Chamber Welder TIG/GTAW
Hayward, CA Production
Job Type

Chamber Welder


1st Shift (Day Shift)

Sign On BONUS $5,000


Employee Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Function & Responsibility

Welder - TIG/GTAW IV utilizes TIG/GTAW welding equipment to manufacture 304/316 stainless steel and aluminum components, as well as occasional exotic materials (titanium, Hastelloy C22, Inconel, etc.). Welds are required to be consistent and cosmetically appealing with no post-weld grinding. Welder -TIG/GTAW IV will produce both prototype and production run components.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
  • Use height gauges, calipers, and other standard inspection equipment to measure tolerances within 0.010”
  • Measure, mark, and scribe dimensions/reference points on material or workpiece as guides for subsequent welding.
  • Position and clamp metal components for welding without damaging the materials, including complex mitered/compound angles and saddle joints.
  • Operate turntable/positioner for continuous OD/ID welding.
  • Able to perform fusion weld, fillet welds, and butt welds with full penetration in all positions 1-6G.
  • Must know the proper weld settings for welding various materials along with filler rod selection.
  • Must be able to produce vacuum-tight welds in potentially hard-to-reach areas.
  • Must be able to produce vacuum-tight welds on thin-walled material (as thin as .005” wall).
  • Ability and understanding of how to identify the proper order of operations (identifying the main datum point/sequence of welds).
  • Ability to design and utilize custom fixtures (as required) to meet tight tolerance requirements and improve efficiencies on production volume components.
  • Brazing/Vacuum brazing
  • Communicate all defects and scrap to supervisor.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Maintain a safe working environment at all times, including the use of required PPE.
  • Ability to take direction from supervisor.
  • Ability to focus attention on details.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to the risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Job Type: Full-time