POSITION DESCRIPTION: Welder

Joins aluminum and steel materials utilizing metal inert gas (MIG) and tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding methods; fills seams and holes of metal components. Follows drawings and specifications. Inspects part, sub-components and assemblies. Follows written instructions, drawings and specifications; maintains knowledge of safety protocol and quality processes.  Skills/Qualifications:  High school education and/or formal training through a vocational or technical school, relevant welder or welding fabricator certifications, ability to read blueprints, basic knowledge of chemistry and metallurgy, understanding of electricity, attention to detail, manual dexterity, physical strength, good vision, spatial skills, technical skills.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Machinist

Positions available for CNC machinists.  Responsible for programming and operating Computer Numerical Control (CNC) for the manufacture of mechanical parts, assemblies and end items. Reading and interpreting complex mechanical fabrication drawings, understanding materials and their properties and performing fabrication, assembly, adjustment and troubleshooting of precision mechanisms required.   Additional responsibilities include quality inspection and preventive maintenance of the assigned equipment.  Essential functions:  Perform CNC machining, milling, lathe turning, and cutting, grinding, and related tasks to fabricate machined parts per drawings provided.  Provide hands-on fabrication, assembly, disassembly, adjustment and measurement of complex parts.  Participate in installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of the machinery, equipment and structures used for production and ensure they are in good operating condition.  Work effectively with coworkers and superiors in a constructive, positive manner; ensure the production schedule is followed; understand production work process; address problems and develop practical solutions.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Sandblaster

Strips surfaces of dirt, rust, old paint, and grease, and prepares it for refinishing and repair using pneumatic, electrical, or mechanical equipment. Uses abrasive blasting equipment to remove paint, grease, tar, rust, and dirt; control pressure and direction of the abrasive material to prevent surface damage and injury to coworkers; shovel or pour sand, grit, or other abrasive material into the machine, and monitor and maintain an adequate supply of the abrasive in the hopper; protect specific areas of the work surface using masking film, tape, and rubber; lift, carry, and set up heavy equipment and parts onto racks, into tumbling barrels, or into cabinets; prepare parts for the paint shop, steam clean and other general labor as required; clean, change nozzle equipment as needed; maintain a clean and orderly work area.  Skills and Qualifications:  A high school diploma or general education development (GED) certificate and a valid driver’s license.  One to three years of surface preparation experience preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Forklift experience a plus.  Able to comply with instructions in written, oral, and schedule form is essential.  Must read and comprehend manuals, inspection checklists, operating and maintenance instructions, government regulations, and other work-related information.  Able to hear coworkers, see up close and far away, perceive color and depth, and have the ability to focus. May be required to stand or walk on uneven ground and ascend and descend rail cars or ladders, all of which requires stamina and endurance.  Be willing to perform other duties as needed to meet production requirements.