The Fabrication Welder must possess the knowledge and skill to perform the assembly of truck bodies and parts to exact customer tolerances and operating requirements.
DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Assemble truck body parts, includes bolting, cutting, welding, drilling and other techniques for mounting and building equipment.
Ability to assemble parts and special equipment for truck body design.
Assemble custom made and build products to meet vehicle specifications.
Responsible for verifying all line items have been completed on the work order.
Perform a quality visual inspection of the body.
Possess knowledge of assembly process to limit scrap materials.
Possess an understanding and exercise extreme care during the operation and movement of large parts while using the company lifting systems.
Must comply with the company s safety policies and clean initiative standards.
OTHER FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be preformed 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 applicable Federal and State laws.
Intermediate level of knowledge with the operation of welding equipment, gases and materials.
Ability to read and interpret instructions, specifications, etc. (including blueprint reading).
Understand the welding properties and perform critical welding, soldering, and cutting operations on ferrous and nonferrous metals.
Properly complete both vertical and horizontal welding operations for strengthening purposes.
Able to perform quality, critical welds and pass the critical welding tests on a continuous basis.
Able to mig weld and flux core weld clean horizontal, downhill and overhead passes.
Able to use a cutting torch, plasma cutter and electrical / power tools correctly.
Must have adequate tools to complete assigned duties.
Must pass a physical, drug test, and criminal background check prior to employment.
Automotive experience is helpful.
AWS certification recommend obtaining.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Requires working on hard floor sitting, walking, standing, laying, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and stooping.
Requires the ability to lift 50 pounds regularly with occasional lifting to upwards of 75 pounds.
Requires passing the annual respiratory fit testing and spirometry (medical evaluation) testing.
Requires wearing respiratory protection and following all applicable policies related to OSHA requirements.