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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

General Labor

TITLE

General Labor

LOCATION

New Albany, IN

JOB INFORMATION

General Description

Wage: $15-$17/hr

General Labors are responsible for loading and unloading bulk materials, such as job boxes, fork trucks, steel, equipment and wash and clean trucks and cranes returning from job sites.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION

  • Assists Drivers and Crane Operators through his/her shift. May be required to operate forklift.
  • Able to retrieve material from yard and Crane shop, to load and unload Semi-Trucks.
  • Wash and clean trucks and cranes returning from job sites.
  • Able to complete all jobs independently.
  • Able and willing to assist others in loading, moving and re-storing field equipment and vehicles.
  • Position includes operating a wide variety of heavy equipment, general laborer responsibilities, and other general duties as needed at the discretion of Management.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION

  • High school diploma/GED or commensurate work experience in manufacturing and general construction.
  • General property maintenance and construction skills preferred to effectively perform the essential functions of the position. (sawing structural beams, heavy equipment operation, etc.).
  • Must have valid driver’s license and be able to operate ground carts trucks and forklift equipment.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, high volume environment and ensure department and company goals and deadlines are met on schedule and efficiently. Ability to follow instructions and maintain logical follow-through on all projects.
  • Proficiency in steel and warehouse operations; safety certifications and OSHA compliance.
  • Must be alert to safety conditions and able to pass pre-employment and random drug testing.
  • Good mental and visual effort required
  • Willing to work overtime and some Saturdays and all increments of weather.
  • 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, must be able lift up to 80 pounds and 50 repetitively.

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

www.Padgett-inc.com

 

1st Shift Maintenance Tech

TITLE

1st Shift Maintenance Tech

LOCATION

New Albany, IN

JOB INFORMATION

General Description

Wage: $18-$30/hr

Maintain; 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 the Job:

  • Wear appropriate PPE and abide by all lock out tag out and company safety requirements.
  • Preform preventive maintenance daily on forklifts.
  • Diagnose and 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.
  • Must be able to read and interpret wiring diagrams and electrical schematics and technical data to trouble shoot and repair equipment as required.
  • Experienced in changing out Drive Motors, bearings, hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders
  • Operation of forklifts, man-lifts in a safe manner.

Requirements of the Job:

  • Experience with CNC equipment
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic experience is a must
  • Must know electrical from single phase to 480 volt
  • Good physical condition required – job requires prolonged standing, bending, kneeling, lifting above shoulders and lifting up to 80 pounds and 50 pounds repetitively.
  • Good mental and visual effort required.
  • Able to and willing to work with others.
  • Must have good work habits – be on time, do not miss work, take pride in work.
  • Willing to work overtime when required to support production.
  • Willing and able to work with others. Assist in other areas at the management discretion.

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan

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

WWW.PADGETT-INC.COM

 

Dispatch Admin

TITLE

Dispatch Admin

LOCATION

New Albany, IN

JOB INFORMATION

General Description

In order to perform their various duties, an Administration Assistant must exhibit many varied skills and qualifications. Duties of the Administration Assistant include providing support to our managers and employees, assisting in daily office needs and participate in our company’s general administrative activities.

 

Responsibilities of Position

  • Communicate and work with other support personnel, management and clients on a regular basis.
  • Organization and prioritization are the core elements of the Administration Assistant responsibilities. You must know how to keep yourself and others organized and how to determine which tasks are the most important in a given list.
  • Answer phones and greet visitors.
  • Prepare communications, such as memos, emails, invoices, reports and other correspondence.
  •  Maintain files with confidentiality in an easily accessible format.
  • Typing reports, letters and other business documents.
  • Following up on outstanding payments, customer purchase orders and ordering road permits.
  • Familiarity with office processes, including filing and directing telephone calls.
  • Computer literacy and facility with word processing, spreadsheets, data entry and basic accounting software, Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Good communication with other company departments.
  • Excellent customer service.
  • Attention to detail, solid organization and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Basic Math Skills.

 

Requirements of the position

·      High school diploma/GED or commensurate business experience including six (6) years of Office Administration or Construction Industry experience, three (3) of which must have included multi-phone system, customer service and/or similar business acumen, with concentration on organization, coordination, and performance of duties at a responsible level.

·      Must able to read document project activity and have ability for continuous learning of new processes.

·      Must have valid driver’s license and be able to operate ground carts and drive company vehicles.

·      Ability to follow instructions and maintain logical follow-through on all projects.

·      Efficiently answer and respond to questions regarding projects and resolve maintenance issues without supervision.

·      Microsoft Office familiar experience and has ability to learn other computer operating systems.

·      Assist in other areas at management discretion.

 

 

 

Plasma Operator

TITLE

Plasma Operator

LOCATION

New Albany, IN

JOB INFORMATION

 GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Wage: $15-26/hr

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; 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 Plasma Table.
  • Must be qualified or trained to operate machine.
  • Ability to properly use hand tools and read tape measure.
  • Willing to work overtime and some Saturdays.
  • Must have good work habits. (Be on time, do not miss work, take pride in work, etc.)
  • 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.

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

www.padgett-inc.com

 

1st Shift Python and Plasma Operator

TITLE

1st Shift Python and Plasma Operator

LOCATION

New Albany, IN

JOB INFORMATION

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Wage: $15-$26/hr

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; 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 Plasma Table.
  • Must be qualified or trained to operate machine.
  • Ability to properly use hand tools and read tape measure.
  • Willing to work overtime and some Saturdays.
  • Must have good work habits. (Be on time, do not miss work, take pride in work, etc.)
  • 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.

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

www.padgett-inc.com

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K Plan, Profit Sharing, Wellness Program Incentives.

 

Mobile Crane Field Technician

TITLE

Mobile Crane Field Technician

LOCATION

New Albany, IN

JOB INFORMATION

General Description

Mobile Crane Field Technician, maintains heavy diesel equipment operation by completing
inspections and preventive maintenance requirements; correcting vehicle deficiencies and
keeping records.

This position will take problem solving calls with operators, shop and service reps. Sixty percent
of the duties will be in a field environment. Over-time is a must for this position.

 

Responsibilities of Position

Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn
and damaged parts.

Keeps equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; installing
component and part upgrades; controlling corrosion; completing weatherization procedures.

Corrects equipment deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling,
disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems,
such as, power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering,
hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including
bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages,
clutches, and traction units.

Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.

Complies with federal and state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion
control standards.

Maintains vehicle records by annotating services and repairs.

Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting
breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.

Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.

Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.

Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical and
regulation publications.

Requirements of Position

High school diploma/GED or commensurate work experience as a Diesel mechanics.
Up to date computer skills on the latest technology in the Heavy equipment and Mobile Cranes.

Provides full attention to what other people are saying, respectfully communicates by taking time
to understand the points being made and asks questions at appropriate times to obtain
clarification.
Prefer vocational or technical training to operate machinery or minimum 5 years related
experience.

Must be able to travel; may assist in other shop areas at management discretion.

Must have valid driver’s license and be able to operate forklift equipment and company vehicles.

Efficiently answer and respond to questions regarding projects and resolve maintenance issues
without supervision.

Good physical condition required – some lifting and outside work. Lifting up to 80 pounds, and
50 pound repetitively.

Must be able to drive up to 13 gear transmission.

Must be able to do D.O.T. Inspections.

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

If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact Padgett Inc. at

812-945-1299

www.padgett-inc.com

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays,
Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Profit Sharing, Wellness

Program Incentives.

Job Type: Full-time

Welder

TITLE

Welder

LOCATION

New Albany, IN

JOB INFORMATION

General Description

Wage: $15-22/hr

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)

Fitter

TITLE

Fitter

LOCATION

New Albany, IN

JOB INFORMATION

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Wage: $16-$27/hr

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