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Posted on: January 12, 2023
  • Full Time
  • Yankton, SD
  • July 31, 2023

Website Manitou-Yankton Manitou-Yankton

General Accountability:
This position will safely perform weld, weld components with welding equipment to fit and join, fabricate and/or repair heavy and large mechanical products per specifications and in accordance with the production schedule.

 Duties and Responsibility:
·Maintain a safe work environment

·Work without close supervisor

·Job duties include but are not limited to:

 -Perform weld duties

 -Weld components with weld equipment as specified by procedures, layout, blueprint, diagrams, work order and oral instruction

  -Have or must acquire the “basic” Weld Certification as the minimum requirement for all welding positions

  -Welds range from simple tacks to complex welds, performed in varying positions

  -Work includes set-up, laying out work using fixtures and guides to repair, modify or fabricate parts and/or equipment products

  -Operate and/or use related equipment and tools which include forklifts, hoists, slings, grinders, torches, drills, punches, tape measure and Air Arc

  -Read, understand and follow job order specifications, blueprints, work instructions and procedures

  -Works from assembly prints and specifications

  -Performs own set-ups and/or works from prints and/or job specification

  -Maintain a level of work performance in accordance with Manitou standards and/or job specifications

  -Perform or assist in other assigned duties as qualified

  -Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with company policies relating to safety, housekeeping and Hazardous Waste Management programs.

·Adheres to all safety policies and procedures; perform tasks in a safe manner.

·In the event of an accident or injury immediately, notify the Shift supervisor on duty.

·Contact Maintenance Department to get equipment repaired when necessary.

·Ability and willingness to take on additional assignments as requested by management.

·Use tools, equipment and technology, computers or automated systems.

·Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

·Check results for conformance to print and / or specifications and make necessary corrections.

·Work with coworkers in a polite and courteous manner, providing cross training as needed.

·Able to work overtime as required.

·Able to lift up to 50 lbs. independently

·Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Qualifications:
Minimum education:  High school diploma or GED.

Skills and Competencies/Requirements:

·Must be a self-starter, team player and have the ability to multitask.

·Able and willing to work in other areas as needed.  Suggest and implement improvements.  Follow up on details.  Seek out productive work when assignments are completed.  Actively participate in continuous improvement for our products and process to better serve our customers and improve the overall profitability.

Equipment:  tools, metatarsal safety shoes, safety glasses/goggles, gloves and other PPE as needed.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:  Repetitive tasks, physically demanding, manual dexterity, attention to detail, hand-eye coordination, standing for extended periods, lifting multiple pounds regularly, use wrist motion, reach above/below shoulders, step up/down, bend/stoop, twist, squat/crouch, kneel or crawl.

Essential Skills:  Perform work standing on a concrete a minimum of 8 hours up to 10 hours per day.  Reading, writing, oral communication, working with others, problem solving, decision making, critical thinking, job task planning and organizing, significant use of memory, finding information, and continuous learning.  Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.


The job description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive.  Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.


To apply for this job please visit www.manitou-group.com.