Welder Fabricator

Job Description

Summary of Position

Under minimal supervision the welder is responsible for fitting and welding of steel, aluminum and Invar 36 parts using a MIG and/or TIG process.

Essential Functions

  • Ability to set up welding machines based on the specifications of the job

  • Read and interpret blueprints and/or drawings to determine the specific welding


  • MIG and/or TIG weld steel, aluminum and Invar 36 components based on the

    specifications of the blueprints and/or drawings

  • Repair broken or damaged parts

  • Fabricate and revise fixtures, jigs, gauges, hand applies and special tooling and


  • Keep work area clean and organized and take proper care of all equipment and facilities

  • Work with team members to maximize productivity and efficiency

  • Other duties as assigned by management

Required Skills, Education & Experience

  • 5 - 10 years of relevant work experience and/or completion of certificate program in welding from a college or technical school

  • Experience with Steel, aluminum and/or Invar 36 preferred

  • Experience with MIG and TIG welding strongly preferred

  • Knowledge of machines and tools

  • Ability to read blueprints, drawings, calipers and tape measures

  • This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "US

    Person" as defined by 22.C.F.R. is required

    Core Competencies

  • Problem solving - the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully

  • Interpersonal Skills - the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others'ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things

  • Oral communication - the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings

  • Written Communications - the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information

  • Planning/organizing - the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time

    efficiently and develops realistic action plans

  • Adaptability - the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events

  • Dependability - the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance

  • Safety and security - the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses office equipment and materials properly

  • Working Conditions

    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:

  • Typically sits for extended periods at a computer workstation

  • Must be able to see, hear, touch, feel, lift (up to 40 lbs.) and stand for short periods of


  • May access and work in the manufacturing plant manufacturing area

  • Knows that safety shoes are recommended in the manufacturing area

  • Knows the purpose and location of Material Safety Data SheetsPhysical Demands

  • 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.

  • Will be required to stand for extended periods of time when conducting training, CI events or work cell duties

  • While performing the duties of this job, employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes and airborne particles

  • The employee may be exposed to vibration

  • The employee is occasionally exposed to caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work

    environment is usually moderate

  • May be required to travel to other site locations during the work day

  • May be required to work OT/weekends to meet department and business demands

  • Work with safe manufacturing processes and understand that eyewear is mandatory in the

Company Description
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