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Padgett Inc. is a high-performance organization that sets the pace in the Crane Services, Steel Fabrication & Erections and Machinery Moving/Rigging industry. Padgett Inc. is a respected drug free company since 1962 with quality workmanship. Our employees are the key to Company’s competitive success.

We are looking for employees to help us continue on the tradition at Padgett Inc. When pursuing a career you want to be apart of a company that has been and will be around for a long time, Padgett Inc is just that company. We are committed to helping our employees to reach their full potential and to recognizing their achievements. Padgett Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, (Minority/Female/Disability/Vet).

Padgett Inc. offers a competitive benefits package to Non-Union employees that includes:

Current Job Opportunities

Structural & Misc. Steel Take-off Person, Estimating Assistant

TITLE

Structural & Misc. Steel Take-off Person, Estimating Assistant

LOCATION

New Albany, IN

JOB INFORMATION

General Description

 

Interpreting architectural and structural drawings and supporting documents to provide an estimate for fabrication and/or assist in take-offs.

 

Responsibilities of Position

 

  • Complete material takeoffs of structural and miscellaneous steel for Fabrication Quotations.
  • Supplying information to Estimators bidding structural & misc. steel erection & installation.
  • Contacting contractors for clarifications of bid documents, preparing quotation letter for Estimator and sending out quotes after the approval process.
  • Review design drawings and specifications using discretion and industry standards.
  • Inputting information into Fabtrol based on size, shapes & configuration for quantity & labor hours.
  • Follow up with contractors after the bidding process for results & information.
  • Maintains a protocol of documents in such a way that information can be retrieved and understood by others.

 

Requirement of Position

  • Able to follow verbal orders from supervisor, work with limited supervision.
  • Assist in other areas at management discretion.
  • Computer & fundamental CAD skills helpful.
  • Able to read and interpret Structural & Architectural drawings.
  • Fundamental understanding of Fabrication Processes helpful.
  • Ability to use measuring instruments as required.
  • Experience with Commercial and Residential projects.
  • Read and interpret job specifications & documents.
  • Ability for continuous learning of new processes.
  • Must have good work habits, take pride in work, etc.
  • Willing to work overtime and some Saturdays.
  • Willing and able to work with others.

Ability to work in fast paced, high volume environment and ensure department and company goals and deadlines are met on scheduled and efficiently

2nd Shift PythonX Operator

TITLE

2nd Shift PythonX Operator

LOCATION

New Albany, IN

JOB INFORMATION

General Description

Burning of Structural steel per blueprint, traveler, verbal order, or hand drawing; material handling – bringing in stock, load/unload machine; keep clean and general maintenance on machine.

Essential requirements

  • Work from blueprints, shop orders, written procedures, and verbal instructions from a Supervisor.
  • Ensure material brought onto line is position and correct.
  • Ensure program from front office runs as entered.
  • Remove and clean burnt pieces.
  • Mark job and piece numbers on material.
  • Burning various sizes, thicknesses and familiar with different shapes of structural steel.
  • Initial and date drawing when parts are finished.
  • Verifies parts counts against nesting’s/parts lists.

Additional Responsibilities

  •  Must have at least 2 years’ experience with setup and operation of CNC Burn tables and experience with plasma burning.
  • PC experience with Windows application and 3D machine operator’s experience preferred.
  • Able to follow verbal orders from supervisor, work with limited supervision.
  • Ability to properly use hand tools and read tape measure.
  • Good mental and visual effort required.
  • Willing to work overtime and some Saturdays.
  • Must have good work habits.  (Be on time, do not miss work, take pride in work, etc.)
  • Job requires standing.
  • Must be able lift up to 80 pounds and 50 repetitively.

2nd Shift Laser Operator

TITLE

2nd Shift Laser Operator

LOCATION

Padgett, Inc.

JOB INFORMATION

Job Description
General Description
Burning of steel plates per blueprint, traveler, verbal order, or hand drawing; material handling – bringing in stock, load/unload table; keep clean and general maintenance on table.
Responsibilities of Position
• Ensure material brought into line is correct.
• Ensure program from front office runs as entered.
• Program machine to burn per traveler or drawing.
• Remove and clean burnt pieces.
• Mark job and piece numbers on material.
• Take finished parts to appropriate areas.
• Initial and date drawing when parts are finished.
Requirements of Position
• Able to follow verbal orders from supervisor, work with limited supervision.
• MUST be qualified or trained to operate Laser Table.
• Must be qualified or trained to operate machine
• Ability to properly use hand tools and read tape measure.
• Good mental and visual effort required
• Willing to work overtime and some Saturdays.
• Must have good work habits. (Be on time, do not miss work, take pride in work, etc.)
• Job requires standing and operating foot pedal most of shift, some lifting.
• Must be able lift up to 80 pounds and 50 repetitively.
Benefits Include:
• Medical and Dental Insurance
• Wellness Incentive
• Short Term and Long Term disability
• Voluntary Term Life Insurance
• 401(k) Retirement Plan with Matching Contributions
• Profit Share Vesting
• Paid vacation days
• Paid holidays
For more information: www.padgett-inc.com.
Padgett Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disability/Vet).

Beam Line Operator

TITLE

Beam Line Operator

LOCATION

New Albany, IN

JOB INFORMATION

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Layout, drilling, and sawing of structural beams and channels per blueprint, traveler, verbal order, or hand drawing; general maintenance on line.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION
• Ensure material to run through line is correct.
• Ensure program from front office runs as entered.
• Program machine to run short jobs or will-calls.
• Initial and date travelers when parts are finished.
• Material handling – load/unload lines.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION
• High School Diploma/GED
• Able to follow verbal orders from supervisor, work with limited supervision.
• Must be qualified or trained to operate machine.
• Fab shop experience preferred.
• High mental and visual effort required.
• Good physical condition – some lifting and outside work. Lifting up to 80 pounds and 50 pounds repetitively.
• Must have good work habits – be on time, do not miss work. Take pride in work, etc.
• Willing to work overtime and some Saturdays.
• Willing and able to work with others.

Welder

TITLE

Welder

LOCATION

New Albany, IN

JOB INFORMATION

General Description

Welding of fitted and non-fitted steel structures; know structural welding symbols; some blueprint reading helpful; some welding may require certification.

Responsibilities of Position

  • Follow weld instructions for each job.
  • Prepare each piece before welding (grinding, cutting, pre-heating).
  • Put down the best weld possible.
  • Us drill, punch, and torch correctly.
  • Finish each piece, get it checked by QC and get it to the paint shed.
  • May be required to operate forklift.
  • May require testing to become certified.
  • Keep your work areas clean; sweeping up.
  • May be required to load and unload material or help move material to and from paint shed.
  • May be required to help bolt job together.
  • May be asked to weld on Padgett’s personal equipment.
  • Assist in other areas at management discretion.

Requirements of the Position

  • Able to follow verbal orders from supervisor, work with limited supervision.
  • Must have some welding experience.
  • Able to read tape measure and use hand tools of the welding trade.
  • Good hand eye coordination.
  • Must be able to lift up to 80 pound and 50 pounds repetitively.
  • Good physical condition required — job requires standing, kneeling, crawling, etc.
  • Must have good work habits — be on time, do not miss work, take pride in work, etc.
  • Willing to work overtime and some Saturdays.
  • Willing and able to work with others.
  • Be Safety Conscious.

Paid weekly, 401k & matching, PPO/HSA Health Insurance, Paid Holidays/Vacation, Dental, LTD/STD, Life Insurance, Dependent Life, Profit Sharing Plan.

For more information: www.padgett-inc.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disability/Vet)

Handrail Fabricator

TITLE

Handrail Fabricator

LOCATION

New Albany, IN

JOB INFORMATION

General Description

Position requires excellent math skills & have the ability to calculate to acquire hidden dimensions that may be needed in the daily duty of this position.

Responsibilities of Position

  • Read and interrupt dimensions from traveler, blueprints and/or hand drawings.
  • Must be able to fit-up and tack weld together steel parts to resemble said drawings.
  • Must be able to assemble made parts to make up final designed structure.
  • Have some knowledge of a working steel fab shop.
  • Have some overhead crane experience.

Requirements of the Position

  • May be required to operate forklift.
  • May be required to do some welding.
  • Able to retrieve stock to make up parts.
  • May be required to load and unload material or help move material in paint shed.
  • Keeping you work area clean, sweeping up fab shop.
  • May be required to drill and or punch parts.
  • May be asked to work on Padgett’s personal equipment.
  • Assist in other areas at management discretion.
  • Able to follow verbal orders from supervisor, work with limited supervision.
  • Must have experience or be training to do job.
  • Able to read, tape, measure, and use hand tools of trade. (own or be willing to obtain)
  • High mental and visual effort required, must be able to lift up to 80 pound and 50 pounds repetitively,  good physical condition required — job requires standing, kneeling, crawling, etc.
  • Must have good work habits — be on time, do not miss work. Take pride in work, etc.
  • Willing to work overtime and some Saturdays.
  • Will and able to work with others.
  • Be Safety Conscious.

Paid weekly, 401k & matching, PPO/HSA Health Insurance, Paid Holidays/Vacation, Dental, LTD/STD, Life Insurance, Dependent Life, Profit Sharing Plan.

For more information: www.padgett-inc.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disability/Vet)

Heavy Equipment Truck Driver

TITLE

Heavy Equipment Truck Driver

LOCATION

New Albany, IN

JOB INFORMATION

General Description

Heavy Equipment Truck Driver entails driving diesel-powered tractor-trailer combination of 4 or even more axles in the transportation of Structural Steel, Fork Trucks, Cranes and Job boxes to a field environment. Truck drivers must know how to load the truck’s trailer so that driving goes smoothly; they also must know how to effectively turn on narrow streets and maneuver in traffic, park, deal with diesel engines, load and unload, and connect and disconnect the tractor from the trailer.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Must have the ability to operate diesel-powered tractor-trailer combination in an effective and safe manner.
  • Able to read and understand policies and procedures.
  • Able to write legibly in order to keep and maintain logs.
  • Able to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Be able to work and interact well with others.
  • Must have knowledge of safe work methods and practices
  • Must know guidelines for truck regulations and inspections related to the operation of semi-tractor trailers with 4 axles or more.
  • Have sufficient strength, endurance, agility, coordination and speed of reaction to meet the demands of equipment operations.
  • Loading and unloading equipment Structural Steel, Etc., bending, stooping, working in inclement weather.
  • Must be able to drive fork trucks for loading and unloading of equipment.
  • Ability to load, strap down equipment with the use of straps or chains and maneuver heavy equipment.
  • Assure that cargo you are transporting is properly loaded, distributed and secured.

 

Additional Responsibilities

  • 1 year of driving experience in the operation of diesel powered tractor-trailer combination of 4 axles or more.
  • Possession of a valid State Driver’s License (Class A) is required.
  • Knowledge and experience on basic maintenance of heavy equipment is highly desirable.
  • Have Normal Vision.
  • Good physical condition required – some lifting and outside work. Lifting up to 80 pounds, and 50 pound repetitively.

Maintenance

TITLE

Maintenance

LOCATION

New Albany, IN

JOB INFORMATION

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Maintain and set-up and care of machinery in shop; overall in-house repair and service person; examine and test repairs or new set-ups; notify management of recurring equipment malfunctions and corrective action taken or supplies needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION
• Perform preventive maintenance daily on forklifts.
• Diagnose, trouble shoot and repair of all shop equipment consisting of CNC Brake Presses, Shears, Welding equipment, Burn Table, Laser, Overhead Cranes, Beam line, Angle line, electrical and pneumatic hand tools.
• Assist in other areas at managements discretion.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION
• High School Diploma/GED
• Must know electrical from single phase to 480 volt.
• Must be able to read and interpret wiring diagrams and electrical schematics and technical data to trouble shoot and repair equipment as required.
• Hydraulic and pneumatic experience is a must.
• Experienced in changing out Drive Motors, bearings, hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders.
• Experience with CNC equipment.
• Operation of forklifts, man-lifts in a safe manner.
• Willing to work overtime when required to support production.
• Good physical condition required – job requires prolonged standing, bending, kneeling, lifting above shoulders and lifting up to 80 pounds and 50 pounds repetitively.
• Able to and willing to work with others.
• Must have good work habits – be on time, do not miss work, take pride in work.
• Be willing to work overtime and some Saturdays.
• Wear appropriate PPE and abide by all lock out tag out and company safety requirements.

Fitter

TITLE

Fitter

LOCATION

New Albany, IN

JOB INFORMATION

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Layout and fit-up of steel parts from blueprints; know how to read and interpret blueprints; must have some welding skills; know how to use a torch; must have knowledge of the trade hand tools.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION
• Read and interpret dimensions from traveler, blueprints and/or hand drawings.
• Must be able to fit-up and tack weld together steel parts to resemble said drawings.
• Must be able to assemble made parts to make up final designed structure.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION
• Have knowledge of a working steel fab shop.
• Have overhead crane experience.
• Able to follow verbal orders from supervisor, work with limited supervision.
• Able to read a tape measure, and use hand tools of trade (Own or be willing to obtain).
• Good physical condition required – some lifting and outside work.
• Must have good work habits – be on time, do not miss work. Take pride in work.
• Willing to work overtime and some Saturdays.
• Will and able to work with others.
• Must be able lift up to 80 pounds and 50 pounds repetitively.
• High school diploma/GED or equivalent work experience