Are you an experienced Steel Fitter? Do you have military training and experience as an Allied Trade Specialist, Machinist, Metal Worker, Seabee, Hull Maintenance Technician or Airframe Mechanic? Are you a Shipyard Steel Fitter or 1316 Metal Worker? Are you veteran transitioning to civilian employment? If these descriptors apply to you, then this career opportunity—meaning there is potential for growth and increasing responsibility with ADF International—may be just what you’ve been looking for.
We are located in the heart of Montana with all the outdoor activities you could dream of. We will help with relocation and offer employee incentive programs, volunteer opportunities, company sponsored events for our employees and families...the benefits are endless, and Montana has no sales TAX!!!!!
We are one team, and we rock!
Day Shift: Monday-Thursday 6:00 am-4:30 pm
Evening Shift: Monday-Thursday 4:30pm-3:00 am
Do you have a minimum 10,000 hours (approx. 5 years) of relevant trade experience from which competent knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved or a combination of a minimum of 8,000 hours (approx. 4 years) of relevant trade experience and training from which equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved? If you do, we want to talk with you about a position as an “A” level fitter with ADF International.
Do you have a minimum 8,000 hours (approx. 4 years) of relevant trade experience from which competent knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved or a combination of a minimum of 6,000 hours (approx. 3 years) of relevant trade experience and training from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved? If you do, we want to talk with you about a position as a “B” level fitter with ADF International.
Do you have a minimum of 6,000 hours (approx. 3 years) of relevant trade experience or a combination of a minimum of 4,000 hours (approx. 2 years) of relevant trade experience and training from which competent knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved? If you do, we want to talk with you about a position as a “C” level fitter with ADF International.
Successful candidates will enjoy not only a rewarding career with ADF International but also will enjoy the many benefits of life in historic Great Falls, Montana—its great schools, safe streets, interesting museums and attractions, its many family-friendly community activities and above all its congenial small town atmosphere like none other in America. And Great Falls is a gateway to Big Sky Country’s great outdoors—to hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, horse sports and all outdoor winter recreation.
If you think you are a good fit for this company and for this Treasure State community, send your letter of interest and your resume now and take the first steps toward the next phase of your career with a move to Great Falls, Montana, and ADF International.
Key Technical Skills/Abilities:
o Proficient in reading and interpreting blue prints, drawings and specifications.
o Proficient with MCAW.
o Responsible for achieving good speed of execution while maintaining quality workmanship in a wide range of fitting activities.
o Proficient in the safe and judicious operation of overhead cranes.
o Responsible for safely and efficiently discharging production tasks on schedule with minimal supervision.
Must have the ability to speak English fluently.
o Responsible for positioning and securing (spot or tack welding) various types and sizes of steel parts and components to be welded onto subassemblies or assemblies, according to drawings, specifications and instructions.
o Responsible for making basic layouts and marking weld points on parts or assemblies in order to establish reference points.
o Responsible for clamping, holding, tack welding, heat-bending, grinding and/or bolting component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding.
o Responsible for examining work pieces for defects, measuring work pieces to ensure conformance with specifications.
o Responsibility for analyzing drawings, blueprints, specifications, sketches, to plan, layout, assembly, and welding operations.
o Responsible for cutting steel plates and structural shapes to dimensions, and beveling as specified by blueprints and layouts using powered saws, hand shears, chipping knives or oxy torches.
o Responsible for repairing products by dismantling, straightening, reshaping, and reassembling parts, using cutting torches, straightening presses, and hand tools.
o Responsible for performing tasks using overhead traveling cranes, when required.
o Responsible for any other related duties, as required and/or special projects as needed.
Founded in 1956, ADF GROUP INC. is a North American leader in the design and engineering of connections, fabrication, including industrial coating, and installation of complex steel structures, heavy steel built-ups, as well as miscellaneous and architectural metalwork for the non-residential construction Industry.
ADF Group Inc. operates two steel structure fabrication plants; one of 630,000 ft2 (58,530 m2) in the province of Quebec, Canada and one of 100,000 ft2 (9,290 m2) in Montana, USA through its US subsidiary "ADF International Inc.", where ADF Group Inc. also operates a 48,000 ft2 (4,460 m2) industrial coating plant through “ADF Industrial Coating Inc.”.
ADF International/Industrial Coating Inc. benefits and perquisites
Compensation depends on experience and includes full benefits. All full-time employees, working at least 30 hours per week, will be eligible for benefits on the 1st day of the month following 30 days of employment. ADF offers medical and dental (employer pays 100% of premium for employee and 75% of premium for dependents) and voluntary vision insurance. Employer provides Long Term Disability and Basic Life Insurance. Supplemental Term Life and Accident Insurance Benefits are available for minimal cost to employee. ADF offers a Flexible Benefits Spending account for Medical and Daycare. Employee can contribute up to $2600.00 pre-tax dollars for medical and $5000.00 pre-tax for daycare. Regular full-time employees are eligible to accrue Paid Time Off. New employees start accruing PTO immediately upon hire and are eligible to use PTO following completion of 30 days of employment. Union employees start accruing Vacation and Sick Leave immediately. Vacation can be used after one year and sick leave can be used after 6 weeks. ADF International recognizes and is closed for 8 paid holidays during the year. ADF has established a 401 (k) plan to provide employees the potential for future financial security for retirement and provides matching funds after 6 months of employment. ADF will match 50% of non-union employee’s contribution up to a max of 5%. ADF contributes .50 per hour worked for union employees to the National Shopmen Pension Fund starting at 960 hours. These funds are used to provide pension benefits for eligible employees