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Fabricator

Date: Aug 28, 2021

Location: Klamath Falls, OR, US, 97601

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

We Make Doors – Where they lead is up to you…

Job Purpose:  The Fabricator position is responsible for assisting higher-ranking fabricators and leading lower-ranking fabricators in total projects. The Engineering group’s ultimate goal is to keep a team of qualified individuals that can provide a long list of services from new equipment construction to long-term maintenance in both mechanical and electrical fields.  Competitive wage DOE and opportunity for growth.

 

Reports to:  Shop Manager

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

Performs the following duties under the supervision of Managers or experienced Fabricators:

  • Knowledge of and ability to safely use hand tools, drill motors, grinders, roto hammers, saws-alls, porta band saws, skill saws and be familiar with crew toolbox.
  • Knowledge and ability to use shop power tools, band saw, chop saw, metal muncher, drill press, shear, brake and power threading tools.
  • Be able to safely use oxygen-acetylene cutting outfit, electric welders, gas powered arc welders and mig wire feed welders.
  • Be able to safely operate forklifts and overhead cranes.
  • Be able to read blueprints, do lay out and fabricate from them.
  • Be able to organize and identify parts called out on drawing parts lists.
  • Be able to assemble on a machine – roller chain, drivers, conveyor chain sprockets, v-belt drive, flat belt conveyors, bearings, gear reducers and air supply parts.
  • Maintains their assigned work areas and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk; reach with hands and arms; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee will continuously work near moving mechanical parts and will occasionally be exposed to a risk of electrical shock.

Position follows prescribed safety regulations per lab, plant and/or facility policies and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines. This includes, but is not limited to, the use of safety glasses, ear plugs, masks, and other appropriate safety equipment as required in the Engineering building and in manufacturing facilities. Performs all job duties in a safe and efficient/effective manner. Reports unsafe conditions to appropriate supervision.

Qualifications:

This position requires a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent and 2,000 hours, in rate, or 24 months’ fabrication and shop work related experience and/or training. Certifications and/or a combination of certification and work experience may be substituted at the discretion of management.

  • Must have mechanical background and a desire to learn on the job
  • Willing to devote personal time to further education as required for advancement
  • Willingly submit to and pass all drug and alcohol testing policies
  • Experience working in a fast-paced lab, manufacturing, or maintenance environment.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with clean DMV report and reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50+/- lbs.
  • Must be able to work overtime as needed and travel domestically on occasion (<5%).

We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.

 

JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

 

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services


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