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Pump Mechanic / Assembler

Company: Pierce Mfg. Inc.
Location: Appleton
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

With a career at Pierce Manufacturing, you can expect:
2nd shift premium of $2.00 per hour
Merit increases at 6 months, 12 months, and then annually
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability benefits, 401k plan & company match, tuition reimbursement, wellness programs, paid vacation, paid holidays
Shift Overview:


  • 1st shift: Monday - Friday, five 8 hour days, overtime worked on Saturday's; summer hour option to work Monday - Thursday, four 10 hour days, overtime worked on Friday's
  • 2nd shift: Monday - Thursday, four 10 hour days, overtime worked on Friday's

    Summary of Job Description
    The positions within a Pump Plumbing Assembler work within precise and set limits, to tolerances and standards when performing a variety of tasks. The employee must be able to read and understand blue prints and collect the proper materials needed to start the pump plumbing assembly process. The employees use hand and power tools to complete their tasks. They must maintain a clean and safe working environment.
    Essential Functions

    • Communicate verbally with co-workers to keep a safe working environment
    • Follow written and verbal instructions to complete tasks
    • Lift light and/or heavy parts on and off a cart, floor, shelf, etc.
    • Operate a crane/hoist for heavy lifting
    • Perform finish plumbing
    • Prepare pipe for plumbing installation including cutting and threading
    • Perform hydrostatic leak tests and record results
    • Repair any identified leaks
    • Run gauge tubing and make connections
    • Complete pre-line plumbing
    • Complete mid-line plumbing
    • Perform finish plumbing to include fitting up of pump panel and mechanical linkages
    • Perform welding for pipe and bracketry
    • Prepare pipe for plumbing installation including cutting and threading
    • Perform vacuum tests and record results
    • Weld, thread, and install piping
    • Read and interpret blue prints/fluid path diagrams & 3D CAD models
    • Apply measurement practices for proper alignment and part attachment
    • Proficient utilizing pneumatic/power hand tools, ex. drilling, grinding, reciprocating saws
    • Custom fabrication of finish pieces and bracketry
    • Work overtime as needed
    • Maintain clean and safe work environment

      **Marginal Work Functions: **These functions may be considered essential based on location, position, and other factors.

      • DA sand and finish edges of parts
      • Install covers, masking tape, and bags on components not to be painted
      • Perform finish plumbing to include; installing pump panel and mechanical linkages.
      • Perform welding for pipe and bracketry.
      • Weld, thread, and install heavy weld pipe.
      • Work with co-workers in the same area
      • Utilize a computer to view prints and work orders
      • Sort, inspect, and pick the correct parts for the assembly process
      • Operate a forklift to transport truck parts to and from designated areas
      • May assist in training new employees
      • Move to other departments/areas to assist with an assembly project
      • Testing of parts and equipment

        Basic Qualifications

        • High School Diploma or equivalent education
        • Previous experience with basic hand tools

          Preferred Qualifications to complete Essential Functions

          • Previous plumbing experience
          • Two or more years of mechanical and assembly experience
          • Experience repairing pumps and pump systems preferred
          • Previous welding/fabrication experience
          • Technical or Associate's degree in a relevant Technician or Technology program or equivalent education and/or mechanical training.

            Key Abilities Needed to Complete Essential Functions
            All positions require the ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. Detailed physical job analysis available upon request.

            • Perform all assigned tasks
            • Demonstrate strong interpersonal communication skills
            • Recognize and react to abnormal operating conditions
            • Use and wear personal protective equipment as indicated by the task or environment
            • Hear safety alarms and other co-workers
            • Perform basic counting tasks
            • Read tape measure, safety manuals, work orders, and blue prints effectively
            • Follow instructions from supervisors and other co-workers
            • Understand and identify safety issues
            • Maintain balance when walking and standing on potential slippery work floor
            • Maintain balance when climbing on a portable step, ladders, and trucks
            • Individually lift and manipulate parts/equipment weighing up to 75 pounds
            • Tolerate constant standing while performing tasks along with occasional awkward positions to complete the tasks
            • Have good hand eye coordination
            • Use both hands for tool operation, carrying of parts, and assisting co-workers with heavy lifting of parts
            • Distinguish the difference in various parts and equipment
            • Operate and access heavy equipment safely and effectively
            • Remember task sequence and safety constraints

              You should be proficient in:

              • Blueprint Reading
              • Electrical Schematics
              • Pneumatics Experience
              • Hydraulics Experience
              • Pipefitting Skills

                Machines & technologies you'll use:

                • Forklifts

Keywords: Pierce Mfg. Inc., Appleton , Pump Mechanic / Assembler, Engineering , Appleton, Wisconsin

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