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Utility Technician (Welder)

at Tower International

Posted: 4/12/2019
Job Reference #: 218365
Keywords: automotive, repair

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Position: Utility Technician Type: Hourly –

Full Time Pay Rate: $17.50 p/h – subject to union contract

Openings: TBD Shift: Days (6 a.m. – 6 p.m.), Nights (6 p.m. – 6:00 a.m.), 10+ hours per day, 4 to 6 days per week.

Responsibilities: Includes but not limited to

? Perform all in house welding and other types of repairs to include in-line and off line for all production parts as required.

? Perform basic maintenance activities relative to repair equipment such as but not limited to: Mig Welders, Arc Welders Plasma Cutters, and Oxy/Acetylene rigs etc…

? Perform fabrication tasks for items like Production containers and shelf racking, product Flow Racks. ? Be able and willing to drive fork truck for the purpose of supporting movement of product to and from the repair area. (Training and testing for operator’s license will be provided.)

? Obtain and maintain certification as required and defined by the Quality department and Weld Engineering group.

? Adhere to current production standards and work instructions.


? High-School Diploma or GED

? Minimum one (1) year of experience or certificate of experience in industrial welding and basic maintenance, preferably in an automotive manufacturing environment.

? Basic electrical and mechanical knowledge in an industrial environment for welding machines and other tools needed to perform repairs to production parts.

? Knowledge of Preventive Maintenance concepts and procedures as related to equipment that they will be using.

? Functional knowledge of MIG welding concepts, techniques. Must have hands on MIG welding experience.

? Obtain a passing grade on Company’s Utility Technician Written and Practical Test.

? The Company will provide specific procedural training relating to our customer’s repair requirements.

? The Company will provide training and testing for certification in the welding field.

? Able to work extended hours including weekends and some holidays when needed.

Tower is a Tier 1 supplier of automotive frames and frame components for the Automotive Industry. Tower Automotive has facilities located throughout the United States, although they are primarily located in the Midwest.


TOWER International 12350 South Avenue O Chicago, IL 60633 All Tower Automotive-Chicago employment decisions, including the award of this job, will be made consistent with the companies equal employment opportunity policy, which prohibits unlawful discrimination with regard to the applicant’s race, color, national origin, sex, age, or non-disqualifying disability

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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