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Lenco Industries, Inc. Welder / Fabricator in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Job Summary: The Welder/Fabricator is responsible for performing a variety of welding involving fabrication, alteration, and repairs of metal parts. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: - Weld and fabricate metal components per drawing/prints and work orders - Layout fits and welds components for assembly based on pre-designed specifications - Grind off excess weld, slag or splatter, using hand scraper, power chipper or portable grinder, and is reviewed while in progress and upon completion - Weld in flat, horizontal, vertical or overhead positions - Responsible for sound welds and accuracy of assembly - Observe and identify any fault in equipment, material and assembly process, then notifying supervisors - Control the processes of fitting burning and welding to avoid problems in relation to overheating and/or distortion of the parts - Clamping, holding, tack welding, heat bending, bolting, or grinding parts as necessary to satisfy the technical requirements - Requisition parts and equipment as necessary - Liaise with supervisor on problems to achieve efficient repair - Maintain a clean and tidy work area - Complete all documentation including inspection sheets, certificates, and receipts applying signatures as appropriate - Identify abnormalities and repairs required as result of internal actions and advise the supervisor accordingly - Identify areas of process improvement, cost and waste reduction - Work in an efficient and timely manner - Undertake relevant training and development as required - Carry out work orders within a realistic time line ensuring that deadlines are met - Maintain cooperative working relationships, and demonstrate sensitivity to and respect for a diverse population - Record all hours worked accurately - Other duties as assigned EXPERIENCE: - Experience with welding equipment - Experience with MIG and TIG welding - Mechanical aptitude EDUCATION: - High School Diploma or GED equivalent - Minimum of three (3) years\' experience CERTIFICATIONS: - AWS Certified - Crane Certified - Valid Driver\'s License KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: - Adhere to and carry out existing work practices, procedures and policies - Maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and associated guidelines where appropriate - Understand and comply with safety and environmental policies - Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision - Excellent listening skills - Take and understand measurements - Ability to follow directions - Ability to maintain focus - Work efficiently under pressure, and meet deadlines - Math skills required (add, subtract, divide, multiply and knowledge of angles) - Reading abilities required (including blueprint details) - Ability to write legibly - Follow safety and materials policies and procedures - Attention to detail - Ability to interact with the Stock room as well as numerous levels of internal staff within a variety of departments - Ability to occasionally interact with customer(s) EQUIPMENT USED: - Welding Helmet - Hand held plasma tool - Band & chop saws - Drill & punch press - Pipe bender - See list of required tools PHYSICAL DEMANDS: - Must be able to pass physical exam - Ability to lift a minimum of 70 lbs. - Ability to exert maximum force to pull and carry objects - Must be able to climb into, onto and under vehicle - Extended periods of sitting, standing, bending, squatting and kneeling - Vision a minimum 20/40 with or without corrective lenses - Good hearing WORK ENVIRONMENT: - Heated and well-ventilated factory with bright lighting and epoxied floors - Work shirts provided - Team Environment with periodic company luncheons and celebratory functions - Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions