Welder

 

Welder

A skilled Welder at BMFA is an essential position demonstrating the skills to cut and join metals and other materials in our fabrication department. The candidate will operate appropriate equipment to put together mechanical structures or parts with a great deal of precision. The welder must be competent in using potentially dangerous equipment following all safety precautions. The ideal candidate will also have a steady hand and great attention to detail. Knowledge of different kinds of metal and their properties is essential.


Job Title: Welder
Department: Service
Staff Level: Full Time
FLSA: Non-Exempt (Hourly)
Reports to: Vice President of Operations


PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrates care and concern towards fellow workers, members of the team and the community, and demonstrates a servant’s attitude at all times.
  • Endorses and displays support of BMFA's mission, vision, values, team culture, and operating principles.

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Proven experience as welder
  • Proven experience as aluminum welder
  • Experience using a variety of welding equipment and procedures (TIG, MMA etc.)
  • Experience in using electrical or manual tools (saws, squares, calipers etc.)
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings
  • Knowledge of relative safety standards and willingness to use protective clothing (face-shield, gloves etc.)
  • Deftness and attention to detail
  • Proficient in English
  • Successful completion of a relevant apprenticeship program is required
  • Professionals Certification (e.g. an AWS welding certificate) will be a plus

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS LEADING TO SUCCESS

  • Read drawings and take or read measurements to plan layouts and procedures
  • Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements
  • Set up components for welding according to specifications (e.g. cut material with powered saws to match measurements)
  • Operate angle grinders to prepare the parts that must be welded
  • Align components using calipers, rulers etc. and clamp pieces
  • Test and inspect welded surfaces and structures to discover flaws
  • Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety

TIME REQUIRED

  • Full time, hourly; occasional travel to trade shows

BENEFIT INFORMATION

  • Health benefits are available to the employee in a cost sharing basis through BMFA
  • Optional enrollment into the BMFA retirement plan, with potential of matching funds after 12 months of employment
  • Salary discussed and agreed upon by employee and employer
  • Vacation is awarded according to personnel policies

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