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Duquesne Light Company Metal Worker 2nd Class in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Duquesne Light Company, headquartered in downtown Pittsburgh, is a leader in providing electric energy and has been in the forefront of the electric energy market, with a history rooted in technological innovation and superior customer service. Today, the company continues its role as a leader in the transmission and distribution of electric energy, providing a secure supply of reliable power to more than half a million customers in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Duquesne Light Company is committed to creating a culture of inclusion. We value and respect the unique differences and experiences of our employees. We believe that our differences lead to better collaboration, innovation and outcomes. We want you to join our team!

Deparment: Supply Chain

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Starting rate: $34.86

Overall Purpose :

Under supervision, to perform skilled work in fabricating, welding, burning, bending, blacksmithing and to assist a worker of higher classification with the more complicated work.

Job Responsibilities :

Assists with laying out the more complicated work and setting up and operating contour cutting machines, drill presses, power shear, bending roll, spot welder, and similar machines and sheet metal shop equipment.

Performs simple arc and acetylene welding and burning in fabricating or repairing metal parts or tools.

Lays out and assembles the less complicated work, using engineering drawings, sketches, samples and by any means necessary.

Makes or repairs equipment parts as directed.

Performs other related metal work as required and assigned.

Perform blacksmithing duties and operating the burn table

Perform general and routine maintenance of shop equipment – lubricating and cleaning up machines

Assists worker of higher classification with simple welding and burning in the field including elevated locations (as needed).

Performs other work as assigned or required.

Education / Experience Requirements :

Education equivalent to graduation from high school.

Associates degree in welding and fabrication technology or equivalent experience

Interpret and work from prints and sketches.

Some familiarity with the working properties of steel shapes, sheet metal, and other metals.

Mechanical Ability.

Must hold a valid Driver’s License.

Must have a working knowledge of applicable safety regulations and practices

Must pass the company administered standardized aptitude test (CAST)

Duquesne Light Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of the employment relationship, without discrimination because of race, age, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran or any other unlawful basis, as defined by applicable law, and fostering a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and retaliation. This policy affects decisions including, but not limited to, hiring, compensation, benefits, terms and conditions of employment, opportunities for promotion, transfer, layoffs, return from a layoff, training and development, and other privileges of employment. An integral part of Duquesne Light's commitment is to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws concerning equal employment and affirmative action.