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Welding Engineer 

About the Organization Butler Weldments is a trusted partner in the manufacturing of fabricated and machined metal products. For over 40 years, our family-owned small business has cultivated strong ties in both the military and commercial sectors, all while focusing on expanding our facilities, industries and scope of work.

We are dedicated to providing our customers with dependable service and personalized solutions, for industry-leading success in their respective fields.

At Butler Weldments, we rally behind the phrase 'Made for More'. The word 'made' supports the type of work that is done at the company. Additionally, the word 'more' stands for the sale, strength and durability of our products. Collectively, 'Made for More' means that we have positioned our team to expand and improve capabilities, facilities and project types.

But it also means something else: This slogan stands for the people involved in the process, and the fact that each individual has a higher calling. At Butler Weldments, there is a culturally shared ideal of trust and integrity. We believe that working here is an opportunity to support our fellow team members, our families and our community.  
Category Production  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Description

The Welding Engineer develops techniques and procedures and applies production equipment and technical knowledge to problems involving the fabrication of metals. Welding Engineers apply their in-depth knowledge of production specifications, properties and characteristics of metals, testing equipment and engineering principles to create efficiencies for the shop, while ensuring our products meet customer specifications.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Promote and adhere to the Core Values and Behavior Code.
  • Conducts research and development investigations to develop and test new fabrication processes.
  • Manages the welder qualification process.
  • Improves existing or develop new welding equipment.
  • Develops new or modify current welding methods, techniques or procedures.
  • Prepares technical reports as a result of research and development and preventive maintenance investigations.
  • Establishes welding procedures to guide production and welding personnel relating to specification restrictions, material processes, pre and post heating requirements involving the use of complex alloys, unusual fabrication methods, and welding of critical joints.
  • Supports the planning process for the construction of weldments with weld join design, process and equipment selection, distortion control and inspection requirements.
  • Coordinates inspection of dimensional and NDT requirements.
  • Identifies opportunities for improvements in quality, cost and / or efficiency.
  • Monitors and measures manufacturing processes to identify ways to reduce loss, decrease time requirements, and / or improve quality.
  • Maintains a regular presence on the shop floor.
  • Ensures adherence to safety rules and practices.
 
Position Requirements

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelors’ Degree Welding Engineering, Welding Engineering Technology with training in Metallurgy, or a Bachelors’ Degree in Materials Engineering with training in metallurgy, welding and welding technology.
  • 5+ years’ experience with fabrication of Steel and Stainless Steel
  • Shop experience as a Fitter, Welder and/or Inspector.
  • AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong understanding of, AWS, ASME and ASTM codes, MIL and ANSI standards.
  • Familiarity with Non-destructive testing: VT, MT, PT, UT.
  • Engineering and Technology - Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Production and Processing - Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Weld symbol and fabrication drawing reading
  • Familiar with metal finishing processes (blasting, painting, etc.).
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills for both internal and external customers.
  • Strong organization and attention to detail.
  • Adaptability and flexibility to shift priorities based on the organizations’ needs.
  • Self-motivated and able to exercise independent judgment and make sound decisions, take ownership/accountability and operate with minimal supervision.
  • Integrity and professionalism are essential.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

This full-time position operates in a production environment. Physical effort consists of frequent handling of light to average weight tools or materials, some handling of heavy weights, some pulling, pushing. The employee must be able to lift and move items up to 30 pounds. Work performed requires constant alertness and activity, good eye/hand coordination and concentrated mental and visual attention.

 
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.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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