Author Archives: Norma Patterson

Electrical Assembler

DESCRIPTION

In a fast-paced manufacturing facility, the Electrical Assembler uses blueprints and electrical schematics to wire electrical enclosures and cable harnesses for food processing and/or battery handling equipment.  Electrical Assemblers are detail-oriented, skilled employees who build and test products by safely using shop equipment and such standard hands tools as pneumatic tools, electric tools, and multimeters.  Assemblers must be able work independently and in cooperation with other employees.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Accurately read and interpret blueprints.
  2. Accurately read and interpret electrical schematics.
  3. Safely operate grinders, pneumatic tools, and multimeters.
  4. Comply with Shop and Department Safety Rules and practices.
  5. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and carry for distances to 25 feet.
  6. Other duties as assigned.

 

CONDITIONS

  1. Hours per day – 6:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Thursday, with opportunities for overtime.
  2. Work Breaks – two 15-minute breaks daily, one 30-minute lunch break.
  3. Work performed while
  4. Sitting – 5%
  5. Standing – 95%
  6. Kneeling, Bending, Stooping, Pushing, Pulling – 35%
  7. Lifting

Light – 1-15 pounds – frequently

Medium – 16-45 pounds – Frequently

*Any lifting over 50 lbs. requires assistance or use of mechanical device.

  1. Carrying distance – Up to 25 feet frequently.
  2. Environment – Temperature from 25 to 110+ degrees.  Fumes, dust, humidity, noise.

Combination Fit Up Welder

DESCRIPTION

In a fast-paced, manufacturing facility, the Fit-up Welder reads and uses blueprints, tape measure, square, appropriate MIG/TIG welding machine to fit-up, tack, and finish welding for mild steel and stainless-steel products.  Requires shop math skills including knowledge of angles.  Requires knowledge of general shop practices and shop safety.  Must be able to recognize and measure various steel types and sizes. Requires good oral communication skills, listening skills, and ability to learn. Works independently and in cooperation with other employees. Operates forklift truck, overhead cranes, and hoists.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Attendance- present at scheduled shift to perform assigned tasks.
  2. Comply with Shop and Department Safety Rules and practices.
  3. Safely operate MIG/TIG welding equipment, grinders, band saws, and pneumatic tools.
  4. Accurately read and interpret blueprints.
  5. Ability to fit-up, tack, and finish welding for mild steel and stainless-steel products within close tolerances.
  6. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and carry for distances to 25 feet.
  7. Other duties may be assigned.

 

CONDITIONS

  1. Hours per day – 6:00am to 4:30pm, Mon. through Thurs., with occasional overtime
  2. Work Breaks – 30-minute Lunch, 2, 15-minute breaks daily, 1 morning/1 afternoon
  3. Work performed while
  4. Sitting – 5%
  5. Standing – 95%
  6. Kneeling, Bending, Stooping, Pushing, Pulling – 35%
  7. Lifting

Light – 1-15 pounds – frequently

Medium – 16-45 pounds – Frequently

*Any lifting over 50 lbs. requires assistance or use of mechanical device.

  1. Carrying distance – Up to 25 feet frequently.
  2. Environment – Temperature from 25 to 110+ degrees.  Fumes, dust, humidity, noise.

Field Service Technician

Description Summary

Due to heavy travel to customers locations in multiple cities and countries, candidates must be fully vaccinated, proof of vaccination required.

In an industrial setting, the Field Service Installation Technician, under the direction of the Service Department Manager, uses experience to overcome obstacles encountered when installing equipment, software and hardware to include, testing, training, and troubleshooting to ensure customer satisfaction. Must be able to travel at a moments notice, be able to multi-task several projects within the same time period and manage given resources to complete each project with excellent results. Must be able to read blueprints and schematics. Must have aptitude for troubleshooting industrial electrical components. Must be able to work in varying conditions including elevated heights up to 45 feet with use of various man lifts.  Must be able to work with customers and contract workers in a congenial manner. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are a must.

 

Education and Experience

Minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent, prefer an Associates Degree with emphasis on manufacturing technology or a closely related field is desired with hands on experience in installing, troubleshooting, and configuring battery handling and food processing equipment and associated hardware and software applications. Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred but not required. Knowledge of personal computer systems desired.

 

Essential Functions:

  1. Consults with Engineering, Manufacturing and Sales to identify current customer systems, operating procedures.
  2. Installs components, associated hardware and possibly software to include wiring, touch screens, hubs, and wireless systems according to specifications given.
  3. Labels assets, builds appropriate files, and completes field service reports on a timely basis.
  4. Maintains accurate travel records and completes travel expense reports on a regular basis.
  5. Provides technical support for users including training, installation and troubleshooting for both hardware and software.

 

Conditions –

  1. Hours per day – 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday, and as required to get the job completed.
  2. Extensive travel to US and International customers, usually 3-5 days but extended travel might be required.
  3. Work performed while
  1. Sitting – 30%
  2. Standing/walking – 55%
  3. Kneeling, Bending, Stooping, Pushing, Pulling – 10%
  4. Climbing on ladders, platforms, man lifts – 5%
  5. Lifting

Light – 5-10 pounds – frequently

Medium – 16-45 pounds infrequently

Heavy – 46- 50 pounds – occasionally

  1. Carrying distance – 15 to 25 feet
  2. Environment – Manufacturing plant where temperatures range from 25 to 110+ degrees with

fumes, dust, humidity, noise