Full Time | Fabrication - Welding
1 week ago

SUMMARY

Lays out, fits, tack welds and welds cast, machined, forged, and fabricated steel components to assemble structural forms such as machinery frames, tanks, and parts according to blueprints and specifications.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Selects equipment, jigs and fixtures, plans layout and welding according to blueprints, process sheets and welding procedure specifications.
  • Lays out, positions, aligns and fits components together.
  • Bolts, clamps, tack welds parts to secure in position for welding according to blueprints, process sheets and welding procedure specifications.
  • Follows Weiler weld standards; welds all jobs in any welding position according to blueprints, process sheets and welding procedure specifications using gas metal arc welding, both conventional and pulsed.
  • Sets and operates a cutting torch safely and efficiently.
  • Finishes grinding applications using manual and power tools.
  • Repairs products by dismantling, straightening, reshaping and/or re-welding.
  • Operates a carbon air arc-gauging tool safely and proficiently.
  • Operates a handheld plasma arc-cutting torch safely and proficiently.
  • Reads and understands measuring devices such as tape measure, weld fillet gauge, level, square, protractor and angle finder.
  • Works in a safe manner at all times, following all safety guidelines.

SUPERVISORY REPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

6 months – 1 year related experience in a manufacturing environment and/or additional related education preferred.

Successful completion of an internal weld test.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION

The following is required:            

Welder Certification of Limited Thickness, Grooved Plated in the Flat Position, GMAW

Blueprint Reading Certification

The following is preferred:

Welder Certification of Unlimited thickness, Grooved Plate in the Flat Position, GMAW

Welder Certification Vertical Up Position Fillet Weld, GMAW

Welder Certification Overhead Position Fillet Welds, GMAW

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Ability to read, write and comprehend documents and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information to internal and external individuals and groups.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.  

COMPUTER SKILLS

Microsoft Office including, but not limited to Word, Excel and Outlook.  Skill to type 40-50 wpm.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several components in variable and standardized situations.  Ability to multitask and keep organized.  Ability to establish priorities, work independently and proceed with objectives without supervision.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, reach with and use hands and fingers, talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, climb and balance.  The employee occasionally may be required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will regular be exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.  The employee is occasionally exposed to vibration.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. 

This job description reflects management’s assessment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.