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Schuff Steel Co Fitter/Welder in Ottawa, Kansas

Employee Value Proposition

Working for a world-class leader in building structures, a Schuff Steel Production Fitter-Welder brings his/her expertise and knowledge in steel and/or bridge fabrication to build some of the most complex and high profile projects in the commercial building, bridge, and industrial sectors. Critical to the production process this position assembles and fits drawing dimensions of the various structural, plate, and mechanical materials. Welds a large variety of materials. Welds in all positions with a high degree of proficiency utilizing full skills of the trade including knowledge of common heat reactions of structural metals, and are certifiable. The production fitter utilizes a high degree of proficiency while utilizing full skills of the trade including knowledge of blueprints and common heat reactions of structural metals. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily.

In return, the Company will offer competitive market-based compensation and comprehensive health insurance benefits. We are committed to professional development and growing our business. We are looking for a professional with a growth mindset who desires a progressive long-term career.

Core Responsibilities

  • Follows applicable welding procedures (AWS, AISC)

  • Welds on the ground level, above ground and below ground, in any required position.

  • Chips peens and grinds material to prepare for welding or finish.

  • Welds structural materials such as plates, sheets, girders, tanks, etc., occasionally involving uncommon structural metals or machine metals under close tolerances of heat application and workmanship.

  • Straightens materials by heat or flame.

  • Perform gouging and scarfing as needed.

  • Must take and pass welding test in accordance to AWS D1.1.

  • Receives instructions, prints, sketches and work orders.

  • Reads and interprets blueprints and plans the fitting operation.

  • Directs and assists in handling and spreading of material, assembling material into required relationships according to detail drawings; handling and placing detail material in assembly, placing bolts, drift pins and other fastening deceives in proper locations.

  • Lays out work lines or fits up jigs for positioning material when required; checks, squares, and scribes all detail connections.

  • Responsible for work conforming to drawings and notes thereon.

  • Cleans up material by grinding or chipping.

  • Burns and tack welds for assembly purposes. Burns, copes, bevels and straightens material. Does minor layout.

  • Spot paints for identification marks.

  • Moves material to and from the work area. Moves welding equipment to material when necessary. Positions component parts on a table held by a fixture or jib, tacking when required.

  • Maintain clean and organized work area.

  • Perform other routine duties per management direction.

  • Must adhere to and follow all safety rules and PPE requirements

    Education/Training - Work Experience

    High school diploma or general education degree (GED), and/or 12 months of stable work experience. Must pass required weld test and fitter test.

    Specialized Knowledge – Certificates & Licenses

  • Equipment Knowledge & Skills – use a variety of hand tools and welding equipment

  • Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and blueprints.

  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide into all units of measure.

  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Cert in AWS D1.1 weld test

    DBM Global including its U.S. subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity Employer with an Affirmative Action Plan

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