Welder - Everett, WA

Employer: City of Everett

Job Description:
Nature of Work

This is journey-level welding work involving metal fabrication and repair. Under the direction of the Operations Maintenance Manager or designee, employees in this classification perform a variety of skilled welding tasks including maintenance, fabrication, construction, and repair welding. The work may also include oversight and review of welding or steel fabrication associated with contracts, disassembly/assembly and inspection of metal parts associated with public works, and various City maintenance activities, including work associated with steel structures.

For a full description of this position, please see the class specification on the City’s website.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Graduation from high school or equivalent, AND completion of a recognized welding apprenticeship program and/or vocational degree, AND one (1) year of experience as a journey-level fabrication welder; OR any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS OR CERTIFICATIONS

A Washington Association of Building Officials license as a “Certified Welder” and/or certification by the American Welding Society as a “Certified Welder” is highly desirable.
Possession of, or ability to obtain within the probationary period, a first aid card with CPR and AED, and forklift certification.
Possession of a valid driver license at the date of hire, and the ability to obtain and maintain a valid Washington State Driver License within 30 days of hire. Possession of a Washington State Commercial Driver License (CDL) with the necessary required endorsements as prescribed by law is highly desirable.

HOW TO APPLY

Application materials may be accessed via http://www.everettwa.gov/careers.
All applicants are required to complete and submit the following:
The standard City of Everett Application Form.
The Supplemental Application Form / Welder supplemental questionnaire.
Applications must be submitted through the City’s online application system by 5:00 p.m. on February 11, 2021 to be considered.
LATE, INCOMPLETE, FAXED, OR EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

EXAMINATION STEPS

There will be a pre-screening of all applications.
Responses to the supplemental questionnaire will be individually reviewed and evaluated (weighted 30%).
Top-scoring applicants will be called to an oral panel interview (weighted 70%), tentatively scheduled during the first few weeks of December.
All vacancies in this job class will be filled from the ranked Civil Service register established from the examination process for 12 months.

IMPORTANT NOTES

A passing grade of 70.00 or higher is required on all parts of the screening process for placement on the ranked Civil Service eligible register.
The examination process is designed to sample and measure the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Applicants claiming veterans’ preference points in accordance with RCW 41.04.010 as amended and meeting eligibility criteria must submit form DD214 or other official military separation documentation that clearly indicates an honorable discharge from military service on or before the date filing closes.
Any position requiring a CDL, or the performance of a safety sensitive function will be subject to the City of Everett’s random Drug and Alcohol Policy, per Federal DOT regulations.
Extensive background checks will be conducted.
Hiring offers are contingent upon successful completion of a City-paid medical evaluation and drug screen.
New hires begin employment at the first step of the salary range.
This job classification is represented by Everett Municipal Employees Local 113, AFSCME.

Filing Opens: January 20, 2021
Filing Closes: February 11, 2021
Open/Competitive

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Location: Everett, WA
Application Method: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/everettwa/jobs/2959043/welder?utm_source=Indeed&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=Indeed
Base Pay: $5,919 - $7,197/month

Posted on January 21, 2021

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