Weld Technician Job Description

Weld Technician Job Description

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Weld technician provides input and direction in the development of welding processes to ensure compliance, including fixtures necessary for quality checks.

Weld Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Maintain safety of equipment and work area and perform all duties in a safe manner in accordance with the safety policies of Modatek
Maintain all welding related equipment robotic & manual MIG welding, Resistance welding, laser welding
Weld process validation
Fumes or airborne particles
Assists in control & management of all welding visual aids, weld maps, tip trays
Understands 5S
Follows and complies with all operational procedures/policies as stated in the Employee Handbook, Quality and Environmental programs
Implement systems to extend electrode life (stepper programs, dressers)
Support welding development, new schedules and corrections on improvements robot programming and scheduled maintenance
Troubleshooting machine and quality issues

Weld Technician Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Weld Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: AWS, NDT, NAVSEA, NTD, II, AMS, CWI, ASNT, CWB, CNC

Education for Weld Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the weld technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Technical, Welding, Associates, Engineering, Engineering Technology, Industrial, Education, Science, Manufacturing, Technology

Skills for Weld Technician

Desired skills for weld technician include:

Metallurgy of materials and joining processes
Welding processes
Calculating dimensional information
Design and use aspects of checking fixtures experience in using precision measurement tools
Machining and sheet metal processes
Machining machined parts
Reading and interpreting engineering documents
Statistics and blueprint reading
Automotive quality standards
Both oral and written

Desired experience for weld technician includes:

Assure proper machine function
Install new parts on the machine
Facilitate work orders to maintenance when repairs are outside of the technicians range
Provide training for Robot operators
Coordinate PM activities
Requires little or no help from supervisors or others to complete assigned tasks after completion of training/mentoring period

Weld Technician Examples

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Weld Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a weld technician. 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 weld technician
  • Complete understanding of the job role, company policies, and processes
  • Applies previous welding experience/skills to complete a wide range of tasks regarding thermal treatments
  • Will operate specialized equipment, understand and interpret drawings/diagrams, and have basic computer skills
  • Will need to complete intensive formal training (Classroom training and Practical application)
  • Work requires extensive planning, attention to detail, and use of good judgment
  • Determines and develops approaches to solve a broad range of complex problems that can potentially occur with the thermal treatment process
  • Will be trained and operate within confined spaces frequently
  • Support process and product development internal R&D projects
  • Monitors quality of welds
  • Follow all Health & Safety programs and all Modatek safety rules and regulations throughout the plant and while operating any equipment
Qualifications for weld technician
  • Must be available to work overtime and weekends as needed
  • Candidates will be required to pass a weld test and
  • Must have experience working in a manufacturing enviroment
  • Candidates must be able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Willing to submit to a drug screening
  • Wiling to submit to background check
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Weld Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a weld technician. 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 weld technician
  • Ensure that any other qualified personnel supporting daily weld penetration inspection are performing weld penetration inspection properly according to the latest specifications
  • Ensure proper reactions are taken to out of control and out of specification readings
  • Approve each day's Welded Tube & Yoke production by using a GSS Watertown's Plex Labeling System
  • The technician will work with other technicians, machine operators and supervisors to ensure production schedules are met
  • Technician must have extensive electrical/mechanical/automation skills and must demonstrate this knowledge to be considered for this position
  • The technician will work with other technicians, machine operators, and management to ensure production needs are satisfied
  • The technician will be responsible for all aspects of part quality
  • The technician will also assist in any plant maintenance needs
  • Conduct routine and non-routine tasks following strict methodologies to carry out analyses
  • Record and report data from all analyses and tests in the prescribed time and form and maintain statistical records in accordance with laboratory procedures
Qualifications for weld technician
  • Must have basic computer skills to function with standard PC programs such as MS Office with in-house mainframe applications such as ATTICTS or AT&A
  • Must be able to work all shifts, overtime, weekends, at heights, confined spaces and extreme temperature conditions as required Applicant will be required to work in a collaborative and team environment and meet organizational goals
  • Able to operate Cut Off Saw, Band Saw, and Polishing Table
  • Reading, writing and mathematical level necessary to competently perform job duties
  • Knowledge of basic mechanical, pneumatic and electrical principles
  • Intermediate understanding of test/measurement equipment
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Weld Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of weld technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for weld technician
  • Supply data necessary for regulatory submissions
  • Perform validations or transfers of analytical methods in accordance with applicable policies or guidelines
  • Responsible for maintaining TS16949
  • Work and dress safely
  • Carry out all maintenance and adjustments to equipment in a timely manner
  • Communicate interruptions in production or Quality issues to shift supervisor and fellow technicians
  • Communicate maintenance issues with the oncoming shift
  • Ensure equipment and work areas are in a clean and safe operating condition
  • Ensure all suspect material/parts are properly identified and disposition
  • Report all downtime including resolution and duration in Weld Technician’s Daily Log
Qualifications for weld technician
  • Record keeping and documentation skills
  • Nuclear construction experience preferred
  • Proficient in generating/closing welding documentation using Welding
  • Computer Software Programs (preferably CodeMan)
  • Knowledgeable of various fabrication codes (ASME, AWS, API)
  • Familiar with Post Weld Heat Treatment practices
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Weld Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a weld technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for weld technician
  • Use sign out procedure when replacing defective components from crib stock
  • Analyze equipment and suggest Continuous Improvement ideas
  • Report all Heath and Safety Issues/Hazards to shift supervisor
  • Track and Report Defects to Supervisor
  • Communicate with team members, other departments, and managers
  • Continuous Improvement and Problem Solving of Department and Plant issues
  • Take ownership of area and run it as it is yours, for it is
  • Develop fixturing methods and weld procedures which will provide the most efficient methods to meet the end results called for in the fabrication drawings and specifications
  • Determine methods to minimizing deformation or control the direction and magnitude of deformation caused by welding
  • Serve in an advisory capacity to engineers by identifying, evaluating, and recommending alternative designs which would reduce complexity of a component or a model while retaining the critical features being tested
Qualifications for weld technician
  • Proficient in interpreting design drawings and specifications
  • Proficient in various computer software packages
  • Personal and professional skills necessary to coordinate and resolve reviews of weld documentation with various internal and external personnel
  • Must be able to climb ladders and stairs and work in confined spaces
  • Must be available to work all shifts, weekends, and overtime as needed
  • Must be able to wear a respirator/PAPR
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Weld Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of weld technician. 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 weld technician
  • Maintain work orders for annealing
  • Verify all an alloys and anneal as per standard manufacturing procedure
  • Provide on the job training to new employee as needed
  • Responsible for keeping adequate quantities of all resistance welding supplies and ordering when necessary
  • Provide support to Weld/Paint and support departments as needed to identify, contain, and resolve product and component issues
  • Perform geometric measurements on components utilizing measuring devices and be able to interpret output data
  • Perform analysis of weld quality on all product weldments using lab metrology equipment and be able to interpret system output
  • Facilitate Supplier component qualifications through the QMS/Reliance system
  • Perform work assignments per supervisor’s instruction and work schedule
  • Assist supervisor in meeting departmental work schedules and company quality standards
Qualifications for weld technician
  • Electro-Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering Technology degree or technical certificate preferred
  • Prior experience with Fanuc robots and Allen Bradley controls preferred
  • Two-year experience in manufacturing welding using Pulsed MIG, Short-arc MIG or Submerged arc processes
  • As Safety is a Principle, all employees are required to accept safety as a principle and support the implementation and expansion of our safety culture
  • Must be able to exhibit skills and experience in robotic MIG welding
  • Skills and experience must include troubleshooting and programming

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