Shop Welder


Department: Manufacturing Deparment

Direct Report: Manufacturing Department Manager

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Work on custom projects as requested by Manufacturing Department Manager

2. Work on expedited projects as requested by Manufacturing Department Manager

3. Reading and interpreting engineering blueprints

4. Measuring and marking out cutting and bending lines

5. Weld small and large components such as metal, beams, and aluminum.

6. Setting up metalwork machinery including rollers, drill presses, flame cutters, brakes, and shears

7. Double-checking design specifications before commencing work

8. Fabricating and constructing metal components

9. Grinding and finishing completed products

10. Performing quality checks on completed products as necessary

11. Conforming with state and company safety regulations

12. Completing job reports

13. Ensure that manufacturing stays on schedule and within budget

14. Marking cutting lines on material

15. Ensuring that all parts are properly fitted, aligned and completed as planned

16. Ensuring that quality control standards are met

17. Testing products for their functionality

18. Individual will utilize measuring tools to inspect first piece, in-process and final inspection

19. Analyzing information and finding the best solutions to problems

20. Perform MIG, TIG, stick and other types of weld based on project needs

21. De-bur and grind metal as necessary to achieve proper surface texture

22. Setting up components for welding according to specifications

23. Maintain equipment in a good condition that does not compromise safety

24. Assess welded surfaces, structures and components to identify errors

25. Follow and enforce strict safety regulations such as wearing heat-resistant gloves, protective masks, and safety shoes

26. Monitor machinery for appropriate usage and temperature.

27. Weld components in flat and vertical positions where necessary

28. Keeping the work environment safe

Skills Required

High School diploma or GED equivalent - 5+ years of work experience in welding - A valid certificate in welding from an accredited institution - Ability to read and comprehend blueprints and work specifications - Working knowledge of OSHA & EPA regulations - Knowledge of warehouse and fabrication best practices and safety procedures - Proficiency with metal fabrication tools including calipers, shears, rollers, flame cutters, and drill presses - Strong analytical, communication, and computer skills. - Excellent knowledge of welding machinery, electrical equipment, and manual tools. - Ethical behavior - Attention to detail and self-motivation

About Snake River Fabrication

At Snake River Fabrication, we pride ourselves on maintaining a work environment that fosters professional latitude, mutual respect, and a healthy work-life balance. We believe that these values are crucial for personal and company-wide growth.