Welder, Concrete Slip Form Machinery                                                Industry:  Machinery Manufacturer


Use hand welding and flame-cutting equipment to weld together alloy and stainless-steel components and parts or to cut, trim, or scarf metal objects to dimension, as specified by layouts, work orders, or blueprints.


Job Tasks:

  • Maintain a safe, clean, and orderly work area
  • Weld (16ga-2.5 in) metal parts or components together, using MIG welding equipment
  • Welds in flat, horizontal, vertical, uphill or overhead position
  • Review layouts, blueprint, diagrams and procedure sheets in preparation for welding, cutting and fabricating metal components
  • Layout, fit, and tack-weld fabricated components to assemble structural forms, such as machinery frames, tanks, control cabinets, according to blueprints, written, or verbal instructions
  • Positions work pieces and clamps together or assembles in jigs or fixtured preparatory to welding
  • Repair broken or cracked parts, fill holes and increase size of metal parts (build-up), using welding equipment
  • May repair products by dismantling, straightening, reshaping and reassembling parts, using cutting torch, port-a-power straightening press, and hand tools
  • Clean or degrease parts, using wire brush, portable or belt grinder or solvent
  • Trimming or cutting (hand held) when required via oxy-fuel, power saw or portable power saw
  • Selects and installs torch, torch tip according to thickness of material. Connects and turns regulator valves and adjust gas flows matching tip selection
  • Inspect finished work piece for conformance to specifications of the blueprint
  • Report equipment or safety issues to foreman immediately



Required Knowledge:

  • The safe use of machines and hand and power tools – Including their design, preventive maintenance, and safe storage
  • Determine the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job safely, including proper protection of self and others
  • Knowledge of fundamentals and operation of welding equipment and torches



Required Skills:

  • Performing routine preventative maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed
  • Able to lift 50 lbs repeatedly to a maximum of 75 lbs occasionally
  • Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job
  • Conducting tests and inspection of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance
  • Watching gauges, dials or other indicators to make sure machine is working properly
  • The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact position
  • The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer)
  • The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists
  • Skill to follow and read a blueprint
  • The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged
  • Performing physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping and handling of materials


Credentials and Experience:

  • High School Diploma
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience



Specific Requirements:

  • Safety conscious for self and others
  • Maintain a positive attitude
  • Work well with others
  • On time and good attendance
  • Willing to work overtime and/or Saturdays as requested by Foreman

To apply for this job email your details to careers@millerformless.com