Mechanical Assembler/Building Erector
POWELL CANADA INC
Acheson, AB

Based out of the Electrical Division Edmonton (EDE) location, the Building Erector will report to the Manufacturing Supervisor of the PCR (Power Control Room) Assembly Department. The Building Erector is responsible for erecting steel buildings, the installation of all mechanical attachments for the buildings and the manufacturing process associated with PCR Assembly.

Essential Responsibilities

· Assembly of E-Houses (PCR) and other materials while accurately following blue-prints and instructions.

· Steel building/cladding/foam panel erection.

· Use proven trade practices and proper tools for all tasks.

· Follow direction from Supervisors and Lead Persons.

· Promotes a safety culture as well as attends all safety meetings.

· Ensure quality by following standard work instructions and identifying any potential risks to product quality.

· Ensure that work areas remain clean and well organized.

· Other duties as required.

Core Competencies

· Demonstrates an understanding of construction, manufacturing and building concepts.

· Possesses the internal desire and motivation to succeed at completing tasks that lead to achievement of team goals.

· Changes priorities to meet changing demands; adjusts quickly to new responsibilities and tasks.

· Knowledge of hand, electric and air tools and some vibrating tools.

· Conscientious, thorough, accurate, and reliable when performing and completing job tasks.

· Demonstrates a sense of urgency and a “can-do” attitude by collaborating with others to solve problems and drive results.

· Ability to learn and adhere to all manufacturing policies and practices to ensure adherence to ISO requirements.

· Able to work effectively within your team and around other departments and their activities.

· Must have a basic command of the English language, both written and verbal.

Qualifications

· Minimum education level of a High School Diploma is required.

· Minimum 1 year of experience in a manufacturing environment.

· Previous experience in steel building/cladding/foam panel erection is considered an asset.

· Basic ability performing mathematical calculations.

· Ability to read a tape measure (this includes conversions from fraction to decimal and conversely from decimal to fractions).

· Experience and the ability to operate forklifts is an asset.

· Safety training certificates are an asset for the position.

· Due to the safety sensitive nature of this position successful candidates will undergo pre-employment substance abuse and medical testing upon hire.

Working Conditions

· Safety sensitive position in a temperature controlled manufacturing or industrial environment with occasional outside activities.

· Required to wear personnel protective equipment at all times (i.e., hard hats, safety glasses, hearing protection, safety harnesses and respirators) when required.

· Must be able to work from all types of ladders (step ladders, "A" frame ladders and all size extension ladders) and scaffolding.

· Working at heights usually no higher than 30 feet in the air on or using proper lift equipment.

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· Able to maintain body equilibrium and agility to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching, ascending or descending stairs.

· Bending the body at the waist, the legs at the knees, and extending arms and hands in any direction in a repetitive manner continuously.

· Continuous standing, walking 50-300 foot distances for long periods of time with only occasional sitting.

· Must be able to climb stairs frequently throughout the shift.

· Able to frequently look over shoulders, work with both arms above shoulders and use both arms at full length frequently.

· Using upper extremities to apply or exert a force continuously up to 50lbs.

· Ability to use hand tools such as tin snips, hammer, and power tools (some vibrating), for long periods of time with frequent repetition.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Mechanical Assembly: 2 years (Required)

Licence:

  • CSTS-09 (Required)