Mobility Production Assembler

Website Western Shelter

Role Overview: The Mobility Production Assembler uses hand & power tools to assemble units according to assembly/ work instructions and engineering plans for Western Shelter. They rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. They will perform Mechanical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic and Plumbing assembly work. The production environment is fast paced and requires a high attention to detail. This position reports to the Mobility Production Manager.

Salary Range: $14.00 – $21.00 Hourly


  • Produce the acceptable volume of work, as detailed in production routings
  • Will assist in the identification of improvements in our assembly work instructions and testing
  • Understands and observes all safety procedures and practices in order to prevent injury to self or co-workers; attends periodic safety meetings as required; may recommend changes to improve safety procedures.
  • Operate all shop equipment and tools as needed in a safe manner
  • Read and interpret company documents, such as safety rules, operating/manufacturing instructions, blueprints and policy and procedure.
  • Cut, shape and install sheet metal panels.
  • Install mechanical assemblies.
  • Install plumbing components.
  • Complete western Shelter forklift certification.
  • Perform all carpentry duties associated with Mobility projects. (Build walls, floors, cabinets, partitions, ect.)
  • Work at a fast, consistent pace set by daily goals by Production Manager
  • Keep workplace clean, tidy and in good condition.
  • Return all tools and equipment to their designated spot after each use.
  • Regularly inspect, clean equipment, notify supervisor and/or facilities maintenance immediately of machines or equipment needing repair or maintenance, and take any damaged or worn tools out of service.
  • Other duties as assigned

Key Attributes

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Extremely organized
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Capable of performing basic mathematics
  • Able to read a tape measure
  • Able to problem-solve
  • Knowledge of industry safety practices
  • Must demonstrate initiative; be able to work independently as well as in a team environment

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift/ move up to 50 pounds of material without assistance. Ability to lift over 50 pounds with assistance from others
  • Ability to sit, bend or stand for long periods of time
  • Visual acuity to read instructions, operate machines, and inspect parts produced
  • Ability to operate a variety of hand tools and machinery
  • Manual dexterity required to work with both small and large parts


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • One year work experience, preferably in manufacturing
  • Experience working in a production environment governed by ISO 9001:2008 preferred.
  • Knowledge of trailers and container based systems, a strong plus
  • Carpentry experience preferred

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