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Welder

companyBenicia Fabrication
locationBenicia, CA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Salary: DOE, starting at $24/hour

Job Description:

**Duties:**

  • Operate safety equipment and use safe work habits.

  • Weld components in flat, vertical, and overhead positions.

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

  • Clamp, hold, tack-weld, grind, or bolt component parts per fitters instructions to obtain required configurations and positions for welding, sometimes on positioners.

  • Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments, using processes listed below as well as change gas bottles for welding equipment.

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

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

  • Recognize, set up, and operate hand and power tools common to the welding trade.

  • Operate a small forklift,scissor lift, andoverhead crane.

  • Work with coworkers and other departments effectively to meet deadlines.

  • Lift and rotate heavy equipment up to 20 lbs and lift heavy metal pieces up to 60 lbs.

**Skills/Qualifications/Licensing:**

  • Perform SMAW (Shielded metal arc welding aka stick welding) in 3G vertical up position and air arc (back gouge) per ASME code regulations that will pass 100% x-ray.

  • Perform FCAW (Flux core arc welding), GMAW (Gas metal arc welding), GTAW (Gas tungsten arc welding),

  • SAW (Submerged arc welding), and SAW Strip welding per ASME code regulations will pass 100% x-ray.

  • Perform plasma cutting or oxy-acetylene burning of metal components.

  • Proficient at air arc (back gouge).

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Vocational/Technical/Business School preferred

Experience:

Certified in one or more of the welding process described above with at least two to five years of experience

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