Welds together metal components and profiles welds, as
specified by layouts, blueprints, diagrams, work orders,
welding procedures, or oral instructions, using electric
- Adopts the health, safety, environmental, security
and quality programs of the company.
- Obtains specified electrode and inserts into
portable holder of threads consumable electrode wire
through portable welding gun.
- Connects cable from welding unit to obtain amperage,
voltage, slope, and pulse, as specified by welding
- Starts power supply to produce current.
- Strikes arc to generate heat to melt and deposit
metal from electrode to work piece and join edges of
- Manually guides electrode or gun along weld line,
maintaining length of arc, and speed of movement to
form specified depth of fusion and bead, as judged
from color of metal, sound of weld, and size of
- Welds in flat, horizontal, vertical or overhead
- Examines welds for bead size and other
- Manually applies filler rod to supply weld metal.
- Cleans or degreases weld joint or work piece, using
wire brush, portable grinder, or chemical bath.
- Repairs broken or cracked parts and fills holes by
using an air arc gouger.
- Prepares broken parts for welding by grooving or
- Chips off excess weld, slag, spatter using a
portable grinder, hand scraper or power chipper.
- Preheats work piece, using hand torch or heating
- Minimum high school credits required.
- Minimum 5 years experience.
- Ability to pass a 6GR Flux Cored, 3G AAG, ASME TIG
and/or Flux Cored welding tests along with any other
applicable welding processes.
- Ability to perform physical requirements including,
but not limited to carrying, climbing, crouching and
- Ability to perform under environmental conditions
including, but not limited to dust, heat, fumes,
humidity and noise.
- Ability to wear arm, eye, feet, full body, head,
hearing, leg, respiratory and skin protection.
- Ability to add and subtract three digit numbers.
McDermott - 21 months ago
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