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Midwest Basement Systems Production Welder in Des Moines, Iowa

Title:Production Welder

ID:1373

Department:Operations

Location:Des Moines, IA

Company:Power Brace

Description

PowerBrace is a quickly growing steel company based here in Des Moines, Iowa. We are looking for a skilled Welder to cut and join metals and other materials at our facilities. You will operate appropriate equipment to put together mechanical structures or parts with a great deal of precision. Your job is important as it provides the foundation for strong infrastructure.

A welder must be competent in using potentially dangerous equipment following all safety precautions. The ideal candidate will also have a steady hand and great attention to detail. Knowledge of different kinds of metal and their properties is essential.

Responsibilities

  • Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements

  • Set up components for welding according to specifications (e.g. cut material with powered saws to match measurements)

  • Operate angle grinders to prepare the parts that must be welded

  • Align components using calipers, rulers etc. and clamp pieces

  • Weld components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal or overhead)

  • Repair machinery and other components by welding pieces and filling gaps

  • Test and inspect welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws

  • Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a welder

  • Experience in using electrical or manual tools (saws, squares, calipers etc.)

  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings

  • Knowledge of relative safety standards and willingness to use protective clothing (face-shield, gloves etc.)

  • Deftness and attention to detail

  • Proficient in English

  • Successful completion of a relevant apprenticeship program is required

Apply Today! Power Brace is an equal opportunity employer.

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