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Why You Should Work Here

As a part of the Cat Paving team, you can build the career you’ve always wanted as a manufacturing professional. Your work matters and it shows in the community around you. Explore Cat Paving and find out how you can be part of building the world’s roadways.

We offer competitive pay with opportunities for increases based on skills and performance. You’ll be part of a team that prides itself on safety and is dedicated to creating a working environment that is safe, inclusive, clean, and efficient.

Job Description

Safely operate CNC Fabrication equipment including CNC burning machines, press brake, horizontal and vertical machining centers according to company drawings, specification and workmanship standards.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Responsible for putting safety first with a goal to prevent all injuries, occupational illnesses and safety incidents.
  • Operate CNC fabrication equipment following engineering and manufacturing prints and documentation making adjustments for production jobs including; setup and operation of all equipment/cranes with stops, clamps, fixtures, tooling, and offsets to produce consistent quality parts.
  • Use measuring devices and blueprints to inspect parts for quality using statistical process control (SPC) for documentation.
  • Participate in identifying and troubleshooting machine and tooling problems as needed.
  • Use hand tools, grinders, and other special deburring tools to remove sharp edges from machine surfaces.
  • Take initiative to identify, document and communicate problems related to machining and report discrepancies and recommend solutions.
  • Electronically and manually maintain documentation for labor hour records, process work order and production documentation.
  • Participate in preventive maintenance programs for CNC machining equipment.
  • Support team People, Quality, Velocity and Cost (PQVC) initiatives and daily activities.
  • Prioritize work to meet production schedules.
  • Work and interact effectively in a team environment in alignment with our Code of Conduct and Values in Action.
  • Work with limited supervision.
  • May perform other tasks as needed.

Minimum Years of Experience

Required Qualifications: 3 years’ CNC machining and fabrication experience in a job shop environment or certification in machining. Ability to read fabrication blueprints/engineering drawings. Desired Qualifications: Heavy crane equipment experience. Experience with basic fabrication hand tools and equipment (i.e. measuring devices, hand tools, grinder, and other special deburring tools). Understanding of geometric dimension and tolerances (GD&T). Experience with Statistical Process Control (SPC). Ability to identify and communicate tooling and machine problems. Ability to read standard work, prints, and write continuous improvement cards. Ability to utilize computers for production transactions. Understanding of the metric measurement systems.

Salary or Hourly Rate



Here you earn more than just an hourly wage, because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of a monthly bonus.

Additional benefits include 13 paid vacation and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Application Information

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About Company
The Earth Moving Division is the premier provider for Caterpillar paving products. Our employees safely design, engineer, and build compactors, asphalt pavers, and screeds from order to delivery.

9401 85th Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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