Welder/Fabricator Day or Swing Level 2

SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.
Wilsonville, OR 97070 View on Map
Apply Before : September 9, 2024
Job Description

Job description

Welder Fabricator

Job Type: Full-time

Primary Purpose

Working as an integral part of our fabrication team, you will help by welding and fabricating a variety of materials as outlined by their engineering specifications and drawings. The Fabricator in this position is at least 1, 3, or 5 years into a career as a fabricator. Intermediate welding skills have been sharpened and you are quickly acquiring skills to become a master fabricator. Along with technical mastery, our employees are expected to begin to develop the leadership skills that will prepare you for a Senior Level Fabricator role. As an SSI team member, our employees share and demonstrate our values, commitment to workmanship and professionalism in our interactions with SSI employees and our valued Customers.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:

Identify universal weld symbols and various materials, so you will be able to both describe and perform proper welding procedures.

Promote and adhere to a Safety-First culture by following safety guidelines and requirements, understanding and properly utilizing the appropriate personal protective equipment for each situation.

Set up and operate welding equipment applying advanced knowledge of weld electrodes and wire, machine settings, quality and quantity standards, and the use of oxygen/fuel gas torch for cutting and pre-heat.

Read and interpret work specifications, work orders, blueprints and schematics

Visually inspect completed welds to assure adherence to specifications.

Perform routine and minor maintenance on equipment, using advanced knowledge of the equipment and the processes to determine the appropriate timing and type of maintenance required. Communicate with maintenance and facilities departments when appropriate.

Perform air arc gouging when removing welds or preparing weld joints.

Consistently meet individual daily production goals as set by supervisor and designated lead employees.

Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.

Maintain a positive outlook, train and lead by example daily. Explain and/or demonstrate SSI standards to new employees and entry level fabricators.

Accurately cut, clean, de-burr and prep parts for welding.

Secondary functions:

Pulling cable, hoses, or leads

Cleaning and organization of work area

Minor staging of parts

Rigging and Crane/Jib use

Attending training classes to include but not limited to confined space, crane operator, forklift training, etc.

Mentoring and training of other trades people

SSI offers a variety of benefits to ensure our employees are well taken care of…

Medical benefits (Medical, Vision and Dental)

Short/Long term Disability Insurance

Flexible Sending and Dependent Care Accounts

Retirement Savings Plan (401K)

Paid Holidays

Paid Time Off

Competitive Profit Share Plan

Paid Life Insurance

Swing shift differential pay offered at $2/hour

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand.

Occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and up to 15 pounds above shoulder height on a frequent basis.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Must be able to operate a forklift, pallet jack, hoist, and other machining equipment.

Eye and Hearing protection devices are required, as defined by safety guidelines.

Education and/or Experience:

High School Diploma / GED

3 years combination welding and fitting experience in a heavy manufacturing environment.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $24.00 per hour

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $24.00 per hour



Dental insurance

Employee assistance program

Flexible spending account

Health insurance

Life insurance

Paid time off


10 hour shift

8 hour shift

Day shift

Monday to Friday

Night shift


Work Location: One location

From $24 an hour

Job Detail
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience No experience
  • Education No education