Welder

  • Company:
    MacDon
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Skilled Labor

PURPOSE and SCOPE:A Welder at MacDon Industries welds formed, raw material into complete welds, or sub-welds for production by taking multiple parts and assembling them into the welding jig, and then MIG welds these parts together. Responsibilities: Welds formed, raw material into complete welds, or sub-welds for production by taking multiple parts and assembling them into the welding jig, and then MIG welds these parts together. Make adjustment of voltage and amperage that may be necessary. Work from specifications, drawings, prints and welding symbols, shop work orders, and/or verbal instructions. Use prints to obtain weld sizes, amount of weld, and placement if specified or required. Use of anti-splatter spray as required and smoke extractor equipment on all welding applications. Position and clamp parts in fixtures. Operate Overhead Bridge Cranes/Jib Crane. Chip, clean, grind, and sand welds. Operate plasma cutting torch. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Successful completion of all MacDon pre-screening assessments including the MacDon Welding Test. Secondary school (high school diploma or equivalent). Welding Certificate is an asset. Must be experienced and have full knowledge of operation of oxygen and acetylene cutting equipment, as well as the safety knowledge required. Experience with MIG Welding. 2-3 years welding experience required. Experience working in a manufacturing setting. Clear communication (understanding written and verbal cues) Organizational and time management skills. Demonstrated ability to meet the following physical Requirements: Physically able to lift up to 47 pounds. Refer to the MacDon Safety Manual. Physically able to twist and bend frequently. Physically able to walk and/or stand for eight hours. Maintain a good attendance record and comply with company rules and regulations. Work in a safe and responsible manner. Perform repetitive tasks following a prescribed routine. Know and understand the WHMIS labeling system. Able to do shift work (rotating shifts). Working Conditions (may have exposure to): Extreme temperatures (heat/cold). High noise levels. Fumes, vapors, and gases.