Welder - Fabricator
Summary Under the direction of the Welding Supervisor performs all forms of welding with emphasis placed on gas welding of materials such as mild steel, aluminum, stainless and galvanealed steel.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
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Gathers necessary materials and performs layout per specifications. - Sets up welding machine and adjusts settings.
Operates welding gun to weld steel, aluminum, copper, etc., pieces together. -
Visually examines welds for adherence to quality standards; rewelds defective joints and removes surplus slag, flux, and spatter using a brush, pad, buffer, and/or grinder.
Operates cutting torch and manual plasma cutter as needed.
Ability to operate a forklift and overhead crane.
Layout and set-up weld jobs.
Read and follow piece part and assembly drawings.
Read and understand the written process sheets and have the ability to complete production records.
Perform work involving close tolerances that require constant attention while making adjustments to perform properly in a timely manner.
CompetenciesTo perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Has developed proficiency in a range of processes or procedures or procedures through job-related training and considerable on the job experience.
Design - Demonstrates attention to detail.
Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.
Teamwork - Works well in a team setting. Asking for guidance and giving ideas/training.
Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences.
Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Supports organization\'s goals and values.
Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve quality.
Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time. Works a minimum of 40 hours per week, typically Monday through Thursday.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions.
Qualifications 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 and/or Experience
Tech school graduate with mechanical aptitudes, or 2 - 3 years similar experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
Ability tobring up and read a 3Drawing via the computer.
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; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described 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 moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.