Welder / Fitter

AUTOMATED CONVEYOR SYSTEMS, INC. has been a leading provider of turnkey material handling systems and facility upgrades for over 40 years. Specializing in the corrugated, folding carton and the bottle and can industries, ACS has built a solid reputation on a foundation of service, craftsmanship, and innovative technology. ACS recruits and hires locally as often as possible and, whenever possible, supports the local economy when buying services, materials and supplies.

ACS is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Job Description:

ACS, located in Lynchburg, VA, has an opening for a Welder / Fitter to perform automatic gas welding (M.I.G.) in all positions fitting and repairing a wide variety of parts, product and equipment.

Welder / Fitter essential functions are as follows:

  • Setup and operates welder as required.

  • Performs work requiring knowledge of welding properties of steel, weld heat requirements, stress relief, allowances for fit up and machines, shrinkage, warpage, and expansion.

  • Read and interpret blueprints, sketches, and bills of material for standard and customer parts and product.

  • Lays out, fits, sets up, and positions parts for sub-assemblies and assemblies as required.

  • Uses scale, square, protractors, plumb line, and templates to set up, fit and check work.

  • Utilizes welding jigs and fixtures as required.

  • Performs maintenance welding.

  • Operates fork truck as required.

  • Receives written and verbal instruction from supervisor or leadman.

  • Notifies supervisor or leadman of any unusual conditions of material, parts, or equipment.

  • Meets acceptable time/work standards.

  • Keeps immediate work area clean and orderly.

  • Works in accordance with established safety policies.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

In order to qualify for this position, you will have:

  • High school degree or equivalent

Position typically expects three (3) to five (5) years of direct/relevant experience based on scope of the position

Ability to read blueprints and schematics

Ability to read a tape measure to 1/16th of an inch

Willing and able to work overtime as required

Possess problem solving capabilities

Must be detail-oriented and able to multitask

Maintain composure in a fast-paced, stressful environment

  • Mission focused with a sense of urgency when required

  • Must have a positive attitude and foster a continuous improvement environment

  • Ability to work well with others

The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

Qualified candidates, please submit your cover letter and resume for immediate consideration. We will review your qualifications and contact you if we feel you are a match for this role. If you're not a match, we will build a profile on your behalf in hopes of contacting you in the near future with opportunities that more closely match your skill set, education and experience.

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