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Job title: Welder - Fleet
Job location: Garland, TX 75040 United States
Requisition code: 2013-3116
Date posted: 02/18/13
Job type: Full-Time

Job Classification

Job Category:Other

Job Description

Job description:
Position Summary:
Responsible for repairing broken equipment, fabricating parts and modifying equipment.

Essential Job Functions:
-Perform welding on vehicles and equipment.
-Design and fabricate vehicle and equipment parts.
-May perform mechanical work as directed.
-Inspect for and identify structural deficiencies in equipment.

Preferred Knowledge, Abilities & Skills:
Education/ Experience:
-Advanced training in welding and fabrication
-2-4 years experience in welding aluminum and fabrication
-Certification preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
-Advanced skill in MIG, TIG and stick welding
-Skill in air arc gouging
-Skill in utilizing a cutting torch
-Skill in utilizing a plasma cutter
-Skill in aluminum and various metal welding
-Ability to read and interpret blueprints

Physical Tasks & Working Conditions:
The incumbent works in a fleet shop environment; occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards. Occasional outside work.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Minimum Education & Work Experience:
-6 months to 1 year advanced training past the high school level
-2 years related experience
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Licenses & Certifications:
-Valid Class A CDL Texas Driver’s License or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
-Welding Program Certification preferred

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