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Machine Operator - 2nd Shift - Steel Plant

Company: thompsonpipegroup
Location: Grand Prairie
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Description Position at TPG Pressure Inc Thompson Pipe Group - Grand Prairie is looking for a Machine Operator.
Hourly Pay Range: $17.00 - $24.00/HR -
Scheduled Shift: Monday -Friday 5:00a.m.-3:30p.m. (OT & Weekends as required)

What We Offer:

  • Top-tier Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Benefits eligibility 1st of the month following 30 days of employment
  • Safety Shirts after 90 Day Introductory period
  • Safety prescription eye wear program
  • Safety work wear subsidy after 90 day introductory period
  • Bonus Programs
  • Life and Supplement Life
  • Company Matched 401K Retirement Plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Fun Events
  • Training and Development
  • Employee Discounts
  • Career Opportunity! Who We are Thompson Pipe Group is a privately held family business of engineers, contractors, and manufacturers based in Rialto, California. From the humble beginnings, we built a family of products to meet the needs of all kinds of infrastructure. Each generation of products is better than the previous. Thompson Pipe Group is now the largest and most diverse drainage, sanitary, pressure and trench-less pipe provider, with manufacturing locations across the country and serving not just the US but all of North America. Please visit our website at The Machine Operator is responsible for running various types of equipment. This operator will be the main crane operator for the steel plant liner. He/She will produce resistance welded cages for the reinforcement of the concrete pipes produced and/or run the re-coiler machine. The operator is to follow the schedule which is produced by his supervisor. The coils and cages are to be inspected visually and physically for deficiencies in the welding process. The operator will adjust if deficiencies are found with the welding process or notify his supervisor. The material must be handled properly. Housekeeping around the machine and department is an absolute must. Essential Functions
    • Operates any three of the main operator stations independently on the SWP mill as determined by the Lead.
    • Performs set-up and operates sub-arc welders on the SWP Mill.
    • Inspects completed welds to determine structural soundness.
      • Consistently operates successfully from the sub-arc control panel and the main operator's station.
      • Operates overhead crane to move plate, coil, and machinery.
      • Identifies and correctly uses the different fillers and fluxes for various thicknesses of metal.
      • Measure's pipe dimensions and material to the nearest 32nd of an inch and adjusts machine settings to achieve the desired output.
      • Operates a variety of machinery and possesses a basic mechanical aptitude performing minor repairs and lubrication.
        • Performs Hot Works (welding, cutting & grinding) as needed for equipment maintenance or production requirements.
        • Responsible for the organization and housekeeping of designated station as well as performing pre-operations inspections. Required Qualifications
          • Must have a safety-first attitude
          • Be respectful to all persons
            • Be responsible, dependable and trustworthy
            • Complete sub-arc welding process certification within the steel plant under QA supervision, single and tandem.
            • Must be able to pass practical and written overhead crane training course.
            • Must be familiar with machinery and possess a basic mechanical aptitude.
            • Ability to understand and interpret drawings for basic dimensions
            • 1-3 years min experience with arc welding machines
              • Flexible for non-standard working hours
              • Must have good organizational/housekeeping skills and problem resolution skills
              • Required to lift and move objects up to 75lbs Work Environment
                • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be loud. Physical Demands
                  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move products and supplies, up to 75 pounds.
                    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
                    • This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 5 :00 a.m. to 3 :30 p.m. OT will be required as needed. This position regularly requires weekend work. We are located at 1004 MacArthur Blvd. Grand Prairie, TX 75050
                      EOE/AA - M/F/Vet/Disability Thompson Pipe Group - Pressure is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: thompsonpipegroup, Grand Prairie , Machine Operator - 2nd Shift - Steel Plant, Professions , Grand Prairie, Texas

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