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Position Summary: The Fitter-Welder works with little or no instruction to perform a variety of welding processes and methods to weld all types of metals and alloys of various shapes, sizes, and thicknesses as needed for projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Use a variety of welding processes and methods to weld all types of metals to perform complete part fabrication in compliance with company quality standards.
  • Complete fit-up of structure, pipe, accessories, and tanks.
  • Specialized in fit-up, the weld of the more difficult projects and first-time projects.
  • Welds in flat, horizontal, and vertical positions.
  • Trains and mentors others.
  • Identify various metals and alloys such as mild & high strength steel, aluminum, and stainless as well as identify structural shapes.
  • Use measuring devices and gauges to determine the thickness and size of metal.
  • Use oxygen/acetylene torch for cutting metals.
  • Use grinder and other hand or power tools required to grind, bevel, or fit metals together, and remove slag.
  • Read and follow blueprints to determine the structure or fit of parts that are being welded and are in compliance with the Method of Production Standard.
  • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean orderly condition and follow prescribed safety procedures.
  • Knowledge of MOP and SWI.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements

Skills and Specifications:

  • Expert knowledge of welding procedures, practices, symbols, and techniques required to weld and/or fuse metals together.
  • Skilled ability to use hand and power tools associated with welding, such as chipping hammer, grinder, arc welder, and oxygen/acetylene torch including setup or connection of hoses, cords, and regulators.
  • Accomplished ability to read and comprehend blueprints and/or sketches.
  • Knowledge and ability to use common measuring instruments and hand tools such as tape measure, level, square, file or rasp.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Solid problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to contribute and work in a team environment.
  • Ability to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness to ensure the first quality of work.
  • Ability to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with people in the course of work.
  • Willingness to work additional hours in order to meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to safely operate a forklift.

Education and Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Certification from a trade or welding institute is preferred.
  • Must demonstrate welding proficiencies through Visual & Fillet break or Radiography testing and be able to successfully perform Flux Core, Sub Arc, Tungsten Inert Gas or Gas Metal Arc welds in 1 through 6 Groove positions as well as welds in the 1 through 2 Fillet positions.

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is continually required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop, kneel, and crouch. The employee is occasionally required to crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Limitations and Disclaimer:

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the position. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Position Fitter-Welder  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location TC - Oswego  
About the Organization  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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