Caterpillar, Inc. Research and Experimental Mechanic - Supplemental in Washington, Illinois
Research and Experimental Mechanic - Supplemental
As a Research and Experimental Mechanic at Caterpillar Inc., you will continuously improve process efficiency by performing the assembling, fitting, and adjusting and/or dismantling required in the construction or disassembly of experimental machines.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Work closely with machine engineers to understand what needs to be done
Work is widely diversified without established procedures
Assembly, adjusting, fitting, fabrication and disassembly of components
Fitting for cooling, air, hydraulic connections, and wiring harnesses for adaptation of the test device to the test machine.
Installing necessary test leads and thermocouples as required performing the test
Assembly of entire unit of a new design or the build up of subassemblies
Incorporating improvements and developments in present production models
Uses various precision gauging tools to check accuracy of assembly and fitting operations.
Plans method and sequence of assembly
Uses all common mechanic's hand tools, portable power tools, power presses, simple machines tools, and powered crane to assemble parts into complete unit, making alterations and hand fitting parts when necessary
Makes suggestions concerning methods of overcoming difficulties encountered in assembly/disassembly, reasons for parts failure.
- Possess 2-year technical degree in a field such as: earthmoving machines, diesel engines, automotive. Or, candidate must have earthmoving equipment dealer or military service technician experience greater than 2 years
Top Candidates Will Also Have
Ability to operate a personal computer independently
Heavy equipment or diesel engine experience
Job Manufacturing & Supply Chain
Primary Location United States-Illinois-Washington
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.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
Req ID: 180002GS