SHOP TECHNICIAN

We are currently looking to expand our production and are looking for two (2) Shop Technicians to join our team. The Shop Technician works under the direction of the Production Manager and is responsible for processing materials and assembling parts in the construction of portable and modular industrial buildings. The Shop Technician is utilized in various stages of the manufacturing process including, but not limited to, sandblasting, insulation, painting, interior wall finishes, and carpentry.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Include, but may not be limited to the following:

  • Measure and mark cutting lines on materials, using a tape measure, ruler pencil, chalk, and marking gauge.
  • Shape or cut materials to specified measurements, using hand tools, machines, or power saws.
  • Study specifications in blueprints, sketches, or building plans to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and materials required.
  • Assemble and fasten materials using hand tools and screws, nails, dowel pins, or glue.
  • Build or repair cabinets, doors, frameworks, floors, or other fixtures used in buildings, using machines, hand tools, or power tools.
  • Erect scaffolding or ladders for assembling structures above ground level.
  • Remove damaged or defective parts or sections of structures and repair or replace, using hand tools.
  • Install structures or fixtures, such as windows, frames, floorings, trim, or hardware, using hand or power tools.
  • Finish surfaces of buildings, using paint, hand tools, or paneling.
  • Examine products or work to verify conformance to specifications, and ensure quality of products or work.
  • Measure and cut insulation for covering surfaces, using tape measures, handsaws, power saws, knives, or scissors.
  • Inspects machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance and optimum utilization.
  • Follow established safety and security rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean environment.
  • Cross-train and use skills in multiple stages of the manufacturing process as assigned.

Qualifications: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • One-year certificate from college or technical school, or three to six months construction or service related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read a tape measure
  • Experience working with hand tools and power tools
  • Basic computer skills
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to drive a forklift

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of the construction field, including skills in either carpentry, plumbing, electrical, or HVAC
  • Ability to read blueprints or technical drawings

Job Specific Competencies:

 To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Innovation – Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas;
  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem-solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in a timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work near moving mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outdoor weather conditions; extreme cold (non-weather) and extreme heat (non-weather). The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock; work with explosives and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands: 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.

The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms, and push and pull. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.

All employees are aware and able to apply for this role

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Disability/Veterans

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