This position is responsible for the welding and fabrication of standard and custom bins, hoppers, silos, and tanks used in the food processing, plastics, chemicals, waste management, agricultural and a variety of other industries. To excel in this role, the candidate should have in-depth knowledge of welding machinery and equipment and must have a minimum of 3 years of welding experience. A steady hand, natural motivation, positive attitude/aptitude and an outstanding attention to detail are recommended, as well as performing all other duties assigned.
This position has flexible working hours between 3pm and 7am. Candidates can pick which hours work best for them, as long as they do not cross over multiple shifts. The max amount of hours that can be worked per week is 28 and no benefits are offered in this position. Starting wage for a this position is $22-25 an hour based on welding experience and candidates must have at least 3 years of experience to be considered.
This position requires measuring, grinding, blueprint reading, layout, and tack welding.
Ability to safely operate equipment: welder, torch, plasma cutter, grinder, material handling equipment, overhead cranes.
Set up weld equipment for specific task to be performed.
Weld components using proper equipment and techniques.
Assess welded surfaces, structures and components to identify errors.
Grind and finish welds to make aesthetically appealing.
Maintain and repair all machinery and perform daily housekeeping.
Follow and enforce strict safety regulations such as wearing heat-resistant gloves, protective masks, and safety shoes.
Monitor machinery for appropriate usage and temperature.
High school diploma or equivalent qualification.
Must be able to read and understand blueprints and read a tape measure.
Must successfully pass a performance weld test and written skills assessment.
Must utilize different welding processes: GMAW, GTAW, SMAW and FCAW.
Excellent knowledge of welding machinery, electrical equipment, and manual tools.
Outstanding attention to detail.
Solid verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Familiarity with various types of metals and their physical properties and how to work with them.
Capability of understanding technical plans and drawings.
Ability to work with minimum supervision.
Maintain accurate work and good levels of concentration.
Ability to work in a team environment and/or on an individual basis.
Flexible and capable of successfully performing in a fast-paced environment.
$22 – $25 an hour
Career Level Others
Experience No experience
Education No education