TIG Welder Job Description

TIG Welder Job Description

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TIG welder provides support to the welding operations in filling holes, detecting faulty equipment functions and defective materials.

TIG Welder Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective TIG welder job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included TIG welder job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Handle materials and tools
Fully competent to perform all positions on a minimum of two or more production lines in the facility
Position will assist in the training and orienting of new employees
Must be willing to accept and receive frequent supervision and assistance with regard to responsibilities
Oversee day to day team needs
Read and interpret blueprints and/or drawings to determine the specific welding requirements, MIG and TIG weld steel, aluminum and stainless steel components based on the specifications of the blueprints and/or drawings for tube
Weld and repair door assemblies and sub-components using the GTAW – Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG) and GMAW - Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG) processes to meet customer and internal quality standards
Assures parts comply to drawing specifications
Clean weld splatter and metal finish parts as required
Possess a good working knowledge of all welding procedures and applicable equipment

TIG Welder Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for TIG Welder

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: D1, D17.1, AWS, GTAW, GMAW, NADCAP, TIG

Education for TIG Welder

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the TIG welder job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in Welding, Technical, General Education, Education, Associates, Military, Engineering, Graduate, Manufacturing, Science

Skills for TIG Welder

Desired skills for TIG welder include:

Job site safety ability to complete a company specific safety orientation
Arc air procedures and equipment
DC welding techniques
Engineering requirements
Materials
Motions
Occupational hazards and effective safety precautions of the trade
Practices of the welding trade
Standard tools
Hand tools

Desired experience for TIG welder includes:

Monitor argon purity and repair/build argon backups
Support of cells as needed
Preparation of surface area for weld and/or blending as needed
Operate hoist system
Production/Fabrication weld
Clean work areas and maintain a clean work environment

TIG Welder Examples

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TIG Welder Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of TIG welder. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for TIG welder
  • Rework parts as required by machining to blueprint dimensions
  • Work with Engineering to develop programs, determine new methods, develop parameters, and determine material type for new or modified products
  • Double check quantities of parts produced for accuracy
  • Maintain a functional work area that is consistent with Five "S" and Lean Manufacturing principles
  • Be open minded to new methods of automation which require non conventional practices with regard to welding
  • Inspect parts produced to the company's quality standards, and fitment to the fixture
  • Fully competent to spot weld
  • Operator places two pieces of metal into a machine and the machine heats the metal to spot weld
  • Welds metal parts together using both gas welding and any combination of arc welding processes
  • Performs related tasks such as thermal cutting and grinding
Qualifications for TIG welder
  • Weld fixtures for layout
  • 5 years of experience with TIG welding Class A welds
  • 16-20 gauge (thin gauge welds)
  • Put safety first
  • Knowledge of shop floor measuring instruments
  • Using small hand and power tools
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TIG Welder Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of TIG welder. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for TIG welder
  • Reads routers, blueprints, and sketches of part to determine dimensional specifications and operating requirements
  • Dimensionally and visually inspects parts produced to ensure meets customer requirements
  • Performs required preventative maintenance procedures on assigned welding equipment within specified time frames
  • Perform mill room duties when needed
  • Perform welding activities (hand welding) with minimum instruction and supervision
  • Position welded metal parts on fixtures
  • Must have experience welding 18 gauge stainless
  • Cooperate and communicate well with co-workers, support staff, and others
  • Recognize and participate in improvement activities through the use of established programs such as
  • Set-up and maintain equipment, settings, gas, wire
Qualifications for TIG welder
  • Weld for maintenance
  • Must have prior mig/tig experience
  • Must have clean drug screen
  • Proficient in plasma cutting oxyacetylene cutting
  • Must be able to work all shifts, overtime, and weekends as needed
  • Must be able to lift a min
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TIG Welder Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of TIG 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 TIG welder
  • Weld various components using multiple medium (steel, stainless steel, aluminum)
  • Fabricate, and fit custom parts
  • Run sandblaster as needed
  • Follow work instructions and use fixtures as directed by supervisor
  • Examine work pieces for defects and measure work pieces as directed
  • GTAW TIG welding in 304/316 SS for high purity/ vacuum
  • Able to provide feedback to engineering and supervision to facilitate continuous improvement
  • Must be quality conscience and able to produce consistent, visually appealing and colorless welds
  • Open to learning new methods and design, as we custom build for our clients
  • Demanding workload with high mix/high and low volume
Qualifications for TIG welder
  • Must be able to work overtime hours and weekends as needed
  • Preferred to have experience in an ASME pressure vessel manufacturing environment
  • 5 -10 years of experience welding TIG (class 1 and 2), Flux Core, and gas metal arc
  • Experience with stainless steel, carbon steel, aluminum, exotic metals
  • Fabrication of large vessels start to finish
  • Ability to read blue prints including metrics & weld symbols
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TIG Welder Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a TIG welder. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for TIG welder
  • Select proper welding procedure for applicable material using correct filler material
  • Read and interpret blueprints to determine specific welding requirements
  • Scan jobs in and out correctly
  • Follow instructions concerning the application of SPM fixtures
  • Follow router and B.O.M to gather details for weld assembly
  • General knowledge of weld gasses
  • Trouble shoot welding, fixture and print problems
  • Effectively use weld machine settings and when to use straight or reverse polarity
  • Applicable knowledge of filler rods and weld gas mixes
  • Demonstrates ability to read and interpret blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, and/or specifications to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements
Qualifications for TIG welder
  • Willing to submit a pre-employment drug screen
  • Able to lift a min
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, crawl, work in confined areas, and be able to maneuver in tight spaces
  • 1 to 3 years experience in Tig-Mig welding and STICK
  • SOME Previous experience in welding a MUST
  • Must be comfortable standing 8-10 hrs a day
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TIG Welder Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a TIG 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 TIG welder
  • Fits and assembles welded and non-welded component parts into a complete assembly
  • Food grade welding experience a must
  • Must be able to read blueprints/ schematics
  • Must be able to weld in all positions
  • Must be able to pass on-site weld test
  • Tig weld on Aluminum, and Stainless required
  • Mig weld on carbon steel is preferred as well
  • Understanding welding procedures and programs will be a plus
  • Understanding weld mapping procedures and programs will be a plus
  • Ability to keep Good Welding Procedure Qualification Records (WPQR) will be a plus
Qualifications for TIG welder
  • Must be comfortable reading and interpreting blue prints
  • Must be comfortable doing custom work
  • Must be willing to submit to drug screen and background
  • MUST HAVE AT LEAST 2 YEARS MINIMUM OF WELD SHOP EXPERIENCE
  • MUST HAVE AT LEAST 1 YEAR MINIMUM OF TIG WELDING EXPERIENCE
  • The TIG Welder must have two plus years' experience with TIG Welding

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