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We are looking for a Welder with experience to cut and join metals and other materials at our client’s site located in Hagerstown, MD. You will operate appropriate equipment to put together mechanical structures or parts with a great deal of precision. Your job is important as it provides the foundation for strong infrastructure. A welder must be competent in using the required equipment while following all safety precautions. The ideal candidate will have a steady hand and great attention to detail. Knowledge of different kinds of metal and their properties is essential.

Responsibilities

  • Read blueprints and drawings and take or read measurements to plan layout and procedures
  • Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements
  • Set up components for welding according to specifications (e.g. cut material with powered saws to match measurements)
  • Operate angle grinders to prepare the parts that must be welded
  • Align components using calipers, rulers etc. and clamp pieces
  • Weld components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal or overhead)
  • Test and inspect welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws
  • Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety

Skills

  • Proven experience as welder
  • Experience using a variety of welding equipment and procedures (TIG, MMA etc.)
  • Experience in using electrical or manual tools (saws, squares, calipers etc.)
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings
  • Knowledge of relative safety standards and willingness to use protective clothing (face-shield, gloves etc.)
  • Deftness and attention to detail
  • Proficient in English
  • Successful completion of a relevant apprenticeship program is required
  • Professional Certification (e.g. an AWS welding certificate) will be a plus

Requirements

Two to three years of experience as a manufacturing machinist. High school diploma or GED. Excellent communication skills, stable work history and ability to read and interpret blue prints and use of measuring devices. Able to follow routers and basic math skills for calculations.

Physical Requirements

  • Able to stand for entire shift on hard surfaces
  • Must be able to climb, reach, balance, stoop, kneel and crawl without difficulty
  • Appropriate PPE (steel toes shoes/boots and safety glasses)
  • 2+ years of experience preferred (will train the right person with minimal experience)

Hours

6 am to 2:30 pm — Monday through Friday

This is a temp to hire opportunity

Weekly Pay Day on Fridays
Benefits including: Health, Dental, Vision and 40 hours vacation pay

Please call Carol @ 540-664-7224 to do a phone interview.

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