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Welder - Shelby, NC

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Date: Nov 12, 2017

Location: Shelby, US

Company: Greenheck Group

General Summary:

The Welder position is responsible for setting, fitting, and welding various assemblies to be used in the construction of production parts and/or equipment.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

Conform to all safety guidelines while operating and performing duties

  • Identify work to be performed via SAP or MII work center priority
  • Reads and interprets blue prints and machine drawings to determine specific welding requirements
  • Size up components and verify that they are within specified tolerances
  • Set up weld equipment for specific task to be performed
  • Weld components using proper equipment and techniques
  • Grind and finish welds to make aesthetically appealing
  • Operate material handling equipment, as needed based on safety guidelines
  • Perform daily housekeeping (5S) and preventative maintenance tasks
  • High level of focus and concentration level to ensure quality work and to avoid safety hazards
  • Other duties, as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Welding degree or certification, preferred
  • Between 6-12 months welding experience, required
  • Basic math and computer skills
  • Ability to pass welding test on material in use, required
  • Ability to safely operate equipment (welder, torch, plasma cutter, grinder, material handling equipment), required
  • Ability to operate basic hand/power tools and read measuring devices
  • Ability to distinguish the various thickness and types of material
  • Strong attention to detail and high focus on safety and quality
  • Ability to communicate effectively

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Familiarity with various types of metals and their physical properties and how to work with them
  • Capability of understanding technical plans and drawings
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Maintain accurate work and good levels of concentration
  • Ability to work in a team environment and/or on an individual basis
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Flexible and capable of successfully performing in a fast-paced environment

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are a representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand on their feet for a minimum of eight (8) hours per day; bend, climb, balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and continuously lift and/or move up to 50 pounds or more. Also requires, continuous lifting, kneeling, pulling, bending, etc.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability identify various thickness and types of materials. Sharp vision is needed to view intricate details in work.

Dexterity: Welders must have excellent hand-eye coordination in order to perform complicated physical maneuvers. Great attention to detail is heavily required.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be loud throughout the workday. Safety requirements for this position are safety glasses, hearing protection, and steel-toed work shoes. 


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