Welder – Biglerville, PA 17307

Executive Summary

If you are a skilled tradesman looking for a great opportunity that provides the ability to be a key contributor to our manufacturing team, GVM, Inc may be the place for you. We are a family owned company that is built on traditional values.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic individual to fill the position of Welder. The successful candidate will work closely with the Weld Shop Lead and be a key member of the manufacturing team. This candidate should possess a hands-on approach and have a strong background in welding, fabrication, and other manufacturing processes. This position reports to the Operations Manager.


Key Performance Metrics

  • Cycle Time
  • Quality
  • Productivity


DUTIES AND 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 calipers, rulers etc. and clamp pieces
  • Weld components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal or overhead)
  • Repair machinery and other components by welding pieces and filling gaps
  • Test and inspect welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws
  • Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety


Skills Required:

  • Proven experience as welder
  • Experience using a variety of welding equipment and procedures (TIG, MMA 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 and willingness to use protective clothing (face-shield, gloves etc.)
  • Deftness and attention to detail
  • Proficient in English
  • Successful completion of a relevant apprenticeship program is required
  • Professional Certification (e.g. an AWS welding certificate) will be a plus
  • Experience with milling or CNC experience is a plus


Benefit Program:

  • Family medical – employee cost shared
  • 7 days’ vacation and sick days
  • 7 days holiday pay
  • 401K program – 4% employer match
  • 6-month disability program

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