EMPLOYMENT

TIG Welder

Hourly (Non-Exempt)

The Welder has primary responsibility is TIG welding of aluminum and steel.

Each job must be run with safety, accuracy and timeliness in the welding area.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Must be willing to learn follow all procedures set by company and supervisor.

  • Must be willing to work in any area of department doing different types of jobs.

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.

  • Responsible for keeping his or her area and tools clean.

  • Responsible for keeping quality standards set by the company and supervisor.

  • Responsible for following all safety rules and codes throughout the company.

  • Must be able to read and follow blueprints.

  • Prepares work to be accomplished by studying assembly instructions, blueprint specifications, and parts lists; gathering parts, sub-assemblies, tools, and materials.

  • Work from route tags, blueprints and sketches to determine materials needed for fab.

  • Determine, from print, critical dimensions and take necessary steps.

  • Determine weld requirement from print. Determine the best method of layout, fit-up and assembly from print.

  • Fit assembly and weld as needed to avoid weld distortion.

  • Use measuring instruments such as scale, level, square.

  • Remove burrs and sharp edges.

  • Cut up and prepare rough materials for welding on an as-needed basis.

  • Perform other job-related duties as needed.

  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

  • Oversee the selection and procurement of materials and equipment required for TIG welding

  • Measure and align work pieces using straightedges, clamps, and calipers

  • Ensure compliance with established health/safety policies and regulations​

  • Carry out grinding and thermal cutting operations to obtain various textures and sizes for metal parts

  • Oversee the set-up of TIG welding equipment

  • Operate power and hand tools such as arc welders, buffing machine, and grinder

  • Maintain good working knowledge of the welding characteristics of metals such as stainless steel, aluminum, and steel.

  • Carry out preventative maintenance.

  • Ensure welding operations meet set specifications and construction requirements

  • Oversee the training and mentoring of new and trainee TIG welders

  • May work in confined spaces

  • Adhere to company policies, including attendance and punctuality

  • Communicate with co-workers, management and others in a courteous and professional manner;

  • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions including but not limited to confidentiality requirements.

Professional Qualifications

  • Excellent attention to detail, time management skills and meeting deadlines

  • Positive attitude and ability to handle highly confidential information

  • Ability to reflect positive attitude and disciplined work ethic

  • Ability to work in a team

  • Ability to work independently

  • High energy level

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated experience in being a self-starter

  • Ability to deal with internal/external customers with enthusiasm and professionalism

  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills are essential

  • Must possess confidence, good judgment, energy and the right personality to work in a challenging environment

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Education & Experience

  • Ability to read, communicate and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, 

  • High School Diploma / GED

Knowledge, Skill, & Ability

  • Welding experience in TIG welding and/or training with the skill level to complete and pass a weld test. 

  • Safety Awareness - Takes responsibility for his or her own safety as well as the safety of others. Understands the proper processes/equipment in the department. Knowledge of safety procedures, PPE usage, 5S, and all safety regulations in the facility. Responsible for overall cleanliness of working area.

  • Quality - Detects and reports defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisors. Performs first article inspection for conformance to specifications both blue print and work order.

  • Teamwork – Builds teamwork by working with other departments, shifts, and management to meet and exceed customer expectations. Communicate regularly and effectively with co-workers, utilities, coordinators, and management and reports problems with safety, quality, processes, equipment, materials, and/or questionable conditions to the Department Supervisor. Displays professionalism in the workplace, able to perform duties during times of stress and pressure.

  • Continuous Improvement – Ability to manage time and deliver results. Ability to troubleshoot and provide solutions with the understanding of value-added versus non-value added activities and improve the ratio. Ability to collect and understand production data corresponding to the machinery.

  • Flexibility. Availability to work overtime and/or move between shifts for training and/or coverage purposes to support production as needed.

  • Relevant knowledge to look up blueprints, production orders, key parts into inventory, and use the system as a tool to assist in production.

  • Must perform operator preventative maintenance of equipment.

  • Perform other assignments as directed by management

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

  • Ability to properly lift/carry/push/pull/manipulate/transport up to 30 lbs

  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs, and frequently lift up to 40 lbs

  • Ability to work in repetitive motions and pressure involving fingers, hands, and wrists

  • The work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing or walking over hard concrete surface

  • Exposure to recurring bending, crouching, stooping, kneeling, sitting, climbing, stretching, or similar activities

  • Ability to reach at high levels

  • Ability to read, write, speak and communicate in the English Language

  • Must have the physical strength and ability to frequently work more than 40 hours weekly.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.  Ability to move between departments to interact with others.  Consistent daily attendance required; occasional off-shift support.

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.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

  • Ability to work in a noisy, dusty, industrial/manufacturing environment, and exposed to non-toxic fumes, chemicals, grease and oils

  • Ability to work with machinery and moving parts

  • Ability to operate crane, truck, motor vehicles

  • Ability to work with moving vehicles, ladders, and scaffolding

  • Ability to work in a non-climate controlled environment

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  General working conditions include an office environment, manufacturing, and warehouse, some of which are not climate controlled. 

*The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer at any time with or without notice. AA/EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without race, color, gender (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or other protected characteristics.*

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