XL Group Welder - 2nd Shift in  Manchester, Iowa

Welder - 2nd Shift

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Date Posted: 1/9/2019

Position: Welder

Job Location: Manchester, Iowa

Start Date: Immediate

Employment Type: Regular Full-time

Starting Salary Range:

  • $18.00/hour starting plus10% shift differential, merit increases after 90 days and 6 months.

Required Education: High School Diploma or equivalent

Required Experience: One year welding experience

Required Travel: None

General Summary:

As a valued member of the XL Specialized Trailers team, this job is responsible for assembling products using hand-held welding and flame-cutting equipment to join metal components following assembly instructions and procedures.

Responsibilities, Qualifications or Skills Required:

  • Prepares work to be accomplished by studying assembly instructions, blueprints, specifications and parts lists; gathering parts, subassemblies, tools and materials.

  • Positions parts and subassemblies by using templates or reading measurements.

  • Assembles components by examining connections for correct fit; fastening parts and subassemblies with hand-held welding equipment.

  • Corrects welds by chipping or grinding off excess weld, slag or splatter using hand scrapers, portable grinders or arc-cutting equipment.

  • Move components by operating an overhead crane, using safe work habits.

  • Verifies specifications by measuring completed components; conducting a self inspection.

  • Resolves assembly problems by altering dimensions to meet specifications; notifying supervisor to obtain additional resources.

  • Keeps equipment operational by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following operating procedures.

  • Document actions by completing production, quality and time forms.

  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations. Wear proper personal protective equipment.

  • Identifies and anticipates safety and health concerns and hazards by surveying environmental, operational, and occupational conditions.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • One year welding experience

  • Proven ability to weld using MIG hand-held welder

  • Basic understand of Shop Math

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and specification.

Post Offer/Pre-employment Physical and Drug Screen Required.

XL Specialized Trailers is an Equal Opportunity Employer