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Business: Bulk Handling Systems

Based in Eugene, OR, Bulk Handling Systems has been in business since 1976 and is one of the largest manufacturers of machinery and equipment tailored to separate recyclables from the waste stream. 

This is an intermediate to advanced level fabrication position.  

How are BHS Fabricators different from other Fabricators?

This is not a job shop nor is it a production welding position.  Unlike other companies or industries, BHS Fabricators are responsible for working within a team to fabricate whole components and machinery using blueprints and are tasked with problem solving the best approach with a great deal of variety in tasks.  

Here are some of the things you will do:

  • Position, align, fit and weld parts to form complete product in assigned area, following blueprints and layout specifications.
  • Study blue prints and Bill of Materials (BOM) to determine material requirements and task sequences. Verify conformance of materials to specifications using squares, rulers and measuring tapes.
  • Align and fit parts according to specifications, locate and mark work-piece bending and cutting lines allowing for thickness, machine and welding shrinkage and other part specifications.
  • Move work-pieces into position, manually, with forklifts or overhead cranes.
  • Setup and operate fabricating machines, such as brakes, rolls, shears, flame cutters, grinders and drill presses to bend, cut, form, punch, drill or otherwise form and assemble metal parts.
  • Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolt parts to obtain required configurations to weld parts in flat, vertical or overhead positions using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment.
  • Monitor the fitting, burning and welding processes to avoid overheating of parts or warping, shrinking, distortion, or expansion of material. Examines completed work pieces for defects to ensure conformance with specifications.
  • Act as crane operator and understands safety protocols associated with crane operation.

Here's what you will bring:

  • Typically has 2 - 5+ years of experience in steel fabrication / welding or demonstrated intermediate or advance level experience.
  • Certification / degree in welding and/or fabrication a plus
  • Must have knowledge of MIG welding
  • Knowledge of physical properties and welding characteristics of a variety of metals required
  • Ability to read and interpret assembly blueprints is required
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds and be able to work most of the day on your feet.
  • Consistent and reliable attendance and strong work ethic essential.
  • BHS has a professional culture where the focus is on problem solving and all employees treat each in a respectful, friendly and business-like manner.

 Bulk Handling Systems offers our employees a wide variety of comprehensive rewards and benefits including:

  • Competitive pay
  • Medical including Prescription and Vision
  • Dental including Orthodontia
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Life & Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • 401K with company match
  • Generous pay for time off, including vacation, holiday, sick, bereavement, jury duty
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Tuition reimbursement

This is an exciting time to be part of a rapidly growing company on the verge of even greater success.  If you think you have what it takes to be part of a company that strives to create a working environment that stimulates team spirit, passion, engagement and achievement, we want to hear from you!

Please visit our website to learn more about Bulk Handling Systems: WWW.BULKHANDLINGSYSTEMS.COM  

If more convenient, you may also visit our headquarters to complete an application:  3592 W 5th Ave, Eugene, OR, 97402.

About The Company:

Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) is headquartered in Eugene, Oregon. BHS is a worldwide leader in the innovative design, engineering, manufacturing and installation of sorting systems and components for the solid waste, recycling, waste-to-energy, and construction and demolition industries. Wholly-owned subsidiaries include Nihot (Amsterdam), NRT (Nashville, TN) and Zero Waste Energy (Pleasant Hill, CA). Clients around the globe choose BHS because of our experience, dedication to cutting-edge technology, quality construction and durability, and unmatched customer service. BHS has built some of the largest and most durable MRFs in the world – and we are achieving the highest throughput, recovery, and purity rates in the industry.

BHS values diversity in its work force and is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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