PMI Iowa LLC • Shop Assembly Technician in Ames, Iowa

Assembly Technician

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Position: Full-time in Ames, Iowa, with overtime available Education: High school diploma or equivalent Wage: Based on experience and proved skills

PMI Iowa is seeking an Assembly Technician for our Fabrication Shop in Ames, Iowa. The individual will perform various task relating to assembly and support duties in the Shop. With input from the Shop Manager, the Assembler will fit together and install components of PMI man lifts using Schumacher Prints and Shop Prints prior to shipping.

With more than 40 years of experience, PMI Iowa is a leader in the agri-business and bulk-material handing industries. Our goal is always quality work, safely completed on time and within the budgeted price.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Know and apply all relevant OSHA, PMI and customer safety policies, procedures and practices.

  • Work with 120- and 480-volt electrical components in an industrial setting, such as limit switches, multi-conductor wire and encoders.

  • Cut, thread, bend and install IMC conduit within Shop tolerances.

  • Report to Shop Manager on a daily basis the progress, problems, needs and all other necessary information to promote the success of the team.

  • Be an advocate for unity and integrity among all team members in the shop, recognizing the value of each team member and the role they serve.

  • Unload, inventory and maintain all Schumacher Elevator materials, tools, hardware and material handling equipment used in the assembly of towers.

  • Maintain daily production schedules to insure completion target dates are achieved.

  • Coordinate with Shop lead to assure seamless production schedules and large equipment usage.

  • Set up and operate a variety of powered, hand-held drills, grinders and saws, as well as appropriate non-powered hand tools required to perform tasks.

  • Drive and operate PMI trucks, forklifts, boom lifts and bridge cranes after receiving training and when authorized.

  • Actively discuss job related information with co-workers and supervisors for the purposes of understanding and problem solving.

  • Complete all other duties as assigned.

Candidates will be considered who have a high school diploma or equivalent. Consistent with company values, the candidate must have the desire to learn new processes as well as continue training in a given trade to develop skills.

Competencies and Experience

  • Valid driver’s license required

  • Ability to pass DOT physical and maintain medical card.

  • The ability to lift up to 70 lbs. as well as handle, move, carry, push, pull, lift and lower tools, materials, equipment and structures continually throughout the work day.

  • Knowledge and experience of hand and power tools. General knowledge of wiring and electrical components a plus.

Employee Benefits

  • Medical Insurance

  • 401(k) Employer Match

  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays

  • Optional Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Optional Life Insurance and Disability Insurance