Welding Technician

Montgomery, Alabama
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
Temp to Perm
US$ 16.50 - US$ 17.50 per hour, $16.50 - 17.50 per hour + none
Ref. Number
Hart,Patrick, Spherion
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Job Description

This is a mid-level position that reports to the Welding/Finishing Supervisor, and will be responsible for completing advanced welding requirements for the Welding/Finishing Department.

Essential Job Functions:
- Supporting a work environment where working with co-workers with divergent views are welcomed and solicited, that appreciates and supports the operating philosophy of the company.
- Accepts stock from both internal and external suppliers; operates and maintains welding machinery and tools in an efficient, proper and safe manner.
- With minimum supervision, consistently produces acceptable welds that result in high quality fabricated items well within specified tolerances.
- Selects and uses the proper measuring devices/tools for specified gauging; performs quality checks.
- Performs fit-ups and jig-ups for various machines and parts.
- Correctly reads and understands shop drawings and blueprints.
- Ensures parts are properly fitted together; produces high quality welds, surfaces are smooth, and finishes are bright in appearance.
- Practices quality checking and quality control using measuring devices in addition to "feeling quality" and "sight quality"; minimizes the need for re-work during the next process.
- Uses good safety techniques; keeps safety equipment in good working order and remains responsible for their keeping; has a good safety record.
- Becomes more knowledgeable of materials, welding machinery and techniques and products; reflects proper care and use of machinery and tools.
- Increases knowledge of stock including properties and sizes; sustains/increases production efficiency; decreases waste and maintains good scrap control.

Working hours: 6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Mon-Fri w/ some OT

Minimum Qualifications:
- High school diploma (or G.E.D. equivalency) is required. Technical college experience in welding is beneficial.
- A minimum of 3 years experience as a combination welder and some experience in finishing are required.
- Knowledge of welding and finishing galvanized, stainless and grain materials and reading shop drawings and blueprints are also required.

Call To Action:
- The ideal candidate will sustain an interest in self-development and in the development of others: remains ready, willing and able to learn; approaches work and learning with a positive attitude; displays initiative and perseverance; completes training targets on schedule; assists in the training of others when requested.
- Passionate about the use of good safety techniques, and takes pride in keeping the equipment in good working order.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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