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Wire Welder – Primary responsibilities are to bind structural as well as non-structural components by means of welding according to drawings or layout of fixtures. Remove rough spots from work pieces, using portable grinder, hand file or scraper if required. Weld components in flat, vertical or positions as required.


Key Skills and Competencies:


     Must possess general welding and mechanical skills.

  1. Mechanical problem-solving ability and troubleshooting skills a must.
  2. Must be able to read a tape measure, verify dimensions, use straightedge and other measuring devices.
  3. Must be able to operate lifting devices.
  4. Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.
  5. Must have basic understanding of parts drawings.
  6. Must be able to communicate both written and oral as it relates to the job.
  7. Must be adaptable to a changing work environment, competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  8. Must possess basic math skills to include but not limited to adding, subtracting, multiplication, and division.
  9. Must be able to lift and handle components weighing up to 75 lbs.
  10. Must be able to work with others, as some tasks require two individuals.
  11. Must be able to work without constant supervision.


Responsibilities and Accountabilities:


  1. Operate wire welder in the assembly of components.
  2. Measure work pieces and verify dimensions using appropriate tools.
  3. Help position components in welding fixtures using lifting devices, hand tools as instructed.
  4. Plan sequence of welding, applying knowledge of basic properties of metal.
  5. Maintain length of arc and speed of movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead.
  6. Avoid overheating of parts which could cause warping, shrinking, distortion, or expansion of materials.
  7. Report any faulty operation of equipment or defective materials to area supervisor.
  8. Operate lifting devices for movement of parts and other equipment as needed.
  9. Responsible for keeping equipment and work area clean and orderly.
  10. Abide by the company safety and personnel policies
  11. Carry out any other responsibilities that supervisor may assign from time to time or as needed by the company.
  12. Ability to work overtime as needed.


Personal Protective Equipment Requirements:


  1. Safety Glasses while in factory.
  2. Steel Toe Footwear while in factory.
  3. Welding Hood.
  4. Protective clothing (gloves, sleeves, vest) as required.
  5. Hearing protection as required per job.


Physical Demand Category:

 Heavy Work

 Lifting 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and /or carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

Audio-Visual Demands

Depth Perception – Yes          Color Discrimination – Yes                Hearing – Average

Peripheral Vision – Yes          Near Vision - Yes

Specific Actions

 Stand / Walk – 6-8 Hrs. +        Sitting – Occasional                            Bending - Frequent                  

Work Environment

 Cold – Yes                              Dampness – Yes                     Noise – Yes (OSHA Limits)

 Heat / Humidity – Yes            Confined Space – NO 

Repetitive Motions

 Simple Grasping –Yes            Fine Manipulation – Yes                  Pushing & Pulling –Yes

Finger Dexterity – Yes           Foot Movement – Yes                                   Bending - Yes

This Job Requires

Bending – Frequent                Squatting – Frequent                       Climbing – Occasional 


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management; subject to reasonable accommodations


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