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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

Steel Fabrication Estimator

TITLE

Steel Fabrication Estimator

LOCATION

New Albany, IN

JOB INFORMATION

General Description

 

Prepares cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service.

 

Responsibilities of Position

  • Generate new business, via bidding process.
  • Prepare complete bid packages for structural & miscellaneous steel fabrication projects including take off of steel materials estimate all necessary shop labor, estimate materials, buyout items, equipment cost etc.
  • To prepare a thorough bid estimate – review bid documents; Communicate with customers, architects and engineers for bid related items.
  • Obtain subcontractor and vendor quotes.
  • Prepare written proposals.
  • Post bid follow up and negotiations.
  • Prepare extra work/change order estimates as required.

Requirements of Position

  • Professional, self-motivated individual with a minimum of 5 years Fabrication steel estimating experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret design drawings, specifications and bid documents.
  • Knowledge and understanding of fabrication processes, IBC building codes, AISC standards, AWS codes.
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, Outlook).
  • Fabsuite experience is preferred.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills.
  • Project management experience is a plus.
  • Must able to read and interpret job specifications, document project activity and have ability for continuous learning of new processes.
  • Efficiently answer and respond to questions regarding projects and resolve maintenance issues without supervision.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, high volume environment and ensure department and company goals and deadlines are met on schedule and efficiently.
  • Safety certifications and OSHA compliance.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.

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.

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

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)

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