Set up, adjust, and operate welder under general supervision. Clean, dress, and replace electrodes. Weld metal components together to fabricate products, parts, or equipment.
Set up, adjust and operate a mig or heli arc welder to join metal parts by a series of spot or continuous weld seams in accordance with dimensional specifications.
Position parts in welding jigs or clamp assemblies together using fixed measuring gauges, rigged stop gauges or scale to control dimensional requirements.
Weld metal components together to fabricate products, parts, or equipment.
Regulate current input to obtain proper weld fusion between metal members. Determine number of welds to be spotted. Set automatic timing devices to insure proper weld strength.
Clean, dress, and replace electrodes.
Work from drawings, sketches, templates, job layouts and welding instructions.
Use scale, square, and protractor and fixed gauges to set up, operate and check work.
Know all welding symbols.
Operate oxygen acetylene cutting torch.
Perform other work related duties as required.
Vocational or High School Diploma or GED.
6 - 12 months on the job welding experience.
Good verbal communication skills.
Ability to understand and follow instructions.
Ability to read and write.