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Welder

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  1. Lays out, positions, and secures parts and assemblies according to specifications, using straightedge, combination square, calipers and ruler.

  2. Tack-welds or welds components and assemblies, using electric, gas, arc, or other welding equipment.

  3. Cut work piece, using powered saws, hand shears, or chipping knife.

  4. Melt lead bar, wire, or scrap to add lead to joint or to extrude melted scrap into reusable form.

  5. May install or repair equipment.

  6. Observe tests on welded surfaces to evaluate weld quality and conformance to specifications.

  7. Inspect grooves, angles, or gap allowances, using micrometer, caliper, and precision measuring instruments.

  8. Remove rough spots from work piece, using portable grinder, hand file, or scraper.

  9. Welds components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.

  10. Heat, forms, and dresses metal parts, using hand tools, torch, or arc welding equipment.

  11. Ignite torch and adjusts valves, amperage, or voltage to obtain desired flame or arc.

  12. Analyzes engineering drawings and specifications to plan layout, assembly, and welding operations.

  13. Develops templates and other work aids to hold and align parts.

  14. Determines required equipment and welding method, applying knowledge of metallurgy, geometry, and welding techniques.

  15. Satisfy the required hours of the department.

Qualifications

Competencies

????????? Analytical Decision-Making

? ??????? Communication?????????????????????????????? ? ??????? Risk-Taking/Creative Thinking

? ??????? Learning & Development?????????????? ? ??????? Teamwork & Relationship-Building

? ??????? Planning & Organizing?????????????????? ? ??????? Results Orientation

? ??????? Professionalism & Integrity??????????????????????? ? ??????? EEO Accountability

? ??????? Financial Management????????????????? ? ??????? Managing Others

Education and/or Experience


  • Requires a broad knowledge of welding.

  • The welding requirements may vary widely depending on the job being offered, this could include that some positions may be on the job for entry-level positions.

  • Higher-level welder positions may require years of formal education in vocational or technical schools or colleges.

  • Some welder positions require a general welding certification or a certificate in a specialty such as robotic welding.


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Travel


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Computer Skills

Demonstrated proficiency with MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint as well as other computer/web based programs.

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Other Requirements/Skills

None
 


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