Welder (Weekend Shift)
The following describes in general terms the purpose and scope of the position. Lay out, fits, and welds parts as specified by layout, welding diagram, blueprint, or work order.
Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required:
Reads and follows work order instructions.
- Reads and understands welding blueprints.
- Interprets welding symbols and familiarizes self with welding specifications.
- Selects equipment and plans layout, assembly, and welding.
- Bolts, clamps, and tack welds parts to secure in position for welding.
- Positions parts in jigs or fixtures on table or floor, or clamps parts together along lay out marks.
- Properly adjusts welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, slope, and/or pulse as specified by work order or joint welding procedure.
- Performs related tasks such as thermal cutting and grinding.
- Repairs broken or cracked parts/tools per rework instructions.
- Examines work periodically to verify that deposited welds and pertinent dimensions are within specified limits.
- Cleans and degreases weld joint when necessary prior to depositing weld.
- Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
- Performs other duties and assignments as directed.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.
Skills & Qualifications
Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
- Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms.
- Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, and stoop, kneel, or crouch.
- Occasionally required to climb or balance.
- Annual eye exam is required.
- Must be able to communicate effectively.
- Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
- Working conditions are: 100% manufacturing environment.
- Occasionally required to work near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places; exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes, or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and extreme cold and extreme heat.
- Noise level is usually moderate to loud.
- Welding hood must be worn/down at all times while welding.
- Safety glasses (ANSI Z87 compliant) required in all manufacturing areas.
- Hearing protection must be worn in designated areas.
- Safety Footwear shall be in accordance with the following: ASTM standard F2413-05 with minimum impact resistance, compression resistance and metatarsal designation ratings of 75 foot pounds (i.e. ASTM F2413-05 I/75 C/75 Mt/75), which are viewable on the inside tag of footwear.
Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments in accordance with business needs, and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential function of the job.
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, skills, qualifications, competencies, abilities and any physical demands if required. Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential requirements of this job.
Ability to operate a forklift.
- Ability to operate overhead crane and/or hoist.
- Read and understand internal procedures and policies.
- Understand and follow through on both verbal and written instructions.
- Basic computer knowledge and skills - able to learn new screens, reports, functions and simple software programs with assistance.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the outlined experience level, education, training, minimum years of experience, product or industry knowledge plus any certifications in order to be considered.
High School Diploma; up to 3 years related experience in job function and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience
- One-year certificate from college or technical school preferred
- Welding certification testing completed or skills or capabilities to become certified within a reasonable period of time.
- Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
- Basic computer knowledge and skills
3333 Main Street
Parsons, Kansas, 67357
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