The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking highly qualified candidates for the position of:
WELDER – WATER/WASTEWATER SERVICES
This position is responsible for the welding, repairing, cutting and fabricating metal structures and equipment for the Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants, lift stations and related equipment. It is responsible for all the equipment used in the welding shop and service truck. Must be able to determine the type of welding or fabrication necessary to complete the task, and be able to use a variety of hand tools to make minor adjustments to the equipment. Must complete daily paper work and work-orders. *Preference will be given to those applicants who possess a welding certification.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
At least two (2) years’ in welding repair and maintenance, or closely related experience.
Special Certifications and Licenses
A valid Florida Driver’s license for duration of hire. (No Learner’s Permits will be accepted).
Preferred (one or more)
- Welding Inspector Certification
- Welding Certification 3G or higher
- State of Florida Commercial Driver’s License Class “A” or “B”
- Associates Degree or higher in a related field.
- 1+ years experience in Metal Inert Gas (MIT) welding; or Arc welding; or gas or oxy acetylene welding; or cutting and Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welding
For consideration of international degrees, you must have it evaluated by an approved member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). To access the NACES Membership directory, please visit www.naces.org/members
This job will be posted until we receive a sufficient number of qualified applications. Please visit us at: Water and Wastewater Services Water and Wastewater Services (broward.org)
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.
Works under general supervision, finishing tasks in a timely manner; determines the type of welding or fabrication necessary to complete the task; prepares shop drawings and sketches for fabrication projects; responsible for the all equipment in the welding shop and service trucks.
Repairs broken road maintenance equipment and construction equipment; assigns and supervises the work of helpers; inspects completed work to ensure that it meets safety standards.
Performs layout work and fabricates attachments on new equipment; orders materials, parts, supplies and equipment that is needed for shop operations.
Keeps records and old drawings to refer back to if needed.
Performs related work as assigned.
Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.
Performs medium to heavy work that involves walking, standing, stooping, lifting, pushing and raising objects and also involves exerting between 20 to 50 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis and 50 to 100 pounds of force on an occasional basis.
Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)
Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.
Involves routine and frequent exposure to electrical shocks.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance
Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the Professional Standards/Human Rights Section.
Emergency Management Responsibilities
During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.
County-wide Employee Responsibilities
All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County’s Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.
All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.