• Welder

    Job Description
    POSITION SUMMARY
    Use hand-welding, flame-cutting, hand soldering, or brazing equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products including galvanized, stainless, and raw steel.
     
    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
    Reasonable Accommodations Statement
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
     
    Essential Functions Statement(s)
    • Plan work from drawings or specifications or use their knowledge of fluxes and base metals to analyze the parts to be joined.
    • Select and set up welding equipment, execute the planned welds, and examine welds to ensure that they meet standards or specifications.
    • Examine weld during the welding process, observe problems with the weld and adjust the speed, voltage, amperage, or feed of the wire or rod.
    • Operate and monitor cutting machines similar to those used by welding machine operators.
    • Wear safety shoes, goggles, hoods with protective lenses, and other devices designed to prevent burns and eye injuries and to protect them from falling objects.
    • Lift heavy objects and work in a variety of awkward positions, while bending, stooping, or standing to perform work overhead.
    • Descale flex cord welds with needle gun.
    • Other duties as assigned.
     
    POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
    Competency Statement(s)
    • Flexibility – Ability to understand different jobs and to have a willingness to be cross-trained. 
    • Cooperative – Wants to be a team player and do what is best for the company, their department, and their peers. 
    • Initiative – Self-starter; ability to work with minimum supervision; looks for new and better ways to do the job; contributes to the work of the department.  Meets or exceeds production requirements daily.
    • Quality – Accuracy, thoroughness: attention to detail, completeness of work; adequacy of results. Understands the product requirements of the parts being produced and produces product to specification. 
    • Safety Awareness - Ability to carry out assigned duties without injury to self or others; adhere to safety procedures; maintains orderly work area
    • Technical Aptitude - Ability to comprehend technical topics, prints, and jobs.  Ability to read a print, measure product to specifications. 
    • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.  Consistently at work on time each and every day.
    • 5S Awareness – Understands the facilities 5S guidelines and maintains area daily to meet these standards. 
     
    SKILLS & ABILITIES
    Education/Experience: High School Diploma or GED; 6-12 months related welding/manufacturing experience required.
     
    Other Preferences: Knowledge of metal fabrication and the welding process and the reading and interpretation of mechanical drawings, generally gained in 1-2 years of trades training and 6-18 months related experience or the equivalent; General manufacturing knowledge.
     
    PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to stand and frequently required to walk, handle/finger, reach outward, reach above shoulders, squat or kneel, bend, lift/carry up to 50 pounds, and push/pull up to 50 pounds.
     
    Other Physical Requirements: Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required in a manufacturing environment (i.e. safety glasses, safety shoes, hearing protection).
     
    WORK ENVIRONMENT
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes and/or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to noisy.
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