Job Scope:
Fix and repair aggregate parts and equipment by determining required welding techniques for each project. Weld different types of metal-based on blueprints and specifications laid out by engineers. May assist in other kinds of maintenance.

Essential Duties:
Fix and repair aggregate parts and equipment

Read blueprints and engineer specifications

Bore welding and custom fabricating

Weld frames and fill holes in frames with welding material

Pour Babbitt bearing material

Clean and paint parts as needed

Use of grinders, tape measures, and combination squares

Operate all tools and equipment with precision dexterity

Determine required equipment and welding method, applying knowledge of metallurgy, geometry, and welding techniques

Perform maintenance on welding equipment as needed

Secondary Duties:
Keep work area clean

Maintain a safe overall work environment

Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to read blueprints

Basic mathematic skills including fractions and decimals

Knowledge of welding techniques and procedures

Ability to take precise and accurate measurements

Education Requirements:
High school diploma, GED, or equal years of experience

Experience Requirements:
One to three years of welding experience

Physical Requirements:
Individuals must be prepared for:
Reaching – 50% of shift

Bending – 35% of shift

Pushing – 20% of shift

Pulling – 45% of shift

Climbing – 30% of shift

Sitting – 35% of shift

Overhead work – 0% of shift

Standing – 25% of shift

Walking – 25% of shift

Lifting to 50 pounds – 10% of shift

Employees must perform essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. The company will provide reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability, as defined by the ADA, who has made the company aware of his or her disability, provided that such accommodation does not constitute an undue hardship on the company.

Other Requirements:
Pass a pre-employment drug screen and pre-employment physical

Work Environment:
Work takes place in a machine shop. Work is in a loud environment. Individuals must be prepared to work in hot or cold temperatures. Individuals may be exposed to fumes or chemicals such as weld smoke or grinding dust.

Career Ladder:
This position could lead to advancement to the position of “Lead Welder.”