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 Helmer 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 examAbility 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 SAFETY REQUIREMENTS: Lenco Industries supports and complies with all Federal and State Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) requirements. All employees are required to comply with and participate in all Lenco Industries' SHE programs. Safety is everyone's responsibility. Working safely is a precondition of employment.