We are currently offering a $1,000 sign-on bonus for this position, payable after 90-days of employment.
Carter Machinery Company, the authorized Caterpillar dealer serving Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Washington D.C. is hiring a Conventional Machinist on 2nd and weekend shift at our Salem, Virginia corporate headquarters. The Conventional Machinist is responsible for fabricating, re-engineering, repairing and assembling metal parts and components using conventional machines in a "job shop" environment; performing repairs to equipment and parts that are broken or damaged to allow economical salvage of the components; fabricating, machining, and assembling components. Operations include boring, facing, milling, tapping, burning, welding and cutting. Seeking candidates with a minimum two years experience machining on heavy equipment and components with portable machines and shop manual machines. Background in salvage related machining and experience operating manual machines. Welding skills a plus. Certificate of technical training and/or knowledge in machining and welding. Machining and welding certifications preferred.
Requirements for the Machinist position include:
Physical requirements must be met for the Machinist 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. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Additional duties may be assigned.
Competitive Compensation and Benefits:
Carter Machinery Co. Inc. is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities, or any other characteristic protected by law – are encouraged to apply.
Carter Machinery is a drug-free workplace.
*Special rules and restrictions may apply to sign-on bonus eligibility for rehires.
Carter Machinery is the Caterpillar equipment dealer for Virginia, Maryland, Washington D.C., Delaware, and southeastern West Virginia. Founded in 1928, we have grown to over 30 locations and over 2,600 employees. We sell and service the full Caterpillar product line, including Heavy Equipment, Power Generation, Marine, and Industrial Engines.
At Carter Machinery, our heart for service starts with our team. If you’re ready for a career with an organization who understands that its people are its greatest strength and the key to future success, Carter is the place for you.