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Welder

1st Shift, Cheektowaga, NY, Full-Time, $19-30/hour (BOE)

Job Summary

Works from a job traveler to fabricate and weld components to produce quality compliant products, while meeting departmental performance standards, customer specifications and delivery requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Using MIG and/or TIG, weld components together according to blueprints.
  • Check and verify part numbers prior to assembly of product to customer specifications.
  • Accurately measure and lay out locations for welded components.
  • Adjust welding as needed to accommodate varying thicknesses of steel.

Non-Essential Duties

  • Operate grinder, drill, band saw, torch and crane as assigned.
  • Complete and maintain all required paperwork, records, documentation, etc. including accurately completing daily labor card and submitting at conclusion of shift.
  • Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations.
  • Maintain departmental housekeeping standards.
  • Assist in training new employees in safe and efficient use of fabricating and welding methods.
  • Notify supervisor of part shortages before the part runs out.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Reads and accurately interprets blueprints at an advanced level.
  • Able to learn operations of multiple jigs/fixtures within a job area and must be able to regularly rotate jobs to meet schedules.
  • Skill level includes MIG, TIG and pipe welding capabilities as outlined in attached level breakdown.
  • Must work at a reasonable pace (measured by production efficiency) and within quality standards to insure timely completion. 
  • Able to follow directions and perform repetitive tasks.
  • Ability to understand and carry out detailed written and oral instructions.

Experience and Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • 2-4 years previous welding experience with non-structural components.
  • Must successfully complete in-house welding test.

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