support Technician
supporting the development of our Earthmoving machines.
As the Laboratory/Support Technician, you can expect to:
- Apply strain
gages, thermocouples, slip rings, and telemetry to machine components in order
to ensure on-time delivery, functionality, and quality in support of multiple
and prioritizing workload and maintaining inventory needed for daily throughput
in the lab.
and document on items that fall into the strain gage area of expertise.
of instruments, troubleshooting, and calibrating machines & components when
additional support is needed.
To be successful in this role, you must bring (Basic
- A 2 or
4-year Degree in STEM or applicable military or industry training in
electronics or measurement
- 5 years’
instrumentation experience applying strain gauges, thermocouples, slip rings,
and telemetry to machine components including rotating shafts, pins, and bolts
- 5 years’
experience weatherproofing and protecting gages on machine components against
harsh outdoor conditions
- 5 years’
experience soldering strain gauges & wire harnesses
- 5 years’
experience calibrating strain-gaged components using eDaq data acquisition, Strainer
load indicator, and Fluke multimeter hardware
knowledge of strain theory
electronics troubleshooting skills to repair strain-gaged components
to read machining prints and schematics
computer skills using Microsoft software including Word, Excel, Power Point,
Outlook, & Teams
- Physically able to climb safely on and off
large earth moving equipment.
Top candidates will also bring:
teaching/mentoring others in strain theory and application
of component and transducer applications on test machines
operating cranes & forklifts
using DAT-K for data analysis and interpretation
of the theory of sensors, transducers, thermocouples, and strain gages
approach to new technologies in the area of strain gages and their applications
of communicating technical needs with peers, engineers, mechanics, and
management and organization experience
with work order management
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
ISE assignment is not available for this position
EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities,
females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.
This employer is not currently hiring foreign national
applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific
employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar
offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through
our employment website at www.caterpillar.com/careers.