Fabrication Foreman

Great Falls, MT

$ 35.00 - $ 35.00 Manufacturing
10/4/2022 7:37:00 AMPST
Job Type: Retail Direct Hire
Minimum Experience: Not Specified
Recruiter Name: Jeff Witthuhn

Job Description

Are you looking for stimulating work environment where you can achieve your career goals at a growing company that’s a North American leader in its industry with state-of-the-art equipment?  Offers some of the best salaries in the industry, complete with a range of benefits to include a competitive total compensation plan on the market. Join our team and be in the heat of the action of complex and world-wide projects with more than 65 years of experience. 
A company that offers
  • Day and evening schedules
  • 100% paid employee medical and 70% coverage for family 
  • 8 paid holidays
  • Relocation assistance if needed
  • 4 day work week 
  • Top rated school district and affordable cost of living in the beautiful state of Montana
Fabrication Foreman
Experience in leadership and/or management in a fabrication shop. They will be knowledgeable and competent in their abilities to maintain high levels of production. Fabrication Foremen will lead by example while maintaining excellent communication between Production Management and teams to ensure that planning and coordinating resources meet the production schedule.

Job Requirements

Education/Training and Work Experience:
 5 years supervision and planning experience from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved
 Knowledge of codes of standards for AISC, AWS, and CWB
 Industry certification for AWS (American Welding Society) and CWB (Canadian Welding Bureau)
Certifications preferred

Duties Summary/Responsibilities:
 Report to Production Manager
 Overall responsibility for production of seven or more Fabrication stations
 Plan, coordinate and monitor, on a daily basis, your section's work activities, fabrication progress and resources necessary to meet the production schedule and timescale for the completion of the work.
 Maintain the quality of work produced by your section.
 Conduct regular inspections of the work (practices/methods) to check for any deviations from quality standards.
 Provide new-employee orientations and inform, train and promote safe work methods and environment.
 Responsible for ensuring that safety rules and regulations are respected.
 Interact/meet with your group on a regular basis, and as required, to provide guidance, updates, changes in schedule or methods, etc.
 Investigates all incidents which occurred in your section and complete appropriate reports.
 Enforce disciplinary actions when appropriate.
 Perform scheduled performance appraisals.
 Responsible for time keeping of group
 Direct flow of materials; log locations and completions.
 Report and coordinate equipment repairs and inspections
 Any other related duties, as required and/or special projects as needed.

Key Technical Skills/Abilities:
 Knowledge of AISC Codes of Standard
 Knowledge of AWS Codes of Standard
 Knowledge of CWB Codes of Standard
 Weld Techniques with FCAW and MCAW
 Blueprint comprehension
 Structural Steel Fitting expertise
 Ability to manage output
 Operational knowledge of material handling including rigging jigs and overhead cranes
 Effective communications with managers and subordinates
 Zero Loss Mindset/Culture
 Asset Utilization
 Ability to learn on the go
 Adaptability to newfound knowledge and application thereof

Physical Requirements:
Must have the ability to perform the following activities and sustain for varying lengths of time: stand,
walk, bend, twist, squat, kneel and stoop on a constant basis. Also must have the ability to push and
pull material such as in and out of break and shear. Must also be able to climb ladders or stairs to work
from elevated locations periodically. Must be able to use hands to reach out of power zone in order to
operate welding equipment, sort parts, and operate various types of electric and pneumatic power
tools. May also occasionally have to assume awkward postures to inspect or troubleshoot issues with
fabrications. Ability to fully articulate Shoulder, elbow, hand, and wrist. Must have the ability to grasp
and sustain grip on power tools such as but not limited to: 9' & 4' grinders, needle guns, belt sanders
etc. for extended periods of time. Often lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently 50 pounds, and
occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds; use hands, arms and upper body on a frequent basis.
Ability to perform work in variable climate conditions such as but not limited to, hot, cold, dusty, noisy
etc. May also be required to wear appropriate respiratory protection should the need arise.

Key Attributes:
 Act with maturity
 Attentiveness to detail
 Communication skills (spoken)
 Communication skills (written)
 Cooperation
 Dynamic and motivated
 Initiative
 Leadership skills
 Manual dexterity
 Respect towards authority
 Sense of accountability
 Teamwork
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