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Avail Infrastructure Solutions Fabricator - Welder in Pittsburg, Kansas

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EXPERIENCE IN PRODUCTION WELDING OR CERTIFICATE IN WELDING REQUIRED

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF WELDING TEST AS PART OF INTERVIEW

ABOUT US

From the harshest locations to the most unique operating environments, our custom-engineered enclosure systems are a cost-effective, plug and play solution that protects critical infrastructure while extending operating life. Avail Enclosure Systems is the largest and most experienced custom enclosure manufacturer in North America with three facilities in the US.

 Avail Enclosure Systems is an Avail Infrastructure Solutions company. At Avail, we’re small enough for your ideas to make a big impact, and large enough to offer you opportunities to grow professionally at any stage of your career.

JOB SUMMARY

Are you a competent MIG welder, possessing the skills necessary to weld a variety of material thicknesses, various joint configurations, and positions? Are you familiar with common fabrication practices such as grinding, sheet metal bending, squaring of structures, fitting parts, reading weld schematics? Then you should apply today!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reference blueprint and confers with Lead person to determine job requirements.

  • Gather necessary materials and performs layout per specifications.

  • Set up welding machine and adjusts settings.

  • Operate welding gun to weld steel, aluminum, copper, etc., pieces together.

  • Visually examine welds for adherence to quality standards; rewelds defective joints and removes surplus slag, flux, and spatter using a brush, pad, buffer, and/or grinder.

  • Operate cutting torch and manual plasma cutter as needed.

  • Apply weld stencil and notifies Lead person or Inspector when product is ready for inspection.

  • Perform ongoing housekeeping duties to keep work area clear of scrap and debris.

    QUALIFICATIONS

  • Equipment Used: Welding machine, cutting torch, brush, pad, buffer, grinder, overhead crane, ratchet straps, rubber hammer, tape measure. They will also be responsible for running various machinery such as brake press, punch press, control press, shear, and cut off saw.

  • Certificates: Must have or achieve welding certification.  Ability to obtain forklift certification.

  • Skills:   Able to read tape measure and blueprints.  Able to properly operate welding equipment.  Must be trained in applicable SOPs and work instructions.

  • Education/Experience:   At least 1 year of welding experience or training.

  • Language Skills :  Able to comprehend somewhat complex instructions.  Able to effectively communicate information to coworkers. Bilingual in Spanish/English is a plus.

  • Attendance Requirement:  Requires regular attendance during scheduled shift and overtime and weekends as required.

  • Travel Requirement :  None

  • Physical Demands:   Manufacturing/welding position; spends more than 2/3 of time standing/ kneeling/crouching/reaching. Generally, requires clear vision at close distances (for reading prints/instructions and marking reference points.)

    *Work Environment: Industrial manufacturing environment with loud noise level. Facility is enclosed and is ventilated and heated but not air-conditioned. Smoke from welding processes is removed by direct airflow from fans. More than 2/3 of time is spent near moving mechanical parts, in heat/humidity.  Safety toe shoes, safety eyewear, and hearing protection required. Gloves, face-shield, welding helmet, and other PPE as needed.

    Avail Infrastructure Solutions (including its subsidiaries) is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, marital status, military status, nor any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.  Avail will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

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