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Prescient Co Inc. Structural Welder 2nd Shift in Arvada, Colorado

2nd Shift - M-TH 4:30pm to 1:00am, FR 2:30pm to 11:00pmOverview/Objective Summary:The Structural Welder is responsible for the proper, productive, and safewelding of foundation plates, hangers, brackets, and other structuralmembers and welding them to beams and posts.Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Produces components of welding parts and subassemblies. Wear the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including weldinghelmet, respirator, weld gloves, weld sleeves, weld bibs or weldoveralls, safety glasses, steel toed boots and hearing protection. Determine required equipment and welding methods via established workprocedures including the Prescient Welding Procedure Specification and applyproper welding techniques required for Structural Welding per AWSD1.1/D1.1M:2010 Structural Welding Code-Steel. Operate manual orsemi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments, using processessuch as, gas metal arc, within the parameters outlined in work procedures.Set up of welding equipment is accomplished via referencing the PrescientWelding Procedure Specification which outlines the proper settings for theequipment Lay out, position, align, and secure parts and assemblies prior toassembly/tacking and or welding using prescribed fixtures and proper workprocedures as defined by the area leadman, supervisor and either writtenprocedure or Digital Manufacturing Order (DMO). Recognize, set up, and operate hand and power tools common to thewelding trade, such as gas metal arc welding equipment. Examine work pieces for defects and measure work pieces with straightedgesor templates to ensure conformance with specifications. Monitor welding processes to avoid overheating of parts or warping,shrinking, distortion, or expansion of material. Brush welds as required to facilitate Certified Weld Inspector (CWI)inspection and repair welds as directed by the CWI. Spray the welds with galv spray as required. Detect faulty operation of equipment or defective materials and notifysupervisors. Mark or tag material with proper job number, piece marks, and otheridentifying marks as required. Position and secure work-pieces using hoists, cranes, fixtures, and jigs. Chip or grind off excess weld, slag, or spatter, using hand scrapersor power chippers, portable grinders, or arc-cutting.Other Duties/Responsibilities: Perform other duties as assigned by a supervisor, including work in otherproduction areas.Supervisory Responsibilities:This position has no supervisory responsibilities.Work Environment:This position operates in a plant environment.Machinery operation requires the use of safety equipment to include but notlimited to; eye safety glasses, hearing protectors, steel toed workboots, welding hood, respirators, welding gloves, sleeves and otherPPE as required to weld safety. Loose fitting clothes and jewelry are notpermitted.Position Type:This is a full time, non-exempt level positions. Hours are dependent on theshift worked.Physical Demands:The employee is frequently required to use hands to handle or feel objects,tools, or controls and to climb or balance. The employee is required towalk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, and talk and hear.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision,peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.Other requirements include: Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 lbs. Must be able to push and pull a maximum force of 50 lbs. Must be able to work proficiently with hands and wrists and be able tograsp objects Must be able to stand and walk for up to 12 hours Must be able to recognize, set up, and operate hand and power tools Must be able to operate machinery and be able to operate foot controls onequipment.The physical demands described here are representative of those that must bemet by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of thisjob.Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain acomprehensive listing