MAINTENANCE FABRICATOR

Maintenance Elberton, Georgia


Description

Position at Pilgrim's

SUMMARY

Absence of any related duties or functions in this document does not imply that incumbent may be exempt from assignments required to support production.  The primary responsibility of this position is to fabricate parts according to the plant needs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as production demands may require:

  • Fabricate parts according to what it is needed to fix or be constructed.
  • Complete jobs in a timely manner.
  • Observe the process or processes to better understand the objective of the assignment.
  • May have several projects in progress at the same time.
  • Responsible for ordering required material to complete projects.

Performs other related duties as assigned to support production demands as may be specified by customer or client.

NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to physically perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, sill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

High School Diploma or GED

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIRED

  • Lock out/Tag out
  • Pallet Jack and Fork Lift Certification

TRAINING REQUIREMENT/METHODS

All employees are required to attend employee and safety orientation prior to performing the above duties.  Once employee completes this training they will be assigned to a Supervisor who will further orientate the employee to the workplace, introduce him/her to employees and other supervision, demonstrate work assignment and explain ingress and egress procedures to and from work station.  A training buddy may be assigned to new employees for a period to assist in further training and indoctrination.

Employee is required to attend a maintenance supplemental safety training class for required safety related work practices conducted by the Safety department as a new hire and review annually with supervisor.  Employee will be required to review and sigh off acknowledgment of all required PPE for safe work practices assigned to his scheduled tasks.

  • Confined Space Awareness
  • Welding, Cutting and Brazing
  • Machine Guarding
  • Fire Extinguisher Training
  • Hand Tool Safety
  • Hot Works
  • Electrical Safety

TRAINING RESPONSIBILITIES

Those responsible for training and indoctrination may include:  personnel representative, safety director, supervisor, and lead workers as assigned.

METHOD OF TRACKING EMPLOYEE PROGRESS

The supervisor is accountable for tracking employee progress and performance. 

EXIT TRAINING FOR MEASURING TRAINING EFFECTIVENESS

A specific probationary period is assigned to all employees hired to evaluate the employee effectiveness and performance.  At the end of this period the supervisor will evaluate the job performance of each new employee utilizing current forms and procedures in effect at that time.  The employee will be rated and evaluated on essential work duties listed above as well as attendance, tardiness, interaction with co-workers and management, attitudes and work actions.  Unacceptable performance of duties, disciplinary actions will be documented on corrective action reports and appropriate personnel records.  Absent any negative actions, the employee may be eligible for a wage increase according to wage and salary policies in effect at that time. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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

  • Walking, bending frequently, lifting over 50 lbs, climbing ladders and stairs occasionally.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and humid conditions and moving mechanical parts.  The employee is occasionally exposed to high precarious places, extreme cold; risk of electrical shock; and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

  • Hearing protection
  • Designated Footwear
  • Eye/Face Protection
  • Hand Protection

SAFETY FACTORS TO BE AWARE OF

  • Know how to use and locate the emergency stop switch.
  • Know location of primary and secondary emergency exits.
  • Know and use proper lifting techniques.
  • Always be aware of pallet jack traffic (electric and hand jack)

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