Welder – Structural

This person must be able to join steel components or metal plates using blueprints, work orders, welding procedures or oral instructions through the application of heat or electric arc-welding equipment. Other duties may be assigned.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Uses Gas-Metal Arc, Flux-Cored Arc, Gas-Tungsten Arc, Submerged Arc or Shielded Metal Arc welding processes.

Unites pipes from torch to tanks of oxygen and fuel gas and turns valves to release mixture.

Reaching expected temperature, size, and color of flame by burning torch and adjusting flow of gas and air.

Preheats work pieces for the preparation of welding or curving, using torch.

Fills holes or corrects mistakes in lead pieces and makes bulges thin and curves in metal work pieces.

manually apply filler rod to supply weld metal. May clean or degrease weld joint or workplace, using wire brush, portable grinder, or chemical bath.

remove excess weld, defective weld material, slag and spatter, using carbon arc gouge, hand scrapper, grinder or power chipper.

Climbs up ladders or works on scaffolds to take apart textures.

In order to protect the torch chooses place of weld based on type, thickness, area, and expected temperature of metal.

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Required for this Position:
Education – no minimum education requirements.

Experience – 2-4 years of Journeyman level experience.

Austin (“The Company”) is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy prohibits discrimination against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age (40 and over), disability, military status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company’s policy to comply with all federal, state and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.



2 – 4 years: Structural Welder

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)