Mgh-Hand Arc Welder

Rheem Manufacturing Company Montgomery , AL 36101

Posted 2 months ago

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Must be able to fabricate metal objects by welding metal parts together using arc welding equipment.

Must be able to properly place metal objects in position where welding is to be performed.

Must be able to set and adjust welding power source and wire feeder to insure proper amperage and voltage output.

Must be able to select appropriate size and composition of electrode and properly mount in holder.

Repairs broken or cracked parts, fills holes and increases size of metal parts, using welding equipment.

Welds in flat, horizontal, or vertical position.

Cleans or degreases parts, using wire brush, portable grinder, or chemical bath.

Chips or grinds off excess weld, slag, or spatter, using hand scrapper or power chipper, portable grinder or arc-cutting equipment.

Positions workpieces and clamps together or assembles in jigs or fixtures.

Inspects finished workpiece for conformance to specifications.

Must be able to successfully weld parts together using a mig or stick welder.

Must be able to rotate to other areas for ergonomic safety.

Maintain good housekeeping in work area.

Inspect units or parts for defects and workmanship.

Observe all departmental safety requirements.

Work from written or verbal orders.

Minimum Education:

High School Diploma/GED

Background/Experience: A minimum of one year prior work experience as a Hand Arc Welder and/or an Associate's Degree or certificate in Welding Technology is helpful but not required.


May be exposed to high noise levels


Continuous lifting of 5-25 lbs; Frequent lifting of 25-60 lbs; Occasional lifting of 60 lbs., frequent strain due to

position and unsupported lifting. Position will require the use of personal protective equipment to include, but not limited to, a face shield, respirator and protective clothing.


Must be able to become a certified welder at the end of one year.

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