Structural Welder

Caterpillar | Channelview, TX

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Posted Date 2/09/2024
Description Career Area:
Operations

Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do - but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here - we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

As a Structural Welder, you will set up, operate and adjust manual and/or automatic machines to perform welding operations in all positions.

Benefits Information:
  • Urgently hiring
  • Hiring Multiple candidates
$1,000 sign on bonus, split into two separate payments of $500 each. First pay out after 30 days of employment and second payout after 90 days of employment.
  • Retention bonus opportunities as well.
  • Eligibility for all bonuses above are contingent on good standing in terms of performance and attendance.
  • This is a supplemental position located at the Solar Turbines manufacturing facility located in Channelview, TX
No relocation package is available
  • Health, dental, vision, & basic life insurance offered on day 1 of employment
  • Potential base salary increases from annual performance reviews.
Opportunities for Additional Premiums:
  • Starting pay will include a market adjustment premium of $2 per hour. In addition, there will be cross-training and qualifications-based opportunities to earn up to an additional $2 per hour, with any night shift activity qualifying for another $3 per hour
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Perform Manual finish welding operations on carbon and stainless steel in all positions
  • Follow documented procedures and standard work to perform safe and defect free operations
  • Perform carbon arc cutting and gouging
  • Sanding may be required to prepare and dress welds
  • Use of forklifts, pallet jacks, jib and overhead cranes to move and position work pieces
Required Qualifications:
  • Must be able to pass multiple welder qualification tests
  • Minimum of 6 months of experience in a production environment
  • Ability to perform simple computer operations
  • Be available to work 1st and 2nd shift
  • Ability to work overtime to support production demands
  • Ability to work well individually or in a team environment
Desired Qualifications:
  • One (1) to three (3) years of GMAW or FCAW welding experience
Top Candidates:
  • '6 GR Qualification
  • Good Communication Skills and strong commitment to safety, quality, and teamwork
  • Leadership Experience
  • Ability to work well individually or in a team environment
**Candidates may be placed on any shift, dependent on business needs, and pay level will be determined based on experience and qualifications**

All eligible candidates MUST pass the following pre-employment screenings before they can be hired to any position:
  • Background Screening
  • Physical and drug/alcohol screening
Solar Turbines 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, Solar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at https://www.solarturbines.com/en_US/about-us/careers.html

Please ensure you frequently check the email account you provided on your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method in our recruiting process.

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

Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. 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.

Posting Dates:

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.

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

Salary30.00 Hour
Trade
Welder
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