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Valmont Newmark Fitter/Welder (Evening Shift) in El Dorado, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12017966

The Fitter/Welder is an Individual Contributor responsible for welding metal components together to fabricate or repair products according to layouts, blueprints, or work orders, using brazing and a variety of arc and gas welding equipment.




Essential Functions:


+ Lay out, align and assemble fabricated metal products used in electrical poles, substations and other structures


+ Work from blueprints and layouts to accurately fit structural parts or components together in shop, preparation to welding or riveting


+ Assemble structural units; repetitive types of assembling operations according to procedures established by others; and use hand tools and measuring devices in the performance of work


+ Perform repetitive types of assembling operations according to procedures established by others; and use hand tools and measuring devices in the performance of work


+ Fuse (weld)metal structural components together by means of arc welding using one process in the fabrication of steel electrical poles, substations, and other structures


+ Perform welding operations requiring a limited amount of planning and laying out of work from blueprints or other written specifications and determining operation sequence


+ Lay out guidelines or marks on metal parts and cut metal with a cutting torch


+ In addition to performing hand welding, the welder may also layout guidelines or marks on metal parts and may cut metal with a cutting torch or plasma cutter


+ Move pole shafts using an overhead crane and the gather parts and materials to complete the project


+ Actively participate in department safety, demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors which conform to all Valmont safety policies and procedures


+ Maintain the cleanliness of work area including all equipment and machinery


+ Ability to wear all required personal protective equipment (PPE) and work both in a non-temperature controlled environment and outdoors


+ Other duties as directed by leaders and management




Important Details about the Role:


+ Setup, operate, and perform general maintenance of equipment without difficulty


+ Make mathematical calculations in preparing product or setting up the machinery


+ Read and decipher blue prints and flat sheets correctly and without assistance


+ The employee must maintain a safe and productive work environment producing a quality product which is shipped complete and on time to satisfy the needs of the customer


+ The employee has a direct impact on safety, quality, productivity, and delivery


+ This position reports to the Production Supervisor

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