Fitter

Aerotek

Description:

Urgently seeking skilled fitters to fabricate, fit, and assemble the structural components of various mechanical systems.

Ability to safely use hand and power tools as well as demonstrate excellent analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

The Fitter position is responsible for fitting and joining, fabricating, and repairing metal and other weldable material by applying appropriate techniques in accordance with product specifications and production schedules.

For large or specialized projects, fitters are mainly involved with laying out and assembling subunits or units of materials which are then welded into position by welders. The position is responsible for ensuring the product is fitted to the specifications of each job and the outlined requirements consistent with production of quality UT passable welds.

The fitters specialize in fitting transmission power poles, Substation A-Frames, High mast poles, Highway sign poles, and other tubular structures and have specific experience related to reading blueprints.

Skills:

Fabrication, Blueprint, Fitting, Tape measure, mechanical assembly, flux core, hand tool, high mast, Camber

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED

1 to 2 years fitter experience required

Overhead and Jib crane experience

Other Highlights:

• Must be able to read and comprehend complex blueprints, drawings, and chalk lines.

• Must be able to play around with & adjust fitting based off the twist and camber of the pole.

• Working on A1 Frames & 12 sided poles.

• Traditional Pipe Fitters from oil field are most likely not going to be a fit.

• Must be good with geometry (angles, degrees, pivot points)

• Flux Core experience will come in handy.

• Fitting up poles (lattice towers) that have high mast fixtures that are mounted on the poles.

• Guaranteed 50 hours, usually working 60.

• Working every other weekend.

• All their lead men in the shop have been promoted from within the company.

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a companys success starts with its employees. We also know that an individuals success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aeroteks people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aeroteks 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.