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Welder

Company: Kentucky Trailer
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: January 27, 2023

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Date: Jan 8, 2023





Location:



Trussville, AL, US, 35173











Company:

Kentucky Trailer





It takes high-caliber people to do what we do, and the investments we make in our team pay dividends in the products and services we provide to our customers. We value and respect our employees and their families because inspired people do inspiring work.



A job at KT Pacer is more than a paycheck. It is an opportunity to grow personally and professionally in an environment that encourages contributions from every member of the team. Our employees are empowered to propose new solutions, expand their skill sets, and advance in the company.



KT Pacer believes in strengthening tomorrow's modern manufacturing leaders. We encourage people of all ages who want topursue a successful career to contact us.



Join KT Pacer, a division of Kentucky Trailer and experience company benefits including:





  • Competitive Pay

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • Paid Vacation

  • Company-paid group life insurance/AD&D

  • 401k - company match 100% of your first 3% contribution and 50% of the next 2%

  • Potential for production bonuses









    We invest in our associates who build and service our products.


    KT Pacer. Feed Transportation Solutions. A division of Kentucky Trailer. What We Make Matters.









    Essential Responsibilities:





    • Performs processes for various types of weld preparation, fabrication, welding, and weld finishing operations.

    • Manufactures product to customer drawings, specifications, or other forms of instruction.

    • Maintains work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follow safety regulations.

    • Ability to weld on a flat, curved, or vertical surface.

    • Ability to set a welding machine, including the gas, volts, amps, and wire speed.

    • Ability to weld in a variety of positions, including overhead.

    • Be able to make minor adjustments to the welding equipment as needed.

    • Properly load raw materials, parts, etc., into the welding fixture.

    • Removes work piece and scrap from machines.

    • Files, grinds, or scrapes sharp edges, burrs, scales, or rust from work pieces.

    • Hammers out bent or warped spots in metal.

    • Sorts, marks, tags finished work.

    • Transports material or acts as a signal crane operator to move materials.

    • Compares work piece with a straight edge or template to verify conformance to specifications.

    • Cleans work area, machines, tools, and equipment.

    • Performs other routine duties as needed.









      Qualifications: To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the essential functions and skills listed below:





      • Ability to accurately read a tape measure and other measuring tools.

      • Ability to work with hands and to work in mechanically oriented situations following the supervisor's instruction.

      • Aptitude to learn and retain new information.

      • Ability to follow instructions, given either verbally or in writing.

      • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.

      • Ability to communicate effectively in English.

      • Ability to read blueprints and manufacturing orders.









        Education and experience:





        • Successful completion of an internal weld test

        • Diploma/GED

        • 2 years of working experience or equivalent training preferred

        • Math skills: Ability to add two-digit numbers and multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.









          Physical Demands/Work Environment: 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.





          • Ability to stand and move about on concrete 8-12 hours a day. Ability to see, walk, bend, reach, grasp, stoop, kneel, twist, crawl, carry, climb (including ladders), work overhead, push, and pull.

          • Ability to do the heavy lifting (up to 50 pounds) multiple times daily in a 10 to 12-hour shift.

          • Ability to maneuver large parts and assemblies (up to 180 pounds) by pushing, pulling, and flipping them into place.

          • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness.









            Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):





            • The use of Safety Glasses is required.

            • Steel or Composite Toed Boots and hearing protection is required.









              Throughout our company and in all interactions, Kentucky Trailer Associates choose to be:





              • Patient, demonstrating self-control

              • Kind, giving encouragement and appreciation to others

              • Humble, without arrogance or pretense

              • Respectful, treating others as important individuals

              • Selfless, focusing on the needs of others

              • Forgiving, letting go of resentment when wronged

              • Honest, free of deception

              • Committed, honoring the choices we make



                Throughout our company and in all interactions, Kentucky Trailer Associates choose to be:



                Patient, demonstrating self-control



                Kind, giving encouragement and appreciation to others



                Humble, without arrogance or pretense



                Respectful, treating others as important individuals



                Selfless, focusing on the needs of others



                Forgiving, letting go of resentment when wronged



                Honest, free of deception



                Committed, honoring the choices we make







                Fundamental Irreplaceable Behavior Values:



                Interpersonal Skills: Easy to get along with. Treats all people with dignity and respect. Always approachable, never rude. Aware of and sensitive to what other people are feeling. Is at ease with people at all levels. Does not belittle the opinions or work of other people, regardless of their status or position. Deals effectively with a diverse workforce. Demonstrates a high degree of "emotional intelligence." Truly values and genuinely likes people. Treats others as important person. Serves others.



                Ethics and Integrity: Admits mistakes in spite of the potential for negative consequences. Presents unpleasant or disagreeable facts in an appropriate manner. Keeps promises; meets goals and deadlines. Avoids situations and associations that could be considered inappropriate. Honest in all dealings. Upholds and models organization's values. Does what you say you will do. Is forgiving when feeling mistreated.



                Business Demeanor / Temperament: Displays a positive attitude and optimism about the work to be done, the people he or she works with, customers, management, and company policies. Has a constructive sense of humor. Maintains a calm temperament and pleasant demeanor. Shows self-control. Does not spread gossip or rumors. Acts as a positive influence on others. Is courteous, cooperative, and helpful. Is humble, never boastful, or arrogant.



                Accountability: Accepts personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of his/her work. Acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Does not make excuses or blame others for errors or problems. Carries his/her fair share of the workload. Does what he/she commits to doing.







                EEO/M/W/Vet/Disability








                Nearest Major Market: Birmingham













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