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Current Employment Opportunities - be sure to scroll to the bottom to see all open positions.
We are continuing to grow and are hiring for the following positions:
- CNC Machine Operator
- Truck Equipment Installer
- Industrial Painter
- Mechanical Engineer
CNC Machine Operator. Duties and Responsibilities: -Perform set-ups for various jobs - Perform standard calculations to adjust off-sets for tooling, speeds and feeds - Quality Control parts produced, maintaining dimensions to tolerances specified - Interpret shop drawings and create part programs using Mazak Mazatrol controls
Qualifications: - CNC Lathe and/or Mill experience - Ability to stand for 8-10 hour shift or longer as needed for overtime - Ability to routinely lift 50 lbs.
Fitter/Welder. Duties and Responsibilities: - Read and interpret assembly drawings to determine specific welding requirements - Set-up welding machines based on specific welding specifications - Set-up welding cells for production runs - Fitting assemblies without the utilization of fixtures during the initial stages of production runs - Work with team members to maximize productivity and efficiency - MIG weld in a proficient manner to include out of position welding - Layout assemblies utilizing shop drawing - Adjust priorities as needed to meet deadlines and production demands - Maintain shop safety standards - Maintain good housekeeping standards in designated work area
Qualifications: - MIG welding skills - Attention to detail of fit and finish - Reliable with a strong work ethic - Pass pre-employment physical screening - Ability to stand for 8-10 hour shift or longer as needed for overtime - Ability to routinely lift 50 lbs.
Truck Equipment Installer. Duties and Responsibilities: - Weld equipment together - Operation of all required welding equipment - Work with a team - Adjust priorities as needed to meet deadlines and production demands - Maintain shop safety standards - Maintain good housekeeping standards in designated work area
Qualifications: - Mechanical skills - Welding skills - Minor fabrication skills - Ability to stand for 8-10 hour shift or longer as needed for overtime - Ability to routinely lift 50 lbs.
Industrial Painter. Duties and Responsibilities: - Work with a team - Adjust priorities as needed to meet deadlines and production demands - Maintain shop safety standards - Maintain good housekeeping standards in designated work area - Equipment preparation for industrial painting
Qualifications: - Experience in sandblasting - Experience industrial painting - Ability to stand for 8-10 hour shift or longer as needed for overtime - Ability to routinely lift 50 lbs.
Mechanical Engineer. Duties and Responsibilities: -Aid in 3D design of new mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and/or pneumatic assemblies. - Drafting/Modeling of new and existing parts and assemblies using 3D modeling software. - Create part numbers according to predetermined numbering scheme. - Assign part numbers to drawings, models and inventory tracking software. - Tools/Fixtures: Work to design weld fixtures for Production. Aid in setup of new weld fixtures within robotic welders. - Creates and edit the programs for the CNC Oxyfuel and plasma burn table using .dxf file in SigmaNest. - Manufacturing Processes: This position must have experience with our manufacturing processes: Manual machining; CNC machining; Sheet metal (press brake, laser cutting, rolling, forming, bending); MIG Welding; CNC Burn Table; Fabrication and assembly. - Routings: This position will be required to estimate production costs for parts and know the steps for machining a part.
Qualifications: -BS degree in Mechanical Engineering; - Ability to work with others or work independently with minimal supervision or guidance. - Ability to read technical drawings is a requirement. - 5 years in a Manufacturing environment proficient on Machining, Welding, Sheet Metal, and Fabrication processes. - 5 years of experience using 3D design software such as Solid Edge, Solid Works, Pro-E or similar. - Microsoft Office proficiency. - 1 year experience with hydraulics. - 1 year 3D CAD and CAM knowledge and experience. - 1 year tool and fixture making knowledge and experience applied to the mentioned manufacturing processes (Machining, Welding, Sheet Metal, and Fabrication) - Ability to work occasionally in outdoor production areas. - Pass pre-employment drug test.
Experience is preferred for the listed positions, but we are willing to train individuals with a positive attitude, willingness to learn, and ability to be a true team player.
If you are interested in any of the above listed positions, please stop in our office to complete an application. Please note we only accept applications between 9am-4pm (closed 12-1 for lunch), Monday - Friday.
Petersen Industries is a drug-free workplace and all applicants considered for a position will be required to pass a mandatory drug test.