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Williamsburg, IA

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  • Responsible for operation of manual or semi-automatic welding and cutting equipment using the Gas Metal Arc Welding process (MIG) with Metal Cored and Solid wires, Plasma Arc Cutting, and Oxy Fuel Cutting.
  • Fabricate heavy steel weldments using fixtures and by manually locating parts to print specifications using a tape measure and other common fabrication tools.
  • Operate and effectively use common hand and power tools including but not limited to; pneumatic grinder, wrenches, hammers, pliers, etc.Examine work pieces for defects and 
  • measure weldments with straightedges, tape measures or templates to ensure conformance with specifications.
  • Complete first part and periodic part inspection to assure part is made to print.
  • Perform regular first echelon welding machine (or other machines assigned to welding) maintenance and reports probable machine malfunctions.
  • Responsible for seeing that functional supplies and parts are on hand for the machine to assure productive operations.
  • Perform maintenance to welding area equipment and tools. Responsible for tasks such as changing contact tips, troubleshooting wire feeding mechanisms, changing wire drums and spools, etc.
  • Welder must work with area supervisor to ensure the area runs efficiently so production needs can be met. Duties include, but are not limited to; alerting necessary persons if critical material shortages are seen, bringing attention to quality issues, etc.
  • Identify opportunities to improve Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery.
  • Must wear and use all required personal protective equipment.
  • Assist other departments when necessary with welding issues.
  • Must have prior welding experience; manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Must be quality and safety oriented.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend blueprints.
  • Must be able to operate hand and power tools including but not limited to; pneumatic grinder, wrenches, hammers, pliers, etc.
  • Must be comfortable operating common hoisting equipment including jib and overhead cranes.
  • Ability to compute basic mathematics including fraction to decimal conversions.
  • Accurate problem identification and solving skills is preferred.

Posted 03/14/18

Job ID: 38283850