Welder - Tacoma, WA

Employer: Jesse Engineering

Job Description:
Position: Welder
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt (Hourly)

Reporting Relationships:
• Production Manager
• Shop Foreman

Primary Purpose of this Position:
Weld steel parts for structural, plate, and misc. steel assemblies per shop drawings and DWS quality requirements.

Essential Job Functions:
• Weld together structural, plate or miscellaneous steel fabrication according to the weld symbols, weld procedures, dimensions shown on the shop drawings, and AISC code requirements.
• Preheat and/or cut work pieces using a hand torch when required. Clean welds of excess weld, splatter or slag using chipping hammers, wire brushes or grinders.
• Operate forklifts, jib cranes, and overhead cranes in order to move materials.
• Consistently and reliably works scheduled hours at assigned locations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to understand and carry out semi-complicated verbal and written instructions.
• Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and managers.
• Ability to work under periodic supervision focused on the progress of work and setting priorities for job completion.
• Ability to maintain American Welding Society certification on 1-inch plate in flat position using the gas metal arc welding and flux cored arc welding processes.
• Ability to pass the fillet weld break test using the gas metal arc welding process.
• Ability to pass an administered basic welding test that covers shop drawing interpretation, weld symbols, welding processes, weld process symbol interpretation and application and a visual acuity test.
• Ability to possess pride in own workmanship, demonstrate attention to detail, and work safely.
• Ability to make adjustments to welder to insure proper feed rate and temperature.
• Ability to multitask.

Physical Demands:
• Walk CONTINUOUSLY over the course of the 8 to 12 hour work shift. The distances walked will range from a distance of a few feet to 60-foot length of a steel beam.
• Lift weights up to 20 pounds from floor to chest CONTINUOUSLY, which includes the various tools utilized in the process of performing the usual work duties.
• Lift weights up to 35 pounds from floor to waist FREQUENTLY, during the 10 to 12 during the work shift.

Non-Material Handling Demands
• Employee is expected to work 40 hours a week. However, hours including over time and weekends may be required based on welding needs.
• Hear sufficiently to be aware of safety issues.
• Visual ability to read and interpret cut lists and shop drawings. Safety glasses are required in the shop area.
• Exposure to heat, cold, wet and humid conditions in the shop area OCCASIONALLY.
• Exposure to fumes, odors and dusts in the shop area OCCASIONALLY.
• Exposure to solvents, greases, oils, and coolants OCCASIONALLY.
• Wear all required Personal Protective Equipment. PPE includes steel-toe safety shoes, hearing protection, safety glasses, gloves, and hard hats.

Tools Required:
Square, Tape Measure, Weld Lead, 4 inch grinder, 9 inch grinder, Ball Peen Hammer ,Sledge Hammer, Hand Torch, Wire Brushes, Chipping Hammers, Clamps, Stamping Taps, and Chains.

Machines Utilized:
Welder, Overhead Crane, Jib Crane, Pallets, Saw Horses, and Forklifts.

Experience and Education Required:
• High School degree or equivalent.
• Minimum of 2-3 Years of experience working as a welder for a steel fabricator or manufacturer, or a one-year degree or certificate in welding technology from a qualified trade school or college.

EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled

Contact Person:
Location: Tacoma, WA
Application Method: Apply online https://jesseengineering.applicantpro.com/jobs/2719763.html
Base Pay: $22.00 - $30.00/hr

Posted on January 12, 2023

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