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Welding & Manufacturing Tech (Billings, MT)

Performs a full range of fitting, assembly, and welding operations to construct a wide variety of weldments, sub-assemblies, and machine units in striping equipment production. May perform any other duties assigned as part of working in a shop environment, such as: powder, paint, wiring, sanding, finishing, etc.

•    Utilizes all hand tools and grinders.
•    Set-up and use an oxygen/acetylene torch for cutting purposes.
•    Position, align, fit, preheat workpieces and weld parts together accurately.
•    Verifies conformance of work pieces to specification.
•    Fabricate and assembles sheet metal products. 
•    Bolts, clamps, and tack-welds parts to a secure position for welding.
•    Repairs products by dismantling, straightening, reshaping, and reassembling parts.
•    Lays out, positions, aligns, and fits components together.
•    Positions and clamps together components of fabricated metal products in preparation to welding.
•    Works from complex instructions, drawings, specs, and blueprints.
•    Uses primarily MIG and TIG welders.
•    Select type and size of rods and flux, heat range, temperature settings.
•    May perform mechanical/hydraulic/electrical assembly and installation.
•    May weld and assemble paint plumbing assemblies as needed

•    Good communication and team interaction skills 
•    Mechanically-minded 
•    Enjoy electrical and mechanical troubleshooting
•    Capable of multi-tasking

•    1+ year of machining experience
•    Hands-on experience with saws, benders, and milling machines, mechanical assembly, and striping 
•    2+ years of experience in MIG and TIG welding

Electrical Tech (Billings, MT)

Electrical technicians help create and/or install the electronic components and equipment used in any equipment or device that involves electricity 

•    Install electromechanical and electronic parts of machinery and equipment
•    Test solid-state circuitry to determine defective components in analog and digital equipment along with defective parts replacement.
•    Install improvements and major upgrades to electrical equipment
•    Repair and replace defective components in motors, generators, controllers, storage batteries, switchboards, conductors, switches and varied electrical fixtures.
•    Read and interpret blueprints, schematics and wiring diagrams
•    Plan and prepare work orders or instructions utilizing blueprints, sketches and drawings
•    Ensure accurate and apt completion of all protective maintenance duties

•    Good mechanical aptitude
•    Ability to follow basic instructions product assembly flow diagrams and blueprints
•    Strong attention to detail
•    Self-motivated
•    Common sense on decision making
•    Capable of lifting 50 lbs. or more

•    High school diploma or equivalent required, degree in electrical engineering preferred
•    Experience working as a technician
•    Experience reading blueprints and technical drawings
•    Experience fabricating, assembling and installing wiring harnesses
•    Experience installing electrical panels
•    Experience with troubleshooting a variety of systems
•    Requires walking, sitting or standing for extended periods of time

Warehouse Shipping/Receiving (Billings, MT)

•    Daily pulling of appropriate parts based on sales orders provided.
•    Daily picking of parts for Welding shop and Assembly floor.
•    Packaging, weighing and carefully preparing shipping labels and end of day report.
•    Keep a close eye on priority UPS NEXT DAY AIR, so that they get out that day.
•    Provide customer freight charges to Purchasing for final sales orders.
•    Receive, count, measure, examine, and tag, etc. all parts delivered by vendors, UPS, FedEx, freight companies etc. Immediately notify Purchasing of any issues. Matching up with PO. 
•    Utilize pictures/drawings etc. of incoming parts to match up with part numbers and PO’s. 
•    Safely drive company vehicle to make pickups and deliveries as instructed, keep vehicle clean and oil changes current
•    Consolidate/organize part locations and keep like items together.  Bin locations identified.
•    Make yourself aware of part locations and count and notify Purchasing of Low Inventory so it can be replaced before stock is depleted – Utilizing Kanban system. 
•    Snow removal between shops and break trailer for employees and vendors
•    Learn to navigate shipping computer to look up drawings or parts inventory. Ask questions if you are not sure.
•    Bring down overstock items from shelves above and from above parts room.
•    Make sure all new delivered items/pallets/ are in appropriate locations before EOD.
•    Any shipping/receiving related questions/concerns direct to Purchasing Dept. right away.
•    Use RMA procedures for returns – any shipping/receiving/RMA discrepancies contact purchasing right away.

Additional ‘tasks as time allows:

•    Sweep clean, tidy bays as trucks are pulled out before a new one is pulled in.
•    Empty shop garbage as needed and sweep shop floors to keep shop clean and presentable to customers and vendors that come through the shop.
•    Keep shop and yard free of clutter and garbage and weeds.
•    Assist Purchasing with paperwork as needed. 
•    Communicate reorder of routine items/supplies to Purchasing.
•    Bring in all small items to put on inside carts – staging for projects.

•    Strong interpersonal skills.
•    Creative, outgoing and energy infusing work style.
•    Multi-tasking, project management.
•    Quick learner.
•    Team-player with high level of commitment to “raising the bar” for the whole team.
•    Ability to prioritize work and succeed under deadlines.
•    Strong knowledge and proven capabilities with electronic communications and digital media.

•    Education may be offset with related proficient experience. 
•    2+ years of experience in Warehouse and Manufacturing is an advantage.
•    Some computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office suite and ERP/CRM software is an advantage.
•    High School diploma or equivalent preferred
•    1-2 years previous warehouse experience preferred.
•    Inventory, Equipment maintenance, data entry and computer skills may be required.
•    Forklift operator experience required

Equipment Services Shop Technician (Orange City, IA)

Equipment Services Shop Technician for equipment services role is to install, maintain, troubleshoot, test, and repair paint striping equipment. Will work as part of a cohesive team within the shop to meet customers’ needs all while managing a clean, safe, and productive work environment. 

•    Implement safety regulations, maintain clean and orderly work areas. 
•    Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
•    Diagnose problems, replace, or repair parts, test, and adjust. 
•    Test completed jobs to ensure they are working properly. 
•    Explain issues with equipment and repairs to customers. 
•    Maintain company vehicles, inventory, and tools in proper working condition. 
•    Plan and layout repair work, using diagrams, drawings, blueprints, maintenance manuals, or schematic diagrams. 
•    Read and interpret technical information needed to perform maintenance or repairs. 
•    Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

•    Good mechanical & electrical aptitude.
•    A love for problem solving and troubleshooting.
•    Ability to follow basic instructions, product assembly flow diagrams and blueprints.
•    Strong attention to detail.
•    Self-motivated. 
•    Capable of lifting 50 lbs. or more.
•    Have a quality focus.
•    Common sense on decision making. 

•    High school diploma or equivalent required.
•    Repair, troubleshooting, and service experience.
•    Mechanic background a plus.
•    Some travel required.


(1) Email a resumé to: lynn.schelling@vogeltraffic.com

(2) Send a resumé to:

Vogel Traffic Services ATTN: Human Resources Manager
PO Box 440
Orange City, IA 51041

(3) Download an application here