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Why You Should Work Here

At CAT, your work shapes the world. Whether it be groundbreaking products, best in class solutions, or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe. 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.

CAT offers 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. This is a first shift position (6:00 AM - 2:00 PM, M-F).

Job Description

As a Mechanical Assembler you can expect to safely assemble a quality product according to company policies/procedures on a timely basis. Put your mechanical aptitude and experiences into building the next generation of heavy paving equipment. Start your CAT career today!

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Responsible for putting safety first with a goal to prevent all injuries, occupational illnesses, and safety incidents
  • Assemble heavy machine products according to Engineering/Manufacturing prints and documentation utilizing assembly/mechanical tools, torque tools, metric units, hydraulics, and electrical components within allotted process time
  • Electronically and manually maintain documentation for production
  • Take initiative to identify, document, communicate, and correct problems related to assembly, report discrepancies, and recommend solutions
  • Support team People, Quality, Velocity and Cost (PQVC) initiatives and daily activities
  • Work and interact effectively in a team environment in alignment with the CAT Code of Conduct and Values in Action
  • Complete projects as needed
  • Work with limited supervision

Minimum Years of Experience

2 years’ experience in auto mechanics or machine/equipment assembly field or certified trade school/technical degree in a mechanical or manufacturing field. Ability to read blueprints/engineering drawing. Top candidate's will have: heavy assembly experience, hydraulic systems experience, heavy crane equipment experience, ability to read standard work, prints, and write continuous improvement cards, ability to utilize computer for production transactions, experience using mechanical tools including torque tools, and ability to work with metric units, hydraulics, and electrical components.

Salary or Hourly Rate

$25 per hour; Eligibility for overtime


  • 13 Days Vacation first year
  • 8 hours paid volunteer time
  • 10 paid holidays and additional paid time
  • Paid Winter Holiday Plant Closure, along with standard holidays
  • Day 1 Benefits - Total Rewards: Health, Dental, 401K w/ match, RX, additional wellness
  • Bonus/Incentive: Quarterly Gain Sharing Performance Bonus (Average 3-8% of salary annually)
  • Development Opportunities
  • Shift differentials when applicable
  • Opportunity for overtime hours/shifts
  • HAS/FSA with company contribution

Application Information

All we need is your resume to start!

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, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

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