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Welder's Helper Position Details
DepartmentField
Reports toForeman/Welder
ClassificationHourly

Duties & Responsibilities
Including, but not limited to, the following tasks.

  • Understand and follow all Company Policies and Safety Regulations
  • Perform any duties to assist welders in welding, brazing, thermal, and arc cutting activities
  • Move work pieces, tools, and supplies manually or by mechanized means
  • Lift, move, hold, or clamp work pieces to table, into jigs, or into position as directed
  • Cleans work pieces to remove impurities such as slag, rust, and grease
  • Use a wire brush, portable grinder or hand held scraper
  • Connect hoses from hand torch to oxygen and fuel gas cylinders
  • Connect power source to electrode holder and workplace or fixture
  • Place work pieces into furnace to preheat for specified time
  • Remove, tag, mark, or move finished work
  • Attach grappling equipment to objects prior to movement by crane
  • Perform a variety of duties, which may change often
  • Repeat tasks of short duration according to a set procedure
  • Evaluate information using measurable standards
  • Responsible for turning in time properly

Ongoing Position Requirements

  • Valid Driver's License
  • Prior experience driving standard transmission one (1) ton pick-up trucks

Position Requirements (Daily)

  • Attend tailgate Safety meeting
  • Report any accidents or injuries
  • Sign in/out sheet
  • Keep shop or work area clean and clear of safety hazards
  • Check supplies and tools on welding rig and re-supply as needed
  • Keep tools and equipment clean and ready

Key Competencies

  • Hand tools
  • Electric tools
  • Clamps
  • Welding machines
  • Oxygen and acetylene torches
  • One (1) ton Pick-up trucks

Physical Demands

  • Occasionally lift and carry fifty (50) to one hundred (100) pounds
  • Frequently lift and carry twenty-five (25) to fifty (50) pounds
  • Work long hours and some weekends
  • Occasionally exert fifty (50) to one hundred (100) pounds of force
  • Use hands and arms to manipulate objects
  • Climb, bend, kneel, and lift
  • Good vision (Either naturally or corrective)
  • Climb and maintain balance

The above description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental, or other assigned duties, which may be required from day to day. This document is not intended to exclude modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation for a disability. This job description is not a contract. Your application submission indicates that you have read this description and understand the essential functions of and qualifications for the job.

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We keep all resumes on file for one year and will refer back to them when a position is ready to be filled.