Prep, layout, tack, weld, finish and repair structural and miscellaneous steel by applying appropriate techniques and processes in accordance with product specifications and production schedules and under the guidance of the shop superintendent.
Qualifications and Skills
Essential Skills:(may include but are not limited to the ability to)
Demonstrate a proficiency in MIG Welding.
Read, understand and follow job order specifications, drawings, blueprints and/or work orders.
Work includes: layout, position, align and secure parts & assemblies according to specifications by using tape measures, straightedges, combination squares, levels and other various measuring tools.
Work may also include rework of finished products.
Perform welding duties which include welding steel components with Flux Core, Mig and Shielded Metal Arc welding equipment as specified by engineering drawings, work orders, or verbal instructions.
Work within assigned group to move and position work pieces using overhead cranes as necessary.
Set up & Operate hand and power tools such as magnetic drills, grinders, cutting torches and automated welding tractors as they relate to job needs.
Inspect & correct welds as needed to meet product specifications.
Inspect equipment to maintain functionality; communicate equipment issues in a timely manner to avoid down time.
Set-up and operate machinery to support the fabrication of structural steel. This would include automated and manual punching, shearing and drilling.
Ability to work with fitters or fitters/welders to assist in the fabrication or welding of multi-component parts
Understands welding symbols & diagrams, reads blueprints and other printed instructional material in the welding of products or parts.
Ability to weld and familiar with Flux Core, Mig and Shielded Metal Arc welding equipment as well as Oxygen/Propane cutting and heating equipment and pressurized gas cylinders.
Safety focused. Operates safety equipment and uses safe work habits.
Familiar with a variety of welding processes and procedures.
Able to work in a team environment but still be self motivated.