Welder-GMAWMust have at least 3 years experience GMAW, blue prints, fabrication drawings and fit up. Willing to work some weekends.

General Summary

The Shop Welder is responsible for the set-up and operation of welding equipment to fabricate and assemble metal structures and produce metal products according to client and engineering specifications.

Essential Job Functions

  • Maintains a safe, secure and healthy environment by adhering to Company/Customer safety standards and practices and to legal regulations, alerting others regarding potential hazards or concern
  • Performs all duties as assigned and adheres to TEAM’s Core Values
  • Operates or tends welding machines that join or bond components to fabricate metal products and assemblies according to client and engineering specifications
  • Reads, interprets and understands production schedule and specifications to plan tasks related to work orders and determine the appropriate welding equipment or method
  • Establishes components for welding according to specifications
  • Performs testing and inspection of welded surfaces and structures to discover flaws
  • Maintains welding equipment to meet safety standards
  • Completes documentation of welding activities

Job Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Associate’s Degree, training in Vocational school, or relevant industry experience required.
  • One (1) year of experience in machine welding and knowledge of orbital and automated welding required.
  • Ability to pass a standard Code Welder exam required.
  • Ability to operate GTAW, SMAW and GMAW welding equipment required.
  • Ability to read engineering specifications preferred.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Possession of current TWIC card or ability to obtain a TWIC card required.
  • Travel Requirements: 0% – 25

Work Conditions

  • Position is based out of a branch or site location.
  • Field duties require indoor and outdoor work in a plant atmosphere
  • Interaction with other crew employees, as well as supervisors and client personnel
  • Working in plant and/or shop areas around production machinery with extreme noise levels
  • Must be able to wear safety equipment as required by the safety department for personal protection
  • May be at more than one job site in a day and must be able to tolerate climate changes
  • May be required to travel out of town on a periodic basis

Physical and Mental Requirements

  • Ability to lift and carry 75 pounds
  • Must be able to walk and climb except when performing non-field duties
  • Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits employee to communicate effectively
  • Sufficient vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodations, which permits employee to investigations
  • Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permit the employee to perform routine office duties
  • Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodations to perform office duties and travel when necessary to off-site locations
  • Sufficient personal mobility to maneuver within a refinery or plant environment to include the ability to gain access to elevated platforms via ladders and stairwells
  • Ability to maintain focus and multitask effectively
  • Excellent communication skills