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Welder Structural I
Ref No.: 18-04517
Location: Naples, Florida
Work Authorization:USC/Green Card
Segment:Commercial
JPAS:NO
Position Description
PURPOSE
Safely, efficiently and expeditiously use designated welding machines, equipment and tools; and follow established processes and procedures to assemble, prepare and fabricate vessels, as specified by job orders, and stage them for the next process.

RESPONSIBILITIES  
The responsibilities described here are representative of those tasks an employee performs to successfully complete the essential functions of this job; however, this is not a comprehensive listing of all tasks that may be assigned or required.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The duties include all those associated with the Welder I position, plus the following: 
• Set up and operate specified welding machines, tools and equipment, with minimal assistance.
• Consistently, accurately and reliably complete specified tasks.
• Follow the 5S system.

 

TOOLS 
• Must be able to use all of the tools of a Welder I.
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
 

 
QUALIFICATIONS
The requirements described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The minimum qualifications required include, but may not be limited to, the following: 
• Perform all of the tasks of a Welder I.
• Three (3) years welding experience.
• Ability to perform all preventive maintenance on machines, tools and equipment, with minimal assistance.
• Ability to assist in the training of same or lower grade co-workers within the department.
• Ability to diagnose product and/or equipment problems and resolve, as necessary.
• Ability to meet the requirements of a majority of Welding Procedure Specifications.
• Proficient in fit up of components and using hand torches.
• General knowledge of PECOFacet product line, required. 
 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE 
 
• High School Diploma and/or GED.
• Related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Must meet the physical demands for the position including, but not limited to, the ability to:
 
• Stand for long periods.
• Bend, stoop, walk, kneel, crouch, carry and climb.
• Use hands and/or arms to finger, handle, feel and reach.
• Talk and hear.
• Frequently, lift and/or move 1 to 20 pounds, and occasionally, up to 50 pounds.
• Work from elevated platforms and/or ladders.
• Use specific vision faculties which include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
 

WORK ENVIRONMENT  
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is exposed to harmful light emitted by welding machinery and flying metal particles, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.  The duties of this job may be performed in non-controlled temperature environments and in an area of moderate to high noise levels.

SAFETY 
The employee must:
 
• Adhere to all Safety guidelines.
• Immediately report all safety issues including injuries, unsafe conditions, unsafe acts, and near miss situations.
• Review PPE Hazard Assessment Certification Form for safety requirements.


Special Requirements:
Performs a wide range of routine to complex manual welds utilizing a variety of process methods and equipment on several different types of stainless steel and aluminum alloys in the fabrication or repair of assigned parts and products.
Responsibilities
1.    Performs a variety of approved welding techniques to required tolerances per engineering specifications; may perform work on new product development or experimental materials under the direction of engineering.
2.    Learns and supports lean manufacturing concepts and methods including cell setup, mapping and value streaming for efficient product flow.
3.    Read and understands product and process drawings, procedures, weld symbols and quality requirements.
4.    Make adjustments, within procedural limits, to fine tune the process in order to achieve product conformance.
5.    Assist and train other employees in daily activities as needed
6.    Perform full set-up and maintain to assure quality and repeatability; may be required to set-up for other welders.
7.    Maintain appropriate knowledge and ability levels to efficiently perform all assigned work and utilize this knowledge base to become proficient on new/unfamiliar edback, and self‐development activities.

Qualifications
1.    Three to five years related welding experience including TIG welding for stainless and aluminum fabrication.  Gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) experience with aerospace or precision fabrications.  Completion of welding training program through vocation school or apprenticeship.  Able to work with limited guidance in a team environment.
2.    Must be AWS D17.1 and/or D17.2 certified within 6 months of employment.  Ability to obtain AWS B2.2 and AWS C3.4 certification within 6 months of employment.
3.    Demonstrated proficiency welding GTAW of various alloys including A357, material thickness range .030 to .200 inches, pass NDT of all weld with radiographic and FPI.  Proficiency in RSW desired.
4.    Must successfully pass the EN-288 welding tests.
5.    Ability to weld tanks and components from mechanical drawings, blueprints and written specifications.
6.    Ability to interpret weld requirements from blueprints, WPS's, RSWP's and BPS's.
7.    Knowledge of wire and filler materials applications for various steel alloys, aluminum and some exotic materials.
8.    Ability to perform moderately complex mathematical calculations.
9.    Ability to read, write and understand instructions, procedures, drawings and blueprints
10.    Able to effectively apply lean initiatives.
11.    Demonstrates effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, as well as the ability to work in a team environment.
12.    Interprets reports and uses job specific software applications.  Able to use employee self-service systems to access online information and use specialized automated systems (PMR, TORS, email etc.)
13.    Effectively demonstrates team member competences and participates in goal setting, performance feedback and self-development activities. 
Typical Mental and Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand, sit and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; the use of hands and fingers to write, operate a computer keyboard, mouse and telephone keypad.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to ten pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and extreme heat.  The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
(The essential functions have been provided as examples of types of work performed by team members assigned to this job classification.  The company reserves the right to modify work assignments and/or to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified team members can perform the essential functions of the job.  The physical and mental demands described above are representative of those required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.)


Performs a wide range of routine to complex manual welds utilizing a variety of process methods and equipment on several different types of stainless steel and aluminum alloys in the fabrication or repair of assigned parts and products.
Responsibilities
1.    Performs a variety of approved welding techniques to required tolerances per engineering specifications; may perform work on new product development or experimental materials under the direction of engineering.
2.    Learns and supports lean manufacturing concepts and methods including cell setup, mapping and value streaming for efficient product flow.
3.    Read and understands product and process drawings, procedures, weld symbols and quality requirements.
4.    Make adjustments, within procedural limits, to fine tune the process in order to achieve product conformance.
5.    Assist and train other employees in daily activities as needed
6.    Perform full set-up and maintain to assure quality and repeatability; may be required to set-up for other welders.
7.    Maintain appropriate knowledge and ability levels to efficiently perform all assigned work and utilize this knowledge base to become proficient on new/unfamiliar assignments
8.    Maintain a satisfactory high level of performance while following appropriate procedures and observing all pertinent safety rules and requirements.
9.    Document and log all parts as necessary and maintain all required paperwork in an accurate and current manner.
10.    Maintain a high level of welding quality as documented by actual reject/nonconformance charting.
11.    Maintain work area and equipment in an organized, clean and FOD-free manner.
12.    Obtain and maintain all required qualifications and certifications in all appropriate metals.
13.    Accurately inspect and appropriately process all work performed; Client/detect defects, analyze and take correction.
14.    Actively implements lean initiatives by identifying and providing suggestions on areas for improvement.  Effectively applies lean concepts and tolls in work area.
15.    Observes all company policies and procedures, including safety rules, and maintains a clean orderly work area.
16.    Performs other related responsibilities, as requested.edback, and self‐development activities.

Qualifications
1.    Three to five years related welding experience including TIG welding for stainless and aluminum fabrication.  Gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) experience with aerospace or precision fabrications.  Completion of welding training program through vocation school or apprenticeship.  Able to work with limited guidance in a team environment.
2.    Must be AWS D17.1 and/or D17.2 certified within 6 months of employment.  Ability to obtain AWS B2.2 and AWS C3.4 certification within 6 months of employment.
3.    Demonstrated proficiency welding GTAW of various alloys including A357, material thickness range .030 to .200 inches, pass NDT of all weld with radiographic and FPI.  Proficiency in RSW desired.
4.    Must successfully pass the EN-288 welding tests.
5.    Ability to weld tanks and components from mechanical drawings, blueprints and written specifications.
6.    Ability to interpret weld requirements from blueprints, WPS's, RSWP's and BPS's.
7.    Knowledge of wire and filler materials applications for various steel alloys, aluminum and some exotic materials.
8.    Ability to perform moderately complex mathematical calculations.
9.    Ability to read, write and understand instructions, procedures, drawings and blueprints
10.    Able to effectively apply lean initiatives.
11.    Demonstrates effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, as well as the ability to work in a team environment.
12.    Interprets reports and uses job specific software applications.  Able to use employee self-service systems to access online information and use specialized automated systems (PMR, TORS, email etc.)
13.    Effectively demonstrates team member competences and participates in goal setting, performance feedback and self-development activities.