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Master Welder

Archdale, NC 27263

Posted: 07/02/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Job Number: LP956986531 Pay Rate: $20-24 / hour

Job Description

MIG Welder/Fabricator and Master Welder Opportunities 
Summary:
We're seeking a Master Welder and skilled MIG Welder/Fabricators with a minimum of 2 years' experience in sheet metal fabrication. The ideal candidate will be proficient in reading blueprints, operating hand, and power tools, and welding various materials including galvanized metal, carbon, and stainless steel. Attention to detail, a commitment to quality, and the ability to work independently or as part of a team are essential. Proficiency in operating fabrication machinery such as press brakes, roll formers, bead machines, spot tack machines, and drill presses is a plus. Basic math skills and the ability to lift heavy objects are required, along with a strong work ethic and flexibility with working hours.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:Interpreting Blueprints and Fabrication:
•    Analyze drawings and blueprints to understand specifications and requirements.
•    Utilize a combination of hand tools, power tools, and machinery to fabricate items accurately.
Welding Proficiency:
•    Demonstrate expertise in welding various materials, with a focus on galvanized metal, following established procedures.
•    Perform MIG welding techniques on carbon and stainless steel, ensuring high-quality welds.
Equipment Operation & Fabrication Tools Usage:
•    Operate equipment such as hand brakes or hydraulic brake presses as necessary to shape and form materials.
•    Utilize a range of general fabrication tools including tape measures, protractors, and calipers to ensure accuracy in fabrication processes.
Blueprint Reading and Math Skills:
•    Read and interpret basic blueprints and work orders, applying fundamental math skills to understand measurements and dimensions.
Physical Tasks:
•    Perform physical tasks such as lifting materials weighing up to 80lbs.
Flexibility in Working Hours:
•    Demonstrate flexibility in work schedules to accommodate varying production demands and deadlines.
MIG Welding Expertise:
•    Ensure proficiency in MIG welding techniques, meticulously maintaining industry standards and specifications.
•    Conduct thorough inspections of welds to identify and address any defects, ensuring structural integrity and quality.
Preparation of Materials & Fabrication of Metal Components:
•    Prepare materials for welding by cutting, grinding, and fitting components according to project specifications.
•    Fabricate metal components and structures according to provided blueprints and specifications, ensuring precision and accuracy in assembly.
Preferred Skills (Not Required):
•    Operation of an ironworker (Geka/Piranha)
•    Experience with a beader (power rotary swedge machine), and spot tack machine.
•    Proficiency in operating a band saw and drill press.
Visual Inspections:
•    Conduct visual inspections of welded joints to verify weld quality and adherence to standards.
Safety Adherence:
•    Adhere strictly to safety protocols and regulations to maintain a safe working environment for oneself and team members.
Collaboration and Troubleshooting:
•    Collaborate with team members to troubleshoot and solve problems that arise during fabrication processes.
Quality Assurance Compliance:
•    Ensure strict compliance with company quality assurance requirements, maintaining high standards of workmanship and product quality.

Qualifications:
•    Strong Work Ethic: Demonstrates a commitment to consistent attendance and maximum effort.
•    Flexibility: Willingness to work various schedules (week to week).
•    Adaptability: Flexible to work late hours or weekends as required by production demands.
•    Familiarity with Hand Tools: Comfortable using calipers and other small hand tools, as well as measurement equipment.
•    Mathematical Skills: Ability to convert between feet and inches, and vice versa. Proficient in converting fractions to decimals and possesses good basic math skills.
•    Measurement Proficiency: All candidates must have a 16-foot tape measure and the ability to read it accurately.
•    Welding Ability: Capable of MIG welding 18-gauge material through ¼ plate.

Physical Requirements:
•    Weld Test Requirements:•    Applicant must pass a welding test comprising butt weld, T-joint, and circumference weld.•    Applicant should bring necessary welding equipment including a welding shield, hammer, and vice grips.
•    Ability to lift up to 80lbs and perform physical tasks including bending, twisting, stooping, and reaching at or above shoulder level.
•    Ability to work in a non-climate-controlled environment.
•    Ability to remain on their feet in an upright position and/or move about on foot for the duration of their shift.

Schedule: 7am-3:30/4pm Monday-Friday with overtime as needed 
Pay: $20+/hour Based on experience, $24+/hour for Master Welder Based on experience 

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