Summary: Use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components use basic weld (MIG).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments, using processes such as gas tungsten arc or gas metal arc.
- Clamp, hold, tack-weld parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding.
- Remove rough spots from work pieces, using portable grinders, hand files, or scrapers.
- Chip or grind off excess weld, slag, or spatter, using hand scrapers or portable grinders.
- Weld components in flat or vertical positions.
- Operate powered industrial truck.
- All other duties as assigned.
- Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
- Mathematics - Using basic mathematics to solve problems; read tape measures to 1/32 of an inch.
- Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
- Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
- Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Able to read basic blueprints, calipers and micrometers.
- Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Language: must be proficient in English; reading, comprehending and understanding.
- Within the scope of job requirements, will be required to adhere and comply with state and federal law, the company ISO Quality program and procedures, company policies, safety and environmental regulations.
Education and/or Experiences
High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate) preferred; JVS / Trade school certificate; required.
Computer Skills: Basic knowledge of computers.
Physical Demands See corresponding Job Analysis.
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 and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Personal Protective Equipment Requirements:
- Safety Glasses – ANSI Z87 with side shields everywhere in the plant
- Sturdy Work Shoes – hard sole / leather uppers (no tennis shoes unless designated to meet OSHA safety standards)
- Welding shield; arm guards; protective apron.
- Welding helmets are not provided by HT