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.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Determine number of welding points and contact cycles.
Regulate current and set automatic timing devices if used.
Rig equipment for hold and positioning work.
Change and dress electrodes.
May work from drawings, specification, samples and templates.
Use rule, square and fixed gauges.
Instructions given on procedures and work is subject to process and final inspection.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.
Dependability: Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Organizational Support: Follows policies and procedures; supports organization’s goals and values.
Professionalism: Approaches others in tactful manner; reacts well under pressure treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
Safety/Security: Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly; maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that gets along with customers, clients, co-workers and supervisors.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED). One to three months related experience and/or training is preferred. Experience with air feed, roll feed, and secondary operations, and the ability to do fast setups within the department is preferred.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals written in English. Ability to write routing reports and correspondence in English. Ability to speak effectively in English before groups.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to understand and convert to metric. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Must be able to read blueprints. Should be familiar with inspection equipment such as vernier and micrometer.
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 regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel or crouch; and talk or hear. 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 more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to adjust focus.
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. The noise level in the work environment is moderately loud.