This employee performs mechanical work building Ditch Witch machinery using various hand and power tools (wrenches, hammers, impact tools, etc.). This includes working with mechanical, hydraulic, fuel, and electrical systems on machinery. The employee also performs other duties as assigned.
- Read information from blueprints, drawings, production records, written instructions, technical documents, etc.
- Fit, position, and fasten components to build machinery or sub-assemblies of machinery using vises, clamps, wrenches, air-powered tools, pliers, etc.
- Handle components and completed pieces of equipment. This includes lifting, moving, and positioning them, sometimes with a hoist and sometimes manually.
- Operate equipment to move it and check its functions. This includes using steering wheels, control levers, knobs, buttons, etc. while observing and evaluating equipment functions.
- Use a computer to check the location, inventory, and routing of parts.
- Record information electronically.
- Through behavior and communication, maintain positive relationships with customers, clients, supervisors, and co-workers.
- Meet or exceed typical expectations for productivity, quality, attendance, and safety.
- Manufacturing plant conditions (indoors, with variable temperature, humidity, noise, and dirt).
- Physical hazards such as powered vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic, sharp objects, moving machinery, compressed air power supplies, and materials handling.
- Working with hazardous materials, including solvents, oils, grease, paint, and fuels.
- A variable work schedule (ranging from 8-12 hours daily with overtime paid after 40 hours per week) and some scheduled work on Saturdays.
- An expectation to work at least 50% of the Extra Time (ET).