Performs MIG welding. Will be working in various departments welding metal components together to fabricate or repair products, parts, etc. according to layouts, blueprints, or work orders.
Welds metal parts together using appropriate processes and performing related tasks such as cutting and grinding.
Positions and clamps together components of fabricated metal products predatory to welding.
Verifies conformance of work piece to specifications using measuring instruments.
Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
Works under minimal supervision on duties and tasks that are frequently non-routine, adapting procedures, techniques, tools, materials and/or equipment to meet special needs.
May periodically assist in orienting and training lower level employees.
Understands and complies with all safety policies and procedures.
Utilizes PPE while performing welding operations to include an apron or front covering for torso protection.
Works overtime as assigned.
Performs other duties as assigned.
A minimum of six months of MIG welding experience.
Attends regular scheduled safety meetings.
Must be able to pass a practical welding test.
Ability to read blueprints or layouts.
Must be able to use the tape measure and know basic math skills.
Must be flexible with required working hours, including overtime.
Must be flexible within the department and willing to flex to other departments as needed.
Must be able to frequently lift up to 50 pounds to shoulder level. Occasionally bends and stoops. Must be able to withstand a minimum of 8 to 10 hours standing on a concrete surface. Must wear applicable and proper protective equipment including, but not limited to: welding hood, protective eye and/or hearing equipment and long sleeves to safely perform job duties. Will occasionally be exposed to chemicals, dust, heat, cold, gas, and/or fumes. Must be able to adjust physically to normal plant environmental conditions (above moderate heat and cold) and to adapt quickly to physical applications requiring varying motor skills.
Occasionally requires sitting, walking, squatting, climbing, kneeling, grasping, pushing/pulling with hands, reaching above shoulder level.
Frequently requires standing, bending/twisting wrist or neck, lifting up to 50 lbs.
Occasionally requires carrying up to 50 lbs.
(Management reserves the right to change, rescind, add or delete the duties and responsibilities of positions within the job description at any time.)