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MIG Welder

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Location: St. Louis/Jefferson County Region
Department: Welding - St. Louis, MO
Listing Date: 2020-11-03
Position: MIG Welder (click here to apply)
Job ID: MIG Welder
Job Type: Full-Time
Education Level: High School or equivalent
Experience Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Mainly MIG welding, must be able to get certified.  Mostly steel and some aluminum. Must be able to read blueprints.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Fits and welds fabricated metal parts to produce standard

products. Is developing full understanding of welding procedures regarding electrode size,

current, arc length and voltage, travel speed and electrode angle. Can set up and adjust

welding equipment accordingly. Works with engineering drawings. Other duties as required.

SKILLS REQUIRED: Prefer experience in MIG welding and machine setup for light gauge

metals (16 gauge to ¼ “). Knowledge of reading and understanding blueprints along with the

ability to convert this knowledge to obtain an efficient product. Requires the use of addition,

subtraction, multiplication, decimals and fractions. Use of standard measuring instruments

normally required to set angles and dimensions within stated welding tolerances. Requires

some judgment to comply with instructions, follow prescribed methods and make minor

decisions as to setups, operations and processes. Just be efficient in use of forklift and

overhead cranes.

EFFORT: Moderate physical exertion requiring a continuity of effort working with average

weight materials and tools, intermittent handling of fairly heavy materials, machine parts and

tools. May involve difficult work positions for brief periods. Maneuvering up to 75 pounds in

weight could be required.

RESPONSIBILITY: Must follow established safety regulations to prevent injury to self and

others. Resulting injuries could cause lost time accidents. Individual must furnish all hand tools

required to do the job, i.e. sockets, wrenches, screwdrivers, etc.