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Mechanic

Department: Mechanic
Location: Vancouver, WA

Job Title:      Mechanic 1                          

Department: Production               

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Hourly                    

Reports To: Foreman

 

POSITION SUMMARY: 

  • Fabricate buildings, beams, girders, boats, etc., out of miscellaneous steel materials according to contract specifications and blueprints. Responsible for leading and directing others in this fabrication process.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSABILITIES:

  • Read and interpret all types of drawings and sketches, lay out and assemble with speed and accuracy and with minimal aid of supervision.
  • Identify structural steel shapes, cut to length, lay out and fit up welded or bolted detail, show weld sizes, piece marks, direction marks, etc.
  • Develop, bend,      roll, build up, and assemble various types of plate assemblies and structures.         
  • Works with Forman to organize and direct crew.
  • Ability to work to a build plan based on drawings, job procedure manuals and applicable codes.
  • Has latitude to self-direct for best practice and through-put.
  • Responsible for maintaining established schedules.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

  • None

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:

  • Experience and ability to perform the above referenced essential functions and responsibilities.     
  • Sufficient knowledge in burning, welding, and operation of production machines and cranes.
  • Capable of welding a 3/8 horizontal fillet weld with wire (FCAW); UT weld experience is a plus.
  • Knowledgeable in the operation of all fabrication equipment. CNC and NC operations not required but could be helpful.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Min. five Years’ welding/fabrication experience. Or apprentice program.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • Hold valid certificate, or pass weld test upon employment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to lift, carry 60Lbs., or maneuver objects, difficult objects will be lifted with the assistance of mechanical means or additional manpower.
  • Must be able to lift 4 ft., 60 lb. spool of wire and load welding machine.
  • Ability to sit, tand, bend, reach, kneel, twist, pull, push, grip, and climb.
  • Capable of working from 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. 

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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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