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Kemper Equipment is Hiring!

Would you like to join a team dedicated to innovation, safety, knowledge and commitment? Are you looking for a positive work environment with room to grow? Then Kemper Equipment might be the perfect place for you. If you have a can-do attitude and enjoy taking ownership of your work, consider a career with Kemper Equipment. Our open positions are listed below.

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Kemper Equipment is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all applications without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability or other protected statuses.

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    Kemper Equipment is seeking to fill the following full time positions at our Hazle Township Steel Fabrication Facility:

    • Welders
    • Fabricators
    • Painters
    • Foreman

    Applicants must be dependable, have basic tools, be able to read and follow blueprints, and operate standard fabrication equipment including overhead crane, ironworker, shear, press brake, etc.

    The right candidate will receive a competitive hourly rate based on experience. Benefits including paid holidays and eligibility for health & additional insurance options are available after 90 days. Wellness days are available after 6 months of service and vacation and sick packages after 1 year of service.

    Hours: 6AM to 4:30PM Monday through Friday with additional overtime on Saturdays as well, based on workload.

    Steel toe environment. Applicants must be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: Competitive, DOE

    Required Experience:

    • Overhead Crane Operation: 1 year

    • Blueprint Reading: 1 year

    • Fitting: 1 year

    • Welding: 1 year


    Required Language:

    • English



    Supporting our Field Service team, an apprentice will support the department with mechanical millwright, rigging and manual labor during service calls on material handling equipment. The apprentice position will shadow and train under our field service superintendents, learning the industry and equipment we service, while gaining experience with troubleshooting, repairs and steel installations of projects at Kemper Equipment.

    Requirements:

    The position is physical and demands hours of standing, bending and kneeling. Heavy lifting is required at times of up to 100 pounds, along with simple lifting, grasping, and repetitive use of hands.

    Qualifications:

    Prior experience with millwright work, welding, torching, rigging and steel erection required. Ability to travel and work overtime as needed. Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Must be safety oriented. Experience in industrial, quarry or material handling field (crushers, screens, conveyors) a plus.

    Benefits include paid vacation, sick and wellness days, STD and life insurance plus 401K plan with employer match.


    Reports to: Operations Manager

    Job Description:

    • Responsibilities include analyzing blueprints and/or job specifications for projects in the material handling industry to determine accurate cost estimates.

    • Work closely with the sales department to prepare time, cost, and material estimates; consulting with company personnel, customers, and vendors to discuss parameters of the job.

    • Resolve issues, confer with engineers and contractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates and prepare estimates for sales proposals.

    • Work with manufacturing department to expedite and complete orders and will make any necessary costing adjustments to inventory during the project.

    • Maintain a contact and relationships with suppliers, contractors and subcontractors.

    • Perform material flows and belt calculations using industry standard software.

    • Prepare sales drawings using AutoCAD.

    • Assist the Engineering Department on an as needed basis.

    Qualifications:

    • Experience in developing proposals/estimates. A minimum of 3 years' experience in an engineering, estimating, project management, or construction environment is preferred

    • Relevant experience: material handling and processing (belt conveyors, crushing and screen equipment, washing equipment), engineering, steel fabrication, and construction

    • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in construction and/or manufacturing.

    • Experience utilizing AutoCAD

    • Familiarity with variety of construction concepts and practices

    • Excellent customer-facing and internal communication skills

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills

    • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office/Project

    • Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction, or related field preferred


    Reports to: Engineering Manager

    Summary of Responsibilities:
    To serve as CAD Technician and Mechanical Drafter working within the Engineering Department providing a support role to Engineers and Designers.

    Job Duties:

    • Produce and check 2D fabrication detail drawings from 3D models utilizing AutoCAD.

    • Prepare Steel Summaries (Bill of Materials), Shipping Lists, and Bolt Lists utilizing Excel.

    • Release drawings for fabrication.

    • Work with fabrication shop personnel to answer questions or solve problems encountered during the manufacturing process.

    • Maintain CAD workstations, AutoCAD licenses, subscription renewals, etc.

    • Maintain equipment such as printers and copiers; manage paper, toner, and cartridge inventory.

    • Make copies of drawings and other clerical tasks as required.

    • Perform other relevant duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • Must be proficient in AutoCAD.

    • Steel detailing experience with knowledge of AISC, AWS, OSHA, MSHA standards.

    • Good organization skills and attention to detail is a must.

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required (Excel/Word).

    • Must be able to communicate clearly and function in a delivery driven environment.

    Education:

    • AS in Drafting Technology or related field with 2 years minimum experience.

    Compensation:

    • Competitive, based on experience.