• Welder

    Job Description
    Section B: Job 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.
     
     
     
    Section C: Essential Functions
    • 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.
     
     
     
    Section D: Job Qualifications
    Education: High School Diploma or GED
    Experience: 6-12 months of related welding/manufacturing experience
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • 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 of related experience
    • Flexibility
    • Cooperative
    • Initiative
    • Quality
    • Safety Awareness
    • Technical Aptitude
    • Accountability
    • 5S Awareness
    • General Manufacturing Knowledge
     
    Software Application and Technical Knowledge:
    • None
     
     
     
    Section E: Physical/Visual/Mental 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 include the ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required in a manufacturing environment (i.e., safety glasses, safety shoes, hearing protection). 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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