Welder - Fabricator
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To fit, join, fabricate and repair steel and other metallic material by applying appropriate fabrication and welding techniques, in accordance with production requirements and schedules.
Duties and Responsibilities
To performs all fabrication and welding tasks and finishing processes
To read work orders and manufacturing standards, follows production drawings and assembly instructions, or receives verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed.
To study engineered drawings and blueprints, determine the materials required, and plan the sequence of fabrication and welding tasks.
To assemble and fit steel sections to form complete units or subunits using tact tack welding and other fabrication methods.
To set up and operate heavy duty metal working machines including torches, drills, dye grinder, grinders, hammers, levels, plasma cutters, and overhead cranes.
To rig, hoist, and move materials within the factory.
To understand all quality requirements for products and jobs and to meet those requirements to specified standard.
To make adjustments to meet precise specifications.
To detect and report defective material to supervisor.
To complete any special projects as required.
To ensure accurate and timely completion of all production and quality documentation
To report any real or potential safety/health hazard, accidents or near misses to the Supervisor.
To conduct daily inspections of the work area and to maintain a tidy work environment at all times.
To take responsibility for all tooling and equipment that is made available for use and to ensure that any defects, real or potential are reported to the supervisor.
To comply with the company’s site rules and procedures at all times.
To comply with the company’s Health & Safety Policy and use of PPE at all times.
To comply with the requirements of the Integrated Quality, Environmental and Health & Safety Management system at all times (ISO).
Any other reasonable duties which may be assigned to you by your supervisor or manager.
4 years previous experience in a similar position.
Must be able to work in a fast paced, quality production environment.
Able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, assembly, operating and maintenance instructions, blueprints, technical drawings and procedural manuals.
Strong fabrication and mechanical skills.
Previous experience of solid wire MIG/MAG welding of steel ≥6mm thick.
Trade training or Certification in Welding, Mechanics, or a related technical discipline.
Previous experience of flux cored MIG/MAG welding of steel ≥6mm thick.
Excellent hand to eye co-ordination
Ability to work with a high level of accuracy
Concentration and focus
Ability to work unsupervised
Ability to understand technical plans and drawings
Mathematical ability to work out measurements
Ability to solve problems
Quality oriented and an ability to make sound judgments
Ability to work in a teamwork friendly environment