Who is the Brilex Group of Companies?

The Brilex Group of Companies developed over the course of the past 21 years; however, in 2010, the group was officially established when Brilex Industries expanded their facilities, formed joint ventures and purchased the assets of the Taylor-Winfield Corporation (now known as Taylor-Winfield Technologies).
Our group consists of four member companies:
  • Brilex Industries, Inc.
  • Taylor-Winfield Technologies, Inc.
  • Quality Machine, LLC.
  • BBM Railway Equipment, LLC
The Group brings together the synergies of industry’s best and understands the importance of, and is committed to the highest quality products, on-time deliveries, superior customer service and competitive pricing.

Career Opportunities

Below, browse a list of career opportunities within The Brilex Group of Companies. You can navigate through the companies by clicking on the tiles with the company name to expand the opportunities, and click on the position title to expand the details. To apply for a position, click here, or click the "Apply Now" link at the bottom of the position details.

Brilex Industries, Inc. (10)

Apprentice



Job Title: Apprentice
Company: Brilex Industries, Inc.
Reports To: 
Direct Reports: 0
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

JOB TITLE: Apprentice

 

JOB SUMMARY:  The apprentice will gain hands-on exposure to production principles in a job shop, exposure to a diverse range of products, designs, and industrial markets and gain experience in production, quality, and continuous improvement. The apprentice will learn production flow and apply process design principles to welding fabrication, machine shop, and assembly

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Good communication skills

·         Be self-motivated and proactive

·         Good math skills

·         High attention to detail

·         Must be enrolled or recent graduate of a local tech center in the machining or welding programs.

 

Essential Physical Functions Needed:

·         Regularly sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, and crawl throughout the work day

·         Climb and work from ladders or stairs

·         Ability to lift/push/pull 50 pound objects

·         Exposure to noise, fumes and varying temperature

·         Perform repetitive motions

·         Ability to get on and off the fit table

 

Equipment Used:

·          Welding equipment

·          Overhead crane

·          Forklift

·          Grinders

·          Miscellaneous hand and measuring tools



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CNC Machinist



Job Title: CNC Machinist
Company: Brilex Industries, Inc.
Reports To: 
Direct Reports: 
Exempt / Non-Exempt: 

JOB SUMMARY:  The CNC Machinist works with computer numeric controlled (CNC) heavy machinery from set up to operation to produce parts and tools from metal or other materials. The CNC Machinist operates CNC Horizontal and Vertical Mills and Machining Centers utilizing medium to heavy steel plate in a fabrication/job shop environment. The CNC Machinist is to process methods in accordance with specifications and quality standards.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Interpret packet of router, engineering drawings, blue prints, and other work instructions

·         Program review, including debugging and problem solving

·         Load feed mechanism by using an overhead crane to lift materials into position

·         Perform typical machine shop operations

·         Mill, turn, drill, tap, de-bur, saw, and sand fabrications

·         Verify settings by measures, marks, and scribe dimensions and reference points on first-run part

·         Clean and perform inspections of the first-run part, machines, and tooling

·         Select, align, and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines as necessary to machine parts as required

·         Calculate and set controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed and depth, and angle of cut, or enter commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control according to guidelines

·         Troubleshoot malfunctions or resolve issues as required

·         Perform routine maintenance on machines as required

·         Measure dimensions of finished work pieces to ensure conformance to specifications

·         Maintain a safe, organized and clean work environment.

·         Operate multiple machines when practical and necessary

·         Perform all other duties, as assigned

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·         High School diploma or graduation from a certified technical school

·         3-5 years prior CNC Machining experience

·         Experience machining medium to heavy plate fabrications

·         Solid knowledge of reading and interpreting blue prints, performing set-ups and editing programs in G & M code

·         Willingness to be cross trained across multiple pieces of equipment

·         Adherence to safe work practices

·         Must be able to take and pass a vision acuity test

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) certification

·         Work keys

·         Experience working in a fabrication/job shop environment

Essential Physical Functions Needed

·         Ability to frequently lift/push/pull 50 pound objects

·         Use of hands/fingers to grasp, pull, handle and manipulate parts and tools

·         Ability to constantly stand and walk throughout the workday

·         Frequent ability to sit at work station

·         Exposure to noise, fumes and varying temperature

·         Perform repetitive motions

·         Hand-eye coordination

·         Must be able to take and pass a vision acuity test

Equipment USed:

·         Forklift

·         Overhead crane

·         CNC milling equipment

·         Various inspection gauges



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CWI / Quality Control Technician



Job Title: CWI / Quality Control Technician
Company: Brilex Industries, Inc.
Reports To: 
Direct Reports: 
Exempt / Non-Exempt: 

JOB SUMMARY: 

Responsible for weld quality produced by the fabrication department

Responsible to ensure that materials and products meet code and customer quality requirements  through receipt inspection, in-process fabrication inspection, and final product inspection as defined by internal and external inspection and test plans (ITPs) and quality requirements

Responsible to support the function and development of the Brilex Quality System and assist in Continuous Improvement actions as detailed by the Quality Department and internal stakeholders

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

-          Review ITPs at project kickoff to understand internal and customer quality specifications

-          Perform receipt inspection of materials as indicated on Brilex purchase orders

-          Monitor in-process quality via execution of dimensional, weld, shot-blast, paint, detailing, packaging, and pre-shipment inspections

-          Act as a liaison for 3rd Party NDE (UT/RT), Authorized, or customer inspection activity

-          Generate, review, complete, and submit internal inspection reports;  Facilitate internal document control process

-          Perform internal process audits of established process control and inspection

-          Identify non-conformances, execute the NCR process, and support activity related to Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action

-          Support Continuous Improvement initiatives and growth of Brilex Quality System through process implementation

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

-          AWS Certified Weld Inspector (CWI)

-          5 years of Quality experience in a steel fabrication environment

-          Ability to understand and interpret manufacturing code quality standards

-          ASME BPVC Division 1, Section VIII U-Stamp experience

-          Read and interpret blueprints and quality specifications

-          Microsoft Office experience

ADDITIONAL HELPFUL QUALIFICATIONS:

-          Six Sigma Green Belt certification

-          American Society of Quality certification(s)

-          Level I/II NDE (PT/MT) certification  

-          FARO metrology experience

Essential Mental Functions Needed

-          Sound personal and professional communication skills

-          Critical and analytical decision-making skills

-          Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills for dynamic, fast-paced manufacturing setting

-          Uphold a positive attitude and present a consistent, strong work ethic

-          Willingness to learn, take constructive criticism, and work in a team environment



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Engineering Sales Manager



Job Title: Engineering Sales Manager
Company: Brilex Industries, Inc.
Reports To: President & Engineering Manager
Direct Reports: 0
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:  The Engineering Sales Manager will be responsible for overall business development  for the engineering group, primarily focusing on heavy equipment and material handling applications. This will include, but not be limited to, technical/commercial quoting for new sales opportunities, supporting the development of new products and product improvements while positioning the products to fulfill market and customer related needs to grow the group.  The position includes direct interface with existing/prospective customers, internal engineering support, manufacturing resources and other sales personnel. 

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

·          Evaluate customer needs via an interactive discovery process or via drawings and specification provided

·          Direct follow-up on proposals and related projects

·          Gather supplier and internal pricing data to compile overall technical and commercial offers

·          Liaison support to Engineering, Purchasing, Assembly, and Test/Field Service groups

·          Attend Product Group related association and trade show activities

·          Interface with Marketing Group to support product group promotional efforts

·          Interface and support other sales personnel’s business development activities

·          50% domestic travel

·          Create technical white papers for submission to technical journals and periodicals

·          General business development activities to increase product group revenue

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·          5+ years’ heavy material handling capital equipment  experience in the steel and/or aluminum industries

·          Mechanical Engineering degree, post-secondary technical certification or equivalent work experience

·          Ability to read and understand mechanical drawings and related drawing tolerance designations

·          Working knowledge and experience using AutoCad and/or SolidWorks engineering software for visual concept drawings, presentations and to support technical and commercial offers

·          Strong customer service and relationship development skills

·          Verbal, writing and presentation skills

·          Ability to communicate using all forms of media

·          Ability to travel via any common mode of transportation

·          Experience in technical proposal writing

·          Experience with MS Office products

·          Strong problem solving skills

·          Ability to understand hydraulic controls & schematics

·          Ability to understand electrical machine controls and control schemes

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·          Minimum 5 years’ industrial material handling capital equipment sales experience to the steel and/or aluminum processing industries

·          Heavy steel fabricating and machining estimating experience  

Essential Physical Functions Needed

·         Light lifting

·         Unrestricted Walking into company production facility, Customer factories and other public venues

·         Unrestricted vision and hearing with our without corrective aids

·         Hand dexterity and ability to grip, write, and type

Equipment Used

·          Automobile

·          Mobile Phone

·          Office Phone

·          Computer

·          Printer

·          Microsoft Office software

·          Autocad or SolidWorks Software



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Fitter



Job Title: Fitter
Company: Brilex Industries, Inc.
Reports To: 
Direct Reports: 0
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

JOB TITLE: Fitter

JOB SUMMARY:  The Fitter is responsible for the layout, fit, tack, and weld of various plate to customer specifications utilizing supplied prints.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Read and interpret mechanical drawings

·         Complete layout and fit up of plate and structural fabrications

·         Perform welding in horizontal and vertical position using various welding processes

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·         2+ years’ previous fitting experience with light to heavy steel plate in a job shop/fabrication environment

·         Solid knowledge in interpreting blue prints and engineering drawings

·         Advanced mathematical aptitude, using geometry and trigonometry formulas as well as working in fractions, decimals, and in metric system

·         Must pass vertical and horizontal weld test

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Certified Welder in Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) other qualifications such as TIG are desired.

·         Ability to understand and interpret  GD&T tolerances

Essential Physical Functions Needed:

·         Regularly sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, and crawl throughout the work day

·         Climb and work from ladders or stairs

·         Ability to lift/push/pull 50 pound objects

·         Exposure to noise, fumes and varying temperature

·         Perform repetitive motions

·         Ability to get on and off the fit table

 

Equipment Used:

·          Welding equipment

·          Overhead crane

·          Forklift

·          Grinders

·          Miscellaneous hand and measuring tools



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Mechanical Assembler



Job Title: Mechanical Assembler
Company: Brilex Industries, Inc.
Reports To: Bud Geddes
Direct Reports: 
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

The Mechanical Assembler is responsible for the disassembly, assembly, repair and rebuild of moderately complex and complex fabrications, equipment, machines and subassemblies.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Review job traveler and related documents describing work to be performed and in what sequence

·         Review customer blueprints and engineering drawings as needed for build requirements

·         Assemble, disassemble, repair and rebuild fabrications using appropriate mechanical and power tools

·         Install hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical components

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Minimum 2 years’ experience in manufacturing environment

·         High school diploma or equivalent

·         Previous mechanical, electrical, hydraulic or pneumatic assembly experience in a manufacturing environment

·         Strong mechanical ability

·         ACT Work Keys Career Readiness certification required

·         Ability to operate overhead cranes and motorized lift equipment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Post high school training in mechanics, i.e. auto mechanics, industrial maintenance, industrial hydraulics and/or pneumatics, etc.

·         Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) certification

Essential Physical Functions Needed

·         Stand for long periods of time up to and exceeding 4 hours

·         Climb on narrow tread ladders and platforms

·         Frequently lift up to 50 lbs.

·         Squat and work at low proximity to floor level.

·         Pull and push large mechanical assembly tools, wrenches, etc.

·         Work with arms extended above shoulder and/or head level.

Equipment Used

·         Overhead cranes and lifting equipment

·         Electric grinders, electric cutoff saws, and hydraulic power equipment

·         Precision hand held inspection equipment



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QC Technician



Job Title: QC Technician
Company: Brilex Industries, Inc.
Reports To: Manager- Quality Systems & Continuous Improvement
Direct Reports: 0
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:  The Quality Technician ensures all materials and products meet code and customer quality requirements through receipt, in-process, and final product inspections as defined by Brilex’s internal quality systems and customer inspection test plans. This position supports the function and development of the Brilex Quality System and assist in Continuous Improvement actions.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Assist in the review and development of inspection and test plans at project kickoff to understand internal and customer quality specifications

·         Perform receipt inspection of materials to confirm correctness of supply as indicated on Brilex purchase orders

·         Monitor in-process quality of manufacturing, as described by Brilex Quality Manual, Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instruction

o   Dimensional and geometric inspection of fabrications

o   Perform weld quality inspection (VT/MT/PT)

o   Interface with 3rd Party NDE (UT/RT) inspection activity

o   Inspection of machining features using precision measurement tools

o   Shot-Blast and painting Inspection

o   Final detailing/packaging/pre-shipment inspection

·         Generate and complete internal inspection reports and review completed inspection reports for accuracy, clarity and consistency

·         Support maintenance of Brilex Calibration System of measurement tools

·         Perform internal process audits to confirm the sustainability of established process control and inspection

·         Assist in Brilex non-conformance process through NCR initiation, dispositioning, and completion and support activity related to Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action

·         Aid in the growth of Brilex Quality System through development, writing, training, and implementation of process documentation

·         Facilitate internal document control process

·         Support Project Management with customer source inspection and submittal of Quality documentation

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·         5+ years’  Quality Experience (2-year or 4-year degree may substitute experience)

·         Ability to understand and interpret manufacturing code quality documentation and criteria

·         Understanding of Lean Six Sigma principles to support Continuous Improvement chartered projects

·         Extensive experience reading and interpreting customer blueprints and specification documentation

·         NDE (VT/PT/MT) certification or experience and capability to obtain Level I/II certification

·         Practical knowledge of GD&T principles

·         FARO metrology or other CMM experience

·         Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite of products

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Exposure to AWS, ASME, and AISC code manuals

·         Six Sigma Green Belt

·         American Society of Quality certification(s)

Essential Physical Functions Needed:

·         Alternately sit, stand, walk, kneel, stoop, and squat throughout the work day

·         Must be able to take and pass a vision acuity test

·         Fine motor skills

·         Climb and work from ladder or stairs

·         Exposure to fumes, noise, and varying temperatures

Equipment Used:

·          FARO Metrology – Tracker and Arm

·          Precision measurement tools

·          Forklift

Overhead crane


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Regional Account Manager - North Central US



Job Title: Regional Account Manager - North Central US
Company: Brilex Industries, Inc.
Reports To: President
Direct Reports: 0
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Exempt

Job Summary
The Regional Account Manager will be a member of our field sales team and focused on strengthening existing customer rapport in the areas of heavy fabrication, machining and assembly while also exploring new partnerships/opportunities by expanding Brilex market share across new market segments. The successful candidate will be values driven, dynamic, and technically oriented with strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Major Areas of Responsibilities
  • Develop existing business opportunities and inquiries for heavy fabrication, machining and assembly
  • Research, target and expand into suitable, new markets
  • Continually position Brilex as the supplier of choice for new projects and rebuilds via relationships and driving marketing initiatives
  • Develop and maintain pipeline of cold call targets
  • Help drive analysis and strategic diversification of customer portfolio
  • Gather information for technical and commercial proposals
  • Follow-up on technical and commercial proposals and respond to customer inquiries
  • Facilitate customer meetings, plant visits, and data collection with internal support personnel
  • Achieve territorial sales goals and objectives
  • Territory: Illinois, Indiana,Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Wisconsin
Minimum Qualifications
  • BS/BA degree preferred; combination of education and experience considered
  • 5+ years’ industrial business-to-business sales experience
  • Ability to read and interpret basic blue prints and engineering drawings
  • Excellent customer relationship building skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills across all levels
  • Self-starter who is able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Driven, goal-oriented professional
  • Strong entrepreneurial attitude, someone who can go out develop, qualify, and convert leads into opportunities
  • Strong command of MS Office Suite; Act CRM software and Jobscope ERP software experience helpful
Territory:
  • Illinois
  • Kentucky
  • Indiana
  • Michigan
  • Missouri


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Regional Account Manager - South Central



Job Title: Regional Account Manager - South Central
Company: Brilex Industries, Inc.
Reports To: 
Direct Reports: 
Exempt / Non-Exempt: 

Regional Account Manager (Southern US)

Position Summary 

 The Regional Account Manager will be a member of our field sales team and focus on developing business opportunities and relationships with existing / new customers in the areas of heavy fabrication, machining and assembly while also exploring new business opportunities. The successful candidate will be values centric, goal / technically oriented with strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.

 Main Responsibilities

·         Develop existing / new business opportunities and inquiries for heavy fabrication, machining and assembly

·         Continually position Brilex as the supplier of choice for new projects

·         Gather information for technical and commercial proposals

·         Follow-up on technical and commercial proposals and respond to customer inquiries

·         Facilitate customer meetings, plant visits, and data collection with internal support personnel

·         Track projects through the selling cycle to closure

·         Achieve territorial sales goals and objectives  

 Minimum Requirements

·         BS/BA degree preferred. Combination of education and experience considered

·         5 years industrial business-to-business sales experience

·         Ability to read and interpret basic blue prints and engineering drawings

·         Excellent customer relationship building skills

·         Strong verbal and written communication skills

·         Working knowledge of MS Office suite of products

·         Domestic travel required

·         Self-starter who is able to work in a fast paced environment

·         Steel mill and/or metals manufacturing experience preferred


 Pay and Benefits

·         Competitive salary commensurate with experience

·         Quarterly profit sharing

·         Company car

·         401k with Company match

·         Health/Dental/Vision insurance coverage options

·         Company paid short/long term disability and life insurance plans

 Territory

  • Arkansas
  • Alabama
  • Louisiana
  • Georgia
  • Tennessee
  • Florida



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Welder



Job Title: Welder
Company: Brilex Industries, Inc.
Reports To: 
Direct Reports: 0
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:   The Welder is responsible for set up and operation of conventional welding equipment in a fabrication/job shop environment. This position does require a flexible work schedule. The selected candidate will need to be able to work 1st or 2nd shift as needed.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·     3+ years of experience in the layout, fabrication, and welding of metal components

·     3-5 years’ experience working with 1/16th wire or larger

·     Ability to read, understand and interpret blueprint

·      Adept at various types of metal joining

·      Skilled in reading and interpreting mechanical assembly and part drawings

·      Expertise in mathematics used to calculate dimensions and tolerances

·      Ability to weld in all position

·      Must possess own hand tools and tool box

·      Proven mechanical aptitude using a variety of hand tools and shop equipment

·      Working knowledge of industry standards for welding and fabrication

Essential Physical Functions Needed:

·      Climb and work from ladders

·      Frequent standing, sitting, stooping, kneeling, and bending

·      Lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

·      Work from a kneeling or laying position when required

·      Exposure to fumes, noise, and varying temperatures

Equipment Used:

·      Welding equipment

·      Common hand tools (i.e. drills, grinders, cutters, etc.)

·      Fork Lift

·      Overhead cranes



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Taylor-Winfield Technologies (2)

Assistant Plant Manager



Job Title: Assistant Plant Manager
Company: Taylor-Winfield Technologies
Reports To: Plant Manager
Direct Reports: 7
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:  The Assistant Plant Manager is responsible for directing and coordinating the daily activities of the manufacturing operations to include, component fabrication, machine assembly, cost control, safety and grounds maintenance.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

·   Managing business to ensure profit targets, quality and safety standards, and schedule commitments are met.

·   Ensure that all materials, manpower and equipment are utilized in the most efficient manner.

·   Review job costs to ensure budget targets are being met.

·   Interact with department heads to coordinate purchasing, production and material logistics operations.

·   Identify processes and implement improvements that support the goals of the organization.

·   Managing staff including coaching, mentoring, training and development.

·   Identify problems for corrective action and ensure actions are carried out.

·   Resolve personnel issues and conflict when necessary.

·   Ensure safety compliance in all facets of the organization. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·   3-5 years experience of direct supervision in a manufacturing operations environment.

·   Excellent communication skills.

·   Effective interpersonal skills.

·   Detail oriented and effective planning skills.

·   Proficient in managing and motivating workers.

·   Good computer skills to interact with company ERP and Reporting systems.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·   Degree in business, industrial management or engineering.

·   Knowledgeable in custom industrial machine building.

Essential Physical Functions Needed:  physical mobility, good speaking skills, energetic

Equipment Used:  Personal computer



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Machine Assembler



Job Title: Machine Assembler
Company: Taylor-Winfield Technologies
Reports To: Supervisor- Machine Assembly
Direct Reports: 0
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:  The Machine Assembler is responsible for the mechanical assembly of machines per designs provided by the Mechanical Engineering Department.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

·      Read and interpret mechanical assembly drawings and parts lists.

·      Assemble fabricated and purchased parts using assembly drawings and parts lists provided by engineering.

·      Align components to designed tolerances.

·      Install moving parts such as shafts, levers, bearings, etc and verifies proper movement.

·      Use hand or power tools to trim, shim, cut or make other adjustments for proper component assembly.

·      Bend and fit piping and tubing for water, hydraulic, pneumatic and lubrication systems.

·      Operate overhead cranes, industrial fork trucks, and aerial lifts.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·      3+ years of experience building mechanical assemblies for production machinery

·      Proficient in reading and interpreting mechanical assembly, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematic drawings

·      Strong shop math and measurement skills

·      Must possess own hand tools and tool box

·      Proven mechanical aptitude using a variety of hand tools and shop equipment

·      Working knowledge of industry standards for mechanical assembly

Essential Physical Functions Needed:

·      Stand for extended periods of time

·      Climb and work from ladders

·      Work from an Aerial Lift

·      Lift a minimum of 75 lbs.

·      Work from a kneeling or laying position when required

Equipment Used:

·      Common hand tools (i.e. drills, grinders, cutters, impact wrenches, etc.)

·      Common shop equipment (i.e. pipe bender, pipe threader, drill press, power saw, band saw, etc.)

·      Industrial fork truck

·      Overhead cranes

·      Aerial lifts



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Quality Machine, LLC (0)

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BBM Railway Equipment, LLC (0)

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