Traveling Field Service Millwright

Location Atlanta
Discipline: Manufacturing and Production, Technical
Salary: $28-32/hr
Job ref: 226
Published: 3 days ago

Thompson First Group is currently seeking qualified Millwrights / Welders for traveling Field Service positions.

This position requires extensive travel throughout the United States.

Candidates that have a background disassembling, assembling and completing new installation of heavy industrial equipment and components at production facilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Follow Daily work Procedures and Protocols as set forth in job orientations and trainings and Safety Handbooks.

  • Properly follow all industry related MSHA/OSHA safety procedures.

Perform all duties in a safe manner utilizing all required PPE being constantly aware of
others in the work area.
Ability to follow instruction of the Superintendent/Supervisor and work with others in a team environment.

  • Bring problems to the attention of the Superintendent/Supervisor or Safety Manager.

Inspection, disassembly and assembly of heavy industrial equipment and components

  • Using overhead and/or jib cranes, forklifts, man-lifts, pneumatic tools, hydraulic tools, hand tools and torches as required.

  • Use hoists, pulleys, jacks, and come-a-longs to perform tasks

  • Use basic rigging knowledge to set up hoisting for removal and installation of machine components

  • Signals crane operator in setting of machine parts and equipment during assembly and disassembly.

  • Lays out, positions, aligns, and fits components together in various body positions and assist in lifting, positioning, and securing of materials and work pieces

  • Bolt, weld, and cut material as needed Load, transport and unload material, tools, equipment, and supplies.

  • Assists with tool trailer and warehouse organization.

  • Performs maintenance or cleaning activities of tools and equipment.

  • Other duties incidental to this job function may be added or some of the duties listed above may be deleted as necessary.

Required Knowledge & Skills:

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions

  • Punctual and having the ability to manage time independently with minimal supervision.

  • Hands on and proactive problem-solving skills.

  • Quality mindset.

  • Must have knowledge of basic bolting, welding and flame cutting

  • Able to use hand, pneumatic and hydraulic tools.

  • Operating knowledge of hoists, pulleys, jacks, and come-a-longs

  • Familiarity with basic hand signals and basic rigging knowledge incl. safe working load limits

  • Ability to work independently, anticipate and plan work in accordance to established schedules and procedures.

  • Safety conscious; contributing to a safe working environment for oneself and all others.

  • Ability to pass a pre-employment screening and an ongoing drug screening is required

Additional Qualifications:

  • Ability to lift, carry and move 50lb.

  • Candidate must have a valid US driver’s license.

  • Industrial Equipment (forklift, man-lift, scissor lift, Telehandler etc.) operator a plus

  • MSHA trained and knowledgeable of MSHA/OSHA regulations

Thompson First Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.