Performs a wide variety of plant and facilities maintenance, including ancillary machine equipment repair functions, machine installation, machine movement.
Primarily focused on activities supporting the production operations of the company.
May be deployed to new construction or new installation if production requirements permit.
Dismantles, moves, installs, levels and rearranges machine tools and mechanical equipment. Constructs, installs, dismantles, aligns and repairs general plant equipment such as overhead tracks and hoists, conveyors, etc.
Welds a variety of metals, such as cast iron, tool steel, bronze, high carbon and chrome alloy steel, aluminum, sheet metals, brass, etc.
Makes adjustment of welding and auxiliary equipment to obtain desired welding characteristics, and performs a variety of duties incidental to, or in conjunction with maintenance welding.
Lays out, fabricates, assembles by soldering, brazing, welding, bolting, etc., and repairs ferrous and non-ferrous sheet metal plant equipment such as guards, hoods, air ducts, stacks, hoppers, etc.
Operates all types of power sheet metal machines, such as rolls, brakes, punches, presses, drills, spot welders, etc.
Operates a variety of tools and equipment associated with the trade including, but not limited to, forklift trucks, material handling equipment, crawlers, hoists, overhead and mobile cranes, block and tackle, rollers, pinch bars, welding and cutting equipment, measuring and leveling equipment and hand tools.
Works from blueprints, sketches, written and oral instructions.
Must have completed a formal apprenticeship OR have 8 years of equivalent training to qualify as a Journeyman.
Must be able to qualify and pass the company truck driver physical examination.
Must be able to read, and work from mechanical and architectural blueprints and have knowledge of sheet metal layout and basic math.
Must have extensive knowledge of rigging, erecting and fitting of machines and equipment.
Must have an extensive knowledge of welding on a variety of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, be familiar with the properties and reactions of these metals during welding and have a knowledge of methods to control warpage and relieve stresses.
Must be able to perform heavy lifting.
Working Conditions and Hazards:
May work from ladders or catwalks high above the floor.
Must exercise extreme care to avoid bodily injury to self and others in the lifting and moving of heavy equipment.
Must work both inside and outside of building in all kinds of weather.
Requires a considerable amount of walking and ladder climbing.
Frequently works near rapidly moving machinery.
Normal welding conditions involve heat, glare, fumes, etc.
Employee required to wear protective clothing and equipment associated with the specific task or assignment.
Allison Transmission is an equal opportunity employer. We have opportunities for all qualified applicants regardless of age, race, color, sex, religion, creed, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status or any other protected class.