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General Mechanic - Welder Level I

Company: WestRock Company
Location: North Charleston
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY Safely perform mechanical maintenance on industrial plant equipment that operates 24/7/365. Perform work involving the skills of a general mechanic to keep machines, mechanical equipment, piping systems and structure of an industrial establishment in repair. Applicants that consider themselves first craft Certified Welders are preferred and Inside Machinists or Pipe fitters are encouraged to apply with the understanding that the job position is a General Mechanic position that will routinely require work "outside" their first craft. Additional craft skill and classroom training is provided and required of the successful candidate. This is a Union position. Starting Wage $32.06, automatic 2.5% increase effective6/28/2021, $32.86 Level IV earned after 2 years, $36.41 ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Ability to work safely in a physically demanding industrial environment, i.e., hot, dirty, noisy, oily, greasy, etc. This will include the requirement and ability to use basic PPE up to and including various types of respirators and fall protection. Must be capable of passing Mill Issued Weld Test/Certification Ability to troubleshoot and fix issues with machines to include pumps, hydraulics, reducers, pneumatics, conveyors, roll handling equipment, etc. Proficient in the use of all types of hand and power tools. Capable of safely operating mobile equipment such as fork trucks and man-lifts. Capable of light metal fabrication work such as guards, handrails, duct work, base plates, piping systems, etc. Capable of pipe-fitting to include layout, measurement, sketching, pipe identification, schedule numbers, threaded pipe, welded pipe, flange pipe, tubing, etc. Ability to read Blueprint reading for troubleshooting mechanical and process systems, flow diagrams and layout. Perform coupling alignment on rotating equipment. Inspect and install bearings, couplings and other mechanical drive equipment. Capable of safely using rigging, including chain falls, chokers and directing cranes. Capable of using precision measuring tools from tape measures to micrometers. Perform other duties as assigned. Education Requirements: High school diploma or GED required. Apprentice, Military, Technical School or Welder Certification preferred. Previous Work Experience: Five years industrial/manufacturing work experience is required. Job Requirements: The worker is subject to inside environmental conditions: Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes (i.e. warehouses, covered loading docks, garages, etc.) The worker is subject to outside environmental conditions: No effective protection from weather. The worker is subject to extreme cold: Temperatures below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour. The worker is subject to extreme heat: Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour. The worker is subject to noise: There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the surrounding noise level. The worker is subject to vibration: Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body. The worker is subject to hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places or exposure to chemicals. The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions: One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: Fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases or poor ventilation. The worker is subject to oils: There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids. The worker is required to wear a respirator. Other Requirements: Demonstrate safe work practices Critical thinking and complex problem solving Persistence Initiative - a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges Good math skills Computer skills Basic welding skills (Stick Weld and FluxCore Arc Weld and/or certified) Basic torch and burning skills Basic rigging and material handling skills Willing to work shift Attention to detail Dependable and reliable Ability to work alone or as part of a team Adaptability/flexibility Self-starter Knowledge of precision tools, equipment and the application of the same (i.e., rotolign, micrometers, torque wrenches, etc.) Basic knowledge of lubrication Proper use of hand and power tools Successful completion of all pre-employment screenings Fire Brigade eligible Eligible for the following benefits as of Day 1. Medical Insurance - HDHP Covers 100 % of preventative care Includes tax exempt HSA Company provides contribution towards deductible Delta Dental Coverage Covers 100% of preventive dentistry costs annually VSP Vision Plan Basic Life Insurance Company Funded Accident & Sickness Insurance Covered up to 26 weeks 401k Retirement Plan Company matches employee contribution 100% on the first 3% contribution Company Matches 50% on next 2% contributions Pension Plan Defined Contribution Pan - Company Funded o 2.5% for new hires up to 6% at specific service levels during tenure Employee Stock Purchase Plan Employee Assistance Plan Company Funded issues 13 Paid Holidays Vacation After 90 Calendar Days - 1 Week (45 hours) 1 but less than 8 years - 2 Weeks (90 Hours) 8 but less than 12 years - 3 Weeks (135 hours) 12 but less than 18 years - 4 Weeks (180 hours) 18 but less than 25 years - 5 Weeks (225 hours) 25 or more years - 6 Weeks (270 hours) Tuition Reimbursement Up to $10,000/year ($5250 of it tax free) tuition reimbursement after 1 year of service WestRock Fitness Center Available to employee Open 24 hours, 7 days a week


Keywords: WestRock Company, Charleston , General Mechanic - Welder Level I, Engineering , North Charleston, South Carolina

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