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Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship

Company: Lake Assault Boats
Location: Superior
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

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 Responsibilities

  • 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 training
  • Effectively using heavy and light equipment, depending on the jobsite/assignment
  • 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 positions
  • 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 metal.
  • 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 & Abilities
    • 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 manufacturing environments
    • Strong mechanical background and familiarity in a wide variety of tools used in the assembly process and apply them safely to complete installations.
    • 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 times.
    • 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 others.
    • 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 equivalent.
      • 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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Keywords: Lake Assault Boats, Duluth , Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship, Professions , Superior, Minnesota

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