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Role Summary: The Welder will weld metal components as specified by layout, blueprints, diagrams, or manufacturing operations sheet (MOS), using electric arc-welding equipment. You will weld in flat, horizontal, vertical or overhead positions. In this role, you may tack assemblies together.
Essential Responsibilities: • Clean weld joint or work piece • Weld in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions • Weld together metal components as specified by layout, blueprints, diagrams, or manufacturing operations sheet (MOS), using electric arc-welding equipment • Guide electrode along weld joint, manually or semi-automatically • Manually apply filler rod to supply weld metal • Positions or clamps work pieces together or assembles them in a jig or fixture • Examine weld for bead size and other specifications
Qualifications/Requirements: • High School Diploma / GED
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS : • Successful completion of a TIG or GTAW training course or program (or minimum of 1 year of experience as a TIG or GTAW welder) • Ability to work scheduled shift and hours, including overtime as required • Ability and willingness to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift up to 40 pounds (with assistance) as required • Ability and willingness to work in an area where there is moderate noise intensity (85 to 89.9 dBa) • Ability and willingness to work in an area where, due to normal machining operations there may be dust, fumes, or smoke (not over OSHA Permissible Exposure Levels (PEL))
Desired Characteristics: • Ability to calculate algebraic variables and formulas and have a basic understanding of trigonometry (i.e., sine, cosine, and tangent formulas) • Excellent attendance and punctuality history • Makes decisions based on experience and available data • Strives to meet or exceed job requirements • Accepts and gives constructive criticism • Ability to subtract, multiply and divide fractions, decimals and whole numbers • Ability and willingness to read blueprints • Successful completion of welding certification and eye examination
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