Employment Position 1

Apprentice Machine Builder – Pipefitter

Job Description:
Work with senior fabricators to build proprietary machinery based on assembly drawings, and procedures, as well as verbal instructions. The primary work procedures include, steel fabrication, pipe threading and welding, bending of pneumatic tubing.

Employment Type:
Full Time + Overtime, 1st Shift, Onsite

Salary & Benefits:
$37,400 – $51,800 Annually
Health Insurance
Paid Holidays
Paid Vacations

Required Education:
High School Diploma or GED

Required Skills & Abilities:
Even though this is an apprentice position certain basic skills and abilities are required.

  • Ability to read tape measure and perform basic math functions.
  • Ability to use common hand tools.
  • Strong mechanical
  • Ability to read basic production drawings/blueprints.

Preferred Skills & Abilities:
The following skills and abilities would be beneficial in filling the position.

  • Ability to effectively perform mechanical assembly operations following the details of drawings, and assembly instructions for complex mechanical assembly.
  • Ability to weld structural steel.
  • Understanding of pipefitter techniques and procedures in both threaded and welded.
  • Understanding of pneumatics and associated symbols associated symbols of components.
  • Understanding of electrical circuits and wiring.
  • Maintaining effectiveness in a changing environment, assignments, responsibilities and/or priorities.

Working Conditions & Physical Demands:
The facility is a manufacturing/production environment. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following procedures. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and use buddy system or equipment for heavier weights.
  • Abilities for vision include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, or crouch.
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms, use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate tools or or controls.
  • Ability to verbally communicate with leaders and work well with others in a team environment.

About Great Lakes Air

Great Lakes Air is a manufacturer of premium quality compressed air treatment and gas separation systems. Our products are known industry wide for their solid engineering and unmatched reliability. The quality of our products is affirmed by one of the industries longest standard warranties.

Contact Us

Great Lakes Air Products Inc.
1515 S. Newburgh Road
Westland, MI 48186-4077
734-326-7080
[email protected]