Welder 1st shift 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM Pay: Starting at $18, but based on experience Welder Welders operate and maintain the machines that fabricate and repair metal structures, equipment and machinery. Welders are qualified for positions in a variety of fields based on their skill level and experience.
Welder Duties and Responsibilities
• Inspect, measure, or test completed metal workpieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using measuring and testing devices.
• Read blueprints, work orders, or production schedules to determine product or job instructions or specifications.
• Assemble, align, and clamp workpieces into holding fixtures to bond, heat-treat, or solder fabricated metal components.
• Set up, operate, or tend welding machines that join or bond components to fabricate metal products or assemblies.
• Lay out, fit, or connect parts to be bonded, calculating production measurements, as necessary.
• Correct problems by adjusting controls or by stopping machines and opening holding devices.
• Give directions to other workers regarding machine set-up and use.
• Mark weld points and positions of components on workpieces, using rules, squares, templates, or scribes.
• Transfer components, metal products, or assemblies, using moving equipment.
• Clean, lubricate, maintain, and adjust equipment to maintain efficient operation, using air hoses, cleaning fluids, and hand tools.
• Prepare metal surfaces or workpieces, using hand-operated equipment, such as grinders, cutters, or drills.
• Conduct trial runs before welding, soldering, or brazing, and make necessary adjustments to equipment.
• Remove completed workpieces or parts from machinery, using hand tools.
• Set dials and timing controls to regulate electrical current, gas flow pressure, heating or cooling cycles, or shut-off.
• Select torch tips, alloys, flux, coil, tubing, or wire, according to metal types or thicknesses, data charts, or records.
• Fill hoppers and position spouts to direct flow of flux or manually brush flux onto seams of workpieces.
• 2+ years’ experience as a welder
• High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent experience
• Mechanical aptitude to operate manufacturing equipment
• Communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills