Experienced Welder

Industry

Manufacturing and Production

Advert ID

USA_388339

Location

Monroe

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

USD33280-41600 per year

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Monroe, LA - (USA) 1669 Louisville Avenue LA Monroe , LA - 71201 Phone : 318-323-4475

ContactNumber

318-323-4475

Job Description

Job brief

We are looking for a skilled Welder to cut and join metals and other materials at our facilities. You will operate appropriate equipment to put together mechanical structures or parts with a great deal of precision.

A 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.

Responsibilities

Read blueprints and drawings and take or read measurements to plan layout 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
Weld components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal or overhead)
Repair machinery and other components by welding pieces and filling gaps
Test and inspect welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws
Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety

Requirements

Proven experience as welder
Experience using a variety of welding equipment and procedures (TIG, MIG 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.)
Attention to detail
Must be able to pass a drug test
Must have reliable transportation

Successful completion of a relevant apprenticeship program is required
Professional Certification (e.g. an AWS welding certificate) will be a plus