Combination Welder Job Description

Combination Welder Job Description

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Combination welder provides evidence of the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, basic knowledge of GD&T and welding symbols.

Combination Welder Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Replaces or repairs worn or damaged components, such as carburetors, alternators, and magnetos, using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment
May assemble parts by bolting and riveting
May repair products by dismantling, straightening, reshaping and reassembling parts using cutting torch, straightening press and hand tools
Working with Task Leaders, program/project managers, and SMEs, the welder will assist with the installation and integration of complex audio visual display, various communication and electronic warfare systems, related ancillary and computer based systems onboard naval ships and command centers worldwide
Requirements (to include experience, qualifications and special skills required)
Must pass a a bakground and take a schedule Weld test
Weld pipe and pipe assembly components of all kinds, sizes, and alloys, such as carbon steel, stainless steel, chrome, , using GTAW (TIG) and SMAW (Stick Rod) welding procedures
Inspect and maintain gas equipment, including changing gauges, repairing hoses
Weld various types of metals, generally holding tolerances within 0.005 inches
Welds metal components together to fabricate or repair products, such as machine parts, plant equipment, mobile homes, motors and generators, according to layouts, blueprints or work orders, using brazing and a variety of arc and gas welding equipment

Combination Welder Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Combination Welder

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Education for Combination Welder

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the combination welder job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate Degree in Education, Technical, Associates, Graduate, Welding

Skills for Combination Welder

Desired skills for combination welder include:

Fitting and blueprint reading skills
Welding symbols
Geometry
Physical properties of metal machining
Procedures and practices of the trade
Properties and characteristics of metals used for cutting
Safety precautions related to occupational hazards
Weld shrinkage and welding techniques
Welding and forming objects and of various welding fluxes and rods
Ability to learn applicable codes and safety

Desired experience for combination welder includes:

Excellent attention to detail and communicative skills
The position requires skill in MIG, TIG, stick and pipe welding
Must have knowledge of the use of both acetylene and electrical welding equipment, welding standards and trade procedures, processes and techniques
Must have the ability to use hand and power tools and related types of equipment peculiar to the trade
Welding certification may be required
Identify and perform major and minor equipment repairs utilizing strong mechanical ability and welding experience

Combination Welder Examples

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Combination Welder Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a combination welder. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for combination welder
  • May locate and repair cracks in industrial engine cylinder heads, using inspection equipment and gas torch, may perform repairs only and be required to pass employer performance tests or standard tests to meet certification standards of governmental agencies or professional and technical associations
  • Properly operate machine shop equipment with optimum use of raw materials
  • Analyze engineering designs to solve or provide insight into metal structural issues
  • Hold or obtain appropriate industry certifications
  • Research innovations from external sources and applies to internal projects or processes
  • Create new methods and procedures to achieve work goals
  • Ability to pass ASME coupon tests and obtain ASME Certified Combination Welder
  • Ability to use Quality Assurance instruments
  • Ability to lift arms/hands over one’s head
  • Force structural steel components members into final positions, using turnbuckles, crowbars, jacks, or hand tools
Qualifications for combination welder
  • Must have at least 8 years of welding experience in a plant/manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to read blueprints, isometric drawings, piping layouts and possess experience in fabricating from the drawings
  • Must keep the work area clean at all times
  • Ability to read/work to engineering drawings, welding procedures, verbal and or written instructions
  • Ability to perform shop mathematical calculations
  • Ability to communicate well and work well with fellow employees
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Combination Welder Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of combination welder. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for combination welder
  • Assemble hoisting equipment or rigging, such as cables, pulleys, or hooks, to move heavy equipment or
  • Ride on girders or other structural steel members to position them or use rope to guide them into position
  • Hold rivets while riveters use air hammers to form heads on rivets
  • Insert sealing strips, wiring, insulating material, ladders, flanges, gauges, or valves, depending on types of structures being assembled
  • Inspects grooves, angles, or gap allowances, using micrometer, caliper, and precision measuring instruments
  • Removes rough spots from workpiece, using portable grinder, hand file, or scraper
  • Welds components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions
  • Ability to handle light and average weight parts
  • Ability to listen and learn from instructions, cooperate and participate in the department's training program
  • Must be flexible with assignment changes needed to fulfill production needs
Qualifications for combination welder
  • Have excellent attendance record
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience welding using FCAW,SMAW processes
  • 1 to 3 years of pressure vessel or heat exchange experience preferred
  • Ability to work with complicated welding tools like ox-fuel, plasma, mag-drills, welding manipulators, general fabrication equipment, torches
  • Must be able to read and use a tape measure and other fitting tools
  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent of 3 to 5 years of experience
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Combination Welder Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of combination welder. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for combination welder
  • From verbal instructions, sets up, adjusts and operates MIG welding equipment to cut and meld steel castings
  • Sets up, adjusts and operates TIG welding equipment to cut and meld brass and aluminum
  • Operates Heliarc welding equipment for x-ray welding work
  • Moves and positions castings for various jobs
  • Changes gas cylinder and uses correct welding gas for different alloys
  • Repairs castings, gouges and leaks
  • Visually checks completed work for adherence to governmental specifications
  • Welding using the Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), Gas Meta Arc Welding (GMAW), Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) processes, on carbon, stainless steel, and aluminum structural shapes, tubing and piping
  • Cut, trim, fit and fabricate weldments to dimensions for building and assembling using standard tools, materials, motions, and practices of the welding trade
  • Review engineering drawings and specifications to plan welding operations where procedural information is unavailable
Qualifications for combination welder
  • Must be able to pass a respirator test
  • Must be able to pass and obtain Government welding certification
  • Minimum three (3) years experience also required
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a government Common Access Card (CAC) or Rapid Gate Pass
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and a government background check
  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and at least three (3) years of verifiable experience as a pipefitter
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Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a combination welder. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for combination welder
  • Follows welding procedures and drawings
  • Must have knowledge of steel and stainless-steel MIG and TIG welding techniques
  • Selects equipment and plans layout, assembly, and welding according to blueprints
  • Properly sets up and adjusts welding machine and various equipment as needed
  • Bolts, clamps, and tack-welds parts to secure in position for welding and uses cranes and welding positioners as needed
  • Repairs parts by grinding, dismantling, straightening, reshaping, and/or reassembling
  • Maintains a clean, safe, and organized work area at all times
  • Strives to produce neat, leak-free welds and takes pride in work
  • Reading and utilizing tape measure accurately and effectively .
  • Flux-core welding
Qualifications for combination welder
  • Must be willing to work multi-craft and train in other crafts as needed at the job site
  • Must pass a weld test coupons, background check, and DISA drug screen
  • Must have experience working in a machine shop and performance of machinist duties
  • May be required to assist with other duties in the shop as needed
  • Position will require the ability to pass a pre-employment drug-screen and a government background check
  • Must meet all USFK, CCK, theater clearance and SOFA status requirements USFK-700-19
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Combination Welder Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of combination welder. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for combination welder
  • Must have a valid and current state driver’s license
  • Must be able to read and understand Technical Manuals, Technical Bulletins, Army Regulations and Department of the Army Pamphlets
  • Journeyman Gasman
  • Propane Natural Gas Vocational training preferred
  • Meet "operator qualification" standards to ensure qualification to perform assigned tasks including recognizing and reacting to abnormal operating conditions as specified in Title 49 CFR, Part 192
  • Pass and maintain 49 CFR Part 192 welding certification on a yearly basis
Qualifications for combination welder
  • As a minimum, must have a valid NACI clearance on file in JPAS
  • High School Diploma or equivalent with three (3) years of welding experience
  • May perform repairs only and be required to pass employer performance tests or standard tests to meet certification standards of governmental agencies or professional and technical associations
  • Must be able to read and interpret blueprints including P&ID’s, Isometrics, and Orthographic drawings
  • Pressure Vessel Welding Experience preferred
  • Minimum of five (5) years of job-experience or equivalent

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