Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Confirm that all safety measures are in place and operational including welding screens before working.
• Perform daily maintenance and safety checks on welding equipment.
• Layout, fit, weld, and finish parts with minimal or no supervision according to customer specifications in the allocated time.
• Measure work-piece dimensions throughout the frame fabrication operation to assure quality and the ability to replicate.
• Recommend improvements to perform the job more efficiently.
• Maintain a log of preventive maintenance on a daily/weekly schedule according to manufacturer’s recommendations.
• Alert supervisor of any maintenance on daily/weekly schedule according to manufacturer’s recommendations.
• Observe tool and machine operation to detect work piece defects or welding machine malfunction.
• Notify the supervisor of any problems and suggested changes that will allow jobs to run more efficiently.
• Finishing of welds as specified by work order.
• Keep work area clean, neat, and orderly
• Consider pallet weight and stacking methods to maintain safe capacity.
• Miscellaneous duties as assigned to help Prescott achieve its goals.
In Process Inspection Requirements:
• Verify material type and material thickness
• Check for any material defects or damage
• Verify finish
• Verify orientation on every structural member
• Verify all outside dimensions after tack-up
• Verify all lead in dimensions of cutouts and holes after tack-up
• Verify quantity
• Verify all tapped holes are free of debris
• Verify weld splatter is removed as required
Minimum Qualifications/Technical Knowledge Required:
• Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
• Interpret Job Travelers (work orders)
• Understand cut lists and (BOM) Bill of Materials
• Basic understanding of metallurgy for material used
• Identify material types and gauges
• Read job specifications to determine machine adjustments
• Read Tape Measure, Dial Caliper, Versa Gauge and other related measuring devices.
• Convert decimals and fractions, related to what shows on the Job Traveler/blueprints.
• Proficiently interpret mechanical drawings
• Able to understand material shrinkage and expansion with the use of heat.
• Certified on the battery-operated pallet jack
• Certified on the over-head Crane
• Certified on welding equipment
Physical Demands/ Work Conditions:
• The Fabricator will be standing for 8-10 hours per day, walking, stooping, and reaching, as well as frequently lifting manually and/or moving material up to 50 pounds.
• Typical manufacturing environment, subject to dust, metal shavings, machinery oil, and powder coating.
Required Personal Protective Equipment:
• Safety Glasses-- Two forms of eye protection when operating grinders
• Leather work boots
• Gloves when handling material and welding
• Welding helmet with approved lens
• Earplugs while machinery is operating