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Krista Hayes

702 2nd Ave SE
Dodge Center MN, 55927
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2nd Shift/ Weekend Shift | Dodge Center, Minnesota
Nature of Work
Responsible for safe operation of welding equipment. The welder will adjust, set and measure for proper length or dimensions of desired product.
Working Conditions

The welder may be required to lift and carry objects weighing 75-100 pounds, and occasionally stoop, kneel, or crouch in awkward positions. The welder is required, but is not limited, to wear leather gloves, sleeves, and a welding helmet during welding operations. Standing or walking comprises 90-95% of a normal work day. The welder generally works eight-hour shifts, ten-hour shifts or twelve-hour shifts, dependent upon the shift the welder is assigned to, though longer shifts may be common.

1st Shift: Monday-Thursday 6:00am - 4:30pm

2nd Shift: Monday-Thursday 4:45pm - 3:15am

Weekend Shift: Saturday - Monday 5:00pm - 5:00am  Once a welder logs 36 hours of work for the week they will be paid for 40 hours. Overtime will begin at the 36th hour worked.

Please note what shifts you'd be interested in working in the message section at the bottom of this page.

Duties/ Responsibilities
  •  Lays out, positions, and secures parts and assemblies according to specifications, using straightedge, combination square, calipers, and ruler
  •  Tack-welds or welds components and assemblies, using electric, gas, arc, or other welding equipment
  •  Cuts workpiece, using powered saws, hand shears, chipping knife, hand plasma, or oxyfuel
  •  Melts lead bar, wire, or scrap to add lead to joint or to extrude melted scrap into reusable form
  •  Observes tests on welded surfaces for dimension tolerance to evaluate weld quality and conformance to specifications
  •  Inspects grooves, angles, or gap allowances, using micrometer, caliper, and precision measuring instruments
  •  Removes rough spots from workpiece using portable grinder, hand file, or scraper
  •  Welds components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions
  •  Heats, forms, and dresses metal parts, using hand tools, torch, or arc welding equipment
  •  Ignites torch and adjusts valves, amperage, or voltage to obtain desired flame or arc
  •  Analyzes engineering drawings and specifications to plan layout, assembly, and welding operations
  •  Develops templates and other work aids to hold and align parts
  •  Determines required equipment and welding method, applying knowledge of metallurgy, geometry, and welding techniques
  •  Debur parts as needed
  •  Keep work area, tools and equipment neat, organized, and clean
  •  Must be able to understand, operate and adjust welding machine according to material being used to achieve proper weld
  •  Knowledge of steel products
  •  Ability to troubleshoot, work well independently, and as a team
  •  CNC Machine experience preferred but not required
  •  High School diploma or equivalent
  •  Must be able to read, write, and communicate in fluent English
  •  Ability to use measuring tools, read, and interpret blueprints
  •  Understand and able to print weld symbols

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