Job title: Welder - Industrial Pitless Fabricator
Department: Welding Department
Reports to: Welding Supervisor
Hours: Monday through Friday; full time 6:30 am to 3:00 pm; overtime required
Pay: $24.00 per hour minimum (pending experience)
Summary of responsibilities
Welds metal components together with a variety of arc and gas welding equipment to fabricate or repair products such as machine parts and pitless units by performing the following duties.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Welds metal parts together using both gas welding and any combination of arc welding processes.
- Performs related tasks such as thermal cutting and grinding.
- Repairs broken or cracked parts, fills holes, and increases size of metal parts.
- Positions and clamps together components of fabricated metal products preparatory to welding.
- Locates and repairs cracks in miscellaneous parts and/or equipment.
- Assembles and hand paints finished fabricated assemblies for packaging and shipment.
- Maintains records on inventory status of miscellaneous supplies including electrodes and welding wire and consults supervisor when supply inventories need replenishment.
- Communicate and coordinate with Sales and Engineering personnel to ensure that customer and other requirements are accurately met.
- Maintains and records accurate count of workpieces produced and personal hourly attendance data.
- Practices safe work habits, maintains workplace in good order and wears all issued personal protective equipment in the workplace.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
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 work experience
Associate degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certificates, licenses, registrations
Possess valid AWSA welding certificate, or will obtain within 90 days of hire.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee frequently is required to walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative to 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 frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is moderate, but occasionally loud when grinding.
Competence, awareness, and training
Competence, awareness, and training for probationary employees will be assessed by the “New Employee Checklist,” and the evaluations conducted and 30, 60, and 90 days, along with other training as needed. Competence, awareness, and training for regular employees will be assessed when annual evaluations are conducted, along with other measurements in accordance with the area the employee is assigned to.
Baker Manufacturing Company, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.