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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.

This is a FULL TIME position, however, accommodations will be made for current students who are completing welding programs with some additional experiences.

Job Description

Member of a dynamic team of solid professional welders working in production stations in support of the manufacture of CAT’s paving equipment product line from end to end.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Responsible for putting safety first with a goal to prevent all injuries, occupational illnesses and safety incidents.
  • Weld components per American Welding Society (AWS) standards and engineering/manufacturing prints and documentation.
  • Interpret metric drawings that use Geometric dimensioning and tolerances (GD&T) to setup fixtures, tack and weld components in horizontal and flat positions using welding gun, cutting torches, carbon arc and other fabrication tools (i.e grinder, chisel, tip cleaner). Includes use of grinding, flame cutting equipment.
  • Prioritize work to meet production schedules.
  • Support the movement of materials for Fabrication and Paint areas.
  • Electronically and manually maintain documentation for labor hour records, process work order and production documentation.
  • May have responsibility for the operation of robots including robot area safety and robotic checks (torch, straightness, harness inspection, etc).
  • Take initiative to identify, document, communicate and correct problems related to fabrication, report discrepancies and recommend solutions.
  • 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

This position requires the ability to complete and pass an American Weld Society (AWS) certification. Basic Qualifications Welding experience or in the process of completing /completed certified trade school/technical degree in welding Ability to read fabrication blueprints/engineering drawings. Ability to complete and pass American Weld Society (AWS) certification. Top Candidates Will Also Have: Heavy crane equipment experience. Experience with basic fabrication hand tools and equipment (i.e. grinder, chisel, tip cleaner). Experience with cutting torches and/or carbon arc (gouging). Understanding of geometric dimension and tolerances (GD&T). 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

Minimum starting wage $25HR + based on additional experiences


  • Day 1 benefits- health, dental, life insurance and additional
  • 13 days/104 hours vacation annually
  • Paid holiday closure (approximately 5 days), plus additional holidays
  • 401K with 100% match up to 6%
  • Performance bonus eligible

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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