DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform a variety of semi-skilled manual duties requiring knowledge of techniques, tools, equipment and safety precautions. In addition, to perform welding procedures, including fabrication and assembly, in compliance with welding procedures and engineering drawings. To perform preventative maintenance of welding machinery. To adhere to the general safety plan. May be required to do other duties as requested by supervisor. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgement. Performs work at a quality level consistent with standard practice. Supervised by supervisor, general foreman, manager or department head.
Must have both written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to read engineering prints. High School degree or G.E.D. equivalent is preferred for this position. Must have initially passed Welder test as a welder at the 39-point range, and then at the 49-point range by the
time of the three-month evaluation.
1. Requires minimum of eight hours of standing, bending, squatting, kneeling, pushing, and pulling, with a full range of body mechanics.
2. Regularly required to lift up to 35 pounds. Frequently required to lift up to 55 pounds. Occasionally required to lift up to 75 pounds.
3. Must be able to work in an environment requiring use of ladder or stairs, climbing in trailers, and working on platforms.
4. Must have ability to operate a variety of power tools, hand tools, and manufacturing equipment, and utilize appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).
WORKING CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENT
The work environment includes exposure to high decibels, temperature and weather variations, metal welding processes, and chemicals which may include solvents, undercoating, paint, and caulking.