(1) Fabricate welded assemblies in compliance with contract/customer specifications, company policies and/or procedures and American Welding Society (AWS), American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), and International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO) standards. (2) Be in attendance during scheduled work hours on a daily basis, remaining flexible to production needs. (3) Work well with co-workers and management personnel on a daily basis.
Purchase, proper use and maintenance of personal tools including but not limited to toolbox, pencil, pen, notepad, tool belt, 30′ tape measure, 2‑3 pound hammer, center punch, pliers with holder, needle‑nose pliers, chisels, striker, tip cleaner, scribe, soap‑stone holder, vise grip c‑clamps, 12″ adjustable wrench, slot and phillips screwdrivers, vise‑grips pliers, standard and metric allen wrenches, SAE combination and framing squares. Purchase/proper use and maintenance of personal and/or company supplied approved safety equipment, including but not limited to footwear, safety glasses, face shields, goggles, hearing protection, respirator, protective clothing, and protective welding gear including hood with appropriate shade lens. Proper use/maintenance of company tools including, needle guns, assorted hammers, wrenches, screwdrivers, grinding accessories, marking & measuring tools and/or supplies.
Proper use and maintenance of equipment including but not limited to all wire welders, wire feeders, magnetic base drills, pneumatic grinders, stud welders, air arc equipment, flame cutting torches, and portable plasma torches. Proper use and maintenance of assorted material handling equipment. Proper use and care of computer hardware, software, and time.
MATERIALS: Metals including but not limited to all AWS approved base metals.
Possesses and maintains physical strength, agility, stamina, and mobility to produce required quantity of quality work in challenging physical surroundings without injury to self or others. Ability to lift minimum seventy (70) pounds on a semi‑repetitive basis. Ability to perform essential functions in various positions involving extended periods of time spent standing, bending, stooping, lifting or crouching. Adequate mobility to perform various physical actions required in the fabrication process including climbing up onto, around, and over larger work pieces. Ability to perform essential functions under variable working conditions including but not limited to lighting, noise levels, work surfaces, ventilation and temperature variation due to weather conditions.
Supplemental to quality control procedures, every production employee is charged with the responsibility to review his/her individual work for accuracy, quality of workmanship, and compliance with job requirements. In addition, each production employee is held responsible for completing all work in a safe, timely, cost efficient, quality manner.
Coordinates production needs with and trains others within the area as required. Communicates appropriate business‑related information with and to all other areas, employees, and management personnel.
SOURCE OF SUPERVISION:
General Foreman, Shop Foreman and/or Leadman.
1. Enthusiastically support and comply with all company policies, procedures and/or guidelines during the performance of all duties. Report observed instances of non-compliance to the Leadman or Foreman.
2. Demonstrate high tolerance level for ambiguity, stress and pressure. Maintain professional, positive, even temperament at all times. Maintain and promote positive working environment.
3. Observe all work and safety rules/regulations. Keep work areas, break areas, and restrooms clean and orderly.
4. Work from written/verbal instructions, blueprints, patterns, orders, lists, and scheduling practices.
5. Maintain storage of materials, supplies, tools, and equipment in and around the work area as required.
6. Handle movement of materials, supplies, tools, and equipment to and from the work area as required.
7. Perform routine preventive machine maintenance including but not limited to lubricating, cleaning, making minor adjustments, replacement of weld wire, and tips. Assist as required in upkeep of fabrication facility.
8. Accurately complete all required documentation including, but not limited to time cards, maintenance request forms, safety forms, and personnel forms.
9. Set up and operate appropriate welding equipment, adjust electrical output, load and replace wire as needed, clean and replace tips. Set up and operate associated tooling and accessories as required. Set up and operate material handling equipment as needed.
10. Verify accuracy of work per AWS, AISC, customer and internal quality control standards, guidelines, and restrictions. Cooperate fully with internal and external quality control personnel.
11. Coordinate work flow with other areas. Train others as required. Cooperate with all areas and employees to promote best interests of company. Promote cooperation within and between areas, individuals, and departments.
12. Establish and communicate personal performance and improvement goals in support of departmental and organizational objectives. Monitor progress and measure results. Encourage and promote continuous personal development, skill attainment and optimal performance for self and others. Communicate results to Leadman.
13. Identify and communicate problems, opportunities, and/or ideas to increase productivity, reduce costs, minimize scrap and rework, increase safety, reduce material handling time, improve throughput, and enhance working conditions.
14. Volunteer for work beyond standard, scheduled shop hours in response to unforeseen production requirements.
15. Maintain and demonstrate high degree of work ethic by actively finding tasks to perform during any period of “waiting” or “down” time. Plan ahead to ensure no lapse between productive periods. Is timed in and at the work station ready to begin by the time the shift buzzer sounds.
16. Attend assigned training sessions, meetings and orientations as required. Pursue additional job‑related training on his or her own.
17. Report any abnormal conditions immediately to Leadman, Foreman and/or General Foreman.
18. * Welding will NOT be performed within 25 feet of any painting operations or any other flammable material.
19. Perform all other duties as assigned.