Journeyman Welder

at Patten CAT
Location Elmhurst, IL
Date Posted October 24, 2017
Category Heavy Equipment
Job Type Journeyman

Description

Please apply online at: www.Pattencat.com/careers

POSITION SUMMARY: Journeyman Welder must be able to perform service repairs to include components, other general repairs, and maintenance; providing a superior service and representing Patten’s professional image.

 

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES (including, but not limited to):

  • Perform welding repairs using TIG, MIG, and stick
  • Perform Line Bore repairs
  • Fabricate repairs as needed through torching, cutting, and welding.
  • Perform all duties in both shop and field environments
  • Ability to properly and completely fill out all service reports, machine checklists and other service reports within department guidelines.
  • Completes all paperwork before moving on to next job; communicates extra time needed to complete tasks to immediate supervisor.
  • Ability to use SIS, ET, parts and service manuals.
  • Properly segment jobs and order parts accordingly.
  • Return unneeded parts immediately upon job completion, complete all necessary warranty documentation and send completed follow up forms on a timely basis.
  • Effectively communicate job status to Service Manager and office personnel.
  • Works in an efficient manner in the shop.
  • Capable of in-depth electrical, hydraulic and power train related troubleshooting using prescribed tool, guidelines and documentation.
  • Maintain Patten supplied tooling and equipment, including personal tooling
  • Technician may be required to orchestrate special parts arrangements to ensure that downtime is reduced as much as possible
  • Perform mechanical work relating to the business of the department.
  • Keep current with industry standards.
  • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction, with excellent work ethic, neat appearance and good communication skills. Take full ownership of job.
  • Use safe working practices and adhere to all Patten safety initiatives.
  • Redos or excessive labor are not to exceed 5% of total labor hours worked and no cases occur where the customer or company’s equipment is damaged due to mechanic’s neglect or abuse.

 

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE:

High School diploma or equivalent. Welding certification from an accredited trade school or a minimum five years welding experience.

 

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Proficient in welding using Stick and MIG
  • Proficient in Line Bore repair
  • Able to make decisions by themselves.
  • Ability to perform high quality repairs, in an efficient fashion, and maintain a clean working environment while working in the field.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Ability to use resources for information (when written documentation is not available)
  • Has good decision making practices and ability to follow directions.
  • Demonstrates effective communication ability, representing Patten’s professional image to customers and offer personnel.
  • Must have good organizational skills and ability to write technical reports.
  • Must have intermediate keyboarding skills with a basic knowledge of Office software, preferably MS Word.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets

Please apply online at: www.Pattencat.com/careers

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