Summary : Welds metal component parts of various thicknesses to specified dimensions on simple jobs by performing the following duties
- Plans job by determining from the router and blueprints, equipment, fixtures, material and supplies needed. Plans sequence to maximize weld time.
- Sets up job by retrieving equipment and materials as needed.
- Loads and unloads pieces in and out of fixture (when available) manually or by using an overhead crane or hand fits parts. Positions and clamps pieces into fixture. Operates mig welding machine and may also perform arc welding procedures.
- Finishes or repairs part by operating various tools such as sanders, grinders, and torches.
- Performs first piece and in-process inspection by checking dimensions and quality of welds of part per blueprint using calipers, height gage, protractor, and square.
- Performs routine preventative maintenance and minor repairs on welding machines as required.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education & Experience : High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one year of mig welding experience and/or training or an equivalent combination of education and experience, basic blueprint knowledge, and ability to pass weld test are required.
Language Skills : Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to speak effectively with employees of the organization.
Math Skills : Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Reasoning Skills : Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
Physical Demands : The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch, bend forward at waist; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment : The work environment characteristics scribed here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles, extreme heat, and risk of radiation. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position