Welder / Fitter - Second Shift

Walton Hills, OH

 

The Fitter/Welder is responsible for fabricating, hand-welding, flame-cutting and/or preheating material to weld or join metal components and to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reads and interprets blueprints and/or drawings to determine the specific fit-up and welding requirements.
  • Operates forklifts and overhead cranes to handle and move materials
  • Obtains required configurations and positions for welding such as clamping, holding, tack-welding, heat-bending, grinding and/or bolting component parts.
  • Chips or grinds off excess weld, slag, or spatter, using hand scrapers or power chippers, portable grinders, or arc-cutting equipment.
  • Removes rough spots from work pieces, using portable grinders or scrapers.
  • Welds components in flat or vertical positions.
  • Adheres to blueprints or diagrams related to welding projects.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Experience and Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or two years equivalent combination of education and experience.

Competencies:

  • Attendance – Consistently arrives to work and is on time.
  • Active Listening - Gives full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made and asks questions as appropriate.
  • Equipment Selection - Determines the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Mathematics - Uses mathematics to solve problems.
  • Reading Comprehension – Understands blueprints and/or drawings. Understands written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Time Management - Uses time effectively and efficiently. Manages time well so that attention can be applied to different activities during the day, ranging from the simplest to the most complex.
  • Safety Focus – Adheres to all workplace and trade safety laws, regulations, standards, and practices. Performs work in a safe manner at all times. Checks for and reports potential hazards while in the workplace. Responds positively to safety-oriented feedback.

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. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, and crouching all day. The employee must be able to lift, push, pull, and/or move up to 50 pounds. Anything over 50 pounds will be moved with a forklift or overhead crane. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:  

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to power tools and will need personal protective equipment. The employee will be in a well-lighted, heated indoor shop environment with adequate ventilation.