Pro Staff

Welder

Employer
Location
WINDOM, Minnesota
Posted
Jan 19, 2017
Closes
Feb 28, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
Pro Staff in partnership with FAST Global solutions in Windom, MN have opportunities available for experienced welders. SUMMARY: Is capable of performing a variety of welding functions. The individual should be familiar with and capable of using various types of welding equipment. A welder is also required to perform other miscellaneous tasks, as supervision deems necessary. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Reads and interprets blueprints and machine drawings to determine specific welding requirements. • Welds in flat, horizontal, vertical or overhead positions. • Examines weld for bead size and other specifications. • Repairs broken or cracked parts and fills holes. • Positions and clamps work pieces together or assembles them in jig or fixtures, selects torch, torch tip, filler ford and flux, according to welding chart specifications or type and thickness of material. • Tacks assemblies together, chips off excess weld, slag, and spatter, cleans or de-greases parts. • Performs all necessary maintenance and repair on all equipment used in welding. EDUCATION: Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS: Forklift training certificate or the ability to receive it. SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES REQUIRED: • Ability to read and interpret documents furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, quality manuals and procedure manuals. • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. • Be able to read and interpret blueprints. • Must be able to read a tape measure. • Ability to perform simple shop math, convert decimals to fractional equivalents. • Ability to use weld fillet gauges to ensure proper weld size and interpret tolerances. • Must be able to identify and measure material. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: • Day shift is 8 hours; night shift is 10 hours • Stand-continuously (8-10 hours) • Walk-occasionally (2 hours) • Sit-rarely, very seldom may sit the entire shift • Lift to/from floor-up to 50 lbs. occasionally (components), up to 25 lbs. frequent (components) VISION AND HEARING REQUIRED: • Near vision and depth perception--significant • Far vision--minimal • Hearing sensitivity--minimal PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: hard hat when using bridge crane, welding helmet when welding, eye protection, safety shoes, protective clothing, and ear plugs. EQUIPMENT USED TO PERFORM JOB: MIG welder, plasma cutter, cutting torch, hand grinders, hand-tools, measuring tools, belt sander, forklift, overhead hoist, bridge crane, steel saw horse, broom. If you are interested in learning more about our opportunities, please apply online at prostaff.com or call (507) 832-8028 to speak with a recruiter directly!  Pro Staff, an Atterro Human Capital Group company, offers short-term to long-term projects, temporary to contract-to-hire, or direct placements. With proven expertise in Administrative/Clerical and Light Industrial/Manufacturing backgrounds, Pro Staff matches the right people with the right career opportunities.

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