Years of Craft Experience
3+ year Journeyman Exp
- Post-Secondary Certificate desirable- awarded for training completed after high school.
- Minimum 4 years in craft, including helper and apprentice roles.
- Minimum 1 - 2 years as journeyman working in industrial environment
READING: The employee must have the ability to read safety requirements, instructions in the correct use and maintenance of shop tools, be able to read and understand methods and procedures that are present on drawings, layout work, and just specifications.
WRITING: Must have the ability to write simple reports with the correct format using spelling and grammar. (English)
SPEAKING: Must have the ability to speak using correct English with a well modulated voice.
The minimum math ability usually associated with this classification is the ability to calculate surface areas, translate these figures into a bill of material which can be used to complete a specific job. Employees must be able to use variable and formulas which are normally found in most industry approved trade hand books. Also, employees must be familiar with the O.S.H.A. requirements for the type work that is being performed.
The employee must understand that the reporting system used for problems and information is as follows: 1) Crewleader, 2) Foreman, 3) General Foreman, and 4) Superintendent.
- Positions require working in: climbing, bending, sitting, walking, kneeling, crawling, standing, lifting, pushing, and pulling.
- Good hand eye balance and the ability to distinguish colors are required in order to use the tools that are necessary to perform the required work.
- Employees must have vision which has good depth perception in order to judge distance and space relationships.
- The employee must be able to work in all types of weather conditions.
- The ability to work in elevated positions is a must.
- The employee must be able to work in confined spaces as well as wear the following safety equipment when need be: life vests, ear protection, rubber gloves, leather gloves, hard hat, slicker suit, acid suit, rubber gloves, full face breathing mask, wearing full safety harness, or wearing a face shield.
- The heavy work will require the employee to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally: The medium work will require the exerting of 50 pounds of frequently: The remainder of the work should require the exertion of 20 pounds of force to constantly move an object.
- The employee must have a telephone.
- The employee must have a current State of Texas Electrical license (Apprentice license is a minimum)
- The employee is expected to work overtime in order to maintain the plant in a safe and productive state.
- The employee is expected to make call outs when such work is available and the employee’s services are needed.
- The employee must have a valid Texas Driver’s License and have permission prior to operating any TIG vehicle. The requirements for operating a company vehicle are as follows: In the past three (3) years the employee can have had only 4 moving violations, no more than 2 chargeable accidents, and no D.W.I.