Tank Connection Welder in Galesburg, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/10691154 Position Summary: The Welder works with minimal 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 accessories and tanks. Welds in flat, horizontal, and vertical positions. Identify various metals and alloys such as mild steel, aluminum, and stainless. Use measuring devices and gauges to determine 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 removed slag. Read and follow blue prints to determine 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. Position Requirements Skills and Specifications: Proficient knowledge of welding procedures, practices, symbols, and techniques required to weld and/or fuse metals together. Knowledge and 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. Ability to read and comprehend blue prints and/or sketches. Knowledge and ability to use common measuring instruments and hand tools such as tape measure, level, square, file or rasp. Solid problem-solving skills. Ability to contribute and work in a team environment. Ability to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness to ensure first quality of work. Ability to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with people in 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 competency through Visual & Fillet break or Radiography testing and be able to successfully perform Flux Core, Sub Arc or Gas Metal Arc welds in 1 through 3 Groove 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.