Neighbors and Associates
Established in 2003, Tank Connection was founded on a need for superior customer service in the storage tank industry. Built on excellence and small town pride, Tank Connection is the international leader for bolted storage tanks. After transitioning into a 100% employee owned company, Tank Connection became a thriving organization thanks to dedicated employees with a relentless pursuit to outperform. See what Tank Connection has in store for your future!
Position Summary: The Welder works with minimal instruction to perform a variety of welding processes and methods to weld all types of metals and alloys of various shapes, sizes, and thicknesses as needed for projects.
Welder Duties and Responsibilities:
Use a variety of welding processes and methods to weld all types of metals to perform complete part fabrication in compliance with company quality standards.
Complete fit-up of accessories and tanks.
Welds in flat, horizontal, and vertical positions.
Identify various metals and alloys such as mild steel, aluminum, and stainless.
Use measuring devices and gauges to determine thickness and size of metal.
Use an oxygen/acetylene torch for cutting metals.
Use a grinder and other hand or power tools required to grind, bevel, or fit metals together, and removed slag.
Read and follow blueprints to determine structure or fit of parts that are being welded and are in compliance with the Method of Production Standard.
Maintain work area and equipment in a clean orderly condition and follow prescribed safety procedures.
Knowledge of MOP and SWI.
May perform other duties as assigned.
Welder Skills and Specifications:
Proficient knowledge of welding procedures, practices, symbols, and techniques required to weld and/or fuse metals together.
Knowledge and ability to use hand and power tools associated with welding, such as chipping hammer, grinder, arc welder, and oxygen/acetylene torch including setup or connection of hoses, cords, and regulators.
Ability to read and comprehend blue prints and/or sketches.
Knowledge and ability to use common measuring instruments and hand tools such as tape measure, level, square, file or rasp.
Solid problem-solving skills.
Ability to contribute and work in a team environment.
Ability to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness to ensure first quality of work.
Ability to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with people in course of work.
Willingness to work additional hours in order to meet tight deadlines.
Ability to safely operate a forklift.
Welder Education and Qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent (GED).
Certification from a trade or welding institute is preferred.
Must demonstrate welding competency through Visual & Fillet break or Radiography testing and be able to successfully perform Flux Core, Sub Arc or Gas Metal Arc welds in 1 through 3 Groove positions.
Welder Physical Requirements:
While performing the duties of Welder, the employee is continually required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop, kneel, and crouch. The employee is occasionally required to crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Welder Work Environment:
While performing the duties of Welder, the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Limitations and Disclaimer:
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the position. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.
Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.