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Welder (Hand)

at ESA-Batesville in Batesville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Local company in need of Mig Welders. SUMMARY: Welders use specialized techniques to join metal parts together. *Safety Sensitive due to working with flammable products, lapse of attention, could result in injury, illness, or death while operating heavy equipment and machinery. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Measure and mark work pieces using straightedges, rules, and calipers • May use/operate TIG, MIG, Arc, or Robotic Welding Equipment. • Cut and smooth metal components using plasma cutters, portable grinders, lathe, milling machines • Read and interpret blueprints and production drawings in order to lay out a welding project • Operate forklifts/cranes and use them in conveying work materials to welding site • Collaborate with project managers and welding supervisors to ensure smooth work operations • Guide and direct the activities of inexperienced/trainee welders • Maintain welding safety guidelines and regulations to ensure a risk-free work environment • Carry out welding according to set dimensions to meet general test requirements • Organize and clean welding equipment on a regular basis • Monitor inventory level of materials to notify supervisor of stock shortage • Bore holes through metal workpieces using drill press • Weld materials in flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions • Adjust gas gauges to set the flow rate of shield gas • Use measuring instruments such as micrometers and calipers to inspect angles, grooves or gap allowances • Apply knowledge of metallurgy and geometry in selecting welding equipment and configuration. • Other duties as assigned by management. QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma preferred Welding certification preferred. Must be able to pass welding assessment test. Skill in operating fab shop tools/equipment (ie. welder, grinder, calipers, tape measure, etc.). Skill in both verbal and written communication. Knowledge of safety practices. Team player with organizational skills Ability to lift or move heavy products COMPETENCIES: • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values. • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time. • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan. • Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention. • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings. • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality. • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly. • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly. • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: • Continually required to stand • Frequently required to walk • Occasionally required to sit • Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity • Occasionally required to bend, stoop, kneel or crawl • Continually required to talk or hear • Continually utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information, and/or use a keyboard • Continually work around fumes and airborne particles, toxic materials. • Occasionally exposure to outside weather conditions • Specific vision abilities required by this job include: Close vision; Distance vision; Color vision; Peripheral vision; Depth perception and ability to adjust focus

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Job Posting: 3078333

Posted On: Oct 05, 2021

Updated On: Nov 04, 2021