Louisiana Cat
  • Resource Service Group
  • Reserve, LA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Resource Service Group (RSG) is a division of Louisiana Cat, a recognized leader among Caterpillar dealers around the world. Resource Service Group offers vast knowledge and experience in all types of plant, mill, and mining maintenance, as well as new construction, refurbishment, and relocation of mining equipment.

We are now accepting resumes for Field Machinist / Welder.

DESCRIPTION:

The Field Machinist Welder is responsible for assessing and repairing equipment as needed.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES may include, but are not limited to:

  1. Must be able to assess equipment and plan repairs when needed.
  2. Determine proper weld procedure including filler metal and pre-heat.
  3. Establish proper line up of line boring equipment.
  4. Determine feeds, speeds, and tooling required to bring equipment to OEM specifications.
  5. Provide detailed inspection reports of all work completed.
  6. Develop a strong working relationship with the customer.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High School Diploma or GED and ASW Certification required. Qualified applicants will have at least three years of experience in welding with stick and flux core wire and have a basic understanding of component structural integrity and metallurgy. Candidates must be proficient with an air-arc, torch and grinder and have the ability to use precision measuring equipment. The candidate must have basic computer skills. Be able to navigate a computer to open programs and type information into the software. Must comply with all safety and company regulations. Maintains good work habits and presents a favorable business image towards customers served by the company.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, TOOLS
Valid commercial driver's license and clean driving record required. ASW certification is required.

 

JOB INFORMATION:

 

Location: Reserve, LA

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must have the ability to occasionally lift 75 pounds from floor to chest; reach and use the arms with a full range of motion; endure prolonged standing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and squatting while performing mechanical operations; exert push and pull forces with the arms in order to use various wrenches and tools; endure prolonged forward and overhead arm positions while performing mechanical operations; use hands to grasp hand tools and parts and climb onto and operate equipment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Employee regularly works indoors around moving mechanical parts. May be exposed to weather extremes when working outside in conditions that include inclement weather, heat, cold, and humidity. Noise level may be loud at times. Exposure to small quantities of chemicals, dust, steam, high-pressure water, and high speed rotating equipment. Requires wearing common protective or safety equipment. Required to perform work in cramped spaces and/or high places.

BENEFITS:

We are proud to offer our full time employees a benefits package that speaks for itself and sets us apart from our competition.  Benefits options include:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision, Life & Disability Insurance Policies
  • Wellness Programs
  • Corporate Discounts
  • Generous 401K Plan
  • Paid Holidays & Vacation
  • Credit Union
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training & Advancement Opportunities

Pre-Employment drug screens & proof of employment eligibility (E-Verify) are required for any position offered.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

 

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