2nd Shift TIG Welder

  • Location
    Sparta , Michigan
  • Salary
    $ 12 - $ 12.5
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing - Skilled Trades
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Welds metal parts primarily with MIG or TIG welding equipment as specified by layout, welding diagram, or work order by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. When welding workloads decrease, other duties may be assigned by the shift supervisor or plant manager as needed.

• Reviews work instructions for each assigned operation to determine correct operation and inspection requirements.
• Positions parts in jigs or fixtures on bench or floor, or clamps parts together for welding.
• Manually guide guns or torches along weld line, maintaining length of arc and speed of movement to form adequate depth of fusion and bead, as judged from color of metal, sound of weld, and size of molten puddle.
• Changes wire spools and maintains wire feeding equipment.
• Adjusts welding machine for best performance (speed, weld quality, and minimum spatter.)
• Welds in flat, horizontal, vertical, or circular positions.
• Examines weld for bead size and other specifications.
• Examines welded components to detect defects.
• Repairs broken or cracked metal objects, fills holes, and builds up metal parts.
• Grinds off excess weld or spatter and cleans parts as required.
• Must be knowledgeable of the use and safe handling practices for the welding gas cylinders.
• Stack, pack, count, label, and transport the finished product as needed.
• Clean and organize their immediate work area(s), equipment, and machines as needed so that production areas appear neat and equipment performance is maintained.

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or six months to one year of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.

Basic understanding of math. Ability to learn to use calipers, height gages, and tape measures.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

The employee must be able to identify safety risks in their work area and must use safe work habits for the safety of themselves, their co-workers, and their equipment.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the 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 and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

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 frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is sometimes loud.

Seeking a candidate that can demonstrate outstanding attendance and ability to learn new things.

Desire at lease one year of experience in MIG Welding.

Must have your own transportation.

Client will provide all safety equipment needed to perform the essential functions of the job.

Willingness to work overtime if and when needed.

Very aggressive pay increase schedule upon hire.

Will require a resume and interview with our client.

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