Welder

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Purpose: 

Welders must have knowledge of welding techniques, procedures, and applications of welding equipment involving fabrication of ferrous and non-ferrous components in a manufacturing facility.  Fabricate components using proper techniques, procedures, specifications and detailed drawings.  Welders must be proficient in the operation of GTAW, GMAW, SMAW and FCAW welding processes in all positions.

Required Knowledge: 
  • Must have the ability to create and deposit acceptable welds in accordance with applicable standards and fabrication codes. 
  • Knowledge of welding principles including the prevention of welding defects and discontinuities. 
  • The welder should possess the skills necessary to make in and out of position welds on piping systems while maintaining a high quality standard.
  • The welder should understand and utilize the proper handling techniques regarding weld cleanliness of all grades of ferrous and non ferrous materials.
Required Skills or Abilities: 

Possess the skills needed to pass the following minimum weld tests:

  • 6G position GTAW Root/GMAW-P fill and cover weld test in P-1 carbon steel.
  • 6G position GTAW Root/FCAW fill and cover weld test in P-5B alloy steel.
  • 6G position GTAW Root/GMAW fill and cover weld test in P-8 stainless steel.
Formal Education: 
  • A high school education is preferred.
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Experience: 
  • A minimum of 3 years of welding experience in the field of high pressure pipe welding.
  • Experience operating “Rotoweld” semi automated equipment as well as GMAW FCAW and/or Submerged Arc semi automated welding equipment.
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