Joins, fabricates, and repairs metal and other weldable material by applying appropriate welding techniques. Interprets blueprints, specifications and diagrams to determine appropriate welding process. Inspects completed welds to determine structural soundness.
Use safety equipment as instructed. Follow safety regulations and company policies.
Set up, fit and weld to perform the direct function of the department.
Follow written and verbal instructions to assemble units meeting company quality standards.
Detect and report faulty operations, materials and working conditions to supervisor.
Maintain work area, equipment and tools in clean orderly condition.
Promote 5S concept of order and housekeeping.
Cross-train as required
Perform other duties as assigned.
Advanced skilled. Bogie plumb, track weld, finals- lift gates & bumpers. Multiple position welding, Mig and Tig, Cosmetic, and heavy & lite gauge structural, rear frames, off line threshold, understructures, reefer frames, landing gear, steps ladders and floors, door jam, door install, aluminum, steel and stainless steel.
Understand weld symbols and read blueprints.
In addition to above, all welders must possess the following:
Good knowledge of hand tools.
Ability to use math and various measuring devices in interpreting and following written instructions and engineering drawings.
Physical fitness to perform all functions of designated work areas. This includes small tool use, full arm and leg range of motion, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, work in awkward positions. Ability to effectively communicate.
Employee must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 25#, frequently lift and/or move up to 35# and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50#.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
VT Hackney, Inc