Chipton-Ross is seeking 5 Carbon Welders for openings in Cape Canaveral, FL.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Complete welding assignments and procedures for construction and repair of all site structural stands on time, safely, and in a professional manner Cut, trim, or scarf metal objects, fit and fabricate metal components to dimensions for building and assembling test site structural forms Collaborate with welding lead coordinator to ensure that the proper weld procedure, type of material and rod size are accurately assessed for each welding project Analyze engineering drawings and specifications to plan welding operations where procedural information is unavailable Utilize hand welding and flame-cutting equipment to weld together metal components and parts to assemble structural forms Maintain a 6010 bead, and 7018 uphill fill and caps (when unsure of bead size refer to lead coordinate) Ensure all welds are complete by buffing off and inspecting the weld for proper tie-ins and pinholes as well as cleaning off all buckshot and slag Utilize zinc coat spray on welds when working with existing structures Obtain and maintain licenses, operator permits or certifications as required Make a continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Minimum 1 year experience Experience with stick, MIG and TIG welding 3-5 years preferred, in the use of oxy acetylene, fitting, arc grouping and electronic welding equipment related to the trade General mechanical skills in concrete, machining, and alignment/setting is a plus Prefer certification in SMAW, GMAW or GTAW Knowledge of welding techniques, metallurgy, and engineering requirements Knowledge in standard tools, materials, motions, and practices of the welding trade Knowledge in ferrous and non-ferrous metals in relating to welding and brazing Knowledge in occupational hazards and effective safety precautions of the trade Knowledge in arc air procedures and equipment Use of precision measuring instruments Ability to rapidly change roles/responsibilities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environment Preference will be given to qualified local candidates A valid Drivers License
ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE: Must pass a written and physical welding test prior to an offer being extended Ability to perform job duties that require standing, kneeling, crouching, twisting upper body, and lifting 50 lbs., and working on ladders/lifts at elevated heights Typically exposed to work in extreme outdoor environments heat, cold, rain Work performed in an environment requiring exposure to fumes, odors, and noise Must be available for Overtime and weekends as the schedule varies depending on site operational needs. Flexibility is required. Overtime is frequently required for particular tasks or test series
EDUCATION: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or 6 months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
FULL TIME/ 5/50 WORK WEEK Split Shift - Day: (6am or 4pm / 4:30pm or 2:30am) Must be available for Overtime and weekends as the schedule varies depending on site operational needs. Flexibility is required. Overtime is frequently required for particular tasks or test series.
Cape Canaveral, FL
343 MAIN ST
EL SEGUNDO, CA 90245