compensation: Starting at $16 DOE employment type: full-time
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We are looking for a skilled fabricator to work as part of a welding team at our main facility. You will operate a MIG welder to put together mechanical structures, parts, and assemblies with a considerable deal of precision. This job is important as it provides the foundation of a very refined final product.
The right candidate must be competent in using potentially dangerous equipment following all safety precautions, and will also have a steady hand and great attention to detail. Knowledge of different kinds of metal and their properties, as well as other welding processes (i.e. TIG), is not essential but is very valuable.
This position is one within a group of welders that all work together to build a single finished product. This means the ideal candidate absolutely must function well as part of a team, while also working reliably on their own.
Responsibilities are as follows:
-Read technical drawings and take or read measurements accordingly
-Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements
-Set up components for welding according to specifications (e.g. cut material with powered saws to match measurements)
-Operate angle grinders to prepare the parts that must be welded
-Align components according to drawings using calipers, rulers etc. and accurately layout and clamp pieces for welding
-Weld components using MIG welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal or overhead)
-Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety
-Proficiency with the following tools: angle grinder for both cutting and grinding, horizontal band saw, handheld drills and drill press, MIG welder, tape measure and others general shop tools.