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Welder

Company: The Weir Group PLC
Location: Covington
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionESCO Covington, a Weir Group ESCO Division company, manufactures and fabricates steel blades for the construction and infrastructure industries. At Weir ESCO, we are motivated by the challenge to solve our customers' most complex problems by engineering, manufacturing, and servicing mission-critical equipment for industrial and construction industries. We are a company with more than 100 years' experience in the science of metals, alloys, and wear materials. Our work is challenging and creative, and to keep us on the leading edge we invest in our employees for the long term.Job Duties:Holds, positions, and reads tape measure to layout and assemble product per blueprint specification.Operate a MIG (Spray Arc) welder in a consistent mode, assuring penetration and quality, while holding to blueprint specification.Places and moves blocking, braces, jigs and other tools to hold parts. Hammers wedges, pulls pry bar, uses pulleys and other tools to align parts.Grinds or chips rough edges, surplus weld, slag or scale.Positions and turns product with clamps, hooks, straps and dawgs. Uses fixtures and tack butt straps or parts for fabrication of product.Operates air grinders, torches, and overhead cranes (2 lbs - 14 lbs.)Transports and handles materials using the tools, supplies and material handling equipment (overhead crane) in a safe manner.Cleans work area, machines, tools, and equipment daily. Performs other routine duties.Promote a Zero Harm Safety attitudeQualifications:High school diploma or GEDAbility to read and comprehend simple instructions, blueprints, short correspondence, and memos.Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.Must possess high safety awarenessGood problem solving and communication skillsBasic computer skillsPhysical Working Conditions:Working Environment:While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in conditions related to outside weather such as heat, cold, and humidity.Is exposed to airborne particles from welding and grinding on steel.The employee frequently works near moving mechanical partsThe employee is exposed to using equipment that requires the use of gases and electrical risk 1 current.Employee will be exposed to vibration while operating power tools and equipment.The noise level in the work environment is loud and approved hearing protection is required.Other required safety equipment: Safety Glasses, Welding Shields, Grinding Shields, Steel Toe with Metatarsal Guard and Full Protective Clothing.Extreme heat, dust, debris, hearing protection required due to noise levelPhysical Demands:Walk, stand, lift, bend, twist, stoop, push, pull, balance, climb, kneel, crawlUse hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move over 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.Travel Requirements: noneThis posting is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function.Weir ESCO offers competitive pay, comprehensive benefits, and opportunity for professional growth. We take pride in providing a quality workplace and promoting equal opportunities for all. #ESCO#LI-JB1

Keywords: The Weir Group PLC, Covington , Welder, Other , Covington, Kentucky

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