Company Overview:

LeJeune Steel Company and its affiliates, Wisconsin Structural Steel (WSSCO) and Industrial Fabricators Inc. (IFI), are industry leading structural steel fabricators committed to building better communities. We do this through excellence, quality, and value in our structural solutions, continuous growth and opportunity for our employees, and mutually beneficial relationships with all our partners.  We want our structures to connect people, provide safe places for business and pleasure, and give life to the ideas of the people who design them and who use them.  

LeJeune Steel delivers projects in a wide variety of industries including healthcare, education, sports stadiums, commercial, industrial, warehousing, infrastructure and DOT and rail bridges across the United States and Canada.  Our commitment to innovation and continuous improvement is reflected in our use of state-of-the-art technology, software, and equipment in both our office and shops.  LeJeune Steel is part of the APi Group of companies and is proud to be a privately held, employee owned business.

 

Fitter/Welder - Level 2

Reports to:  Plant Manager                           

Description:  

Lays out, fits, and welds fabricated, cast, and forged components to assemble structural forms, such as machinery frames, building and bridge parts, according to blueprints and knowledge of welding and metallurgy: Selects equipment and plans layout, assembly, and welding, applying knowledge of geometry, physical properties of metal machining weld shrinkage, and welding techniques. Lays out, positions, aligns, and fits components together. Bolts, clamps, and tack-welds parts to secure in position for welding. Sets up equipment and welds parts, using arc, gas-shielded arc, submerged arc, or gas welding equipment. May assemble parts by bolting. Repair products by dismantling, straightening, reshaping, and reassembling parts, using cutting torch, straightening press, and hand tools, and be designated Welder, Structural Repair (welding). May specialize in using one welding process and be designated Welder-Fitter and Arc (welding).

 Essential Functions:

  • Lays out, positions, and secures parts and assemblies according to specifications, using straightedge, combination square, calipers, and ruler.
  • Analyzes engineering drawings and specifications to plan layout, assembly, and welding operations.
  • Determines required equipment and welding method, applying knowledge of metallurgy, geometry, and welding techniques.
  • Develops templates and other work aids to hold and align parts.
  • Ignites torch and adjusts valves, amperage, or voltage to obtain desired flame or arc.
  • Tack-welds or welds components and assemblies, using electric, gas, arc, or other welding equipment.
  • Heats, forms, and dresses metal parts, using hand tools, torch, or arc welding equipment.
  • Welds components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
  • Removes rough spots from workpiece, using portable grinder, hand file, or scraper.
  • Inspects grooves, angles, or gap allowances, using micrometer, caliper, and precision measuring instruments.
  • Observes tests on welded surfaces, such as hydrostatic, x-ray, and dimension tolerance to evaluate weld quality and conformance to specifications.

Qualifications (Knowledge Requirements):

  • 80 Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, benefits, repair, and maintenance.
  • 70 Design - Knowledge of design techniques, principles, tools and instruments involved in the production and use of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • 60 Building and Construction - Knowledge of materials, methods, and the appropriate tools to construct objects, structures, and buildings.
  • 55 Production and Processing - Knowledge of inputs, outputs, raw materials, waste, quality control, costs, and techniques for maximizing the manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • 50 Mathematics - Knowledge of numbers, their operations, and interrelationships including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

Skill Requirements:

  • Equipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Quality Control Analysis -- Conducting tests and inspections of products to evaluate quality.
  • Equipment Maintenance -- Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Repairing -- Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
  • Operation and Control -- Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
  • Mathematics -- Using mathematics to solve problems.

Ability Requirements:

  • Arm-Hand Steadiness -- The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
  • Manual Dexterity -- The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • Written Comprehension -- The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Near Vision -- The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Extent Flexibility -- The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
  • Wrist-Finger Speed -- The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.
  • Multi-limb Coordination -- The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
  • Control Precision -- The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine to exact positions.
  • Visualization -- The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.

 

All qualified applicants with LeJeune Steel Company will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or protected veteran.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at
Phone: 612-243-2369
Email: ellie.solberg@lejeunesteel.us

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