THIS POSITION IS CURRENTLY ELIGIBLE FOR A $2,000 SIGN-ON/RETENTION BONUS (guidelines apply)
POSITION: Perform position requirements, including but not limited to major accountabilities in a safe, efficient and effective manner. Able to perform job classification duties, activities and responsibilities of all business units and all product lines or sub-departments within all business units and on a variety of different machines and machine centers.
MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES (include, but not limited to):
•Follow all Company rules, policies, procedures and requirements especially for: safety, quality, delivery and productivity/cost. •Safety: Comply with all safety rules, policies and procedures; Report any unsafe practices and/or conditions to their supervisor; Wear require personal protective equipment (PPE) and re‐ port any defective PPE; Report all near‐misses, incidents, injuries, illnesses, including mobile equipment or property damage; Participation in the site Safety and Health Program.
•Read work orders, blueprints (first and third angle), production documents and/or other information to determine weld specifications and requirements.
•Weld components in flat, vertical, and/or (overhead – rarely) positions in a progressive assembly line in a timely manner maintaining quality and accuracy of weld.
•Lay out, position, align, and secure parts and assemblies prior to assembly, using straightedges, combination squares, calipers, and rulers.
•Examine workpieces for defects and measure workpieces with straightedges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications.
•Recognize, set up, and operate hand and power tools including (gas metal arc – primary), shielded metal arc, gas tungsten arc, , flux-cored arc, submerged arc, electroslag welding.
•Weld separately or in combination, using (mild steel – primary), aluminum, stainless steel, cast iron, and other alloys.
•Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolt component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding.
•Select and install torches, torch tips, filler rods, consumable electrode wire and flux, according to welding specifications or types and thicknesses of metals.
•Ignite torches or start power supplies and strike arcs by touching electrodes to metals being welded, completing electrical circuits.
•Connect and turn regulator valves to activate and adjust gas flow and pressure so that desired flames are obtained.
•Clean or degrease weld joints using wire brush or grinder.
•Able to lift parts / materials or varying weights onto and out of work area(s).
•Assist other welder employees, other employees and train employees on job procedures.
•Use tools, equipment and technology, including hand or power tools, manufacturing/operations equipment and computerized or automated systems.
•Maintain work area(s) in a safe, clean and orderly fashion.
•Maintain production, other data and reports.
•Perform work duties, activities and responsibilities on assigned shift and schedule.
•Perform other duties, activities and responsibilities as instructed.
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:
•High school diploma or GED required.
•Previous welding work experience (both MIG and Pulse) is required.
•At least 2 years of work-related experience, (working in a manufacturing / production work environment, or working in a welding shop.)
•Certified Welder qualifications is preferred.
•Candidate must be able to successfully complete the AWS Testing Requirements.
•Able read and interpret work instructions, blue prints, manufacturing drawings or similar information.
•Must be able to write legibly and demonstrate good communication skills.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.