Fives Irondale , AL 35210

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United States

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North American Construction Services Ltd. - Birmingham

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America/Caribbean, USA, Alabama, Birmingham, AL

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Irondale, 35210

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Permanent position

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North American Construction Services (NACS) is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama with satellite locations throughout the United States. NACS has been in business for decades and is one of the largest, fully integrated, thermal process controls, furnace design and build companies. NACS offers its expertise in thermal process equipment, innovative design, construction, installation and, engineering services. NACS is a fully owned subsidiary of Fives North American Combustion, Inc. and together offer world class thermal process solutions.

Job Summary:
The Welder is responsible for weld prep, mig welding in the flat, horizontal and overhead as required using either flux core, metal core, or hard wire as designated and cleaning the welds after.

Duties & Responsibilities:
All duties and responsibilities are essential functions of the position. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

  • Welders will perform their duties safely and efficiently

  • Welders will weld to AWS D1.1 and or ASME B31.3 code in the position that they have qualified for or by the direction of their supervisor

  • Welders will clean all welds and surrounding area to AWS D1.1 and or ASME B31.3 code.

  • Welders will make all base metal repairs prior to quality control (QC) inspection

  • Fill out job travelers, sign and date them.

  • May weld components in flat, vertical or overhead positions.

  • Knowledge of flux core, metal core, solid wire and welding with

  • Must know the basics to set up the machine to make a good weld.

  • Must know how to change out their wire and gases.

  • The welder will use wire brush, grinder, die grinder, scaler, scraper etc. to clean their weld in the most efficient manner based on the assembly being welded.

  • Must be proficient using a jib crane and / or overhead crane.

  • The welder must be proficient in arc gouging.

  • Ability and skill to operate torches, tips, hoses, welding machines.

  • Welders will be responsible for cleaning their work area on daily basis.

  • Welder will assist in all parts of fabrication and housekeeping as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 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.

  • Knowledge of welding principles

  • Communication skills both verbally and in writing

  • Problem solving skills

  • Time management skills

  • Attention to detail and process oriented

  • Strong work ethics

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time

  • Ability to work independently and in a project-oriented environment

  • Ability to work varied hours including weekends and holidays

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Easy to work with in a collaborative team environment

  • Ability to read blue prints

Education and Experiences

  • Proven experience as a welder: 5-10 years of related experience and/or training equivalent combination of education and experience

  • D1 certification or related certifications preferred

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

  • Previous experience in heavy manufacturing

  • Experience reading blue prints

Educational Requirements:

  • One year certificate from college or technical school preferred

The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

All offers of employment at North American Construction Services, Ltd. are contingent upon clear results of a background check and drug screen. Background checks and drug screens will be conducted on all final candidates in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

To view additional opportunities within the Fives Groups please visit our career page, https://career.fivesgroup.com/accueil.aspx?LCID=1033

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