Kenosha, WI 53144

Posted: 09/24/2023 Industry: Welding/Fabricating Job Number: 43552

Job Description

Job Summary: The Welder II is an intermediate-level, skilled position performing a variety of welding and related tasks (e.G., brazing and cutting) using gas and/or electric welding equipment. The Welder II receives specific work assignments under limited supervision and resolves problems with limited supervisory assistance. The Welder II s work involves considerable skill and is subject to final inspection and test. The Welder II is expected to practice and adhere to the Company s Six Sigma principles.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following with other duties assigned as necessary:

  • Reviews job orders (written or verbal) and interprets welding specifications according to code certifications, alignment, dimensional and general inspection requirements.
  • Sets up jobs, fits and positions weldments using fixtures, jigs, etc., and varies welding techniques, materials and equipment within recognized limits or procedures.
  • Performs welding and related tasks such as surface preparation, thermal cutting, grinding, etc.
  • Inspects welds and welded surfaces for proper bonds.
  • Cleans and maintains work area (daily), welding equipment and other tools of the trade.
  • Works in a safe manner at all times.
  • Insures that all work is done in accordance with and adheres to IEA s ISO and Quality standards.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties.

Physical Demands:
Maximum lifting requirement (pounds): 50 (infrequently), 25 (frequently).
Maximum moving requirement (pounds): 100.
Maintaining physical condition necessary for the following: Frequent standing, walking, kneeling, crouching, stooping, squatting, and twisting upper body; occasional climbing or sitting.
Working at heights off the ground up to: 10 feet.
Vision requirements: Close, distance, and peripheral vision; depth perception.

Work Environment:
Work location: Welding shop, metal fabrication/assembly shop.
Exposure to: Hot objects (burns), glare (flashing), sparks and flying objects (metal chips and scale), fumes, airborne particles, toxic/caustic chemicals, moving mechanical equipment.
Personal protective equipment requirement: Company-supplied, flame-resistant overclothing, safety mask and shield, safety glasses, safety shoes, and ear protection as necessary.

Position Requirements:
  • Key skills, abilities and knowledge:
  • Working knowledge of standard welding principles and techniques including oxyacetylene welding, arc welding, and inert gas welding (e.G., TIG, MIG).
  • Ability to read and understand weld specs, shop drawings, job layouts and blueprints.
  • Ability to use basic math, measuring instruments (rules, etc.), gauges and templates.
  • Knowledge of working properties of structural metals and welding materials.
  • Skill in using and maintaining welding equipment and related tools of the trade.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and the ability to follow safe work practices.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with others.
  • Experiential: Three or more years of general welding experience.
  • Educational: Formal apprenticeship training is desirable but not essential.
  • Certificates, Licenses: Fork lift operator certification.
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