Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship
Company: Lake Assault Boats
Posted on: May 15, 2022
Job DescriptionIf you are looking for a challenging rewarding
career, then consider joining the Lake Assault Boats production
team. Using welding and other tools we join aluminum components to
fabricate custom aluminum boats. Our customers include the US Navy
and multiple police and fire departments. We provide a safe and
challenging work environment that is mostly done in an indoor and
heated shop and take great pride in knowing that we build a product
that helps serve and protect others.Job Summary:The Industrial
Manufacturing Technician (IMT) Apprenticeship is a registered
apprenticeship through the State of Wisconsin. This apprenticeship
is sponsored by Wisconsin Regional Training Program in cooperation
with the Boilermakers Local 117 union to help train the next
generation of employees. This IMT Apprenticeship with the focus on
Fabrication will train apprentices to become Welders/Fabricators
for Fraser Industries. The Welder/Fabricator is a skilled
manufacturing position that is responsible for supporting the
building process of steel/aluminum boats for a variety of
customers. The Welder/Fabricator must follow the building
instructions that comply with the regulatory specs to successfully
support the build and repair of a ship/boat.Key Program Outcome of
- The apprentice will be responsible for working their way to
achieve the responsibilities below. This apprenticeship includes
instruction time with classes that will have to be passed in order
to successfully continue employment as an apprentice.
- Moves, secures, installs, builds, loads, or unloads materials
such as trash, steel, dirt, etc.
- Performs some specialized tasks which may require on-the-job
- Effectively using heavy and light equipment, depending on the
- Moves items from place to place, according to direction from
the site supervisor
- Moving tools, equipment, or other material as directed in plans
or by supervisor
- Understands the process of and is able to follow through on
abatement and Firewatch duties
- Analyze engineering drawings, blueprints, specifications,
sketches, work orders, and material safety data sheets to plan
layout, assembly, and welding operations.
- Clamp, hold, tack-weld, grind component parts to obtain
required configurations and positions for welding.
- Using MIG or TIG weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead
- Produce consistent quality welds on aluminum using GMAW and
GTAW processes with primary focus on GMAW.
- Operate safety equipment and use safe work habits.
- Operates a wide variety of handheld and power-assisted tools
and production fixtures
- Ensures quality and accuracy of their work
- Reports issues to supervisor or to team lead
- Positions and secures parts, using hoist, crane, wire and
banding machine, or hand tools.
- Selects, positions, and secures torch, cutting tips, or welding
rod, according to type, thickness, area, and desired temperature of
- Guides and directs flame or electrodes on or across work piece
to straighten, bend, melt, or build up metal.
- Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall
objective of the position
- Preparing, loading, unloading, and driving of high-speed
watercrafts in variable weather conditions.Program Outcome Skills &
- Assisting or partnering with others in close corridors while
keeping clear and effective communication.
- Ability to show strong attention to detail and accuracy.
- Knowledge in standard build practices in comparable
- Strong mechanical background and familiarity in a wide variety
of tools used in the assembly process and apply them safely to
- Follows directions and procedures under supervision
- Conducts basic problem-solving skills under supervision
- Effectively communicate to supervisor and manager
- Adheres to all procedures and safe work practices
- Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people
are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking
questions as appropriate and not interrupting at inappropriate
- Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems.
- Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and
equipment needed to do a job.
- Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of
- Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the
strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or
approaches to problems.Qualifications
- Candidates must possess a High School Diploma or GED or
- Candidates must be 18 years of age.
- Candidates must be able to pass a qualification test prior to
being considered for hire.
- Candidates must be able to meet Drug Free Work Environment
Policies with passing Drug Screenings.Physical requirementsPosition
requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, kneeling,
crawling, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and
hearing ability and visual acuity. Must be able to work in tight
spaces. Use of manufacturing equipment. Work in areas at times that
are not environmentally controlled. Able to wear a respirator (with
fit testing) as required. Able to move/lift/pull/push 50 lbs.
Ability to get underway with high-speed watercraft in variable
weather conditions.Lake Assault Boats is an equal opportunity
employer including disability and vets.Lake Assault Boats offers
competitive pay with excellent benefits:
- Medical, Dental, & Life Insurance
- 401(k) Contributions
- Paid Time OffJob Type: Full-timeHire Date: Expected July 18,
2022Additional Information:There will be multiple steps in the
application process, that you will need to meet, to be considered
eligible for hire as an apprentice:
- Apply for the Apprentice Position
- Attend an information session - detailed information will be
sent to you upon receiving your application.
- Must be 18 years old as of date of hire.
- Must be able to pass the TABE Test with the following minimum
scores: Reading: 7.6; Math: 8; Language: 7.7.
- Must pass interview screening and final selection by a
committee.For any additional questions, please call the Fraser
Shipyards/Lake Assault Boats HR Department at 715-395-6555.
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