Job Posting

Priefert Manufacturing

Production Welder
Description:
Priefert, the leading Farm and Ranch Manufacturer, located in Mt. Pleasant, TX, are now hiring Production Welders! On job training is available.
Responsibilities:
  • Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
  • Positions work pieces; clamps work pieces together or assembles them in jigs or fixtures.
  • 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.
  • Removes rough spots, excess weld, and slag or spatter using portable grinder.
  • Inspects finished work pieces for conformance to specifications.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Essential Abilities:
  • The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
  • The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
  • The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to work on more than one task at a time.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing conditions.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively with fellow employees.
  • Ability to perform repetitive work.
  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Regular predictable attendance.
Compensation/Benefits
  • Health/Dental/Life/STD-LTD/Accident
  • Vacation/Sick/Paid Holidays/401 (k)
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