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Welder (Single Hand)

Company: Bilfinger Inc.
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:
This position will permanently join metal parts, such as pipe or metal plates as specified by layout, blueprints, work orders, welding procedures or oral instructions through the application of heat or electric arc-welding equipment. This is accomplished by performing the following essential duties and responsibilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Safety is a priority, employee must understand construction risks and bring them to the attention of their supervisor.
  • Selects equipment and plans layout, assembly, and welding, applying knowledge of geometry, physical properties of metal machining weld shrinkage, and welding techniques.
  • Welds components in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions.
  • Bolts, clamps, and tack welds parts to secure in position for welding.
  • Sets up equipment and welds parts using arc, gas shielding arc, automatic wire feed, or gas welding equipment.
  • May repair products by dismantling, straightening, reshaping, and reassembling parts using cutting torch and hand tools.
  • Operates cutting equipment including torches and various power and hand tools.
  • Determines required equipment and welding method, applying knowledge of metallurgy, geometry, and welding techniques.
  • Removes slag and rough spots with a portable grinder, file, or scraper.
  • Welds pipe and pipe assembly components of all kinds, sizes, and alloys, such as carbon steel and stainless steel using GTAW (TIG) and SMAW (Stick Rod) welding procedures.
  • Inspects and maintains gas equipment, including changing gauges, repairing hoses, etc.
  • Disconnects, removes, replaces, and connects oxygen and acetylene bottles.
  • Works with different types and sizes of materials.
  • Must be able to TIG and stick weld on stainless and/or carbon (pipe size and material welded varies per site).
  • Test and inspect welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws.
  • Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements.
  • Read blueprints and drawings and take or read measurements to plan layout and procedures.
  • Load, transport, and unload tools, equipment, and supplies.
  • Assist in lifting, positioning, and securing of material and work pieces during assembly.
  • Perform minor maintenance of cleaning activities of tools and equipment.
  • Observe and comply with all safety and project rules.
  • Perform other duties as requested.


    Basic Qualifications:

    • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in welding carbon and stainless.
    • Must pass weld test as determined per site requirements.
    • Must be proficient in reading blueprint and isometric drawings.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication and listening skills required.
    • Willingness to travel.
    • Must wear PPE in designated areas.
    • Must be able to work at heights.
    • Must be able to work under pressure.
    • Must be able to work individually and in a team.
    • Must be able to perform the essential physical requirements listed below in harsh and/or stressful conditions.


      Physical Requirements:

      • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs.
      • Ability to reach with arms and use tools above/over the head.
      • Ability to perform repetitive movements.
      • Ability to use hands to grasp.
      • Ability to stand (for extended periods of time), walk, stoop, kneel, squat, crawl, and twist.
      • Ability to sit, balance and climb ladders, scaffolds, and other objects.
      • Ability to carry tools.
      • Ability to move in and around confined and cluttered places and uneven areas.
      • Ability to work up to a 12-hour shift in all weather and temperature extremes.
      • Vision adequate to perform all required tasks.

Keywords: Bilfinger Inc., Lafayette , Welder (Single Hand), Other , Lafayette, Indiana

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