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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

Heavy Equipment Lube and Service Technician

TITLE

Heavy Equipment Lube and Service Technician

LOCATION

New Albany, IN

JOB INFORMATION

General Description

Seeking a full time Lube Technician to execute preventative maintenance service and lube system repairs on heavy construction equipment.

Responsibilities of Position

  • Perform routine oil/fluid changes and Preventative Maintenance tasks as assigned.
  • Grease/Lubricate trucks, trailers and heavy equipment as required.
  • Determine necessary parts, materials and tooling required for assigned tasks.
  • Perform minor repairs.
  • Communicate progress of repair with crane supervisor and dispatch office.
  • Maintain and complete all necessary logs, PM and daily service documentation.
  • Maintain proper care and use of special tools.
  • Complete all services accurately, safely and in a timely manner to meet productivity goals.
  • Follow company safety standards, SOP’s and directives as outlined in the company employee handbook.
  • This position requires the use tools and be able to climb in, on, and around equipment.
  • Continuously research and learn as required in order to improve knowledge and abilities as machine models change.
  • Required to operate and inspect machines / equipment to gain access for lubrication and PM services.
  • Self-motivated, responsible, reliable, and willing to work in all weather conditions and environments.

Requirements of Position

  • Must have basic skills of how to change oil, oil filters, fuel filters, grease, lube.
  • Self-motivated, responsible, reliable, and willing to work in all weather conditions and environments.
  • Must possess own tools.
  • Ability to comprehend safety, service, and parts manuals.
  • Must have a clean driving record.
  • Maintain proper care and use of special tools.
  • Willing to do overtime and some Saturdays.
  • Must be able lift up to 80 pounds and 50 repetitively.

Crane Mechanic

TITLE

Crane Mechanic

LOCATION

New Albany, IN

JOB INFORMATION

General Description

Maintains diesel equipment operation by completing inspections and preventive maintenance requirements; correcting vehicle deficiencies; making adjustments and alignments; keeping records.

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 vehicle 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.
  • Enhances maintenance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Requirements of Position

  • High school diploma/GED or commensurate work experience as a Diesel mechanics.
  • Strong interpersonal, writing and presentation skills including the ability to communicate with all levels of management and audiences with diverse backgrounds and educational levels
  • Takes independent actions and calculated risks; responds promptly to customer needs, seeks opportunities to improve processes and implements creative solutions.
  • 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 able to read and interpret job specifications, 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 forklift equipment.
  • 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.

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)

Industrial Painter

TITLE

Industrial Painter

LOCATION

New Albany, IN

JOB INFORMATION

General Description

Painting of steel fabricated and non-fabricated parts; material moving to/from paint shed; responsible or paint equipment and ensure proper paint is used for job.

Responsibilities of Position

  • Prep equipment and parts before painting.
  • Report observed problems to supervisor (bad welds, bent/broken parts, etc.).
  • Apply correct coatings per specifications.
  • Material handling (moving to/from paint shed, turning parts over).
  • Storing, cleaning, and general maintenance on painting equipment.
  • Turn in paint compliance sheet at the end or start of each shift.

Requirements of position

  • Able to follow verbal orders from supervisor, work with limited supervision.
  • Must pass a respiratory-fit test, physical and drug screen.
  • Must be able lift up to 80 pounds and 50 repetitively.
  • 3-5 years of experience a must.
  • Knowledge of paint and equipment.
  • Good hand eye coordination.
  • 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, etc.
  • Must maintain all painting equipment, and supply’s, keeping them clean and organized.
  • Willing to work overtime and some Saturdays.
  • Willing and able to work with others.

 

 

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