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Position Title:
   Welder

Description Summary

Certified experienced Welder to work in a welding and fabrication company in Grand Bahama.  Must be able to use a variety of welding equipment and perform a variety of welding procedures.  The successful candidate must be safety conscious.  This is an important job as it provides the foundation for a strong infrastructure.


Key Job Duties

  • ·         Must be able to read blueprints and drawings and take or read measurements to plan layout and procedures.
    ·         Must be able to determine the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements
    ·         Must be able to set up components for welding according to specifications (eg. Use appropriate tool to cut material to match measurements)
    ·         Operate angle grinder 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)
    ·         Repair machinery and other components by welding pieces and filling gaps
    ·         Test inspect welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws
    ·         Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety
    ·         Weld pressure vessels

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required skills and experience

Proven working experience as a Welder

  • Experience using a variety of welding equipment and procedures (SMAW, TIG, MMA etc.)
  • Knowledge of different kinds of metal and their properties is essential
  • Experience in welding stainless steel, haselloy, mid steel, cast steel, iron and aluminum welding.
  • Experience in using electrical or manual tools (saws, squares, calipers etc.)
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings.
  • Knowledge of safety standards and willingness to use protective clothing (face-shield, gloves etc.)
  • Have a steady hand and great attention to detail


Desired qualities and attributes

Be a team player

Be organized

Be well groomed and professional 

Be prompt and possess a good sense of time

Have a positive attitude


Educational requirements

Certification as a Welder

High School Diploma or equivalent

10-12 years experience as a welder is a plus

Proficient in English


Physical requirements

The ability to stand and walk for long periods of time and to lift more than 50lbs.

Agility, the ability to bend and hand and finger dexterity.

The ability to work within confined spaces.


Classification

Full-time



This Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.