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Welder

New Orleans, LA

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Description

Are you an experienced Welder? Looking to get into a shop and out of the elements?

Are you looking for unparalleled opportunity with career advancement?

Are you a self-starter looking for a forward-thinking company focused on continuous growth?

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Locally owned Global company looking for Structural Welder for shop in Waggaman, LA to handle fabrication of stairs, platforms, handrails and guardrails. 

Responsibilities

  • Read and interpret specifications and blueprints
  • Perform simple to highly complex fitting and welding assignments according to blueprints and layout specifications
  • Gather materials, set up welding equipment
  • Lay-out, measure, position, align, and fit into place
  • Perform GMAW welding function in all positions
  • Use jigs and fixtures
  • Check and inspect welds according to specifications
  • Move material to next station or to store
  • Perform general housekeeping/clean up in assigned area
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • High School diploma, GED Equivalent, or Vocational School diploma
  • Must be able to read and follow structural drawings
  • Must be able to set up and operate GMAW equipment
  • Ability to work in and maintain a safe work environment
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using units of US currency, weight, measurement, volume, and distance
  • Knowledge of all equipment and tools necessary to perform the duties required of a structural fitter
  • Ability to operate material handling equipment to move and align materials
  • Must be able to inspect finished welds to meet Quality Standards
  • Must be able to perform the essential job requirements identified in the Functional Job Description for this position, including the ability to lift and move 50 lbs

Desire Qualifications

  • Experience working with the following equipment: MIG welding equipment, hand grinder, measuring tools, burning equipment, hammers, material handling equipment, saws, and other fabrication equipment
  • Candidates will be required to pass a written fitter assessment and practical fitting/welding test

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