BlueScope Welder 2 - 3-Plate - 3rd Shift in Saint Joseph, Missouri
Under limited supervision, the Welder 2 independently operates and proficiently processes complex level work. Welder 2 joins, fabricates, and repairs metal and other weldable material by applying appropriate welding techniques and operating welding equipment. Welders interpret blueprints, specifications, drawings or schematics to determine appropriate welding
_Primary Duties & Responsibilities_
Complying with all safety, environmental, quality, and core policies as well as contributing to the company's Zero Harm and Zero Defects commitment
Position, align, fit, and weld parts to form complete units or sub units, following blueprints and layout specifications using jigs, welding torches, and hand tools.
Verify conformance of work pieces to specifications and to determine structural soundness.
Review engineering drawings and blueprints to determine material requirements and task sequences.
Works on complex level work, including special projects, fabricates fixtures and jigs, job site repairs, etc.
Layouts material and sets up for automated devices or robotic welding.
Provides training and mentoring to new Welders.
Actively participates in continuous improvement and corrective action activities. 10% of job
Perform housekeeping, 5-S, and other duties as assigned.
_Minimum Education & Experience Qualifications_
High School diploma or equivalent, or ACT WorkKeys Assessment at certified job profile skill level
3+ years of welding related experience
_Preferred Education & Experience Qualifications_
AWS D.1.1 Welder Certification
1-year certificate from a technical school
5+ years of welding related experience
_Technical Skills & Competencies_
Excellent communication skills
Ability to successfully pass AWS D.1.1 welder certification test
Good mechanical and trouble shooting skills
Ability to accurately use measuring devices to perform inspections on finished products
Understanding of blueprints/drawings and the ability to interpret and apply design aspects to current projects
The preceding job responsibilities and tasks were designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates in this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all job duties and responsibilities required of associates assigned to this job. Associates may be required to perform other duties as assigned. Additional job competencies, individual goals, and performance measurements are set at the department level.
The benefits are just as rewarding as the work at BlueScope. To support our goal, we offer a total compensation plan and an outstanding benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, short and long term disability, paid time off, and retirement.
EEO Employer/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veteran
BlueScope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status, as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.