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Specialist Swing

Department: Production
Location: Clackamas, OR

Job Title:      Specialist 1, Pre-fab.                                  

Department: Production               

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Hourly                    

Reports To: Foreman

Revision Date: 7-10-2017                                  

  

POSITION SUMMARY:  Operate various hand tools throughout the shop. Assist skilled machine operators or production personnel as needed.

Tools Required:

  • Tool box, Locking
  • 12 Crescent Wrench
  • Channel lock pliers
  • Med. Ball Peen Hammer
  • Chipping Hammer
  • Center Punch
  • Soapstone Holder
  • Job Bucket
  • Tip Cleaner
  • 4 pound Hammer
  • 2 framing square
  • Degree indicator
  • Combination Square
  • 50 tape (steel)
  • Striker
  • 6 finger clamps (2)
  • Spring clamps (4)
  • Chalk line
  • Calculator

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSABILITIES:

  • Operate various machinery in shop including large drill presses, 200 ton press, large hears and punches with assistance.
  • Set-up machines, select material, perform duties with speed and accuracy.
  • Carry out written assignments, read and understand bill of materials, lay out by template or otherwise within capabilities.
  • Responsible for daily care and maintenance of equipment and tools.
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as requested including grinding, tack welding, grinding, cleaning steel, etc.

INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS:

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees. 
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions, regarding daily functions, safety rules and regulations, and possible hazardous conditions.
  • Ability to communicate with and instruct team members on the project.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (in addition to Specialist 2)

  • Should be able to independently operate a bridge crane and rigging.
  • Proficiently read a tape measure.
  • Ability to develop more specialized skills in such areas as welding, blueprint readings, machine operation.
  • General mathematical skills for counting, add, subtract dimensions, etc.
  • Intermediate understanding of fabrication drawings.
  • Basic skills in the use of hand and power tools and equipment such as Bevellers, Drill, Saws, Torch, Track burner.
  • Run any manual equipment as directed by supervisor.
  • Knowledge of the use of tapes, squares, etc. Capable of keeping simple records.
  • Some knowledge of, or ability to familiarize self with, the fabrication plant and equipment.
  • Operate various machinery in shop including large drill presses, 200 ton press, large shears and punches with assistance.
  • Set-up and operate machines, select material, perform duties with speed and accuracy.
  • Responsible for daily care and maintenance of equipment and tools.
  • Should be able to layout parts from drawings, for drilling or beveling.
  • Carry out written assignments, read and understand bill of materials, lay out by template or otherwise within capabilities.
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as requested including grinding, cleaning steel, etc. with minimal supervision.
  •  Run any non- CNC equipment as an expert.
  •  Maintain, change blades and tooling
  •  Know when changes need to happen
  •  Proficient at finding needed information on drawings
  •  Can weld enough for fixtures 
  • General mathematical skills for counting and calculating lay-outs. etc.; optimize material usage.
  • Knowledge of the use of tapes, squares, etc.
  • Capable of keeping simple records.
  • Developing specialized skills, with certain equipment, such as:
    • Band saw
    • Peddinghaus
    • Burn table
    • Forming
    • Programing

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Minimum 2-3 years industrial experience.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: N/A

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to lift, carry 60Lbs., or maneuver objects, difficult objects will be lifted with the assistance of mechanical means or additional manpower.
  • Ability to sit, stand, bend, reach, kneel, twist, pull, push, grip, and climb.
  • Capable of working off ladders and scaffolding.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  

  • May be exposed to excessive noise, welding gases and fumes, and varying weather conditions. Proper protective equipment  will be provided as necessary.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

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