This employee hand welds components used to build Ditch Witch equipment. This employee also assembles equipment and performs other duties as assigned.
- Read information from blueprints, technical manuals or other documents.
- Set up fixtures, mount parts in fixtures, and perform mechanical assembly. This includes using hand and air tools such as wrenches, torque wrenches, impact wrenches, screwdrivers, hammers, etc.
- Move and position parts —with a hoist and manually.
- Use a hoist to lift and position large, heavier components and completed weldments.
- Set up, adjust, and operate MIG welding equipment to weld machine components.
- Remove components from fixtures, clean and check them for quality, and correct errors or deficiencies of weldments.
- Use a computer to check the location, inventory, routing of parts, and to record inventory transactions.
- Through behavior and communication, maintain positive relationships with customers, clients, supervisors, and co-workers.
- Meet or exceed typical production, quality, attendance, and safety expectations.
- Manufacturing plant conditions (indoors, with variable temperature, humidity, noise, and dirt).
- Relatively high temperatures
- Use of personal protective equipment including a welding hood, gloves, and sleeves, safety glasses, face shields and hearing protection
- Physical hazards such as powered vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic, sharp objects, moving machinery, electrical arc-welding equipment, and materials handling
- Working with hazardous materials, including solvents, oils, grease, and pressurized gases
- 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).