Panel Installer (Prefab Carpenter/Field Welders)

Klover SEPA Inc. Quakertown, PA

I.                    General Summary of Position

The Panel Installer exists to install a variety of metal wall panel systems including but not limited to: exterior ACM panels, exterior and interior wall panel systems, floor decking and systems, and other products offered as add-ons to Klover Wall Panel Systems. This position must be familiar with the tools of the trade and can read, follow, and understand blueprints, drawings, and work orders. Stick welding certification or carpentry/panel installation experience is necessary.

II.                  Essential (Core Competencies) Duties

  • Accurately measure and read height, width, length, and other proportions with a tape measure.
  • Assist foreman with proper layout for work to be put in place.
  • Fabricate or alter parts using shears, hammers, punches, or drills.
  • Use levels, rules, plumb bobs, framing squares, and lasers to ensure everything is level and secure.
  • Check work along the way to ensure it meets specification and quality standards.
  • Install/use rigging and hoisting equipment
  • Install wall panel products according to specifications and building codes
  • Secure metal panels in place, interlock, and fasten grooved panel edges
  • Work at heights with several elevated platforms
  • Always exercise the proper use of PPE.
  • Set up and safely use company equipment.
  • Weld components (STICK) to building as per specifications.

III.                Qualifications

Preferred Education and Experience:

·         High School Diploma or GED

·         Participation in a secondary or post-secondary trade curriculum

·         1+ year experience with architectural metal wall panel installation

·         2+ years experience with stick welding

·         Knowledge and understanding of construction safety devices and PPE

IV.                Key Competencies:

·         Self-motivated to grow personally and professionally through on-going education as a result of the rate of change in the position.

·         Conscientious with customers in areas such as meeting customer needs, wants & expectations.

·         Ability to successfully adapt (personally and professionally) to changes in the internal and external environment

·         Ability to build a relationship with another person or group through effective communication skills (listening, speaking & behaving).

·         Ability to focus on and meet target goals and objectives.

·         Ability to work effectively and productively as a member of a cross-functional team

·         Proactively defining & resolving problems before they become an issue, and identifying & resolving identified problems for optimum results

·         Ability to manage one's internal states, impulses and resources.


V.                  Work Environment

Panel installers work indoors and outdoors on many types of construction projects, with varying degrees of exposure to the elements. This may include extreme heat (>85 degrees for longer than one hour of exposure), extreme cold (<32 degrees for longer than one hour of exposure), excessive humidity and noise. Some hazards may be present such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, toxic/caustic chemicals, and slippery/uneven walking surfaces.

·         Due to the physical nature of the position, employee must have full dexterity of their hands and arms.  

·         Employee must be able to see objects close and far away

·         At times, multiple sounds can be heard as employee is working on job, employee must have the ability to focus on the sound in particular that is associated with the task they are completing.  Employees with any sort of hearing impairment would not be considered fit for duty to perform this position.

·         Due to the safety sensitive nature of the position, at all times, employee must be fit for duty and not report to work under the influence of a mind altering or performance altering substance.  At no time, should employee be found to be possessing or using a mind or performance altering substance while performing any Company task. 

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