Sample Welding Job Description

Welder

Job Information
ID : #10300489
# of Positions : 2
Minimum Education Level : Vocational Degree
Experience Required : 3+ years
Training : ASME Weld Certification Eligible
Duration : Full Time Regular
Shift : Second Shift (Evening)
Hours per week: 40

Job Description
ALL INTERNAL EMPLOYEES MUST ALSO SUBMIT A BID FORM TO HUMAN RESOURCES. PER COMPANY POLICY, ALL PLAN C JOB VACANCIES WILL BE POSTED INTERNALLY FOR A PERIOD OF (5) WORKING DAYS.

Job Title: Welder
Company Job Code: 680
FLSA Status: Hourly Non-Exempt Division/Department Manufacturing
EEO Code: Operatives Reports to: Manufacturing Lead
Salary Grade/Band: 3/C

Summary:

•Performs all position welding on an assortment of structures and weldments in accordance with code requirement, alignments and dimensional specifications. Requires a broad knowledge of welding technology in addition to extensive welding experience, fulfills ASME section IX welding qualifications. Reports directly to Production Supervisor, Weld Shop or his/her designate.

Job Duties:

•Working from drawings, specifications, manuals, codes, etc., sets up welding equipment and obtains electrodes and other necessary equipment for specified job or subassembly.

•Investigates special welding instructions to conform to Quality Assurance requirements.

•Slag work; examines weld for size of bead, penetration and quality continuous code welding and testing.

•Visually examines completed weld for size of bead, penetration and quality.

•Strong backs, complicated standard or special structures and weldments involving a number of parts and details, using clamp, tack weld, jigs, fixtures, and turning rigs.

•Work may require use of scaffold and ladders.

•In preparation of surfaces to be welded, will use a variety of tools such as grinder, chippers and arc gouging equipment.

•Size of positioning of work may require incumbents of this position to operate a variety of material handling equipment including jibs, overhead cranes, and their accessories.

•Uses an assortment of measuring tools such as straight edge, tape, welding gauges, etc. to ensure proper weld dimensions.

•Will provide instruction and guidance to employees assigned to assist and as required, will participate in training of welders and other employees of the department of lesser classification.

•Performs other duties as assigned by the Production Supervisor, weld shop, or his/her designate.

Education and Experience Required:
•High school diploma/GED required
•BOCES, or trade school education supplemented by special study or on the job training to receive certification for all welding processes and procedures used on company products.
•Proficiency test applies

Working Conditions:
•May be required to move items up to 60 pounds for distances of up to 10 feet. May be required to stand, stoop, bend, kneel and squat for extended periods of time. May be exposed to fumes or dust, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather, moving mechanical parts and moderate to loud noise levels. Must wear appropriate protective gear and clothing as necessary.

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