Welder 2nd Shift

US-TX-Houston
TX
Houston
Category
Operations - Plant - Production
Position Level
Individual Contributor

Position Overview/Summary

Under general supervision, perform set-up and operate a variety of welding machines, including SMAW, GTAW, and PTAW under ASME Section IX. Under minimum supervision perform minor programming, where applicable. Use of tape measure, square, and other measuring devices to accurately place parts in correct position. Knowledge of proper use of grinders and fixtures to produce a complexity of parts that conform to blue prints and/or specifications in a proficient manner.

Position Qualifications (Required and Preferred)

 

Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 year work experience as a Welder 5, or equivalent industry experience.
  • Follow verbal and/or written instructions.
  • Read and understand blueprints, specifications, and procedures.
  • Understand and effectively use general measuring instruments.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of WPS and PQR.
  • Ability to take and pass welder qualification tests

Perferred:

  • Forklift driver’s license, if required
  • Qualification in welding procedures

Position Responsibilities and Duties

  • 2nd shift Welder
  • Accurately complete all necessary paperwork.
  • Understand weld symbols identified on bluprints and use various measuring instruments to verify conformance of work pieces to specifications required by blueprints, specifications or procedures. Record welding log and maintain welding records.
  • Knowledge of production inventory management such as proper handling of scrap, questionable parts, identifying parts and parts inventory discrepancies.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of ASME Section IX, welding materials and welding equipment and processes and shop tool use.
  • Perform cellular work (multiple machines or multiple tasks) as required.
  • Perform rework of parts when required.
  • Perform non-value added tasks internal to machine cycle in all cases where applicable (i.e.: preventative maintenance, inspection, clean-up, setups, deburring).
  • Assist in the preparation of process specifications and operating procedures.
  • Assist in the solution of plant operating problems and/or cost reduction projects.
  • Assist in training of employees in the department and from other departments, job classifications, or levels
  • Operate and maintain equipment in department in a safe and productive manner.
  • Knowledge of crane operation.
  • Knowledge of Preheat and PWHT procedures. Programming of heat treat ovens.
  • Handling and storage of gas bottles and liquid nitrogen.
  • Interact with production employees, engineering, and management in the execution of day to day job tasks.
  • Demonstrate a dedicated responsibility and compliance with all safety and quality policies, specifications, regulations, and instructions.
  • Perform all general shop tasks assigned by supervisor or any other duties assigned by management.

Dresser-Rand is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Dresser-Rand is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.*

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