September 2019 Safety Bulletin

There was an incident yesterday at an ethanol plant in Bluffton Indiana. A worker performing maintenance work on an auger died. He was 42 years old. The details of the incident have not been released yet as this is still being investigated. My heart goes out to the family and friends and co-workers who are dealing with the loss of … Read More

Pipewelder

Safely operate aerial lift equipment and material handling equipment Possess basic hand tools and use them properly Accurately measure, cut, and prepare various types of steel and piping with direction Safely use power tools Have training to safely work in an industrial field Perform x-ray quality 6G pipe welds using at least one process on at least one material Show … Read More

Journeyman Pipewelder, Combination Pipewelder

Safely operate aerial lift equipment and material handling equipment Possess basic hand tools and use them properly Accurately measure, cut, and prepare various types of steel and piping with direction Safely use power tools Have training to safely work in an industrial field Perform x-ray quality 6G pipe welds using GTAW and SMAW on both carbon and stainless steel of … Read More

Millwright

Knowledge of maintaining and installing machinery and equipment assembly Layout equipment and machinery according to drawings, blueprints, etc. Determine the kind of tools and equipment required for a job Determine causes of operation errors and how to correct them Strong background in mathematics Knowledge of materials and methods needed to complete tasks Able to service and maintain equipment and machinery … Read More

Laborer

Safely operate aerial lift equipment and material handling equipment Possess basic hand tools and use them properly Accurately measure, cut, and prepare various types of steel and piping with direction Safely use power tools Have training to safely work in an industrial field Follow directions and show eagerness to learn Move to another trade within 2 years

Floor Coater

Learn and remember steps to several floor coating systems Run grinder with Vac system, both hand-held and walk-behind Run a chipping hammer Follow PPE requirements for different chemicals Smooth, spread, or trowel floor coating materials Mask off areas intended to remain clean with tape and plastic Run squeegees or rollers Mix, carry, or clean all components necessary to complete job

Fabricator/Welder

Possess basic hand tools and use them properly Accurately measure cut and prepare various types of steel Self-motivated with team work skills Safely operate forklift and overhead crane Safely use power tools Experience with shop equipment, such as, Pirahna Ironworker, Vertical and Horizontal Bandsaw, Cutting Torch, Shear, Brake Press, and Bridgeport Ability to read both construction and shop prints Fit, … Read More

Concrete Finisher

Possess basic hand tools (boots, float, trowels, knee pads, edger, hammer, tape measure, tool belt, and square) Set forms for wood, steel, and Symons Install expansion joints and matts, drill dowels, and tie rebar cages Run a see grade and kumalong Run a screed board, including wet grades and screeding to a form or existing slab Be able to hand … Read More

Carpenter

Read a tape measure and level Set up a laser and use it Read blueprints and understand layout procedure Use a framing square Have the right hand tools and nail bags Know how to square up a right angle and have knowledge of geometry Work with metal or wood Work with proper scaffold erection Plan ahead to use time effectively … Read More

October 2018 Newsletter

What is Grand up to now? Lots of things! Grand is growing, adding new faces to go along with some of the ones you are familiar with. We are striving to add new individuals that bring a unique skillset that will go along with the experience that our group already holds. Here at Grand Industrial, we are working to help … Read More