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Journeyman Specialty Welder (41467)

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Job Description

  • Fit and Weld metal components together using a variety of welding processes and equipment to fabricate or repair custom heavy duty material handling and marine-related products as specified by layout, welding diagram, or work order.
  • Practice Work Place Safety
  • Use Reference Materials
  • Perform layout, cutting and welding tasks on structural metal materials
  • Understand Principles of Metallurgy
  • Perform Oxy-fuel cutting/welding tasks
  • Layout and measure projects
  • Perform Gas Metal Arc Welding tasks (GMAW), Flux-Core Arc Welding tasks (FCAW), Shielded Metal Arc Welding tasks (SMAW)
  • Qualify and maintain certifications for Material Handling Equipment (MHE), welding processes every 90 days
  • Operate metal shaping, straightening, and bending machines, such as brakes and shears

Type and Complexity of Work Performed:

  • Apply principles of Math (General) – Algebra, Geometry  to calculate amounts of required materials and estimate costs, based on surface measurements or work orders
  • Demonstrate proper use of precision measurement tools and apply principles of Geometric Dimensions and Tolerances (GD&T)
  • Analyze engineering drawings, blueprints, specifications, sketches, work orders, and material safety data sheets to plan layout, assembly, and welding operations.  Read and interpret AWS welding symbols chart
  • Layout, position, aligns, and secure parts for welding using straightedges, combination squares, and rulers to the tolerances specified. Prepare a weldment by grinding, butting or cleaning materials to specification
  • Control distortion to the tolerances specified
  • Maintain cutting and welding tools and consumables
  • Perform (SMAW/GMAW/FCAW) flat V groove weld using stringer beads, flat fillet weld using stringer beads, horizontal groove weld, horizontal fillet weld, vertical groove weld (uphill), vertical fillet weld (uphill)
  • Experience with Visual Testing (VT) inspections, Dye Penetrant (PT), Magnetic Particle (MT)
  • Safe handling of the heating devices used for soldering
  • Mark or tag material with proper job number, piece marks, and other identifying marks as required
  • Examine work pieces for defects and measure work pieces with straightedges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications
  • Follow instructions and pre-established guidelines for manufacturing methods and technique to perform the functions of the job.
  • Qualify and maintain certification as a Rigger
  • Cross trains and maintains certification across all operations within a work area
  • Meet expectations in regards to time, budget, quality and materials needed to perform a work activity
  • Demonstrate safe shielded metal arc welding practices: arc ray protection; burn prevention, PPE, electrical shock prevention and general shop care
  • Performs a variety of tasks as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of related fabrication experience in a heavy industrial environment utilizing SMAW, FCAW, and GMAW welding process.
  • Required High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to operate a forklift and overhead crane.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be willing and available to work overtime as required.
  • Ability to pass a Skill Weld Evaluation Test.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and weld symbols.
  • Ability to function within the working conditions and physical requirements.
  • Drug Free

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Technical School diploma
  • Mil-Spec experience


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