Our Hiring Process

• Click the “Search for Jobs” tab on our careers site to access the job board.

• Search keywords, Job ID numbers and/or your location to simplify results.

• Browse job descriptions/qualifications.

• Create a job alert for job postings that match your searches.

• Save jobs as favorites to share via email, LinkedIn or Facebook.

• Find a job?

• Click “Apply”

• No matches?

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• Click “Create a new Profile” and follow the steps.

• Create a user name you can remember.

• Your password must be at least 12 characters, use both upper and lower case letters, have at least one number and one special character (e.g. %, $, #).

• Save your information! Write it down!

• Click “Forgot Password” and follow the steps to reset your password if you have a previous account.

• Read/accept our Privacy Agreement.

• Accurately enter your personal information.

• Upload a cover letter and/or resume.

• Ethnic identity and disability questionnaires are optional

• Review and Submit

• Recruiters review submitted resumes

• Qualified applicants will be reviewed for interview consideration.

• If chosen, we’ll reach out first for a phone or video screen to confirm eligibility and talk about the role.

• The review process concludes with interview selections.

• If chosen, you will be contacted for an interview.

• The review process generally takes 2-6 weeks, depending on the position.

• Number of interviews vary for positions

• Interviews could be virtual or on-site

• Panel style interviews ask behavioral based questions.

We use the STAR method at Caterpillar

• Respond to behavior-based interview questions by going through the STAR:


• You will be informed if the position has been filled via phone (for those interviewed) or email (for those not interviewed).

• Once the interview process is complete, an offer will be extended.

• If accepted, the candidate will be sent an offer document with more information.

• Offers are contingent upon medical/background checks

• Visit our Contact Page for more information