Welder

Gardner Denver Odessa, TX
Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Pre heat, post heat and weld repair fluid ends and power ends per Q1100A Welding Control Procedure. Be familiar with all Weld Procedure Specification (WPS) and Welding Operator Qualification Record (WOQR). Pass the Overlay and Groove test required by the company for Welder Performance Qualification (WPQ).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Works with limited supervision and accordance to welding procedures and work instructions.

* Uses electric tools, hammers and chisels and operates grinder to remove sharp edges from materials and generally improve weldments.

* Performs spot welding on designated surfaces of materials, working to welding standards.

* Operates torch to flame cut materials

* Checks work to engineering drawings and requirements.

* Operates saws to cut materials to prescribed dimensions.

* Perform welding required on the treating iron and piping on customer owned units.

* Perform MIG, TIG and stick welding.

* Serves as "expert" resource with full knowledge regarding all welding procedures and functions. Trains new employees and mentors coworkers on bore welding machines; shares knowledge gained through experience

* Operates forklift and uses overhead hoist and other material handling equipment to move and position material; may be forklift certified

* Maintains assigned equipment and work area in a clean and orderly condition.

* Performs all work in accordance with established safety and quality management procedures

* Where applicable, must be able to certify in GD's weld procedures/processes and perform NDT processes per stated work instructions.

* Regular attendance and compliance with all company policies and rules is an essential function for the job. Overtime, including potential for nights and/or weekend shifts may be required.

* Perform all other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Training Required:

* High school diploma or the equivalent preferred

* On-site industrial forklift training and certification mayl be required within orientation & training period

Skills/Experience Required:

* Minimum 5 years combined experience in heavy industrial weldments, and weldment repairs, preferably in an oil and gas field application environment

* Demonstrated ability to safely and properly use forklift, jib cranes, hoists, and overhead cranes to move and position materials.

* Demonstrated practical knowledge of metallurgy as it relates to the welding and joining of metals and metal components.

* Know procedures for cleaning and correcting defects in weldments.

* Understand and apply welding standards for spot welding and techniques for welding and flame cutting of materials: reaction of materials and metals to heat.

* Use simple mathematics and measuring equipment.

* Understand shop practices and safety regulations applicable to work.

* The ability to correctly read and interpret blueprints, engineering specifications and related work procedures in order to effectively repair weldments

We are an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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