Perform basic welding processes: operate the semi-automatic welder machine and wire feeder; visually identify good and bad welds.
Use and follow mini process sheet; Complete and maintain all required paperwork and ensure proper paperwork follows parts.
Work from blueprints: recognize welding views, welding symbols, read and interpret dimensions, beveling, welding, and interpret a Bill of Material (BOM) or component drawings (i.e. fabrication drawing).
Operate small hand and power tools including grinders, cranes and hoists, powered hand truck, and use precision measuring devices.
Perform self-inspection, operate, perform basic hook-up and riggings, use of chains and slings for a job hoist.
Use basic measuring equipment including tape measure (standard and metric), square, fillet weld gage, and all other related measuring equipment; Read and use a standard and metric conversion chart.
Identify and use a wire brush, pliers, wire cutter, wrenches, c-clamp, nozzle reamer, weld ID hammer, scraper, magnetic drill and other related hand tools.
Identify and use grinders (including a pedestal grinder), and other related power tools.
Identify metal type from a blueprint, schematic or Bill of Material.
Pre-heating and post-heating: knowledge of torches, temp sticks, strikers and heat absorbent blankets.
Ensure parts and materials are properly identified.
Participate in random quality inspections to meet ISO standards.
Maintain departmental housekeeping.
Wear all appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (P.P.E.) required, by company policy, for the job being performed.
Know and follow established job specific and facility wide safety and health procedures and rules. Perform job functions in a safe manner.
Actively participate in safety and health training and demonstrate competency based on training received.
Bring safety and health issues, unsafe acts, and safety suggestions to management’s attention and/or correct those you can.
JOB REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS
High School Diploma or GED preferred.
Welding experience required.
Must be able to read tape measure and blueprints
Must be able to read and interpret routine welding and fabrication drawings; use and interpret measuring devices such as rule, scale, square, protractor; ability to use and understand fractional, decimal and metric measuring methods.
Must be capable of lifting a maximum of 50 pounds and carry up to 100 feet.
Normal shop environment; willing to work any shift and overtime.
Must be able to work independently and be self-motivated.
Travel may be required for training purposes.
Safety glasses, safety shoes, hearing protection and other P.P.E. are required. Safety policies must be adhered to.