Field Machinist/Welder

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Posted by: Carter Machinery’s on Mar 13, 2019


Mechanicsville, VA

Job Description:

Carter Machinery Company, the authorized Caterpillar dealer for Virginia and southern West Virginia, is seeking a Field Machinist/Welder on 1st shift at our Mechanicsville, Virginia facility. This position is responsible for performing mechanical duties on customer job sites/locations. Weld and machine parts on frames, work tools, attachments, bores, undercarriage, engines, hydraulic systems, related power train systems, structural repairs and custom fabrication. This job may require working hours in addition to the normal work schedule for emergency calls or service as required. Flexibility and in-depth product knowledge/skills are necessary for this position. Seeking candidates with strong backgrounds in salvage related machining/welding, and experience operating manual machines.

Required Skills
Self-starter able to work with limited supervision. Able to diagnose and troubleshoot equipment malfunctions, metallurgical and stress failures. Understanding of press fit, knowledge of materials and the ability to comprehend and interpret sketches and diagrams, including engineering drawings and blueprints. Able to fabricate parts according to the customer's specifications and repair equipment and components through the use of various conventional machining equipment and processes. Must have the ability to make complex setups and adjustments. Proficient in the use of a computer, Microsoft Office products and service software required in position; able to complete service reports and provide pertinent details for work orders. Excellent driving record required, with valid Commercial Driver's License; able to drive mobile machine truck. Able to work overtime as required by job and customer demand.
Physical Requirements
Must meet physical requirements for the job, including the ability to lift, carry and maneuver items up to 70 pounds, including bulky objects. This position requires repeated reaching, standing, stooping, kneeling, bending and climbing beside, onto and under a variety of heavy equipment. Must be able to work outside in inclement weather conditions, including extreme heat, cold, dampness and humidity.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Additional duties may be assigned.

Carter Machinery Co. Inc. is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

Job Location
Mechanicsville, Virginia, United States

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About Carter Machinery Company, Inc.

Carter Machinery has served Virginia and southern West Virginia for more than 60 years with support that’s second to none. As the needs of our customers have changed over the years, we’ve added the resources needed to serve them. What was once an operation with three stores has grown into a network of 18 locations and 1,200 employees. This continued investment in people, infrastructure, technology and tooling has enabled Carter to become one of Caterpillar’s leading dealers.

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