Operate spot or seam welder to join parts by a series of spot welds or continuous seam weld. Work is diversified involving a variety and number of parts where assemblies may be clamped or involve holding jigs to control dimensional requirements.
Determines number of welding points and contact cycles.
Regulates current and set automatic timing devices if used.
Rigs equipment for holding and positioning work.
Changes and dress electrodes.
May work from drawings, specifications, samples and templates.
Inspects finished parts using various types of inspection equipment or tools.
Performs proper handling of parts and materials.
Cross trained in all other areas of spotweld department.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED). One to three months related experience and/or training is preferred. Attend training session for resistance spot welding techniques.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Ability to help redesign fixtures.
Ability to read blueprints.
Knowledge of computers and DataNet.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand. The employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Repetitive use of foot or feet in operating machine controls in required.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.