A CAREER WITH BASS

Due to Bass’ continued growth and commitment to customer satisfaction, we are always looking for ambitious, dedicated individuals who have an interest in our company and the industries we serve.

We are regularly looking for candidates for the following positions: Fitter/Welder, Ironworker, Fabricator, Millwright, Mechanical Foreman, Electrician, and Electrical Foreman.


AVAILABLE POSITIONS

Below you will find a list of the available positions Bass currently offers. Please follow the link to find out more information. General inquiries and applications are always welcome.


The Project Manager is expected plan, budget, oversee and document all aspects of the specific jobs assigned to them. The Project Manager will work closely with upper management, sales, and shop/field crews to make sure that the scope and direction of each project is on schedule. Additionally, the Project Manager will assist in the transition between sales and daily operations. This includes estimating, material procurement, field support and work as part of team to ensure timely, high quality products.

Responsibilities & Duties:

Leadership: 

  • Regularly meet with your superintendent to get status updates on job progress, issue, or any other pertinent information.

  • Work closely with the fabrication/field crew(s) to keep them motivated. This will include communicating with them frequently and resolving conflicts if necessary.

Project Planning and Management:

  • Create a feasible plan that achieves the goals and objectives of the project while aligning with the organizations overall business strategy: maximize profits while minimizing costs. This consists of defining the scope, resources, time/financial commitment, and how to monitor project progress.

  • Asses, track, assign, and execute RFCO’s and CO’s based on schedule of values and cost of services.

  • Assist and perform in estimates/project takeoff on Fabrication projects, as needed.

  • Prepare necessary material lists, equipment lists and project schedules. That being the time schedules and schedule of values associated with the specific project.

  • Routinely visit his/her jobsites to monitor progress, coordinate with project foreman, audit site safety, and review productivity.

  • Continually update customers on job progression, problems, and change order requests.

Financial Planning and Management: 

  • Monitor the billing and collection process to ensure timely, accurate payments, and collections.

  • Review project budgets, estimates, and actuals to determine if there are any issue that need to be addressed.

  • Prepare and present forecasts as part of the monthly profit review profit review process to include, if necessary, corrective action to resolve problems and restore quality, safety, productivity, and/or profitability.

  • Communicate on an as-needed basis the financial health of projects to upper management and leadership team by means of reporting.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • General knowledge of construction principles and practices.

  • Working knowledge of AWS/AISC structural bridge codes.

  • Experience leading successful project teams, including development of employees and maintaining relationships with external entities.

  • Understand job cost reports as well as managing cost to complete throughout each project.

  • Thorough understanding of how projects are quoted in regards to costs for material, labor and equipment.

  • Proficient working in MS Word, Excel and other business-related software, including email, calendars, and contacts.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must have a strong understanding of welding and or posses the skill to weld utilizing SMAW, FCAW, GMAW.

  • Familiar with steel fit up, proper bolting technique, and crane/rigging skill.

  • Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced, high-volume work environment with strong attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Willingness to continually look for opportunities to improve processes, functions, and actions to maximize efficiency and customer value.

  • Continually update customers on job progression, problems, and change order requests.

  • Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment in handling and processing confidential information.

  • Perform/oversee design calculations and/or create drawing for fabrication.

  • Must be able to work in a team environment and present a professional image of the company image and core values.

  • Ability to analyze numerical data and be able to make decisions upon that data.

  • Must have the ability to read and interpret maps, drawings, instructional manuals, work site directions, blueprints, and written instructions.

  • Must be able to work in a safety-minded team environment.


Bass is seeking an experienced industrial electrician foreman. The Electrical Foreman will be capable of running smaller projects and service calls, with responsibility to oversee additional electricians as needed. This is a highly skilled position which includes troubleshooting and general electrical maintenance of manufacturing equipment, while placing a strong emphasis on safe work practices. Candidate must have the ability to lead a team, and organize tasks and workflow for efficient, on-time project completion.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Experience with all wiring methods associated with construction electrical work

  • Properly interpret code requirements regarding wire size, conduit size, de-rating over current protection, etc.

  • Able to use pipe threading equipment.

  • Possess conduit bending and rigging skills

  • Relay Logic, PLCs, AC/DC Drives experience is a plus

  • Troubleshooting skills

  • Read and comprehend various schematics

  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office

  • Experience directing jobs and teams

  • Should be service and customer-service oriented.

  • Shows commitment to the job, demonstrated by appearance, tools and personal pride in work performed.

  • Soft Skills, including leadership and management abilities.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Positively identify colors of wires.

  • Comprehends reading and drawing prints and schematics

  • Bend conduit by hand with hand benders.

  • Must use all power tools, saws, threaders, wire tuggers, hydraulic benders, and knockout punches.

  • Practices and comprehends safe work procedures per Company Policy.

  • Operate equipment, cable cutters, hammer drills, compression tools, jack hammers.

  • Understand and implement NFPA 70E “ELECTRICAL SAFETY IN THE WORK PLACE”

  • Read and interprets maps, instructional manuals, specifications, work site directions, blue prints and written instructions.

  • Operate and work from mechanical personal lifts (electric or gas powered).

  • Must be able to work in a safety-minded team environment


Bass is seeking experienced industrial electricians. This is a highly skilled position which includes troubleshooting and general electrical maintenance of manufacturing equipment, while placing a strong emphasis on safe work practices.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Installation, alterations, additions and/or repairs of electrical systems, conductors and associated materials and equipment

  • Experience with all wiring methods associated with construction electrical work

  • Properly interpret code requirements regarding wire size, conduit size, de-rating over current protection, etc.

  • Able to use pipe threading equipment

  • Possess conduit bending and rigging skills

  • Relay Logic, PLCs, AC/DC Drives knowledge a plus

  • Troubleshooting skills a plus

  • Read and comprehend various schematics

Qualifications & Skills:

Computer skills a plus. Should be service and customer-service oriented and show commitment to the job, demonstrated by appearance, tools and personal pride in work performed. Must be able to work in a safety-minded team environment.


The Quality Control Inspector/Fitter is responsible for all shop and field quality control, inspection records, and documentation off of drawings for fabrication and steel erection projects. This person is responsible for bolting installation, testing, inspection, and weld testing employees. This position also includes fitting responsibilities.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Draft quality assurance forms, policies, and procedures

  • Interpret and implement quality assurance standards

  • Maintain and assure documentation of inadequacies and assist in resolutions

  • Handle first article paperwork, inspection, certificates of non-conformance, and material certifications

  • Document, review due dates, inspect, calibrate, and maintain all precision measuring tooling in good working condition.

  • Update the Quality Control Manual annually with controlled revisions

  • Develop, recommend, and monitor corrective and preventive actions

  • Develop and carry out customer and vendor surveys

  • Monitor risk management activities

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Must have a high level of fabrication and fitting/welding experience.

  • Strong knowledge of structural steel and miscellaneous metals fabrication.

  • Strong familiarity with fabrication/metal working shop equipment.

  • Supervisory experience in a fabrication shop.

  • Thorough knowledge of fabrication techniques as well as the ability to derive the most efficient method of completing a task.

  • General knowledge of AISC requirements, processes, and procedures.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must have strong organizational and research skills.

  • Ability to prioritize, complete multiple tasks and follow through to achieve project goals.

  • Ability to adapt to change and maintain a positive attitude and strong work ethic.

  • Must be self-motivated and possess the flexibility to adjust to changing priorities.

  • Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced, high-volume work environment with strong attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization and external customers.

  • Willingness to continually look for opportunities to improve processes, functions, and actions to maximize efficiency and customer value.

  • Must be able to work in a team environment and present a professional image of the company image and core values.

  • Must have the ability to read and interpret maps, drawings, instructional manuals, work site directions, blueprints, and written instructions.


The Painter applies paint, varnishes, and other coatings to a variety of metal pieces and structures. Painters will take painting direction from the Fabrication/Welding Supervisor, set up metal pieces and structures, paint with a one of a variety of substances such as primer, paint, varnish, etc.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Select appropriate coatings, paints, or sprays, or prepare them by mixing substances according to formulas, using automated paint mixing equipment.

  • Hold or position spray guns to direct spray onto pieces and structures.

  • Determine paint flow, viscosity, and coating quality by performing visual inspections, or by using viscometers.

  • Attach hoses or nozzles to machines, using wrenches and pliers, and make adjustments to obtain the proper dispersion of spray.

  • Turn dials, hand wheels, valves, or switches to regulate conveyor speeds, machine temperature, air pressure and circulation, and the flow or spray of coatings or paints.

  • Observe machine gauges and equipment operation to detect defects or deviations from standards, and make adjustments as necessary.

  • Perform test runs to ensure that equipment is set up properly.

  • Clean machines, related equipment, and work areas using water, solvents and other cleaning aids.

  • Examine, measure, weigh, or test sample products to ensure conformance to specifications.

  • Thread or feed items or products through or around machine rollers and dryers.

  • Weigh or measure chemicals, coatings, or paints before adding them to machines.

  • Set up and operate machines to paint or coat products with such materials as primer, paint, varnishes, etc.

  • Operate auxiliary machines or equipment used in coating or painting processes.

  • Remove materials, parts, or workpieces from painting or coating machines, using hand tools.

  • Transfer completed items or products from machines to drying or storage areas, using handcarts, hand trucks, or cranes.

  • Start pumps to mix solutions and fill tanks.

  • Place items or products on feed racks, spindles, or reel strands to coat, paint, or spray them, using hands, hoists, or truck lifts.

  • Attach and align machine parts such as rollers, guides, brushes, and blades, using hand tools.

  • Paint small items and perform touch-up painting, using paint brushes.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Take direction and be able to complete tasks with minimal supervision.

  • Able to use paint gun and associated equipment

  • Use cranes to move metal pieces and structures.

  • Possess good troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

  • Possess good interpersonal skills in communication, listening, ability to work as part of a team, and good safety practices.

  • Must be able to work in a safety-minded team environment.


Bass is seeking an experienced Ironworker Field Foreman. The Ironworker Field Foreman will be capable of running projects with responsibilitity to oversee crew to ensure proper execution of job. Candidate must have the ability to lead a team, and organize tasks and workflow for efficient, on-time project completion.

Foreman Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Run a crew of men on jobs from start to finish

  • Run job site efficiently and safely making sure all men on-site understand proper safety protocol

  • Ensure quality craftsmanship on every job

  • Work with multiple GC's to represent Bass in a positive manner

  • Keep in constant communication with the Field Superintendent making him aware of items or issues that may arrise throughout the project

  • Able to be flexible with changes in schedule and projects

  • Responsible for maintaining Bass company records as applicable for projects (such as time tickets, daily reports, load papers and any other paperwork that may pertain to an erection project

  • Responsible for recording the men's working hours on the Bass provided timesheets

  • Responsible for recording company VISA and Fuel Card receipts, weekly

  • Maintain company-issued vehicle (Ford F450). Will need to keep vehicle clean and orderly to represent Bass positively. Responsible for keeping tools in order and accounted for, requesting additional or replacement goods when needed.

  • Responsible for company-issued cell phone and laptop

  • Be innovative when working on projects and always be prepared to think of new ways to become more efficient

Ironworker Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Work at heights effeciently either on the steel directly or from a lift

  • Make connections and alligning holes for bolted connections

  • Use proper rigging techniques to lift steel efficiency and safely

  • Use proper crane signals to safely manuver steel on site

  • Be certified to run equipment such as personnel lifts and all terrain fork lifts

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years foreman experience

  • Should be service and customer-service oriented and show commitment to the job, demonstrated by appearance, tools and personal pride in work performed

  • Must be able to work in a safety-minded team environment.


Bass is seeking highly motivated Ironworkers to join our team. As an ironworker, you will be responsible for connecting columns, beams, girders, and equipment with bolts or by welding them into place and finishing the job with details. Experience and proficiency with 3G and 4G welding required.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Work at heights efficiently, either on the steel directly or from a lift

  • Make connections and aligning holes for bolted connections

  • Use proper rigging techniques to lift steel efficiently and safely

  • Use proper crane signals to safely manuver steel on site

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Be certified to run equipment such as personnel lifts and all terrain fork lifts

  • Be able to adapt to continuing changes in schedule and job site conditions

  • Be willing to work in all different weather circumstances

  • Take direction and be able to complete tasks with minimal supervisor

  • Able to use hand and powertools affectively andsafely

  • Proficient in SMWA (stick) welding in 3G and 4G

  • Must be able to work in a safety-minded team environment.


EMPLOYMENT

We offer excellent starting wages; medical, dental, and vision insurance plans; 401k savings plan including discretionary match; paid holidays, and vacation; uniform and safety shoe programs; travel per diem, and lodging for non-local work.

If you are interested in employment with Bass Mechanical, please email us and attach your resume. Please be sure to include a brief description of the type of position you are looking for and your past work experience.

HOW TO APPLY

1) Download the application above (fillable PDF).

2) Fill out the application - digitally with the fillable PDF (use Adobe Reader) OR print, fill out, and scan to your computer.

3) Save your completed application.

4) Email to info@bassmechanical.com

5) Questions? Email us below, or call (717) 367-9890

6) Or stop by our office.


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