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Prefabrication Technician

Prefabrication – Allentown, Pennsylvania
Department Prefabrication
Employment Type Regular Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Summary Description

Under the supervision of a prefab floor manager, Prefab Manager performs various tasks related to the layout and installation of various commercial and industrial electrical systems.

Duties and Responsibilities                                

Essential Functions:

  • Reviews and interprets construction drawings (i.e., electrical, mechanical, architectural, etc.) to complete prefabrication assemblies. 
  • Completes prefabrication assembly orders accurately and on time.
  • Receives, verifies and packages product for shipping (shrink wrapping, boxing, labeling).
  • Responsible for quality control. No damaged product is sent out. No damaged material is accepted in.
  • Adheres to all prefabrication processes and procedures. 
  • Loads completed prefabrication assemblies for shipping.
  • Assists in the field with prefabrication assembly installations, as needed.
  • Safeguards and maintains Tri-M equipment, material, tools and vehicles. 

Job Qualifications

 Skills & Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalency.
  • Minimum of four years’ experience in the construction trade and/or completion of a state-approved apprenticeship program.
  • Basic understanding of electrical, welding and/or carpentry construction preferred.
  • Ability to properly lay out and administer small jobs, overseeing one to three employees. 
  • Experience and/or knowledge in lean manufacturing process, a plus.
  • Good mechanical aptitude.
  • Confident, decisive, self-motivated, with ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the assigned work location/office.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Must Purchase Company required personal tools and maintain in good condition.
  • Ability and willingness to drive company vehicles as needed.
  • Ability and willingness to travel regionally to job sites as needed.

 Physical Requirements:

  • Working 40 hours/week, scheduled in 8 to 10 hour shifts.
  • Standing and climbing 4 to 6 hours/day.
  • Kneeling, lifting, reaching above shoulders, and bending 4 to 5 hours/day.
  • Twisting (180° ) and walking 2 to 3 hours/day.
  • Squatting and sitting 1 to 2 hours/day.
  • Lifting weights of 0 to 75 lbs. at the following frequencies:  continuous lifting of 10 to 35 lbs.; frequent lifting of 35 to 50 lbs.; occasional lifting of 50 to 75 lbs.; sizes & shapes of objects vary from concrete blocks to cylinders to 10’ lengths of metallic conduit and 20' lengths of PVC conduit; average carry requirements, 60 lbs. for 40'.
  • Ability to lift from floor to above shoulder.
  • Repetitive use of hands includes: continuous grasping up to 50 lbs.; frequent pushing and pulling of 50 to 75 lbs.; and fine motor coordination for receptacle installation and wire terminations.
  • Repetitive use of feet is required for operating heavy equipment, conduit benders and vertical climbing.
  • Vision adequate for blueprint reading and color coding for wire identification.
  • Balance adequate for continuous climbing of ladders, scaffolds, and lifts and for working from heights.
  • Environmental factors may include working in temperature extremes of 0° F to 100° F up to 8 hours inside or outside and atmospheric exposure to dust, gases, fumes, and odors within the Permissible Exposure Limits (PEL).
  • Special hazards include exposure to mechanical, electrical, chemical, and potentially explosive hazards.
  • Personal protective equipment includes use of hard hat, safety glasses, protected-toe boots, and appropriate gloves for the task.  Equipment on an "as needed" basis may include fall protection, dust mask, respirator, hearing protection, arc flash protective gear, and dielectrically insulated gloves and/or sleeves, etc. 

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  • Location
    Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Department
    Prefabrication
  • Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
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