Fixture Builder

Windom, Minnesota
Jul 28, 2016
Mar 08, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
Pro staff in partnership with FAST Global Solutions located in Windom, MN have an opportunity for a Fixture Builder. The right candidate would be responsible for improving the productivity of the welding department by building jigs and fixtures. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. - Studies blueprint, drawings, or sketches, and computes dimensions for laying out materials and planning model production. - Aligns, fits, and joins parts by welding. - Determines fixtures, machines, tooling, and sequence of operations to fabricate parts according to drawings and sketches. - Records specifications, production operations, and final dimensions of model for use in establishing operating standards and machinery procedures. - Consults and confers with engineering personnel to discuss developmental problems and recommend modifications to correct or improve performance of product. - Devises and constructs jigs, and fixtures, or modifies existing tools and equipment. - Positions and attaches stops and drills holes to facilitate welding, using drill press and hand tools. - Inspects and tests model or other product to verify conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments. - Reworks or alters component model or parts as required to ensure performance of equipment or that the parts meet standards. - Lays out and marks reference points and dimension on materials, using measuring instruments and drawing or scribing tools. - Follow blueprint specification and writing and requesting ECR to correct or improve process. EDUCATION: One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certified welder to WASP, Inc. requirements. - Be able to read and interpret blueprints and machine drawings to determine specific welding requirements. - Should be familiar with most tools and equipment in shop and basic office equipment. -Personal protection equipment needs to be worn when necessary. - Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. - Ability to speak effectively before customers or employees. - Strong interpersonal skills requiring the ability to resolve conflicting interests and obtain cooperation. - Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. - Be able to work with other employees. - Be able to make decisions to improve production and product quality. - Use and be familiar with welding equipment and measuring tools, interpret visual aids and must be able to perform simple shop math. EQUIPMENT USED TO PERFORM JOB: sander, forklift, overhead hoist, welding helmet, ear plugs, eye protection, safety shoes, and protective clothing. Please apply at or submit your resume 507-832-8028

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