Weld and fabricate to support repairs and new builds of various freight moving equipment for a barge line and freight terminal. This position is a Safety Sensitive position.
Other duties may be assigned.
* Inspect and analyze all equipment for proper repair.
* Structural repair of forklifts, loaders, dozers, tractors and other equipment in the company.
* Evaluate projects and determine safety precautions needed to complete the task.
* Set up, cut, and fit materials for welding.
* Record daily activities in the company's M&R maintenance software (TMW - PO's and inventory of components/supplies) .
* Maintain and instruct others on proper safety procedures.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and physical demands in the work environment.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of 3 years' experience fabricating and welding. Experience and considerable knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of various types of equipment. High school diploma or GED preferred.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. The ability to communicate effectively with other employees, vendors and customers both verbally and in writing.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. The ability to use a measuring tape..
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables. Ability to interpret and follow a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form including blueprints and shop drawings.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Valid driver's license and good driving record is preferred. Must be eligible to apply and be issued a TWIC (Transportation Workers Identification Card) Able to meet forklift certification requirements. Identification or passport valid for travel required. Welding certification, WABO certification preferred.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
* Strong fabrication skills with no or minimal drawings.
* Ability to meet a regular work schedule.
* Ability and willingness to work overtime as required.
* Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work to meet schedules/deadlines.
* Regular attendance and timeliness are essential functions of this position. Daily physical presence is required.
* Ability to work alone or as part of a team with minimal supervision.
* Ability to change focus and job duties in a fast moving, time restricted environment.
Alaska Marine Lines is a federal contractor so all employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands and fingers to hold, handle, objects, tools, or to key data entry; reach with hands and arms to clean, spray or perform repairs; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl with legs and knees; and talk or hear while communicating using telephones or radios. The employee frequently is required to walk and climb or balance. Employee is occasionally required to climb ladders. The employee is regularly required to use eyes, ears, arms, hands, legs, and feet to safely operate motor powered vehicles. The employee must also be able to work in confined areas for extended periods.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and may be required to wear air purifying respirator. Employee is required to wear PPE as outlined in Company's Industrial Health and Safety Manual which may include hard hat, safety toe shoes/boots, gloves, safety glasses/goggles, hearing protection and respiratory protection. The employee needs the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; and vibration.
The noise level in the work environment is moderate in the office to very loud in the barge operation.
This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.
Federal law requires Alaska Marine Lines to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Alaska Marine Lines will provide the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Details: http://bit.ly/2nk3jWa EEO Poster EEO Poster Supplement
A post conditional offer of employment physical, drug test, background investigation
and COVID-19 vaccination are required. Random drug testing is required of all Alaska Marine Lines employees.
Alaska Marine Lines is an equal opportunity employer.
AML does not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, honorably discharged veteran or military status, citizenship or immigration status, age, national origin, the presence of any physical, mental, or sensory disability, gender identity, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, political ideology, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
Veterans and Minorities are encouraged to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Priority referrals for protected veterans.