The Welder will weld, cut, and fabricate metal pieces and structural framing
products by using cutting, fitting, and hand welding equipment.
Plans details of work order procedures; gathers required tools and materials based on instructions and specifications provided for the
- Welds and fabricates various items and equipment using cutting, and welding techniques and various fabrication tools as required.
- Monitors the welding and fitting process to ensure parts are not overheated or damaged by warping, distortion, expansion, or shrinkage.
- Prepares, assembles, and tacks weld parts and surfaces to be welded.
- Maintains, organizes, and cleans equipment and the work area.
- Notifies supervisor when faulty equipment or defective materials are discovered.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
- Thorough understanding of machines and tools used in welding including designs, uses, maintenance and repair.
Basic understanding of design techniques, principles, and tools necessary for the precise production of technical plans, drawings, models
- Excellent ability to read and listen to assignments given in a variety of forms.
- Basic understanding of mathematics as related to welding assignments.
Education and Experience:
- Completion of a formal apprenticeship OR successful completion of an in-company, three-year training program required.
- Must be able to weld components that are vertical, flat, or overhead.
- Must have enough manual dexterity and stability as required for precision work.
- Must be able to see details at close range.
- Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds at times.
- Must be able to traverse facilities and machinery by climbing, balancing, lifting, walking, stooping, and carrying materials.