• Detailed TIG welding experience needed.
• Certified to Prescott Welding standards
• Standing for long periods of time, walking, stooping, bending and reaching.
• Frequently lifting manually and/or moving material up to 25 pounds.
• Use of hands to handle, control, or feel objects and tools.
• Repetitive movement.
• Hold the arm and hand in one position or hold the hand steady while moving the arm.
• Use one or two hands to grasp, move, or assemble objects.
• Use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble small objects.
Required Personal Protective Equipment:
• Safety Glasses
• Welding hood with approved tinted shield
• Two forms of eye protection while operating grinders
• Earplugs while machinery is operating (Suggested but optional)
• Gloves when handling material and welding
• Leather work boots
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Confirm that all safety devices are in place and operational including welding curtains
• Perform daily maintenance and safety checks.
• Maintain a log of preventive maintenance on a daily/weekly schedule according to manufacturer’s recommendations.
• Alert supervisor of any maintenance or repairs that require outside services.
• Observe tool and machine operation to detect work piece defects or machine malfunction.
• Notify the supervisor of any problems and suggested changes that will allow jobs to run more efficiently
• Operate spot welder as required
• Operate stud welder as required
• Operate rolling equipment as required
• MIG and TIG welding on stainless, steel, and aluminum as required
• Complete finish processes to customer specification (Class A – Class D)
The fabricator is required to
• Keep his work area clean neat and orderly
• Consider pallet weight and stacking methods to maintain safe capacity.
Technical Knowledge Required:
For the fabricator to perform this job successfully, he/she must have the following skills.
• Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
• Interpret Job Travelers
• Understand (BOM) Bill of Materials
• Identify material types and gauges
• Read job specifications to determine machine adjustments.
• Read tape measure and dial caliper
• Convert decimals and fractions
• Proficiently interpret mechanical drawings.
• Ability to understand and compensate for material shrinkage and expansion associated with welding processes
• Layout, fit, weld, and finish parts with minimal or no supervision according to customer specifications in the allocated time.
• Measure work-piece dimensions throughout the fabrication operation to assure quality and that the process is repeatable.
• Design or recommend tooling, jigs, and fixtures to perform jobs more efficiently.
In Process Inspection Requirements:
• Verify material type on first piece
• Verify material thickness on first piece
• Check for any material defects or damage
• Verify grain direction if applicable on first piece
• Verify orientation all pieces
• Verify post weld outside dimensions on all pieces that are not fixtured
• Verify lead in dimensions to cutouts and holes on all pieces that are not fixtured
• Verify quantity