Patten Industries

  • Journeyman Field Welder - Tractor

    Req No.
    2018-1316
    Category
    Technicians
    Location
    US-IL-Elmhurst
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Union or Non-Union
    Union - 150
  • Overview

    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.

    Responsibilities

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

    • Perform welding repairs using TIG, MIG, and stick
    • Fabricate repairs as needed through torching, cutting, and welding.
    • Experience with machining / milling tools and equipment
    • 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.

    Qualifications

    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
    • 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

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