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Summary:

Under the supervision of the manager, performs repair and new fabrication

on and for Fire, Rescue and EMS Apparatus.Incumbent(s) may not be

required to perform all duties in this description and incumbent(s) may

be required to perform position-related tasks other than those specifically

listed in this description.

 

We give a higher preference to welders with 2+ years of aluminum welding and

who are WABO certified or will commit to completing certification please see 

 www.WABO.org

 

Essential Job Functions:

 

  • Keeps track of shop inventory and orders.

  • Ensures shop cleanliness and maintenance on a regular basis.

  • Processes and tracks repair orders.

  • Makes repairs and performs welding and fabrication on all vehicles and equipment, both in shop and on-site.

  • Monitors and instructs accordingly all safety-related issues as related to the shop area or any location where maintenance is being performed.

  • Available to perform emergency repair work after hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours is essential.

To be considered for this job, you MUST have:

  • 2 Years Minimum Welding experience with focus on Aluminum

  • The ability to determine the kind of tools & equipment needed for the job

  • Good math skills, time management skills & reading comprehension

  • Strong critical thinking skills

  • Arm/hand steadiness, control precision, good coordination, finger dexterity, trunk strength, static strength & dynamic strength

  • The ability to stand for long periods of time

  • The ability to comfortably lift up to 60 pounds

  • The ability to work at heights and/or in confined spaces

  • Maintain good personal hygiene and appearance

  • Pass a background check & drug test

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Fabricating and building components from scratch i.e. bedframes, boxes, consoles and brackets as a few examples

  • Using hand-welding equipment to MIG & TIG weld or join metal components, or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products

  • Clamping, holding, tack-welding & grinding component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding

  • Removing rough spots from work pieces using portable grinders

  • Chipping or grinding off excess weld or splatter using hand scrapers or power chippers & portable grinders

  • Welding components in flat, vertical or overhead positions

  • Operating safety equipment

  • Operating manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments, using processes such as gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc & plasma arc

  • Monitoring the fitting, burning, and welding processes to avoid overheating of parts or warping, shrinking, distortion, or expansion of metal

  • Other tasks as assigned

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Reads and follows simple to complicated instructions, schematics, and other information contained in repair manuals for the diagnosis and repair of fire and EMS vehicles and equipment.

  • Performs calculations and works with numbers to solve problems.

  • Reads and understands reference books and complicated procedures and manuals.

  • Ability to prioritize multiple work orders.

  • Pays attention to detail while ensuring crews observe safety precautions.

  • Knowledge of safety hazards and precautions.

  • Appropriately records repairs and parts used.

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen.

  • Work is performed in an automotive repair shop and on construction sites.

  • May be subject to bending, twisting, reaching, kneeling and lifting such as retrieving and replacing materials, supplies, and inventory, or when performing preventative maintenance and repair of vehicles and heavy equipment.

  • May be subject to exposure to extreme weather conditions, hazardous chemicals and fumes common to automotive repair shops.

Equipment and Tools Utilized:

  • Brakes, Skill Saws, Shears, Cut Off Wheels, Grinders, Chop Saws, Plasma Cutter


How to Apply:

Send resume and letter of interest to

ginny@usfireequipment.com

 

  • NO phone calls

  • NO walk in’s

 

WELDER/FABRICATOR JOB DESCRIPTION