Welder Fitter

Responsibilities:
Uses the Metal Core Welding process to tack weld various small components to round or formed shafts to make a pole assembly for the welder to weld
The pole assembly generally consists of a round tube or formed shaft, baseplate, hand hole, arm mounting simplex, tenon top, vangs, step lugs, ladder clips, and/or other small parts
Read and interpret drawings to determine parts needed to assemble pole assembly
Frequently pushes, pulls, and lifts up to 50 lbs
Read and interpret drawings to assure proper location of various small part attachments
Layout various locations on round tube or formed shaft based upon interpretation of drawings and specifications
Uses measuring tape, level, square, and angle finders to measure distances and angles. Adds, subtracts, multiplies, and divides feet, inches, fractions, and decimals. Uses table to convert fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions
Uses plasma torch and oxy-fuel torch to cut steel
Uses jigs made at Sabre/Texas for laying out vang slots and for cutting holes in shafts for inserting hand hole rims, arm mounting simplex, couplings, and other small parts
Moves around round tube or formed shaft as necessary to get into proper position to accurately measure and assemble components described above including standing on elevated platform when necessitated by the size of the shafts
Uses motorized grinders, motorized buffers, stone grinders, and drills to help assemble pole assembly according to prescribed specifications, codes and drawing
Wears protective face shield and safety glasses to protect eyes and face
Adjusts welding machine to achieve desired results within parameters of established welding procedures by changing tips, ceramic cups, and electrodes in plasma torch as needed to achieve
Uses chipping hammer, wire brush, motorized grinder, and motorized wire brush at various times to clean welded area
Uses pneumatic drills and magnetic drills to drill and ream various sizes holes in poles as required by the drawing
Wears protective equipment, including safety glasses, insulated welding gloves, welding cap, leather sleeves, and/or cape, and welding hood for protection against hot metal, arc rays, and grinding debris
Performs visual inspecting and identifies material discrepancies to assure welds have been completed satisfactorily in compliance with applicable drawings and specifications
Uses a weld gauge to measure weld size
Requirements:
?Recent experience working with Quality Control in a welding/manufacturing environment preferred
Must be able to work in both indoor and outdoor environments, and in all types of weather conditions such as rain, snow, heat, and cold
Must possess strong English verbal and written communication skills, along with the ability to build relationships with co-workers and other internal customers
Must be detail oriented and have the ability to multi-task in a fast paced team environment
Must possess the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety and quality manuals, blue prints, and design drawings along with proficiency to use and understand measuring and testing equipment
Ability to lift up to 75 lbs.
Ability to input and retrieve information form PC based information systems
Ability to use various dimensional inspection tools such as tape measures, 6" inch rules, combination squares, levels, etc
Ability to perform work functions while standing for long periods of time
Ability to climb and bend over in order to perform inspections
Ability to accurately verify all parts to print using measuring devices such as a tape measure, combination squares, levels, etc.
Must be able to meet the AWS D1.1 requirements of a visual weld inspector
Physical Requirements
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Must be able to perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and moving entire body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, bending, twisting and handling of materials.
Must be able to work in an outside manufacturing environment for long shifts, including weekends.
Position requires manual dexterity, arm-hand steadiness and a safety-minded individual.
Must be able to work in an open environment exposed to extreme temperatures.
Must have the ability to concentrate on tasks for long periods of time and be able to observe and receive information from all relevant sources
Educational Requirements:
?High School Diploma or equivalent
Shift:
Monday - Saturday, 7 pm - 5 am, Overtime and Weekends as needed (Nights)



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