Welder Helper Job Description

Welder Helper Job Description

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Welder helper provides technical inputs to the Huntsville welding review board for the development, qualification and approval of procedure qualification records for welding procedure specification issuance.

Welder Helper Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Apply safe work practices according to Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHS) legislation, and WHMIS in relation to welding trade
Act as a watch when welding or metal cutting is performed
Tack-welds or welds on components and assemblies, using electric, arc gouging, or other welding equipment
Assists Shipfitter/Welders during normal metalworking and welding operations
Must be familiar with welding operations and techniques, including fit-up
Sets up oxygen/acetylene torch and bottles extension cords for job on a daily basis
Complete records, maintains tools and equipment, and performs various janitorial activities
Lay out, positions, and secures parts and assemblies according to specifications, using straightedge, combination square, calipers, and ruler
Cuts workpiece, using powered oxy fuel hand torch
Operate basic shop machines (belt sander, drill press, band saws)

Welder Helper Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Welder Helper

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: AWS, GMAW, CSTS, O&G

Education for Welder Helper

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the welder helper job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School Degree in Education, General Education

Skills for Welder Helper

Desired skills for welder helper include:

Welding
Geometry
Physical properties of metal machining
Weld shrinkage and welding techniques
Job site safety ability to complete a company specific safety orientation
Commonly-used concepts
Practices
Procedures within a particular field
Aspects of welding
Computer desired

Desired experience for welder helper includes:

Frequently lifts, carries, or otherwise moves and positions equipment
Frequently stoop, kneel , crouch and crawl
Frequently enters excavations and other uneven walking and working surface locations
Frequently works in hot, cold, or inclement climate conditions
Frequently climbs ladders and stairs to reach equipment
Frequently uses hand tools to manually trench or excavate

Welder Helper Examples

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Welder Helper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a welder helper. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for welder helper
  • Remove plastic film from tanks
  • Sweep and clean shop and yard areas
  • Assist in head fabrication area
  • Remove and install piping on tanks
  • Read and understand spec sheets
  • Use of small hand tools and ability to read tape measure
  • Stock work stations with consumables daily as needed
  • Keep PPE cabinet stocked and hand out PPE to associates as needed
  • Interpret and apply Welder Instruction Sheets/ Weld procedures
  • Must qualify as a fire watch
Qualifications for welder helper
  • Must be proficient at math to include adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing fractions and conversion of decimals
  • Must be able to accurately read a measuring tape
  • Must be able to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • Commercial Driver's License endorsement
  • Must be registered Welder Apprentice - Apprentice card required
  • Must have valid CSTS.09 certification (Construction Safety Training System)
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Welder Helper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of welder helper. 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 welder helper
  • Utilize welding equipment (MIG)
  • Uses basic cutting torch and other welding tools/machines
  • Cut and Prep pipe and plate for welding
  • Must be able to work as a team and focus on delivery goals- must complete projects in the expected time
  • Will require working at heights on the roof to install roof coating with paint rollers and the use of fall protection
  • Must be able to remain standing (work) on concrete floor upwards of 10 hours per day
  • Must be dependable, motivated and accountable
  • Must be able to wear a respirator and/or dust mask and comfortable wearing hearing protection
  • The packaging center fabricates large metal enclosures
  • Ability to work at a consistent and safe manner in order to achieve production goals
Qualifications for welder helper
  • Must successfully complete pre-access Alcohol and Drug Testing
  • Ability to use mathematics to calculate length, width, depth, as it relates to construction and accuracy of specs and requirements
  • Must be able to reasonably understand English to comprehend instructions as needed
  • Ability to lift, bend, stoop, push and pull
  • Continuous standing and/or sitting
  • Must be able to lift twenty pounds independently
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Welder Helper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a welder helper. 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 welder helper
  • Use hand grinder
  • Conduct preventive maintenance of equipment and cleanup of job site
  • Operate vehicles, forklifts, tractors, and stationary equipment
  • Learn GMAW and GTAW processes
  • Maintain clean shop and work area
  • Reading and interpreting blueprints and details
  • Will be cross trained in different areas of the shop as required
  • Providing production and support to meet customer and company goals
  • Ensure all processes are carried out with the required use of safety controls and PPE
  • Upon arriving to the work site, employee must conduct a “job site risk assessment.”
Qualifications for welder helper
  • Minimum of three years experience as a Welder
  • Candidates receiving a job offer must either have a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or obtain a CDL within the first 60 days of employment
  • Applicable experience in a production environment preferred
  • Must have valid CSTS.09 certification (Construction Safety Training System), OSSA Fall Protection and OSSA Confined Space
  • Shall be qualified to weld ferrous and non-ferrous metals of various sizes and shapes in the fabrication and installation of parts and structures for inactive ship
  • Shall be qualified to cut plates and structural shapes within reasonable tolerances with flame cutting machines and remove excess material with flame cutting hand torches
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Welder Helper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a welder helper. 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 welder helper
  • Lifts, moves, holds, or clamps work pieces to a table
  • Must understand and follow all PCL Handbooks and Code of Conduct
  • Must maintain clean and safe working environment by complying with PCL procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Utilize Manual Lathe and Mill to complete simple operations such as drilling, milling, tapping, surfacing, turning
  • Utilize various equipment such as horizontal band-saw, chop saw, table saw to cut various materials as needed
  • Machine/fabricate from a print or description
  • Observe equipment and machinery to verify efficient and safe operation
  • Set-up and operation of drill press and machine tools
  • Cleans work areas and tools
  • Accountable and responsible for all safety and environmental compliance as it relates to the position
Qualifications for welder helper
  • Shall be able to roll, bend, flange, shape, and punch using shop machinery
  • Shall be able to operate various machinery and equipment related to trade, chose from a variety of work methods, use measuring devices, and work to reasonable tolerances
  • Will handle weights up to 100 pounds, with an average weight of 50 pounds, up to distances of 200 feet
  • Work phase is normally moderate, except for short periods of high activity during severe weather, fire, or flooding conditions or ship movements
  • Position requires climbing vertical and inclined ladders and brief periods in strained positions, such as kneeling, stooping, or maneuvering in close quarters
  • May be exposed to possibility of falls, hazardous chemicals and conditions, poor illumination, and inclement weather
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Welder Helper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of welder helper. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for welder helper
  • Monitors the fitting burning and welding process to avoid overheating of parts, warping, shrinking, distortion, or expansion of material
  • Recognizes, sets up, and operates hand and power tools common to the welding trade
  • Repair or adjust track switches, using wrenches and replacement parts
  • Cut rails to specified lengths, using rail saws
  • Operate track-wrench machines to tighten or loosen bolts at joints that hold ends of rails together
  • Lubricate machines, change oil, or fill hydraulic reservoirs to specified levels
  • Clean or make minor repairs to machines or equipment
  • Drill holes through rails, tie plates, or fishplates for insertion of bolts or spikes, using power drills
  • Raise rails, using hydraulic jacks, to allow for tie removal and replacement
  • Clean, grade, or level ballast on railroad tracks
Qualifications for welder helper
  • Build specifications according to blueprints and plans
  • Inspect, produce and setup assemblies in accordance with drawings
  • Use hand scrappers and power chippers to grind and chip excess spatter or slag
  • Notify the supervisor of defects within the materials and the equipment
  • Inspect assemblies for defects
  • Forklift Operator's Certificate

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