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Caterpillar, Inc. Iron Technician Trainee in United States

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:


What matters most to you? Is it being part of a strong team? Supporting your family? Solving global problems? You can do these and more at Caterpillar; where your work enables progress around the globe, and you contribute to meaningful work. Together, we can build what matters!

SPM Oil & Gas currently has an opening for an Iron Technician Trainee located in Ft. Lupton, Colorado. As an Iron Technician Trainee at SPM Oil & Gas, you will provide assembly and testing of various mechanical components.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist Iron Technicians during the disassemble phase

  • Clean, strip and inspect all required flow control components

  • Prepare flow control products for Gauging, Ultra Sonic, and MPI inspections

  • Ability to demonstrate the disassemble of flow control products per Standard Operating

Procedure (SOP)

  • Ability to comprehend Standard Operating Procedures and Risk Assessments

  • Reasonable ability to perform basic computer functions

  • Performs other routine duties as requested

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School or equivalent required

  • Previous shop environment experience

Top Candidates will also have:

  • Valid Driver's License

  • Familiarity with hand, pneumatic and electric tooling highly desired

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in 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.

  • Capability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Additional Information:

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 is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.

The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus Must be able to wear steel-toed shoes, safety glasses and any other required proper protective 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. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


Medical, dental and vision coverage

Paid time off plan (Vacation, Holiday, Volunteer, Etc.)

401k savings plan

Health savings account (HSA)

Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)

Short and long-term disability coverage

Life Insurance

Paid parental leave

Healthy Lifestyle Programs

Employee Assistance Programs

Voluntary Benefits (Ex. Identity Theft Protection)

Minimum Hourly Rate:

$18.59 per hour

Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected applicant.

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.caterpillar.com/careers.

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

There’s more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work. We make sure our employees feel continuously challenged while also supported. We provide professional growth opportunities, including leadership programs. We celebrate the diversity of our team, while also working together as one Caterpillar.

Our culture, like everything at our company, is made possible by each employee’s contribution. Person by person, we create the environment we work in, and we are proud of the Caterpillar we’ve built.