Local company looking for a welder. Will weld together metal components of our products. Will complete daily housekeeping duties to ensure a clean safe work area. Read and interpret blueprints and weld symbols. Operate fork trucks to gather and deliver piece parts or weldments. Lay out, fit, and spot welds fabricated components. Will weld carbon steel, stainless steel, and galvanized material with electric arc-welding equipment.Duties and responsibilities include:Excellent attendance/reliability and willing to work overtime when necessary.Use proper Personal Protective Equipment (PP E).Responsible for quality of parts you produce and responsible for reporting any nonconforming parts to Supervisor.Maintain good working relationship with fellow associates.Recommend proposals for improving products, processes, systems, productivity, and work environment.Responsible for following lockout/tagout procedure.Participate in required OSHA training and other safety training as required.Perform work within labor standards for job assignments.Follow established procedures for accurate inventory control.Operates manufacturing computer system in relation to shop orders and time card data entry.Read and interprets blueprints.Spot welds parts to print. Lays out, positions, aligns and fits components together. Bolts, clamps, and tack-welds parts to secure in position for welding. performs daily maintenance on sport welders to ensure proper performance.Operates LP and/or electric fork truck(s) to gather parts for weldments and to deliver finished weldments, when necessary.Threads consumable electrode wire through portable welding gun.Obtains specified electrode and inserts electrode into portable holder or threads consumable electrode wire through portable welding gun.Connects cables from welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, slope, and pules as specified by Welding Engineer or Welding Technician.Starts power supply to produce electric current.Strikes arc which generates heat to melt and deposit metal from electrode to work piece and join edges of work piece.Manually guides electrode or gun along weld line, maintain length of arc and speed of movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead, judged from color or metal, sound of weld, and size of molten puddle.Welds in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions.Examines weld for bead size and other specifications.Applies filler rod manually to supply weld metal.Cleans or degreases weld joint or work piece.Repairs broken or cracked parts and fills holes.Prepares broken parts for welding by grooving or scarfing surfaces.Chips off excess weld, slag, and spatter.Positions and clamps work pieces together or assembles them in jig or fixture.Tacks assemblies together.Maintains acceptable direct labor hours and efficiency percentages.