The MIG and TIG Welder will assemble pieces of metal together or repair damage in metal components using heavy machinery that emits high heat, melting the metal into shape.
- Reads blueprints and drawings and takes or reads measurements to plan layout and procedures.
- Determines appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements.
- Sets up components for welding according to specifications.
- Operate angle grinders to prepare the parts that must be welded.
- Aligns components using calipers, rulers, etc., and clamps pieces.
- Welds components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions.
- Tests and inspects welded surfaces and structures to discover flaws.
- Grinds and finishes parts.
- Operates welding equipment and other machinery in a safe manner.
- Maintains 6S (sort, set, shine, standardize, sustain, safety) standards in all work stations.
- Completes other duties as assigned by supervisor.
- Knowledge of blueprint reading.
- Working knowledge of AWS and OSHA safety standards.
- Basic computer skills.
- Basic math skills (ex. addition, subtraction, multiplication, fraction/decimal equivalents).
- Mechanical inclination.
- Reliable and highly motivated.
- Great attitude and attendance.
- Steady hand.
- Organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
- Interpersonal and written communication.
- Fit-up components and layout inspection.
- Read and interpret technical documents and drawings.
- Function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
- Work well with others on a team.
- Solve problems quickly and efficiently.
- Provide own tools (hand tools).
- Willingness to use protective clothing (ex. face shield, gloves, etc.)
- Willingness to have performance measured daily.
Required Education and Experience:
- 3-5 years of welding school/work experience.
- Experience welding sheet steel, stainless steel, and some aluminum with a high level of quality and efficiency.
- Experience using a variety of welding equipment and procedures (ex. MIG, TIG).
- Preferred Education and Experience:
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Knowledge of brazing and press brake operations.
- Forklift certification.
- Uncontrolled environmental conditions: noise, dust, dirt, and mobile equipment.
- Routine, repetitive lifting up to 35 lbs., occasional, heavy lifting, and pushing / pulling 10 lbs. regularly, 1 to 10 hours per day.
- Any combination of standing, bending, climbing, balancing, kneeling, crouching, reaching, handling, feeling, and walking 8 to 10 hours per day.
- Ability to work up to 8-10 hour shifts and overtime as required by the work.
- Use of all limbs, dexterous and steady use of hands and arms for long periods of time.
- Simultaneous mental and muscular coordination, visual and audio awareness of surrounding area.