Perform basic set-up and using welding fixtures and jigs where applicable. Must know some basic metal finishing skills.Methods usually prescribed or standardized but Welder may select and vary techniques within limits of recognized procedures. Usually work such as medium size bases and frames, rails, beams, reservoirs, cylinders, plate weldments of varied description, etc. Work from drawings and job layouts. Use rule, square, templates, and gauges. Requires knowledge of welding principles and techniques and an understanding of how to read weld symbols.
Fits and positions weldments having a number of parts.
Uses welding fixtures and jigs where applicable.
Methods usually prescribed or standardized, but Welder may select and vary techniques within limits of recognized procedures.
Usually works on such as medium size bases and frames, safety rails and plate weldments of varied description, etc.
Works from blueprints and job layouts.
Uses rule, square, templates, vernier and gauges.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
One year certificate from college or technical school; or one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to convert or use metric measurements. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
AWS certified or the ability to become AWS certified.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Contact lenses are not allowed. Repetitive use of foot or feet in operating machine controls is required occasionally.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles, extreme heat, and risk of radiation. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.