Website Caterpillar

Maintenance Support Technician Job Highlights

Title Maintenance Support Technician
Type Full Time (2nd/3rd shift)
Experience Required
Function Manufacturing
Location Lafayette, IN, United States
Company Caterpillar

Company Profile

Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives.

Job Profile

The company is recruiting a Mechanical Support Technician who will perform preventive maintenance and lubrication on machines and equipment in the machine shop.

Educational Qualification

  • No education level is mentioned, yet having a High School Diploma will be a plus

Work Experience

  • Must have previous experience with preventive maintenance in an industrial environment on CNC machine tools, conveyors, robots, or coolant systems.


  • Handle chip and coolant systems
  • Perform minor mechanical repairs and process duties such as unplugging sluices, replacing way wipers, and piping, and eliminating air, coolant, and hydraulic leaks
  • Provide assistance to the Machine Repairmen to accomplish various “two persons” tasks on equipment in the facility


  • Must have a thorough understanding and possess basic welding and cutting skills, lubrication principles, and pipefitting
  • Basic electrical and print reading will be required along with a thorough understanding of the basic knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, lubrication, systems, and welding skills

Credible Things

  • Possess and show strong interpersonal skills, self-motivation, and apply customer-based focus
  • Work large amounts of overtime opportunities to support production demands

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to work at heights, climb ladders, work underground, and in confined spaces
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds


  • 18 days/144 Hours Paid Time Off per calendar year, prorated
  • 401K company match (6%)
  • Annual company contribution into your 401K
  • Full-time position with full benefits- health, vision, dental, life insurance
  • Please attach an updated resume

Employer’s Statement

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities – are encouraged to apply.

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