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Welder / Fabricator

Company: RP Adams
Location: Tonawanda
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

*OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB*

Fabricates, assembles, installs and welds metal components according to layout plans and blueprints. Assembles and installs pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.

*ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS*

- Welds metal parts together, using both gas welding or brazing and any combination of arc welding processes

- Repairs broken or cracked parts, fills holes, and increases size of metal parts

- Positions and clamps together components of fabricated metal products preparatory to welding

- Locates and marks bending and cutting lines onto work piece

- Operates fabricating machines, such as brakes, rolls, shears, flame cutters, and drill presses

- Hammers, chips, and grinds work piece to cut, bend, and straighten metal

- Preheats work pieces, using hand torch or furnace

- Designs and constructs templates and fixtures

- Verifies conformance of work piece to specifications, using square, ruler, and measuring tape

- Fabricates and assembles sheet metal products

- May set up and operate machine tools associated with fabricating shops, such as radial drill press, end mill, and edge planer

- Reads blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures

- May assemble and install equipment, such as shafting, conveyors, and tram rails, using hand tools and power tools

- Aligns machine components and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, and plumb bobs

- Assembles machine components and bolts, welds, rivets, or otherwise fastens them to foundation or other structures, using hand tools and power tools

- May operate engine lathe to grind, file, and turn machine parts to dimensional specifications

- May cut, thread, bend, assemble, install and connect a variety of metal and non-metal pipes, tubes, and fittings, including iron, steel, copper, and plastic

- Secures pipes to structure with brackets, clamps, and hangers, using hand tools and power tools

*EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE AND/OR TRAINING*

- High School diploma or GED required

- Minimum 2 years experienced required

- Welding /ability to pass Pulse MIG Hardwire, 2G -" Thick Plate, TIG and Small Diameter Pipe weld tests

- Ability to read blueprints

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Shift:
* 8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:
If in person interview masks are required, temperature check will be completed and a Covid survey will be conducted.

Experience:
* Welding: 2 years (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: RP Adams, Tonawanda , Welder / Fabricator, Other , Tonawanda, New York

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