Heavy Equipment Repair Welder – Caterpillar

Kilgore, TX 75662 View on Map
Apply Before : September 9, 2024
Job Description

Holt CAT is seeking a Welder / Fabricator for its Kilgore, Texas location. This position is responsible for providing technical expertise and welding services on heavy equipment in order to satisfy customer needs and achieve departmental goals. Hours for this position are from Monday through Friday; 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Essential Functions:

Perform welding services on assigned projects

Sets up, performs maintenance on fab and machine shop machines, and performs burning work.

Operates any equipment needed to perform the job.

Analyze and perform complex welding repairs

Works safely at all times and adheres to all applicable safety policies; complies with all company policies, procedures, and standards

Requires regular and punctual employee attendance

Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of safe work procedures and practices

Ability to be productive by being a self-starter and working efficiently and effectively with a high energy level.

Ability to work with limited supervision.

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing

Ability to operate a crane and forklift, and obtain required certifications/licenses

Must know how to flux-core FCAW and Mig – GMAW weld.

Proficient fabrication skills – cutting experience (hand-held torch, cut-a-line, plasma, air arc).

Understand how to read blueprints.

Must have own welding hood, cutters, and measuring tools.

Other Requirements:

Must be able to pass a pre-employment weld test

Education and Experience:

Minimum of 5 years of job-related experience required.

High School Diploma or GED

License and Certifications:

Must have a valid driver license

Welding certifications/school preferred


Up to 10% travel may be required, including overnight stays

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 – $26.00 per hour



Dental insurance

Health insurance

Paid time off

Vision insurance


Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

Signing bonus

Ability to commute/relocate:

Kilgore, TX 75662: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


Welding: 1 year (Preferred)


Driver License (Required)

Work Location: One location

$20 – $26 an hour

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