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Country:  United States

Houston, United States

Location details: 
Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
Workplace Type:  On-site

Structural Fitter - Houston, Tx

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. 

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.



 Position:  Structural Fitter


Job Decription:


-Verify conformance of workpieces to specifications, using squares, rulers, and measuring tapes.

-Measure dimensions of completed products or workpieces to verify conformance to specifications.

-Align and fit parts according to specifications, using jacks, turnbuckles, wedges, drift pins, pry bars, and   hammers.

-Align parts or workpieces to ensure proper assembly.

-Move parts into position, manually or with hoists or cranes.

-Lift materials or workpieces using cranes or other lifting equipment.

-Position, align, fit, and weld parts to form complete units or subunits, following blueprints and layout specifications, and using jigs, welding torches, and hand tools.

-Operate welding equipment.

-Align parts or workpieces to ensure proper assembly.

-Study engineering drawings and blueprints to determine materials requirements and task sequences.

-Read work orders or other instructions to determine product specifications or materials requirements.

-Review blueprints or other instructions to determine operational methods or sequences.

-Set up 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 components.

-Operate grinding equipment.

-Operate cutting equipment.

-Lay out and examine metal stock or workpieces to be processed to ensure that specifications are met.

-Inspect metal, plastic, or composite products.

-Lay out parts to prepare for assembly.

-Tack-weld fitted parts together.

-Lift materials or workpieces using cranes or other lifting equipment.

-Set up face blocks, jigs, and fixtures.

-Assemble electromechanical or hydraulic systems.

-Reshape metal workpieces to established specifications.




Konecranes, Inc. and its affiliates will not accept resumes from external recruiters or agencies without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission. Any resumes sent without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission with Konecranes, Inc. are void of any fees and free for internal use. Applicable Konecranes data protection obligations are the responsibility of the agency.

Konecranes is a global leader in material handling solutions, serving a broad range of customers across multiple industries. We consistently set the industry benchmark, from everyday improvements to the breakthroughs at moments that matter most, because we know we can always find a safer, more productive and sustainable way. That's why, with 16 000+ professionals in over 50 countries, we are trusted every day to lift, handle and move what the world needs.

Konecranes is committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are treated fairly in an environment which is free from any form of discrimination. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.


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