The Tank Fitter Welder will be responsible for using hand welding, flame cutting, hand soldering, or brazing equipment to weld, repair or join metal pipe or structural components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products to build and fabricate storage tanks.

Essential Functions

Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions

Operate safety equipment and use safe work habits

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

Examine work pieces for defects and measure 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 and gas metal arc welding equipment

Operate welding machines

Lay out, fits and welds fabricated, cast, and forged components to assemble structural forms, such as tanks, pressure vessels, furnace shells, and within all heavy construction

Welds metal components together to fabricate or repair products

Perform daily maintenance and safety checks

Generate and maintain accurate job aid for duties assigned

Performs other duties as requested, directed, or assigned

Education and Experience Requirements

High School Diploma or GED required

3 years’ experience as a welder required

Successful pass weld test (stick, tig, sub-arc, flux core, or mig)

Skills / Key Competencies

Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written with co-workers, and supervisors.

Adhere to strict safety standards and procedures

Ability to read and interpret blueprints and drawings

Working knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in construction

Working knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods

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

Ability to perform arithmetic functions

Working knowledge of welding and metallurgy (SMAW,FCAW, GTAW, GMAW, SAW)

Ability to travel and work away from home as required for the job

Ability to work nights and weekends when necessary.

Physical Requirements

Able to twist, stand, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch as required to perform essential functions for extended periods of time.

Able to lift up to 50 pounds, carry at least 30 pounds and up to 150 pounds with help.

Be able to work in extreme weather conditions, hot and cold weather.

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