Job Scope:

Fix and repair aggregate parts and equipment by determining required welding techniques for each project.   Weld different types of metal-based on blueprints and specifications laid out by engineers.  May assist in other kinds of maintenance.

Essential Duties:

  • Fix and repair aggregate parts and equipment
  • Read blueprints and engineer specifications
  • Bore welding and custom fabricating
  • Weld frames and fill holes in frames with welding material
  • Pour Babbitt bearing material
  • Clean and paint parts as needed
  • Use of grinders, tape measures, and combination squares
  • Operate all tools and equipment with precision dexterity
  • Determine required equipment and welding method, applying knowledge of metallurgy, geometry, and welding techniques
  • Perform maintenance on welding equipment as needed

Secondary Duties:

  • Keep work area clean
  • Maintain a safe overall work environment
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Basic mathematic skills including fractions and decimals
  • Knowledge of welding techniques and procedures
  • Ability to take precise and accurate measurements

Education Requirements:

High school diploma, GED, or equal years of experience

Experience Requirements:

One to three years of welding experience

Physical Requirements:

Individuals must be prepared for:

Reaching – 50% of shift

Bending – 35% of shift

Pushing – 20% of shift

Pulling – 45% of shift

Climbing – 30% of shift

Sitting – 35% of shift

Overhead work – 0% of shift

Standing – 25% of shift

Walking – 25% of shift

Lifting to 50 pounds – 10% of shift

Employees must perform essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.   The company will provide reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability, as defined by the ADA, who has made the company aware of his or her disability, provided that such accommodation does not constitute an undue hardship on the company.

Other Requirements:

  • Pass a pre-employment drug screen and pre-employment physical

Work Environment:

Work takes place in a machine shop.  Work is in a loud environment.  Individuals must be prepared to work in hot or cold temperatures.  Individuals may be exposed to fumes or chemicals such as weld smoke or grinding dust.

Career Ladder:

This position could lead to advancement to the position of “Lead Welder.”

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