Fits and assembles structural frameworks and housings from materials, such as angle iron, I-beams, and plate steel, using hand tools and welding equipment according to blueprint specifications.
The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to assemble, connect, weld, or attach parts. The employee is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands.
The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds properly. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.
Employee may be required to perform the following
Climb stepladders and extension ladders
Work from a raised platform
Operate tools properly and safely
Operate high reaches, scissor lifts, fork-trucks, cranes, if properly trained.
Pass pulmonary tests to wear respirator
Employee may be required to properly drills, welding equipment, saws, ladders, levels, wrenches, hammers, safety equipment, all tools in the requirements list, etc.
Environment: Shop employees perform physically demanding work including lifting and carrying heavy objects. Some work can happen outdoors in all weather conditions. Some jobs expose workers to harmful materials or chemicals, fumes, odors, loud noise, or dangerous machinery. Some workers may be exposed to lead-based paint, asbestos, or other hazardous substances during their work especially when working in confined spaces. To avoid injury, workers in these jobs wear safety clothing, such as gloves, hardhats, protective chemical suits, and devices to protect their eyes, respiratory system, or hearing. It is important that all workers exercise caution and are able to deal with or identify a variety of hazards.
Responsibilities and Duties
· Torpedo Level (magnetic)
· Angle Finder
· Wire Brush
· 2 Ft. Level
· Tape Measure (30-35 Ft.)
· Welder’s Pliers
· 2 Ft. Framing Square
· 32 Oz. Flat Hammer
· 12” Adjustable Wrench
· 1 Ft. Framing Square
· Chipping Hammer
· Allen Key Set
· 12” Tri-Square
· Welding Helmet
· 6” Tri-Square
· 4 ½” Grinder
· Weld Gauges
· Combo Square (12” or 16”)
· ½” Center Punch
· 2 Pr. Locking Vice Clamps
· Chalk Line
· Steel-Toe Boots
Qualifications and Skills
Essential Skills:(may include but are not limited to the ability to)
Read, understand and follow job order specifications, drawings, blueprints and/or work orders.
Lays out parts dimensions on worktable, using square, chalk line, and other tools.
Tack-welds scrap metal to outline to provide jig for assembly.
Positions parts in jig and files, chisels, and grinds parts, as indicated, to fit them together.
May heat parts with acetylene torch.
Work may also include rework of finished products.
Work within assigned group to move and position work pieces using overhead cranes as necessary.
Set up & Operate hand and power tools such as magnetic drills, grinders, cutting torches and automated welding tractors as they relate to job needs.
Inspect & correct welds as needed to meet product specifications.
Inspect equipment to maintain functionality; communicate equipment issues in a timely manner to avoid down time.
Set-up and operate machinery to support the fabrication of structural steel. This would include automated and manual punching, shearing and drilling.
Ability to work with fitters or fitters/welders to assist in the fabrication or welding of multi-component parts
Reads blueprints and other printed instructional material in the fabrication of products or parts.
Safety focused. Operates safety equipment and uses safe work habits.
Able to work in a team environment but still be self motivated.