Tests boilers, tanks, fittings, pipes, and similar objects to detect and locate leaks, using compressed air or water pressure. THIS IS A SWING SHIFT POSITION - 3:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Installs fittings on object to seal outlets and connects object to high-pressure air or water line.
Activates air compressor or water pump until gauge registers specified internal pressure.
Observes gauge for loss of pressure indicative of leaks, and examines object for escaping air or water to detect leaks.
Completes a Meg test before immersion and during 3 minute cycle.
Marks object at source of leaks for subsequent repair.
May apply soap solution to surface of object or immerse object to facilitate location of air leaks.
May test object under high pressure to ensure compliance with product safety ratings. Pressures over 3,000PSI require advanced safety precautions and process controls.
Requires understanding of and compliance with employer performance tests or standard tests to meet certification standards of governmental agencies or professional and technical associations.
Uses ASME code, processes and procedures to complete testing; completes visual Weld and Braze inspection.
Performs routine preventative maintenance on machines as scheduled and required for TPM.
Works individually and as a team to develop and implement quality and efficiency improvements.
Conducts tests and inspections of products, or processes to evaluate quality or performance; examines products or work to verify conformance to specifications.
May be required to cross train and demonstrate competency on all essential job functions of the department working at different work stations as production needs require.
Establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships; training and teaching others.
Maintenance of a clean and orderly work area free of excess materials.
Support of and involvement in company, department, and/or safety policies, procedures, programs and activities.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); with one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience with production processes, machines and/or tools.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, proportions and decimals and complex shop mathematics. Ability and understanding of various measuring devices in meeting drawing dimensions and specifications.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprints, work orders, work instructions, diagrams, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Good verbal and written communication skills are necessary.
Work requires continual attention to detail in follow through, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.