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Aspen Welding Welding .and. Fabricator Foreman in Rifle, Colorado

SUMMARY:The function of the Shop Foreman is to plan, manage and direct allfabrication and installation. The Shop Foreman prepares the steel erectionschedule for projects to achieve efficient and economical job completionwithin established cost guidelines, to maintain the highest standards ofquality and service while meeting customer commitments. This includesdirecting, coordinating, planning, and expediting all projects.The Shop Foreman also has the responsibilities of a Welder Fabricator positionthat includes fitting and joining, fabricating, and repairing metal andother weldable material by applying appropriate welding techniques inaccordance with product specifications and production schedules. WelderFabricator also must be certified with our company with SMAW (stick),MIG, and TIG welding.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversee all fabrication and installations of projects. Be able to correctly use machines and tools and supervise employees ontheir use. Inspect equipment to maintain functionality, if any equipment needsrepairs notify office to get it repaired. Operate and supervise the use of forklifts, hoists, hand power tools,slings, grinders, cutting torches, and other hand tools related to thejobs nee Initialize fabrication by explaining to employees the project andcooperating with them throughout the fabrication process. Expedite projects for completion when needed. Perform welding duties using SMAW (stick), MIG, and TIG welding. Weld steel components with welding equipment as specified by layouts,engineering drawings, work orders, or verbal instructions. Work includes set-up,and laying out work using jigs/fixtures or handlayouts to fabricate parts and/or rework finished products. Work with fitters or fitters/welders to assist in the fabrication orwelding of multi-component parts. Inspect and correct welds as necessary to meet product specifications. Perform scheduled safety checks, and safety meetings to meet OSHArequirements. Proficient in reading and understanding blueprints/shop drawings. Read, understand, and follow job order specifications, engineeringdrawings, and/or work orders. Willingness to cross - train and perform the work of other job tasks inaddition to the primary assigned position. Must maintain a clean and safe environment in the shop, yard,vehicles, and field. Educate employees on tasks, duties, rules, and violations. Must have a good attitude towards any circumstance. Perform a variety of complicated tasks, as required. Perform other duties as assigned by manager.QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a valid Driver's License with clean record for the past 3 years. Must be able to pass a drug test after hire. Familiar with a variety of welding concepts, practices, and procedures. Ability to understand welding symbols and diagrams, read blue prints,and/or other printed instructional material in the welding of products orparts Must be thoroughly familiar with welding equipment such as saws, pressbrake, roller, bender, iron worker, plasma table, torches, torchtips, filler rods, flux, hoses, valves, gas cylinders, etc. Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Demonstrate willingness to work with others in a team environment. Positivity, willingness to learn and participate in a changingenvironment to reach a common goal.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 15+ years welding experience in Structural and Architectural Steel. Measuring and Blueprint reading skills a must. Experienced on SMAW (stick), MIG, and TIG welding.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must bemet by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of thisjob.Perform work standing up in for 8-10 hours per day and up to 6 days a week.Perform work high above the ground up to 3 stories high with fall protectionequipment. Perform work in constrained areas. Perform work in ladders,scaffolds, and/or roofs. Perform work on various weather conditions(cold, heat, rain, snow, etc.)W