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Caterpillar, Inc. West Fargo Part-Time Technician (1st shift) in West Fargo, North Dakota

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:


Caterpillar takes a system view of the life of our products. We design and manufacture them for multiple lives, our dealers support and service them to maximize their value to the customer, and we remanufacture them at the end of their serviceable life to deliver the next generation of value. Our industry leading engineering and manufacturing expertise, large field population and world class dealer organization make this possible. This total life cycle approach allows us to provide sustainable solutions that help our customers build a better world.

Caterpillar currently has openings for Part Time Technicians supporting Reman Drivetrain located in the West Fargo, ND facility . As a Technician at Caterpillar Inc., you will operate a variety of tools and equipment to assemble and disassemble out prime product

Job Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

Accurately utilizes data collection systems

Effectively performs basic assembly and disassembly operations

Use blueprints, gauges, torque measuring devices and/or other equipment to ensure conformance to quality specifications

Use precision measuring devices to effectively assemble and/or disassemble final product

Ability to effectively interpret blueprints

Perform preventive maintenance

Assist in identifying issues and initiating corrective action processes

Perform 5S Audits

Perform Safety Stop Audits observations

Participate in the CI/PID Process

Any duties or tasks that may be assigned to promote cross training or support for various areas of the shop

Follow the Caterpillar Production System (CPS) Standard Work Sheets

People Related Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Promote a culture based on our Values in Action

  • Follow established facility safety policies, safe job procedures and hazardous risk assessments and using the proper Personal Protective equipment for the specific job being performed

  • Work with variety of employees throughout the day to effectively communicate needs and to perform job related tasks

  • Proven ability to work in a team setting

  • Serve as a positive role model and contribute to team effort by supporting all employees in our organization

  • Ensure customer requirements are met

  • Conduct business with the highest level of honesty and integrity

  • Ability to Interface with plant management, supervisors and production personnel

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years job related experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Effective decision making, analytical, and problem solving skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work

  • Highly motivated and a self starter

  • Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of changing situations

  • High School diploma or equivalent required

  • Proven record of good attendance

  • Must possess ability to deal with multiple tasks in a fast paced environment

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to sit or stand as needed to perform essential functions of the position

  • Ability to periodically walk and/or travel to other areas of the plant and other warehouses as directed

  • Ability to use keyboard, reach above shoulder height, below the waist, and lift and file documents throughout the day

  • Ability to perform safe execution of repetitive motions

  • Ability to repetitively lift and carry up to 35 pounds

  • Visual and hearing abilities as appropriate for safe execution of job duties, functions and tasks

  • Physical exertion and effort to safely lift, push or pull components or parts

Additional Information:

Work Location: Fargo, ND

Starting Hourly Rate: $14.73

This is a part-time position with full benefits! 401K with 6% company match offered at 1,000 hours of service or one year of service, whichever comes first.

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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.

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

There’s more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work. We make sure our employees feel continuously challenged while also supported. We provide professional growth opportunities, including leadership programs. We celebrate the diversity of our team, while also working together as one Caterpillar.

Our culture, like everything at our company, is made possible by each employee’s contribution. Person by person, we create the environment we work in, and we are proud of the Caterpillar we’ve built.