Associate Technologist

Caterpillar Pittsburgh , PA 15201

Posted 4 days ago

Systems Technologist/Associate Technologist

Caterpillar is looking for a systems technologist at its Pittsburgh Automation Center in Pittsburgh, PA. In this role you will work on the exciting and technically challenging Automation Systems Development team. This team is responsible for developing and demonstrating perception systems, which are often used in conjunction with information systems, remote control, semi-autonomous, and fully autonomous machine control systems.

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

  • Perform field of view studies for various Caterpillar machines that use perception components

  • Order parts from suppliers, and build electronic components in house as necessary

  • Ensure lab system setups are ready on time for engineers

  • Lead various facility maintenance and improvement activities

  • Responsible for lab work that includes creating electrical schematics, drawings, harnesses, mechanical fixtures, assembling mechanical packaging for prototypes, soldering etc.

  • Maintenance of the systems lab, and on-site machines, vehicles (HEX, TTT, Truck, etc.)

  • Generate documentation for machines and lab test setups. Maintain revision control for all generated data and documentation

  • Work with various autonomy/robotic sensors such as smart cameras, radars, lidars and perform tuning and calibration activities

  • Will require to travel up to 10%

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associates or Bachelor degree in relateddiscipline, or equivalent combination of experience and education

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant industry experience

  • Skilled at interpreting mechanical (part and assembly)and creating electrical (schematic) drawings

  • Skilled at assembling mechanical packaging forprototypes

  • Skilled at component and board level solderingof PCBs

  • Skilled in making electrical harnesses forprototype units and lab setups

  • Able to take instructions from team leads andwork independently to deliver

  • Valid driver's license required

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Caterpillar products and policies

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

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