Assembly Mechanic
New Berlin, WI 
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Job Description

Essential Functions of the Job:
* Set up the assembly job by locating parts and gathering materials according to the work order.
* Layout and position wire harnesses, subassemblies, and hoses according to prints.
* Align, position and assemble components using hand tools, including impacts and torque tools.
* Installs moving parts such as engines, clutches, pumps, hoses, and bearings.
* Drills, taps, or reams holes as necessary.
* Fabricate and weld parts using fluxcore wire.
* Paint small parts with touch-up as necessary.
* Test the portable hydraulic units, and plumb it to the unit.
* Use overhead cranes and jib cranes to maneuver and assemble large assemblies.
* Test the unit as needed with hydraulic pressure gauges; checking for pressure and leaks.
* Calibrate and regulate units and final assemblies to meet load capacities and operating requirements.
* Follow final test procedures and work from checklists for final quality inspection.
* Additional duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's):
* Knowledge and basic understanding of metal product assembly techniques.
* Knowledge of basic math.
* Able to read and interpret blueprints and assembly instructions.
* Knowledge of basic electrical principles and hydraulics.
* Able to use hand and power tools.
* Able to perform basic measurements using tape measure, protractor and other measuring devices.
* Able to operate a manual hand truck and overhead crane.
* Able to communicate effectively, both verbal and written.
* Able to wear personal protective equipment.
* Able to work overtime and/or including weekends as production schedules dictate.

Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED preferred with 1-3 years of previous heavy assembly or welding experience; preferably in a metal manufacturing production environment.
Working Conditions:
Work performed in a non-climate controlled metal manufacturing production environment, with frequent standing, twisting, bending, stooping, and climbing in and around metal fabricated parts. Frequent lifting, pushing or pulling of 60 pounds alone, and >60 pounds with assistance. Requires sufficient manual dexterity and visual acuity to identify required parts and operate production assembly equipment (i.e. hand tools, power tools, forklift truck, etc.)


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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Shift: 1st
Salary and Benefits
$18-20 per hour
Required Experience
1 to 3 years
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