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Welder III

Date: Oct 4, 2021

Location: Snyder , NE, US, 68664

Company: REV Group, Inc.

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Requisition ID: 10995

Spartan Emergency Response (Spartan ER) is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of custom emergency response vehicles, cabs and chassis. Driven by a commitment to quality and innovation, Spartan and its portfolio of brands Spartan Fire Apparatus and Chassis, Smeal Fire Apparatus, and Ladder Tower (LT) offer a broad range of apparatus to meet specific requirements and demands of the fire service industry.  Spartan has a rich history in fire apparatus manufacturing with over 250 years of combined experience. This acquisition enhances REV’s product offering in its Fire Group within its Fire & Emergency segment.

 

Job Title:  Welder III

 

The specific statements show in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully. Smeal Fire Apparatus recognizes that an individual with a disability may require an accommodation the enable him/her to successfully perform a job function. Consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Follow standard operating procedures as well as written and verbal orders and instructions in English.
  2. Lift up to 75 lbs. and be in good physical condition. Standing, bending, climbing, crawling, and lying on hard surfaces as well as upper body and back strength required.
  3. Follow all company policies and procedures as stated in the company policy and safety manual including wearing safety glasses, safety toed footwear, hardhats, and other PPE per area.
  4. Able to work in a noisy environment.
  5. Work overtime as needed.
  6. Actively pursue cost reduction measures.
  7. Perform all assigned tasks within specific time limits and company standards.
  8. Must be able to read a tape measure.
  9. Must comply with all safety regulations regarding the work area, the product and equipment. Recognize and report all safety discrepancies to your supervisor.
  10. Possess a thorough knowledge to work independently in all aspects of this field including products, options, and uses.
  11. Ability to read and understand blue prints.
  12. Ability and willingness to be cross-trained in respective departments.
  13. Able to learn about parts and where they are used as well as the number required per assigned task.
  14. Communicate with department leaders when items run low in order to restock/reorder parts.
  15. Possess extensive experience from outside of the company or has mastered all the required skills at the previous level in order to advance.  
  16. Can learn to plan efficient schedules for self and others.
  17. Willingness to share department and company knowledge as needed.
  18. Ability to write down information for future reference.
  19. Must be Forklift, Motored palletized jacks, & Crane Operator Certified.
  20. Must be a Certified Welder.

 

Daily Functions:

  1. Must be able to complete all daily functions of a Welder/Fabricator I & II.
  2. Execute proper fixturing and set up.
  3. Understand NDT testing acceptability standards and can effectively repair welds per NDT inspection with no indication repair has been made when complete.
  4. Must be able to operate and setup welders required to perform the duties of this position.
  5. Perform metal arc welding of ladder components, torque box, and miscellaneous parts as well as required sanding per company standards and quality cosmetic appearance. This includes inside of torque box and body compartments which may cause awkward positioning.
  6. Ability to read blue prints fluently.
  7. Ability to perform mathematical functions.
  8. Ability to build from blue prints, shop orders, etc.
  9. Use hand tools, sanders, and grinders and operate plasma cutter, torch, shear bar-angle, iron saw, and cranes.
  10. Perform acceptable welds in qualified process and positions.
  11. Sand and grind welds and/or parts.
  12. Ability to consistently read a tape measure accurately.
  13. Identify and place parts in designated areas independently.
  14. Weld on a daily basis. This includes welding in small areas or in truck compartments.
  15. Ability to identify different types of weld wire as well as the knowledge to change out wire and settings.
  16. Ability to be given a small project that would entail reading a blueprint and building to specifications independently.
  17. Identify the different sizes of weld call outs as well as identifying a good/bad weld.

 

Required Tests:

  1. Must be able to pass a Flat, Horizontal, & Vertical Weld Test as well as having knowledge in TIG welding.

 

Potential Hazards:

  1. Eye injuries & exposure to ultra violet rays: welding can cause damage to eyes. Required to wear an approved helmet with a lens tinted to 10 or darker per OSHA standards, or an electronic lens set to at least 10 when welding. Eye protection and face shield must be worn when sanding to prevent eye injury. 
  2. Burns: wear PPE when welding to protect against burns.
  3. Trips & falls: ensure all air hoses and obstacles are kept clear of aisles.
  4. Heavy lifting: ask co-worker for help or use a crane or forklift operator when lifting objects over 75 lbs.
  5. Air quality: wear respirator when in close quarters due to gases from welding, if needed.

 

 

Additional Responsibilities:

Perform other duties as assigned.

 

This description reflects the principal functions of the job for purpose of job evaluation.  It should not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements of the job nor shall be construed as giving exclusive responsibility for every function described.

 

REV Group (NYSE: REVG) is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. REV serves a diversified customer base primarily in the United States through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial and Recreation. REV provides customized vehicle solutions for applications including: essential needs (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, mobility vans and municipal transit buses), industrial and commercial (terminal trucks, cut-away buses and street sweepers) and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles (“RVs”) and luxury buses). REV’s brand portfolio consists of 30 well-established principal vehicle brands including many of the most recognizable names within our served markets. Several of REV’s brands pioneered their specialty vehicle product categories and date back more than 50 years.

REV Group is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. REV Group also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

 

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