Keywords: Welding,Welding Fabrication,Fabrication,ARC Welder,TIG,Gas Welding,metal welder,welder,TIG Welder,TIG ARC Welder
MAJOR FUNCTIONS Carries out container repairs and conversion as per customer requirements or IICL5. Uses hand welding and flame-cutting equipment to weld together metal components and parts or to cut, trim, or scarf metal objects to dimensions, as specified by layouts, work orders, or blueprints. Welds metal parts or components together, using brazing, gas, or arc welding equipment. Guides electrodes or torch along weld line at specified speed and angle to weld, melt, cut, or trim metal. Reviews layouts, blueprints, diagrams, or work orders in preparation for welding or cutting metal components. Selects and inserts electrode or gas nozzle into holder and connects hoses and cables to obtain gas or specified amperage, voltage, or polarity. Selects and installs torch, torch tip, filler rod, and flux, according to welding chart specifications or type and thickness of metal. Connects and turns regulator valves to activate and adjust gas flow and pressure to obtain desired flame. Ignites torch or starts power supply and strikes arc. Repairs broken or cracked parts, fills holes and increases size of metal parts, using welding equipment. Preheats work piece, using hand torch or heating furnace. Welds in flat, horizontal, vertical or overhead position. Positions work pieces and clamps together or assembles in jigs or fixtures. Chips or grinds off excess weld, slag, or spatter, using hand scraper or power chipper, portable grinder, or arc-cutting equipment. Inspects finished work piece for conformance to specification. Cleans or degreases parts, using wire brush, portable grinder, or chemical bath.