Steel Prep Operator - 1st Shift

Yankton, South Dakota
Jun 30, 2021
Aug 08, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time

Essential Job Functions

  • Communicate with the weld shop foreman to establish priorities.
  • Organize prints, all necessary parts and materials for work orders.
  • Transport needed materials from cutting and bending or assembly to proper location within the weld shop.
  • Ensure proper identification of material and paperwork before and during transportation between departments.
  • Ensure all completed assemblies and proper paperwork are delivered to the proper areas.
  • Cuts blocks and assists with other projects in machining.
  • Support fabricators with small jobs.
  • Tack small jobs together and prep parts for welding.
  • Remove mill scale from parts where necessary.
  • Operate steel prep equipment such as press brake, shears, torches, hydraulic saw, drill presses, MIG welder, forklifts, overhead cranes, and other equipment provided.
  • Ensure accuracy and quality, following company procedures and specifications.
  • Report any production problems to Steel Prep Lead.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area.
  • Assist in other areas of production as needed and qualified.
  • Perform work in a safe manner and follows all safety guidelines and procedures.
  • Domestic and international travel required and could include weekend travel depending on the project or training.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required for Entry Level

  • Must be able to read blueprints.
  • Ability to understand and carry out simple oral and written instructions.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment written math test.
  • Knowledge of basic math skills to read tape measures, calipers, micrometers and other measuring tools.
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and written.
  • Ability to follow instructions using SP’s.
  • Good at problem solving and finding solutions.
  • Basic Computer knowledge needed.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment written math test, physical, drug and background test.

Minimum Qualifications for Application

  • High School Diploma or GED with 1 years of experience or 2-year tech degree.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Epicor, Ultimate software or similar ERP system.
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing.


Education Required:

HS Diploma or GED or better.