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Welder Fitter

Location: 

Amherst, NY, US, 14228

Job Category:  Operations
Brand:  Watson Bowman Acme
Job Type:  Full Time
Work Location:  On-Site
Contract Type:  Permanent

WBA is a MBCC Group business headquartered in Amherst, New York. We have 130 dedicated employees working to service our customers throughout the world. The facility houses all of our business activities allowing for seamless and coordinated operations to support the very demanding array of our customers’ needs. For more than 60 years WBA has developed and manufactured products for some of the world’s most unique and complex projects. While our core focus has been in the area of expansion control for civil structures, our technical expertise has developed to be much farther reaching. Today we have expanded beyond our core products and offer specialty products and services to not only the bridge and highway market, but also the parking and stadium, and architectural structures markets.

 

Our reputation has been built upon our leading engineering expertise, incomparable logistics, and our focused customer service throughout the project life cycle. The Wabo® brand and our products enjoy global recognition. Our expertise in expansion joint systems design has offered us the opportunity to design and build expansion joint systems for the most demanding of projects. We have a highly qualified staff of professional engineers and designers backed by strong relationships with national testing labs and universities.

 

Our professional operations team employs the principles of lean manufacturing, and enterprise resource planning tools, all supported by our formal ISO 9001-2008 and AISC quality management systems. Complimenting these are our marketing and sales, and customer service teams consisting of experienced, technical professionals trained to work with you to select and develop the right solution to your project's unique requirements. These resources are available to all of our customers.


WBA is a brand of MBCC Group, a leading supplier of construction chemicals products and solutions with operating production facilities and sales offices in more than 60 countries worldwide.

 

We are looking to hire a Welder Fitter located in Amherst, NY.

 

This is a high-level overview of the role we need you to fill for us:

This position is responsible for assisting other Welder/Fitters, Master Fitters, Forepersons, and Manufacturing Supervision staff as directed in the manufacture and assembly of metallic products supplied to the construction industry.  Specifically, this position is responsible for the final assembly and welding of structural steel members used in expansion control systems to AWS standards, including strip seals, support boxes, sliders, etc.  Attention to safety and quality is essential to this position, as well as technical welding skills, and the skills necessary to assemble moderately complex expansion joints.

 

These skills and experiences will make you a good fit for this role:

  • High school diploma or equivalency required, additional course work with emphasis on welding preferred.
  • Two (2) or more years’ welding experience in an industrial fabrication shop is required. At least one (1) year of experience in welding and assembly of expansion joint systems is preferred.
  • Ability to read and understand shop drawings and other written instructions.
  • Ability to operate all fabrication equipment such as saws, stud welders, ironworkers, benders, drill presses, punches, shot blaster, and a variety of portable hand tools.
  • Ability to operate overhead cranes, jib cranes, tow motors, and other material handling equipment.
  • Ability to operate portable plasma burning machine and hand burning torches.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure with changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours as necessary, including overtime when required.
  • Must be able to lift and manage material of up to 50 pounds unassisted; walk or stand for long periods of time; bend, stoop, or kneel if required; wear all required PPE.
  • Comply with all safety regulations, including Safe Work Permits, training requirements, and use of safety equipment.
  • Possess the legal right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship.

 

Location: Amherst, NY

 

We are committed to provide an environment of mutual respect and equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

 

MBCC Group believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.