Welder

Location: Vancouver, WA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Farwest Steel Corporation is currently seeking qualified individuals to fill entry level to advanced welding positions. Must be able to work overtime and weekends, as needed.

Purpose of Position:

To fit and weld components by prescribed methods as required by customer’s blueprints and specifications. Must be able to meet quality requirements set forth by AWS D1.1 or greater.  Provide instruction and guidance for the development of welder trainees and less skilled welders.

Major Duties:

1. Review blue prints and job specifications with supervisor. Set up welder current, amperage, and gas flows to the prescribed settings for material being welded.

2.  Interpret blueprints to understand welding requirements. Set up tacked or fixture parts for welding.

3. Weld components together meeting AWS D1.1 standards or greater.

4. Check dimensions and tolerances after welding and cooling.  Use industries standard methods to straighten, ream, and debur as required.

5. Provide technical direction and support to welder trainees.

6. Participate in insuring a safe work environment through best practice including promoting of all company safety policies, OSHA guidelines, maintenance of a 5S work station.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 1 year minimum of wire welding experience
  • Basic fit-up and layout skills required
  • Basic blue print reading skills a must
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Ability to read and write in English
  • Welding certifications would be a plus
  • Must have a team based approach to work

Farwest Steel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer & Drug Free Workplace.

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