09Aug
By: AJ Smith On: August 09, 2018 In: Comments: 0

Posted 11 months ago

A welder must be competent in using potentially dangerous equipment and following all safety precautions. The ideal candidate will also have a steady hand and great attention to detail. Knowledge of different kinds of metal and their properties is essential.

Responsibilities

  • Read blueprints and drawings and take or read measurements to plan layout and procedures
  • Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements
  • Set up components for welding according to specifications (e.g. cut material with powered saws to match measurements)
  • Operate angle grinders to prepare the parts that must be welded
  • Align components using rulers and clamp pieces
  • Weld components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal or overhead)
  • Inspect welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws
  • Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety

Requirements

  • Proven experience as welder
  • Experience using a variety of welding equipment and procedures (MIG etc.)
  • Experience in using electrical or manual tools (saws, squares, calipers etc.)
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings
  • Knowledge of relative safety standards to use protective clothing (face-shield, gloves etc.)
  • Deftness and attention to detail

Competency

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Education and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent, 1-year related experience and/or training.

Quality of Work

Able to manage multiple projects; able to determine project urgency in a meaningful and practical way

Attention to Detail

Must possess resourcefulness, initiative and skill to function in a fast-paced environment; attention to detail in goal/task accomplishment with minimal supervision; professionalism and the ability to interact effectively with others.

Other Requirements

  • Must read, write and speak English proficiently.
  • Lift up to 50lbs
  • Ability to operate a forklift.

Job Features

Job CategoryFull-Time

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