J-W Power Company, an industry leader for over 50 years, provides leasing, sales, parts and service of natural gas compression equipment, in both standard and custom packages. Our greatest asset is our culture, our people and the significant role each employee plays in the success of the organization. Experience the opportunity to grow with one of the largest privately-owned compression fleet organizations in the United States. S

Under close supervision, this position is responsible for the fabrication and assembly of various metal parts per Company drawings/specifications using ASME approved and qualified welding procedure specifications. Duties include the use and maintenance of related shop equipment for welding, production, and product movement.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: may include any or all of the following.

Serve as point person and communicate with outside inspection agencies.

Read and interpret Company drawings and specifications in order to assemble steel parts based on ASME approved welding specifications.

Operate and maintain welding equipment efficiently.

Observe and follow all Company safety rules and regulations.

Weld components in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions.

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

Examine workpieces for defects and measure workpieces with straightedges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications.

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

Demonstrated Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

Proven knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

Ability to follow instructions, respond to management direction; take responsibility for own actions and keep commitments; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Demonstrated ability to balance team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views.

Education & Experience:
Associate’s Degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school and six months or more related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer skills:
Adequate level of proficiency in all Microsoft Applications.

Certifications & Licenses:
Valid Driver’s License.

Forklift Certification or the ability to obtain one.

Ability to pass weld test meeting ASME requirements.

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

This job description is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee’s ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. The Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform based on business necessity.

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus; these requirements can be met with the use of corrective lenses.

O (Occasionally) Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 – 2.5 + hrs/day)

F (Frequently) Position requires this activity from 33% – 66% of the time (2.5 – 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly) Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

N (Not Applicable) Activity is not applicable to this position

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee typically encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.