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Splicing Fabricator


Stafford, TX
ID: 5615

Cortland is a global designer, manufacturer, and supplier of technologically advanced ropes, slings, and strength members. Collaborating with customers, our team uses its experience in high performance materials and market knowledge to transform ideas into proven products. For more than 35 years, our custom-built solutions have been developed for work in the toughest environments and to overcome some of the world’s greatest challenges. They consistently enable our customers to meet the demands of the aerospace, defense, medical, research, subsea, marine, and energy industries.

Cortland is wholly owned by Enerpac Tool Group. Enerpac Tool Group is a premier industrial tools and services company serving a broad and diverse set of customers in more than 25 countries. The Company’s businesses are global leaders in high pressure hydraulic tools, controlled force products and solutions for precise positioning of heavy loads that help customers safely and reliably tackle some of the most challenging jobs around the world. The Company was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. Enerpac Tool Group trades on the NYSE under the symbol “EPAC”.

For further information on Enerpac Tool Group and its businesses, visit the Company's website at


Job Title:

Splicing Fabricator

Job type (production, support, professional, managerial):



Stafford, TX

Reports To (title):

Production Manager


Cortland Company



Approved By:

Human Resources

Approved Date:

August 15, 2020


Summary – basic function of the role

Responsible for fabrication of rope assemblies, rope splicing, press operation and sling testing and inspection.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for joining two separate lengths of rope together to make longer stretches of rope or add components per customer’s request.
  • Monitor quality throughout the shift by inspecting each part before and after it is produced for potential quality issues.
  • Keep supplies readily available and organized.
  • Understand the handling of product and proper methods of splicing according to procedures or supervisor’s instructions.
  • Count, sort and stack finished work pieces and dispose of waste material.
  • Clearly label raw material, work in progress, and finished goods.
  • Comply with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Lock Out, and all other Safety requirements.
  • Consistently adhere to and support company policies, Work Instructions and/or other procedures, and ISO requirements.
  • Compliance with all local, state and federal requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Competencies -

  • Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required
  • Ability to read and understand patterns and prints
  • Ability to read a tape measure
  • Flexibility to rotate shifts as required
  • Ability to work overtime as required
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; maintain effective working relationships 

Education and Experience

Education Requirements: High School diploma or GED preferred.

Experience Requirements: 6+ months of manufacturing experience and rope assembly preferred.

Physical Demands

  • Manual dexterity required for operating machinery and computers.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally

Work Environment

Primary work environment is non-temperature controlled workshop/manufacturing facility where following appropriate safety protocols at the location would be required. Employee will be exposed to heavy levels of noise in workshop.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Key External Contacts/Clients

The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the job described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.