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Griffin Electric Power Division Operations Mechanical Assembler

Location: Griffin, GA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 15, 2021
Closing Date: Jun 1, 2021

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

Since 1925, Caterpillar Inc. has been helping our customers build a better world – making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. Cutting-edge technology and decades of product expertise has set Caterpillar apart, providing exceptional value to help our customers succeed. Our employees are the reason for Caterpillar’s success.

Caterpillar has great opportunities as Mechanical Assemblers within the Electric Power Division at our Griffin, GA facility. These are full time positions with an opportunity to grow with an organization that is committed to employee development and engagement. We are looking for candidates that are committed to safety, team collaboration and enhancing their skillsets. Please review the job description and apply if you have interest. We will be following up with qualified candidates to discuss the opportunity further. Please feel free to come apply onsite at our job fair as well!

General Description:

The incumbent is responsible for medium to heavy assembly which consists of installing critical engine components in a variety of engine systems or generator set components. The incumbent is also responsible for the assembly of large generator packages, wiring of control panels for the generator packages, and the construction of Canopy containers to house the generator packages.


  • Daily tasks and assignments are provided by normal routine leadership or working with established procedures.
  • Activities involve moderate system proficiency and data input
  • Normal routine adjustments with equipment and a normal level of problem identification and resolution are necessary in performing job.
  • Communicates effectively with inter/intra shift employees. Daily contact may also require a wide range of contacts within and outside the company.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Previous manufacturing experience
  • Experience with hand tools or various power tools (which could include hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical)

Top Candidates will also have:

  • One year of previous assembly or troubleshooting/repairing/operating equipment experience
  • Cat computer systems such as MES (basic skills/knowledge, capable of functioning independently)
  • The ability to work safely and maintain that focus throughout the day
  • Excellent communication skills as this position requires daily communication with supporting departments as needed to ensure their work is correct and accurate
  • Previous automotive experience
  • Previous maintenance experience
  • Experience reading and understanding factory orders, blueprints, schematics, work tickets, torque specifications.
  • Experience with standard work instructions (basic skills/knowledge, capable of functioning independently)
  • Experience with assembly requirements for all parts and assembly procedures (basic skills/knowledge, capable of functioning independently)

Physical Requirements:

  • Candidates for all positions must have the ability to work in a fast pace, medium to heavy duty assembly, technical environment. 
  • Work may involve frequent bending, stooping, and kneeling, twisting, turning, climbing, and standing on concrete for 10 hours. 
  • All positions also require the ability to lift up to 25 lbs and withstand frequent repetitive movement of hands with a variety of tooling.
  • Some positions require the ability to perform tasks on a moving conveyor under time constraints.

Additional information

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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

Relocation assistance is not offered for this position. Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected applicant.

Compensation & Benefits Offered!

  • Starting hourly pay rate of $15.00
  • 40-hour work weeks with potential for Overtime
  • Multiple shifts offered - Shift premium of $0.75 per hour for 2nd and 3rd shift
  • Climate controlled work environment – most areas
  • Clean/safe work environment
  • Paid holidays
  • 8 unpaid days for vacation.
  • 401K with up to 6% company match
  • Full healthcare benefits offered on the first day of employment!

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

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Apr 15, 2021


United States

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