Fitter Welder

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Advanced Tower Components is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Fitter Welder position in its Salem, OR location. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will weld metal components together to fabricate or repair products according to layouts, blueprints, or work orders using brazing and a variety of arc and gas welding equipment. A thorough knowledge of welding procedures and practices are essential to ensure the quality of the product. 

Primary duties and responsibilities:

  • Lay out, align and assemble fabricated metal products used in tower components, and other structures
  • Work from blueprints and layouts to accurately fit structural parts or components together in shop in preparation to welding.
  • Assemble components and determine whether processing specifications have been met prior to erection by workers at construction site.
  • Perform repetitive types of assembling operations according to procedures established by others; and use hand tools and measuring devices in the performance of work
  • Fuse (weld) metal structural components together by means of arc welding using one process in the fabrication of steel tower components, and other structures
  • Perform welding operations requiring a limited amount of planning and laying out of work from blueprints or other written specifications, and determine operation sequence
  • Lay out guidelines or marks on metal parts and cut metal with a cutting torch
  • Move material using a forklift and gather parts and materials to complete the project
  • Perform other duties as directed by leaders and management
  • Actively participate in department safety, demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors which conform to all ATC safety policies and procedures

Required Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of an internal weld test
  • Working knowledge of fixture and weld setup parameters (amps, volts, etc.)
  • Knowledge of welding properties of a variety of metals
  • The ability to read and interpret blueprints to properly fit all products
  • The ability to set up work and determine operation sequence
  • The ability to calculate formulas using basic mathematics and standard U.S. and Metric Measurements
  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • At the end of 90 Calendar days the candidate must be able to maintain an acceptable level of production, quality and attendance as determined by Management.
  • Must be able to successfully cross train employees to increase production

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Graduation from an accredited trade school for welding
  • 2 years or more of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment
  • Two to Three or more years of previous experience welding in a professional environment
  • The ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Pay is dependent on experience

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