Under the supervision of the Area Supervisor the Weld Setup / Fabricator is responsible for performing a variety of Setup activities for TIG welding. This includes planning steps, sequences, layout per instructions and cutting product to required dimension and tolerance requirements.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.
Receive or retrieve instructions, prints and shop orders for the job. Plan details of working procedures and tools and material requirements.
Quickly and accurately assemble weldments from blueprints
Determine weld process best suited to application
Design and build 2D and 3D fixtures and tools to maximize welder production.
Ensure Engineering dept. is apprised of all advantageous information from shop floor by providing quality feedback to appropriate personnel when necessary.
Fabricate by cutting and welding various metals.
Clean and prepare surfaces to be welded. Set up, assemble and tack weld parts.
Diagnose and remedy operating and tooling challenges, notifying appropriate personnel when necessary.
Maintain machines per preventive maintenance manuals.
Maintain an organized work environment based on 5-S principles.
Layout and measure per inspection report or quality criteria.
Create and maintain detailed job instructions.
Check first runs and subsequent pieces to ensure product meets company and customer expectations.
Maintain a safe working environment.
Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
Level of education usually acquired through completion of high school. Strong math skills in geometry and trigonometry.
2D and 3D modular fixturing experience acquired through 3-5 years of hands on experience.
TIG experience acquired through 3-5 years of work experience.
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1. Ability to accurately scan labor, check labor and provide for corrections.
2. Ability to read and write English, and follow verbal and written instructions.
3. Ability to measure (using ruler, tapes, height gauge, micrometer) and count accurately.
4. Ability to read detailed blueprints.
5. Ability to operate overhead crane, aerial lift, forklift, hand trucks, and various machines.
6. Ability to work independently and prioritize work.
Career Level Others
Experience No experience
Education No education