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MiG Welder (Lexington) – 2nd shift

Cortech

This is a Full-time position in Lexington, KY posted June 10, 2021.

MiG WelderPayRate: $16.85/HRShift: 4pm-1:30amCorTech is looking to hire a MIG Welder in Lexington, KY.

Welds together metal components of products with electric MIG welding equipment by performing the following duties.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESThreads the proper electrode wire through portable welding gun (MIG).Connects cables from welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, slope, and pulse, occasionally specified by appropriate certified welding procedure(s).Starts power supply to produce electric current.Strikes (forms) arc which generates heat to melt and deposit metal from electrode to workpiece and join edges of workpiece.Manually guides electrode or gun along weld line, maintaining length of arc and speed of movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead, as judged from color of metal, sound of weld, and size of molten puddle.Welds in flat, horizontal, or vertical positions.Examines weld for bead size and other specifications.Cleans or degreases weld joint or workpiece.Repairs broken or cracked parts and fills holes.Prepares broken parts for welding by grooving or scarfing surfaces.Positions and clamps workpieces together or assembles them in jig or fixture.

Tacks assemblies together.Other duties may be assigned.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESThis job has no supervisory responsibilities.QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEHigh school education preferred; welding training needed through education or a minimum of 2-4 years of welding experience.

Must pass welding test at time of application or during qualification period.

JOB DESCRIPTIONLANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Ability to comprehend rate and ratio calculations.REASONING ABILITYAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS None required.OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIESAttendance is an essential job requirement defined as having regular, consistent, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance including the ability to work regular hours and shifts, overtime before and after shifts and on weekends.

Ability to work as part of a team, including all related departments/plants or independently as required to achieve internal and external customer satisfaction.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee frequently is required to walk.

The employee is occasionally required to sit and talk.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 150 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.

The employee is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration.

The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.