RTE-SW Welder II - Claremore

Claremore,United States,Oklahoma
Date Posted: 2/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Job Description

Job Title: Welder II

Classification: Non-exempt

Location: Claremore

Reports to: Weld Team Leader


Summary/Objectives: Joins, fabricates, and repairs metal and other weldable material by applying appropriate welding techniques. Interprets blueprints, specifications, diagrams or schematics to determine appropriate welding process. Inspects completed welds to determine structural soundness. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of task. Works under general supervision.


Essential Job Functions:

  1. Operate safety equipment and use safe work habits

  2. Weld components in flat, vertical or overhead positions

  3. Ignite torches or start power supplies and strike arcs by touching electrodes to metals being welded, completing electrical circuits

  4. Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolt component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding

  5. Detect faulty operation of equipment or defective materials and notify supervisors

  6. Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments, using processes such as gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc, shielded metal arc, resistance welding, and submerged arc welding

  7. Monitor the fitting, burning, and welding processes to avoid overheating of parts or warping, shrinking, distortion, or expansion of material

  8. Examine work pieces for defects and measure work pieces with straightedges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications

  9. Recognize, set up, and operate hand and power tools common to the welding trade, such as shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment

  10. Lay out, position, align, and secure parts and assemblies prior to assembly, using straightedges, combination squares, calipers, and rulers


Specific Skill Requirements/Competencies:

  • Mechanically inclined

  • Willing to learn from others

  • Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources

  • Able to achieve goals in a fast-paced atmosphere

Supervisory Responsibility: None

Job Experience