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Tracking Code UIC Construction, LLC
Job Code 21-0839
Posting Title Welder
Post Date 6/10/2021
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
City Eek
State AK
Description SUMMARY:
Use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
• Operate safety equipment and use safe work habits.
• Lay out, position, align, and secure parts and assemblies prior to assembly, using straightedges, combination squares, calipers, and rulers.
• Examine work pieces for defects and measure work pieces with straightedges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications.
• Recognize, set up, and operate hand and power tools common to the welding trade, such as shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment.
• Weld separately or in combination, using aluminum, stainless steel, cast iron, and other alloys.
• Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolt component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding.
• Select and install torches, torch tips, filler rods, and flux, according to welding chart specifications or types and thicknesses of metals.
• Ignite torches or start power supplies and strike arcs by touching electrodes to metals being welded, completing electrical circuits.
• Connect and turn regulator valves to activate and adjust gas flow and pressure so that desired flames are obtained.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Knowledge of the welding process and equipment.
• Ability to weld vertical, flat, and overhead welds with a good penetration and a quality appearance.
• Ability to operate a plasma cutter and acetylene torches.
• Good communications skills relative to supervisor and other related departments.
• Math skills including fractions and angles.
• Ability to read tape measures and angle finders.
• Ability to read blueprint drawings and cut lists.
• Ability to lift 50 pounds.
• Physical ability to work and weld in awkward positions such as kneeling, lying down, and overhead.
• Ability to climb and work from a ladder.
• Ability to operate various shop tools including power and manually operated wrenches.
Requirements REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
• Experience: 1 to 3 years welding related experience and /or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
• Walk, stand on concrete floor, asphalt in works yard
• Bend, stoop, crouch, kneel and crawl to repair and fabricate
• Reach below, at and above shoulder height to repair and fabricate
• Insert hand(s) into confined areas to repair and fabricate
• Hand, power and air tool use is required
• Welders need good eyesight, hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.
• Climb, stand and balance on ladders or the vehicles and equipment to perform repair or
• fabrication
• Work above shoulders in cervical extension from a stand, bend, stoop, crouch, kneel to perform repair or fabrication
• Work under vehicles and equipment to make repair or fabrication
• Operate hand controls on one-ton jib crane
• Weld and use cutting torches in poorly ventilated Welding Shop

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and extreme heat.
• The noise level in the work environment can be loud
• Safety requirements for this position are safety glasses, hearing protection and steel-toed work boots.
• Welders may work alone or as a part of a team in a plant or when performing work on construction or maintenance projects.
• To prevent burns and eye injuries, welders wear protective clothing, goggles and helmets.
• They may have to withstand loud noise and vibration.
• Welders normally work both inside and outside.
  • UIC and its Family of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.
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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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