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SHOP METAL FABRICATOR

KENSINGTON GLASS ART
Frederick, MD
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Kensington Glass Arts, Inc. is the leading fabricator and installer of high-end interior architectural glass in the Maryland-Baltimore-Washington-Virginia region. With the best lead times in the business.

Kensington Glass Arts has a diverse portfolio of projects in the glass & glazing industry and is searching for and individual that matches their passion for the industry. This is a great opportunity for you to join a reputable company that truly cares about their employees.

GENERAL SUMMARY

 

The Shop Fabricator is responsible for assisting in the execution of the fabrication processes. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ability to read tape measure and cut materials accurately.
  • Understand essential components of storefront and curtainwall framing.
  • Fabricate, assemble, and glaze aluminum frames per frame requirements.
  • Utilize hand and power tools in order to complete fabrication tasks.
  • Crate and package product per shipping plans.
  • Offload arriving materials from delivery trucks.
  • Exercise basic material handling methods to prevent damage to the finished product.
  • Ensure that shop is kept clean prior to shift end.
  • Practice a safety-minded approach and exercise safe work practices required for tools and equipment in the shop.
  • Organize, strategize, and plan work sequencing and process to ensure completion.
  • Assist in any other shop activities as the shop foreman sees fit.
  • Shop Fabricator will be forklift certified.
  • Shop Fabricator will be OHSA 10 certified.
  • Shop Fabricator will be DOT certified.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Learn glass handling and standard glazing techniques to effectively assist other Team members.
  • Participate in appropriate communication with clients’ field personnel and representatives, and other trades.
  • Review assigned projects with the Shop Metal Fabrication Lead or Department Director to establish best fabrication methods and verify accuracy of scope of new work.
  • Anticipate needs to complete fabrication, including materials, labor and other resources to meet project deadlines.
  • Communicate with Project Team to plan upcoming work, in-house fabrication and job material requirements.
  • Assist Shop Metal Fabrication Lead or Department Director in maintaining adequate shop inventory of commonly used hardware and supplies.
  • Responsible for shop truck and equipment cleanliness.
  • Responsible for following directions from Shop Metal Fabrication Lead or Department Director.
  • Anticipate how to assist Shop Metal Fabrication Lead or Department Director on to best execute fabrication.
  • Follow efficient and established fabrication procedures according to pre-defined plan and schedule, as directed by Shop Metal Fabrication Lead or Department Director
  • Familiarize self with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all aspects of the fabrication process.
  • Be available to run errands as needed.
  • Possible field installation as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Possible overtime and/or weekend work as required to meet job requirements.

INTERACTIONS WITHIN COMPANY:

  1. Direct Supervisor is Shop Metal Fabrication Lead or Department Director
  2. Participate in scheduled Shop meetings and team meetings.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • While performing the duties of the job the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle or feel while typing at a computer keyboard.
  • The employee is frequently required to talk or hear.
  • The employee exerts up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 50lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.
  • Vision requirements include clarity of vision at 20 inches or less; clarity of vision at 20 feet or more; ability to identify and distinguish colors; the ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point; the ability to judge distances and spatial relationships; and the ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus.
  • Work is performed in a construction environment with frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts and potentially extreme outdoor weather conditions. There is occasional exposure to loud sounds sufficient enough to cause distraction.

DISCLAIMER

This job description indicates in general terms, the type and level of work performance as well as the typical responsibilities of the job. The responsibilities described are not to be interpreted as being all-inclusive to any specific employee. Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions.  Nothing in this job description changes the at-will employment relationship existing between KGa and its employees.

 

 

KENSINGTON GLASS ART

Address

Frederick, MD
21704 USA

Industry

Manufacturing

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