Assistant Welding Engineer- Tacoma, WA

Employer: Bradken

Job Description:
Bradken is a leading solutions provider and global manufacturer of innovative, custom-engineered products for the resources sector. With a 3000-strong workforce, our ability to adapt and evolve keeps us positioned firmly as global leaders in the wear solutions market for the resources sector.

An exciting opportunity exists for an Assistant Welding Engineer to join our Tacoma Foundry. The Assistant Welding Engineer will assist the Welding Engineer in the management of Welder Performance Qualifications (WPQs), the creation of new Welding Procedure Specifications (WPSs), and inventory control of welding and materials.

- Administer Welder Performance Qualifications (WPQ) – including processing through Non Destructive Testing (NDT)
- Maintain WPQ database(s)
- Maintain Welder Continuity
- Assist with welding procedure qualifications
- Help develop new or modify current welding methods, techniques, and procedures
- Share knowledge of welding procedures and their uses on castings as well as the proper filler metal to be used with a given procedure
- Improve existing or develop new welding process flows
- Compile and maintain welding statistics for performance analysis
- Perform verification checks of welding gas mixers

A qualified candidate will have the following qualifications
- High school diploma or equivalent preferred
- 5 years working knowledge (or experience with) in ASME, AWS and/or MIL-STD codes
- Previous experience in the foundry industry preferred
- Basic knowledge of welding metallurgy for iron and steels
- Basic knowledge of trouble shooting and minor repairs of various types and models of welding equipment
- Must be able to wear required personal protective equipment
- Must be able to withstand hot temperatures

Why join our team at Bradken?
We believe our people are our greatest asset. Keeping our team safe and healthy; physically and mentally has always been our top priority. We encourage and support dynamic and flexible work options to promote a healthy balance and let you get the most out of your time.

Successful applicants will be eligible for a sign-on bonus of up to $1,000 once you commence work with us*.
Health, Dental, and Vision insurance options
Life and AD&D coverage provided by Bradken
Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage provided by Bradken
Paid Holidays, PTO, and Vacation
401(k) with a company match
Employee Training and Education Reimbursement opportunities
We also recognize and reward our employees for the great outcomes they produce and for living Our Values with local and global programs.

100 years of knowledge and experience behind us, endless opportunities ahead.
*Sign-on Bonus payments are subject to meeting with policy and criteria.

Prior to commencing employment, you will be required to complete a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol testing.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Bradken is a Federal Government contractor and as such, is required to comply with the Federal Executive Order mandating that all employees in the US are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless legally entitled to an accommodation. A COVID-19 Vaccination Card must be provided upon accepting an offer with Bradken or a medical or religious accommodation must be requested and approved as a condition of employment.
*Fully vaccinated: The definition of fully vaccinated is two weeks after receiving the second dose in a two-dose vaccine series, or two weeks after receiving a single-dose vaccine.

Bradken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to providing a diverse, inclusive, engaging and flexible environment for our people because great things happen when individuals are given the opportunity to bring themselves into their work. All employment will be based on merit, competence, performance and business needs.

Contact Person:
Location: Tacoma, WA
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on January 06, 2022

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