Pump Mechanic/Assembler – 2nd shift ($21.91+/hr.)

Iowa Mold Tooling Co., Inc.

Appleton, WI


About Pierce, an Oshkosh company

At Pierce Manufacturing, we build trucks that protect people and communities around the world. To our team, there is no room for anything less than providing the absolute best. Since 1913, building truck bodies on Model T Ford chassis in an old converted church has evolved to creating highly customized, carefully designed and engineering pumpers, aerials, tankers and rescue units that have no equal. Today, you'll find more than 30,000 Pierce apparatuses on the road that are making a difference in people's lives, every day. To us, every step in the process of building our trucks is personal. From innovation and expertise, to the customization and service. Our trucks are designed to perform under the toughest conditions.

With a career at Pierce Manufacturing, you can expect:

  • Competitive Pay – pay based on experience and education, minimum starting rate $19.91 per hour
    • 2nd shift premium of $2.00 per hour
    • Merit increases at 6 months, 12 months, and then annually
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability benefits, 401k plan & company match, tuition reimbursement, wellness programs, paid vacation, paid holidays
    • Effective after 30 days
  • Relocation bonus of $2,500 when relocating from outside a 50 mile radius
  • Job Stability
  • Opportunities for Career Growth
  • Competitive Pay & Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • Hands-On Approach
  • Customer Focus
  • Culture for Fostering Teamwork
  • Respected Leaders
  • People First Culture
  • Hiring Immediately

Shift Overview:

  • Shift times and overtime hours vary dependent on position, department, and location
  • 2nd shift: Monday – Thursday, four 10 hour days, overtime worked at the end of shift and on Friday’s and occasional Saturday'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

  • 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

Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability for any part of the recruitment process, please contact our reception desk by phone at +1 (920) 502.3009 or our talent acquisition team by email corporatetalentacquisition@oshkoshcorp.com.

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

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