Advantage Steel
  • Corporate
  • Saxonburg, PA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Paid Time Off


WELDER / FITTER

We are a steel fabrication facility located in Saxonburg, PA.  We have an opening for an entry to mid-level welder/fitter's helper to complete heavy structural steel fabrication projects for bridges, buildings and heavy equipment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work in conjunction, and under the direction of the Operations Manager, Shop Foreman and/or Quality Control;
  • Work in conjunction with other fabricators, welders and helpers;
  • Use engineering plans, shop drawings and sketches to fabricate components and assemblies;
  • Use basic shop math to prepare, lay out, fit, and assemble stock;
  • Use a variety of heavy industrial tools and machines to saw-cut, flame-cut, shear, bend, grind and drill steel;
  • Ensure welding quality meets company standards;
  • Work safely by following corporate safety standards;
  • Ensure that labor hours are accurately logged and recorded each day/week/period;
  • Ensure good housekeeping of fabrication shop and related facilities;
  • Work extended hours as per job requirements.

Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of welding/fabricating experience;
  • HS Diploma or equivalent required; 2-year post-secondary in a trade-related discipline a plus;
  • Basic math skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Ability to weld using processes of: SMAW, FCAW and GMAW.
  • Ability to pass welder performance qualifications in all positions;
  • Ability to operate fabrication equipment (i.e.: press brakes, shears, ironworkers, drill presses/magnetic drills, oxyfuel & plasma burning equipment, etc.);
  • Ability to operate fork truck and/or overhead & jib cranes.

Physical Demands:

  • Lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Stands frequently and walks about the work areas;
  • Occasionally stretches up and across when completing daily tasks;
  • Squatting, crouching or kneeling may be required occasionally;
  • Twisting the body or neck may be required occasionally;
  • Bending is occasionally required to facilitate the lifting of items used daily;
  • Contact with skin irritants or water may occur during certain processes;
  • Repetitive hand and arm movements are required when operating machinery;
  • The employee must be able to perform the physical demands of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. 

Educational Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Technical or Trade School preferred

 Special Note:

This job description is presented as guidance only, other reasonable tasks or responsibilities as management sees necessary may be added to this job description in order to achieve satisfactory job performance by the team member.

EEO Statement:  Our company, in accordance with state and federal laws, does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, citizenship status (unless such discrimination is required by law) or conviction record, except where sex, physical ability, age or conviction record is a bona fide occupational qualification. Our company also is required by law, by virtue of its contracts with the federal government, to take affirmative action to employ women, minorities, otherwise qualified handicapped individuals, and Vietnam-era, disabled, and other eligible veterans.

 

 

 

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