Structural Steel Layout/Fitter

Vulcan Steel Company
Bloomington, CA
Oct 13, 2017
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Job Description

Experience Criteria:
  • Attention to detail and must be extremely organized and committed to safety at all times
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally
  • Flexibility to handle shifting priorities and situations and work well with other affiliate team members while able to achieve project deadlines and maintaining a high standard of quality
  • Must know how to read and interpret structural steel drawings
  • Experience with overhead crane, jib hoist and forklift
  • At least 5 years experience in structural steel layout/fitting of stairs, columns, handrails and beam fabrication
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
  • Ability to perform precise measurements using weld gauges, tape measure, square, protractor, and digital levels.
  • Must know how to use general shop tools and additional skills that are a benefit would be to operate a CNC plasma table, beam-line and much more.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions and to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
  • Must complete all company required weld tests

Description of duties and responsibilities:
  • Receives instructions, prints, sketches and work orders then reads and interprets blueprints and plans in the fitting operation
  • Reads and interprets blueprints and plans the fitting operation.
  • Handling, spreading, measure, cut, layout, position, align, fit, and weld, grind or place bolts in proper location to fabricate and assemble columns, beams, girders, stairs, handrails and other structural steel components per plans
  • Bolt, clamp and tack-weld parts to secure in position for welding
  • Lays out work lines or fits up jigs for positioning material when required; checks, squares, and scribes all detail connections.
  • Set-up of a welding machine in proper parameters of Welding Procedure Specifications (WPS).
  • Burns and tack welds for assembly purposes. Burns, copes and bevels and straightens material.
  • Spot paints for identification marks.
  • Follow welding procedures.
  • Moves material to and from the work area. Moves welding equipment to material when necessary. Positions component parts on a table held by a fixture or jib, tacking when required.
  • Chips, peens and grinds material to prepare for welding or finish.
  • Straightens materials by heat or flame. May perform scarfing.
  • Keeps work area clean.
  • Must be proficient in the full skills of the trade
  • Added bonus if you can weld in all positions with a high degree of proficiency utilizing full skills of the trade including knowledge of common heat reactions of structural metals, and is certifiable

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and extreme heat. The employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs and up to 70 lbs occasionally. The employee must occasionally push and/or pull a maximum force of 200 ft-lb. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Close mental and visual application required to interpret drawings, layout, plan work, and weld. Good judgment in determining best method and procedure to be followed. Able to work on jobs while applying safety rules at all times.

Company Description
Fabrication of Structural Steel.

Bloomington, CA


Thu, 12 Oct 2017 14:22:19 PDT