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Tractor and Equipment Operator
Category: Automotive
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Job code: lhw-e0-85755384

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Caterpillar, Inc.

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  Job posted:   Tue Mar 13, 2018
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Tractor and Equipment Operator
**Tractor and Equipment Operator**


For 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. 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. With 2015 sales and revenues of $47.011 billion, Caterpillar is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company principally operates through its three product segments - Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation - and also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.

**Job Summary:**

As a Heavy Equipment Operator, you will perform expert engineering evaluations and/or testing on various models of construction equipment or other product lines while using safe work practices.This may also include utilizing your expertise and advanced skills to lead projects and/or teams to complete site work in support of engineering tests or facility work.

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

+ Perform operational evaluations of major equipment systems including but not limited to engine, transmission, final drive, hydraulics, electrical, etc.

+ Reads Safe Job Procedures, Standard Test Procedures, and work orders for directions and safe operating practices

+ Evaluate performance characteristics, serviceability, and safety aspects of all equipment

+ Communicate through verbal and written reports with engineers, technical staff, visitors, customers and other employees

+ Maintain field test sites, roadways, and drainage

+ Travel is less than 25% for offsite demonstrations, test work, and required training


**Required Qualifications:**


* 5 years of experience in advanced earth moving concepts and equipment applications

* Advanced construction equipment operating skills, knowledge of field applications, ability to diagnose application problems, and the potential to deal successfully with new concepts and analytical requirements

* Expert operating proficiency on at least 2 Heavy Equipment product lines

**Desired Qualifications:**


* 10 years of experience in advanced earth moving concepts and equipment applications, preferably in the heavy equipment industry outside of Caterpillar

* Possess basic computer data entry and word processing

* Prior experience setting up and running machines with GPS, Accugrade, UTS, and Laser equipment

* Commitment to safety at all times

* Ability to follow written and oral directions

* Ability to interact in a positive and professional manner with internal and external customers

* Ability to communicate effectively with the technical staff, visitors and customers

* Lift up to 75 lbs, 35 lbs frequently

**Additional Information**

+ Relocation assistance is not offered for this position

+ 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

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

**Job** Manufacturing & Supply Chain

**Primary Location** United States-Illinois-East Peoria

**Unposting Date:** Mar 19, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.
**Req ID:** 180002AT

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