Basic Function: Sets-up and operates mig welding equipment on mild steel, aluminum and stainless according to work orders and verbal instructions.
Responsibilities and Duties:
- Reviews work orders and parts from Department Supervisor.
- Works from blueprints. Performs weld techniques per required material and weldment.
- Demonstrated proficiency in mig welding. Determines type of weld wire to use. Sets-up weld equipment per material type listed on work order. Welds part per work order and blue prints.
- Occasional Tig welding is needed.
- Positions and clamps together components of fabricated metal products preparatory to welding.
- Use basic power hand tools and grinders to clean up weld work e.g. de-burring, clean weld splatter.
- Completes the Weld Quality Check list as required.
- Supports the Hartzell Culture initiatives and displays and portrays the Hartzell Values.
- Supports the company’s lean initiatives and assists in Lean projects as required.
- Follows all safety practices and rules. Maintains clean and safe working environment in line with company policies.
- Supports other departments or completes other duties as necessary.
Qualifications and Required Skills:
- A welding certification or several years of experience is strongly recommended.
- Previous experience with mig weld procedures is required..
- Tig welding a plus but not required.
- Previous experience with mild steel, stainless steel and Aluminum is highly preferred.
- Previous experience with hand held grinders, drills, hammer, cutting torch, plasma cutting torch, seam welder, flange punch, drill press is strongly desired.
- Previous application of lean manufacturing and structured problem solving tools is a plus.
- Good understanding of blue print reading and excellent math skills.
- Must be able to read squares, protractors, and measuring tapes.
- Good verbal and written communication skills.
- Lifts frequently (50% of normal work day) material weighing 5 – 25 lbs. Occasionally lifts (15% of normal work day) material weighing 25 – 60 lbs. Lifting generally from floor level to waist level. Wears welding helmet weighing up to 2 lbs. 80 - 85% of work day.
- Must be capable of close, distant, and color vision and have good depth perception.
- Must reach, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.
- Be able to read part numbers and directions provided on a worksheet.
- Must be reliable and willing to work overtime when required.