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Job Description - Welder/Fabricator – Level 3 (mild and/or stainless steel)

Full Time $26-$30 per hour and up, depending on experience.

Join our outstanding fabrication team! You will weld and fabricate various materials as outlined in engineering specifications and drawings.

Welder/Fabricator Level 1 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Able to weld flat and horizontal with GMAW (MIG), solid, or cored filler material.
  • Fabricate using jigs and fixtures.
  • Understand essential print tolerance per print title block.
  • Basic weld print reading and understanding of how to adjust welding machine settings.
  • Read and follow weld procedures.
  • Able to sand/grind to GK grade B finish.
  • Understands basic AWS weld symbols.
  • Able to read a tape measure to 1/32"

Welder/Fabricator Level 2 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • All competencies from level 1 and able to weld all positions with GMAW (MIG), solid or cored filler material.
  • Fabricate intermediate-level jobs using essential layout tools (tape measures, angle finder, squares, etc.).
  • Proficient in understanding print tolerances, dimensions, and intermediate weld print reading.
  • Ability to adjust welding machine settings for multiple material grades, thicknesses, and filler material types.
  • Read and follow weld procedures.
  • Understanding pre-heat for high-strength steel and ability to operate essential fabrication equipment such as jib crane, sheer, handheld plasma cutter, cutting torch, and other tools.

Welder/Fabricator Level 3 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • All competencies from Level 1 and Level 2, and fabricate advanced level jobs using complex layout techniques.
  • Proficient at understanding and holding tight tolerances and dimensions, including understanding basic GD&T while using advanced straightening techniques.
  • Ability to break large jobs into sub weldments.
  • Advanced complex print reading of large weldments while welding various dissimilar metals. (A514, 4140, etc.)
  • Able to operate all GK fabrication equipment such as jib /overhead crane, rolls, sheer, handheld plasma cutter, cutting torch, tubing bender, etc.
  • Complete tasks independently with no or little supervision.
  • Able to troubleshoot issues and solve complex problems while working directly with engineering to evaluate design changes to increase efficiency and process improvements.
  • Able to provide finishes to GK grade A standards.
  • Assist in training of level 1 and 2 employees.
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