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2nd Shift Welders

Welds metal parts with gas welding equipment as specified by layout, welding diagram, or work order by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·Selects torch, torch tip, filler rod and flux, according to blueprints or type and thickness of metal.

·Works with blueprints to measure and position metal components for welding operation.

·Holds torch at proper angle to metal and guides along weld joint, applying filler rod to molten area to form weld.

·Verifies welds meet quality standards.

·Repairs broken or cracked metal objects, fills holes, and builds up metal parts.

·Welds along vertical or overhead weld lines.

·Operates a range of tools including, but not limited to: grinders, welders, overhead cranes, and hoists.


·Previous production welding experience preferred.

·Ability to read blueprints.

·Math skills including fractions, decimals and standard measuring devices.

·Ability to lift and/or move 50lbs. and work standing on hard surface.

Ability to work overtime and Saturdays if requested. 

Paint Department Supervisor

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating the powder paint line system by performing the following duties.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

·Reviews color tags to determine color paint to use on parts as they enter the paint booth.

·Maintains the operation of the wash system, includes start-up, shutdown, maintenance and adjusting the pH in the wastewater tank.

·Maintains the operation of the ovens, includes start-up, shutdown and adjusting the temperature as needed.

·Maintains paint inventory and equipment in good operating order.

·Records and completes log of pH readings in wastewater tank.

·Interprets specifications and work orders to workers and assigns duties.

·Plans flow of materials through the department according to work orders.

·Inspects painted parts and product to verify conformance to specifications.

·Adheres to all safety policies in regard to working with paints and chemicals.

·Ensures that all employees work in a safe manner and that they are following safety policies and procedures.  Ensures that good housekeeping practices are consistently followed.

Supervisory Responsibilities                    

Manages five to ten subordinates in the paint department.  Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of paint department.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


·Associate's Degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or two or more years related experience and/or training.

·Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50lbs.

·Ability to work overtime and occasional Saturdays when requested.  

1st Shift Powder Painter

Operates cone, disk, or nozzle type electrostatic painting equipment to spray negatively charged paint particles onto positively charged work pieces by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·Inspects and replaces components on electrostatic guns to ensure they are at optimum performance.

·Hand sprays large parts to cover unpainted, light or bare areas and apply rust preventative.

·Inspects painted units for runs, sags, and unpainted areas.

·Cleans paint from ceiling and walls of booth, conveyor hooks or grid, and from disks, cones, spray heads, and hoses.


·Previous powder painting experience preferred but willing to train the right person.

·Ability to read simple instructions and ability to write simple correspondence.

·Ability to lift and/or move 50lbs and work standing on hard surface.

·Ability to work overtime and weekends if requested. 

2nd Shift Flat Laser Operator

Sets up and operates flat laser by use of computer controls and nested jobs by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.

·Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions and adjusts machine controls for optimum cut speed with the best quality of cut.

Load and unload machine in an efficient, productive manner.

·Maintain accurate inventory of consumable material and pass information on to other shift supervisors for timely order of parts.

·Follow schedule to perform daily maintenance of machine.

·Establish and maintain work procedures and records for all job responsibilities, as they relate to and in accordance with the quality system.


·Previous metal fabrication experience preferred.

·Ability to read blueprints.

·Ability to lift and/or move up to 50lbs.

·Ability to work overtime and Saturdays as requested. 

1st Shift Finisher

Grinds and smooth surfaces of metal parts prior to finishing operations by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·Examines and feels surface of work piece for defects.

·Selects grade of abrasive belt, wheel, or disk according to specifications, knowledge of abrasives, and condition of metal, and attaches to grinder.

·Starts grinder and moves it over surface of work piece to remove scratches, laminated metal, excess weld material, and burs.

·Ability to estimate time required to produce a part.

·Polishes ground areas with finer abrasive to produce smooth, unmarred surface.

·Replaces worn abrasive disks, wheels, and belts.


·Ability to read and interpret written information.

·Basic math skills including fractions, decimals, and standard measuring devices.

·Ability to lift and/or move up to 50lbs.

·Ability to work overtime and occasional weekends when requested. 

Maintenance Technician

Installs and repairs electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·Follow preventative maintenance schedule and repair issues as they are found.

·Diagnoses machine errors and how they relate to the electrical and mechanical systems of the machine.

·Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures and replaces damaged or broken wires and cables.

·Tests malfunctioning machinery and discusses malfunction with other maintenance workers, such as Maintenance Machine Repairer and Maintenance Tool Maker, to diagnose malfunction.

·Replace faulty electrical components of machine such as relays, switches, and motors, and positions sensing devices.

·Diagnose and repair or replace faulty electronic components, such as printed circuit boards, power supplies and electrical drive units.

·Diagnoses and replaces faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment.

·Correspond with equipment manufacturer's technicians to diagnose and trouble shoot machine down situations.

·Interact with purchasing and part vendors for preventative maintenance and repair parts.

·Complete service reports for each machine and or job that is completed.


·Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

·Ability to lift and/or move up to 50lbs.

·Ability to work overtime and occasional weekends when requested.

·Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

·Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

·Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

·Knowledge of Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software. 

Benefits Offered:

HitchDoc offers a competitive benefits package including: paid holidays, paid time off (PTO), retirement plan, and health, dental, and vision insurance. 


Send resume/Application to:


131 County Road 34 East

P.O. Box 179

Jackson, MN 56143

Or email resume to: jobs@hitchdoc.com

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131 County Rd 34 E
Jackson, MN 56143

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