HireLevel powered by Extra Help is seeking a Welder/Fabricator for a client in Mt. Vernon, IL. The ideal candidate will have experience MIG and TIG welding in a machine shop.
Job Title: Welder/Fabricator
Location: Mt. Vernon, IL
Compensation: $16-18 an hour based on experience
Shift: 2nd shift openings
Similar Positions: Mig Welding, Tig Welding, Machine Ship, Fabricating
Job Description for Welder/Fabricator:
Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments, using processes such as gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc, shielded metal arc, resistance welding, and submerged arc welding.
Must be able to read tape measures and blueprints as needed.
Monitoring the fitting, burning, and welding processes to avoid overheating of parts or warping, shrinking, distortion, or expansion material.
Ability to weld 10 gauge to 1 plate
Detect faulty operation of equipment and/or defective materials and notify supervisors.
Weld components in flat, vertical or overhead positions.
Maintain and secure work tools.
Turn off and lock out equipment when not in use.
Job Requirements for Welder/Fabricator:
Safety Conscience and must be able to demonstrate professional demeanor
Previous work-related experience beneficial
Must be able to work 12 hour shifts and overtime hours
Must meet requirements for background and drug testing policies
Education Required for the Welder/Fabricator position:
Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required. This is normally acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent.
Ability to read and interpret diagrams, blueprints and assembly prints.
Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment. Work involves frequent lifting of materials up to 50 pounds. Machinery and tool operation requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to; eye safety glasses, hearing protectors, steel-toe boots, welding helmets, long-sleeved nonflammable shirts. Loose fitting clothes and jewelry should not be worn.
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