Manually positions pole assembly in pole rollers into proper position for welding.
Reads and interprets drawings (including weld symbols) and specifications to determine proper location of attachments, as well as weld size and configuration.
Adds, subtracts, multiplies, and divides feet, inches, fractions, and decimals. Uses tables to convert fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions
Adjusts welding machines to achieve desired results within parameters of established welding procedures. Frequently pushes pulls and lifts up to 50 pounds.
Uses oxy-fuel torch to pre-heat parts to be welded in accordance with published welding codes and specifications
Uses GMAC or FCAW welding process to weld small components or assemblies in 1G and 2F positions
Wears protective equipment, including safety glasses, insulated welding gloves, leather sleeves and/or cape and welding hood
Works in confined areas at various locations on the small pole assembly line as necessary to weld components described above
Uses chipping hammer, wire brush, motorized grinders, and motorized wire brush at various times to clean welded areas.
Uses pneumatic drills and magnetic drills to drill carious size holes on pole assembly as required by drawings and specifications
Visually inspects his/her work to identify material discrepancies and to ensure that welds have been completed satisfactorily in compliance with applicable drawings and specifications.
Uses overhead cranes to transport and move material. Overhead crane training will be required.
Uses a weld gauge to measure weld size, standard and metric
Reads and interprets work orders and daily production schedules.
Corrects labor reporting in MES system to ensure operations are complete.
Assists fitter in assembling pole assembly when needed. Uses measuring tape, level, square and angle finder to measure distances and angles
Uses oxy-fuel cutting torch and plasma-arc torch for cutting steel.
Operates assembly line cart system to move tubular shafts into position for cutting on band saw and for fitting. Operates band saw for cutting tubular shafts according to specifications.
Maintains a clean work area.
Mig welding experience preferred
Must have a basic math aptitude.
Must be able to determine amperage and voltage settings.
Must be able to determine weld size and amount of penetration.
Must be able to determine bend radius on arms.
Able to accurately use measuring instruments such as tape measure, heat stick-method (material temp.), weld bead gauge and metric gauge
Must be able to understand and communicate verbally in English language.
Must possess adequate dexterity and stamina to sustain expected production effectively.
Knowledge and awareness of the safety issues related to each operation performed within the department.
Must be able to stand 100% of scheduled shift. Must be able to use foot pedal to operate equipment.
Lifting, pushing, prying, and dragging heavy materials up to 50 pounds.
Must be capable of reaching, grasping, bending, stooping, crawling under or over and occasional climbing.
Distant Vision: must be 20/40 or greater corrected or uncorrected in each eye; Near Vision: must be J2 or better corrected or uncorrected, 12 inches from face in each eye; Depth Perception: must be at less than 50 seconds of arc or greater than 60% Shepard Fry in each eye