Who We Are
When you have a serious project that needs to be done, look no further than Tradestar. A leader in industrial craftsmanship. We innovate. We deliver.
Tradestar was started in the birthplace of modern water gel explosives. The company was the truck shop where IRECO Chemicals built the first bulk delivery systems for emulsion type commercial explosives. Over the last 50 years, a lot has changed technology, governments, world economies, the materials we use in our daily lives. But, one thing remains unchanged our dedication to doing the best work in the world. We keep an old-fashioned attitude about work, and that is doing what needs to be done to deliver on our promise. More and more, that means relying on brilliant engineers and hardworking craftsmen working in tandem.
Join us in everything that's great about Tradestar: OUR culture, OUR values, OUR commitment to safety and most importantly our PEOPLE. This combination makes Tradestar a terrific place to work.
What You'll Do
Reporting to the Fabrication Supervisor, you will be the expert in of welding aluminum, carbon, and stainless steel, assembling, installing, and fitting together assemblies primarily (but not exclusively) for the fabrication of specialty truck bodies and process plant equipment used in the commercial explosives industry worldwide. Other duties will include:
Ensure compliance with applicable Company HSE Performance Standards, as well as applicable acts and regulations
Fabricate and assemble tanks, boxes, hose reels, augers, ladders, walkways, handrails, bins, brackets, day boxes, and bumpers.
Modify truck chassis including drilling holes in frame rails and installing bumpers.
Accurately account for components used for specific jobs/work orders
Safe, accurate and efficient assembly of welded subassemblies and finished assemblies
Ensure compliance with USA and international welding codes to provide functional and acceptable products to customers in various countries
Search for, identify, and implement improvement ideas continually
Monitor daily/weekly/monthly work performance through Key Process Indicator graphs
Participate in, and contribute to, team meetings
Shift to non-welding jobs if required by supervisor
What We're Looking For
High School Diploma; Trade and/or Technical School Training
1-3 years' experience in welding aluminum, carbon and stainless steel using MIG, TIG, and Dual Shield welding techniques (recent technical school graduate will be considered).
Familiarity with safety equipment including fall restraint/protection, respirator, confined space retrieval systems, etc.
Good technical writing skills;
Able to read engineering blueprints, drawings, and designs.
Good telephone and communication skills.
Good mechanical aptitude.
Knowledge of hydraulic systems a plus.
Able to interpret, fabricate and assemble assemblies in accordance with technical drawings and designs.
Able to operate various fabrication equipment including continuous feed welding machine, shear, brake, band saw, cut off saw, forklift, overhead crane, jib crane, grinder, sander, drill and other related fabrication equipment.
Requires basic computer navigation and math skills (proficient in fractions, decimals, conversions, and basic geometry)
Positive attitude, friendly demeanor, and a team player
What We Offer
Vacation time + 10 paid holidays + a couple of PTO days
Full health benefits including employer HSA contributions + dental plan with an orthodontic option, wellness coaching available
Up to a 4% 401k match
Generous tuition reimbursement program
Friendly and supportive coworkers
Women are encouraged to apply. Dyno Nobel is an equal employment opportunity employer and will give all qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.
Dyno Nobel Inc.