Welder 2 (3rd Shift)
- St Joseph, MO, USA
- Job Posting Date: 22-July-2021
- Department: Manufacturing
For over 100 years, BlueScope continues to build on our reputation of quality brands and products, leading technology and a customer-first spirit. Through our global brands, we are one of the largest manufacturers of building solutions in the world. Our diverse, bright and inspired workforce is committed to bettering the communities we serve through breakthrough thinking and innovations. Your goals, ideas and perspective can help shape our future – we look forward to hearing them!
$$$3000 Sign on Bonus$$$
Under limited supervision, the Welder 2 independently operates and proficiently processes complex level work. Welder 2 joins, fabricates, and repairs metal and other weldable material by applying appropriate welding techniques and operating welding equipment. Welders interpret blueprints, specifications, drawings or schematics to determine appropriate welding
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
- Complying with all safety, environmental, quality, and core policies as well as contributing to the company's Zero Harm and Zero Defects commitment
- Position, align, fit, and weld parts to form complete units or sub units, following blueprints and layout specifications using jigs, welding torches, and hand tools.
- Verify conformance of work pieces to specifications and to determine structural soundness.
- Review engineering drawings and blueprints to determine material requirements and task sequences.
- Works on complex level work, including special projects, fabricates fixtures and jigs, job site repairs, etc.
- Layouts material and sets up for automated devices or robotic welding.
- Provides training and mentoring to new Welders.
- Actively participates in continuous improvement and corrective action activities. 10% of job
- Perform housekeeping, 5-S, and other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education & Experience Qualifications
- High School diploma or equivalent, or ACT WorkKeys Assessment at certified job profile skill level
- 3+ years of welding related experience
Preferred Education & Experience Qualifications
- AWS D.1.1 Welder Certification
- 1-year certificate from a technical school
- 5+ years of welding related experience
Technical Skills & Competencies
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to successfully pass AWS D.1.1 welder certification test
- Good mechanical and trouble shooting skills
- Ability to accurately use measuring devices to perform inspections on finished products
- Understanding of blueprints/drawings and the ability to interpret and apply design aspects to current projects
The preceding job responsibilities and tasks were designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates in this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all job duties and responsibilities required of associates assigned to this job. Associates may be required to perform other duties as assigned. Additional job competencies, individual goals, and performance measurements are set at the department level.
The benefits are just as rewarding as the work at BlueScope. To support our goal, we offer a total compensation plan and an outstanding benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, short and long term disability, paid time off, and retirement.
EEO Employer/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veteran
BlueScope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status, as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.