Sunbury, OH 43074

Posted: 06/01/2023 Industry: Production Job Number: 536217

Job Description

Sunbury Company is seeking a skilled Welding Technician who will be responsible for using hand-welding and automated equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products. This position will be responsible for operating appropriate equipment to put together mechanical structures or parts with a great deal of precision.
Duties & Responsibilities
Knowledge of relative safety standards and willingness to use personal protective equipment.
Ability to learn and participate in lean manufacturing work environment.
Reads engineering drawings, blueprints, specifications, welding schedules, sketches, work orders, and safety data sheets to plan layout, assembly, and welding operations.
Prepares all material surfaces to be welded, ensuring that there is no loose or thick scale, slag, rust, moisture, grease, or other foreign matter.
Devises or builds fixtures or jigs used to hold parts in place during welding.
Lays out, positions, aligns, and secures parts and assemblies prior to assembly, using straightedges, combination squares, calipers, or rulers.
Clamps, holds, tack-welds, heat-bends, grinds or bolts component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding.
Determining the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements.
Setting up components for welding according to specifications.
Sets up, operates, or tends welding machines that join or bond components to fabricate metal products or assemblies.
Welds components separately or in combination, using aluminum, stainless steel, or other alloys.
Welds components in flat or vertical position.
Inspects welded joints and conducts tests to ensure welds meet company standards, national code requirements, and customer job specifications.
Maintains equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety.
Detects faulty operation of equipment or defective materials and notifies Production Lead and/or Maintenance Department.
Ability to escalate equipment and production constraints to lead personnel utilizing Lean Daily Management system.

Skills and Experience
Associate's degree (A.S.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school in welding or related technical field and 1-2+ years of relevant welding experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience with E-Beam welding and GTAW (TIG) welding is preferred.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Deftness and attention to detail
Professional Certification (e.G. AWS welding certificate) is a plus.
Experience in basic welding / testing / calibration of pressure transducers and/or load cells is a plus.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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