Altorfer

Journeyman Field Welder (Heavy Equipment)

Req No.
2018-1316
Category
Technicians
Location
US-IL-Elmhurst
Type
Regular Full-Time
Union or Non-Union
Union - 150
Division
Heavy
Company
Altorfer Industries Inc.

Overview

POSITION SUMMARY: Journeyman Welder must be able to perform service repairs to include components, other general repairs, and maintenance; providing a superior service and representing Altorfer’s professional image.

Basic Duties

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES (including, but not limited to):

  • Perform welding repairs using TIG, MIG, and stick
  • Fabricate repairs as needed through torching, cutting, and welding.
  • Experience with machining / milling tools and equipment
  • Perform all duties in both shop and field environments
  • Ability to properly and completely fill out all service reports, machine checklists and other service reports within department guidelines.
  • Completes all paperwork before moving on to next job; communicates extra time needed to complete tasks to immediate supervisor.
  • Ability to use SIS, ET, parts and service manuals.
  • Properly segment jobs and order parts accordingly.
  • Return unneeded parts immediately upon job completion, complete all necessary warranty documentation and send completed follow up forms on a timely basis.
  • Effectively communicate job status to Service Manager and office personnel.
  • Works in an efficient manner in the shop.
  • Capable of in-depth electrical, hydraulic and power train related troubleshooting using prescribed tool, guidelines and documentation.
  • Maintain Altorfer supplied tooling and equipment, including personal tooling
  • Technician may be required to orchestrate special parts arrangements to ensure that downtime is reduced as much as possible
  • Perform mechanical work relating to the business of the department.
  • Keep current with industry standards.
  • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction, with excellent work ethic, neat appearance and good communication skills.       Take full ownership of job.
  • Use safe working practices and adhere to all Altorfer safety initiatives.
  • Redos or excessive labor are not to exceed 5% of total labor hours worked and no cases occur where the customer or company’s equipment is damaged due to mechanic’s neglect or abuse.

Qualifications

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE:

High School diploma or equivalent. Welding certification from an accredited trade school or a minimum five years welding experience.

 

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Proficient in welding using Stick and MIG
  • Able to make decisions by themselves.
  • Ability to perform high quality repairs, in an efficient fashion, and maintain a clean working environment while working in the field.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Ability to use resources for information (when written documentation is not available)
  • Has good decision making practices and ability to follow directions.
  • Demonstrates effective communication ability, representing Altorfer’s professional image to customers and offer personnel.
  • Must have good organizational skills and ability to write technical reports.
  • Must have intermediate keyboarding skills with a basic knowledge of Office software, preferably MS Word.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ENVIORNMENTAL CONDITIONS:

“C” Constantly (6-8 hrs/day), “F” Frequently (3-6 hrs/day), “O” Occasionally (up to 3hrs/day), or "NA" if not applicable.

 

F

Climbing

F

Stooping

F

Kneeling

F

Crouching

F

Crawling

F

Reaching

F

Standing

F

Sitting

F

Walking

F

Grasping

F

Repetitive Motion

F

Keyboarding

F

Pulling

F

Lifting

F

Pushing

F

Up to 25 lbs.

F

Up to 25 lbs.

F

Up to 25 lbs.

F

26-50 lbs.

F

26-50 lbs.

F

26-50 lbs.

F

Over 50 lbs

F

Over 50 lbs.

F

Over 50 lbs.

F

 

 

Subject to both inside and outside conditions

 

 

 

 

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