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Date: Oct 14, 2021

Location: Mishawaka, IN, US, 46545

Company: AM General LLC

GENERAL SUMMARY

Maintain and repair as needed any AM General Plant pipelines and pipe systems including boiler systems, paint systems, fire suppression systems, residential type plumbing systems, irrigation and wash lines.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Start-up and shutdown of plumbing and paint systems; plumbing and piping repairs and installation.
  • Repair and maintenance of fluid hoses; replacing filters (excluding work done by other trades, indirect groups, and production.
  • Maintenance of all piping systems and valves (compressed air, natural gas, domestic water, wastewater, process fluids, steam, etc.).
  • Maintenance of the boilers, steam, and condensate systems; maintaining fire sprinkler systems (excluding installation and testing performed by a licensed fire protection contractor).
  • Repair and maintenance of residential-type plumbing (toilets, sinks, cleaning drains, etc.); cleaning nozzles and piping in the wash lines.
  • Maintaining the RO systems, carbon filters, and water softeners; making coolant mixture for production; checking and recording the level of certain fluids in underground and aboveground storage tanks.
  • Maintenance and repair of icemakers.
  • Maintenance and repair of lawn sprinklers.
  • Other miscellaneous tasks that have been routinely performed by pipefitters in the past.

EDUCATION & SKILLS

  • Hold a current union journeyperson pipefitter card, or provide documentation of a completed apprenticeship program meeting AM General standards, or provide evidence in the form of notarized affidavits of at least eight years of practical experience in the trade
  • Experience with industrial piping and fluid distribution (gas, air, water, steam, paint, chemicals, wastewater, fuels)
  • Experience with domestic water and sanitary/industrial sewer systems
  • Experience with boilers, steam distribution, and condensate systems
  • Experience with fire sprinkler systems
  • Ability to operate a lift truck and various types of mobile elevating working platforms (boom lift, scissor lift, etc.)
  • Always attentive to detail and alert to ensure safety
  • Ability to receive and follow instructions and communicate with co-workers
  • Ability to read labels, safety warnings, and guidelines
  • Ability to learn basic computer skills to communicate via email, document daily work and progress, and track procurements and status
  • Knowledge of codes

PHYSICAL EFFORTS

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear in an industrial environment
  • Frequent climbing, walking, kneeling, and standing in indoor and outdoor industrial environments.
  • The employee must be able to lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Physical Location:  This position operates in a manufacturing plant environment and is often assigned to a specific shift. 

Teamwork: This position will work with others to ensure efficiency in the workplace.

Listening Skills:  This position will need to understand how to use machinery properly and safely to prevent accidents and ensure all tasks are completed accurately.

Ability to follow instructions:  Managers assign tasks and responsibilities, which vary depending on the products being manufactured; this position should be able to follow instructions competently.

Methodical approach:  Production lines follow a set process, so this position needs a methodical approach to ensure all tasks are completed in the correct order for a smooth-running production line.

Concentration – This position will perform the same tasks repeatedly, so a good level of concentration when carrying out these tasks is important for quality control purposes. This role is often fast-paced, so being able to maintain focus at all times is beneficial

Physical stamina – This position may stand for long periods of time, sometimes entire shifts, and lift packages or materials.

TRAVEL

None

Our Commitment to You

AM General is committed to providing a work environment that fosters inclusion and acceptance and that is free of discrimination.  We believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees’ ideas and decisions help us all flourish.  AM General is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (EOE) without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.  


We encourage all candidates to review our job responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any position that matches the candidate’s skillsets.   The company is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: (574) 237-6222 or dallas.dreher@amgeneral.com.

 

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