Solomon Group
New Orleans, LA
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Expires: 10/26/17


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Solomon Group is currently searching for a Welding Department Foreman to round out our talented Fabrication Department. This is a full-time position based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The ideal candidate will have three or more years experience managing the daily operations of a full line weld shop. This position is needed to oversee staff and the production of small and large-scale metal projects. The right applicant will work closely with the other staff members in the Fabrication Department, each of whom produce key parts of the overall project. The individual in this position will report to the Fabrication Manager.

The ideal candidate must have:
A positive, can-do attitude and the eagerness to be part of a busy, productive team.
Strong organizational, managerial, and computer skills.
Proven ability to oversee multiple projects at once.
3+ years managing weld shop staff.
3+ years experience in fabrication and assembly of custom components from steel and aluminum.
Ability to perform full project material take offs.
Ability to work with other department foremen to create finished product.
Extensive knowledge of industrial welding and metal fabrication shop machinery.
Extensive knowledge of various welding practices, standards, and techniques.
Experience in exhibit, live performance and/or broadcast scenic environment design and fabrication techniques a PLUS.
Experience building jigs, fitting, and working under tight tolerances.
Experience with tool and machine maintenance.
Performing other duties in support of fabrication.

Candidate may be asked to provide examples of previous work.

Requirements for this position include:
Self-motivation and independence.
The ability to simultaneously manage and complete tasks in a fast-paced industrial facility.
Excellent attention to detail.
Excellent problem-solving skills.
The ability to lead a crew of welders in a fast-paced shop while keeping tight deadlines.
The ability to read and follow technical drawings and design.
Stock and consumable inventory control.
The ability to stand/walk for long periods of time.
The ability to work a flexible schedule.
The ability to work under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods.

Salary commensurate with experience. Solomon Group provides a competitive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, paid parking and more.

About Solomon Group
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides all of the essential production services needed to create spectacular live events, brand activations, themed attractions, broadcast environments and architainment projects. Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of national and international clients.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The company has frequently been named one of the areas Best Places to Work by New Orleans CityBusiness magazine. And, for the past three years (2014-2016), Solomon Group was listed on the Inc. 5000 as one of Americas fastest-growing private companies.

To be considered for this full-time position in New Orleans, Louisiana, please visit our Careers page at http://solomongroup.com/join_our_team/careers/

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.


Joy Speed

Staffing + Benefits Coordinator

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(504) 252-4500

Business Address

825 Girod St.

New Orleans, LA 70113

Posted: 04/26/2017 15:41:41 EST

Last Updated: 12/05/2016 05:01 EST

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