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Lead Welder

Arcosa Inc.
Newton, IA 50208
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Position: Lead Welder Job Code: WEWEH5

Posting Title: Welder

Job Summary

  • Expectations of the position

Under the direction of the supervisor, the lead welder provides training, guidance and direction to assigned employees in an efficient, clean, safe and cost-effective manner in order to achieve the goals and key performance metrics in line with the organization's objectives. You will use jigs/fixtures to lay-out pieces to be welded according to blueprints, layouts, schematics or work orders using manual, semi-automatic and automatic welding equipment to join, surface, fabricate and repair parts of metal or other weldable materials. You may also be required to inspect completed work for conformance to specifications and perform maintenance to equipment.

  • Job Location

Newton, Iowa 50208

  • Standard Hours

6:00 am to 2:30 pm, M-T

O/T and Saturdays as required

Qualifications and Skills

  • Hard skills
    • Experience: 10 Years Welding

    • Certifications: Grinding, GMAW, Flux Core, SAW, Plasma, Arc Gouging

    • Must understand and know all Weld Procedures and Weld Maps

    • Must be able to train according to Weld Procedures and Weld Maps

    • Technical Skills
      • Read Tape Measure

      • Visual Inspection

      • Blueprint Reading

      • Maintenance on Welding Equipment

    • Education: High School Diploma or GED

  • Soft Skills
    • Read, write and speak proficiently in English

    • Strong interpersonal communicator, good listener and open to feedback

    • Desire to learn

    • Team player

    • Flexible

    • Attention to detail

    • Interest and aptitude in technology

    • Dependable and punctual

    • Strong work ethic

    • Adaptable

    • Good social skills

    • Problem Solving

    • Time Management

    • Resourcefulness

    • Critical Thinking

    • Ability to cross-train

    • Leadership skills

    • Organization

    • Creative

    • Decision-making

    • Persuasive

    • Conflict & stress management

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Core Responsibilities
    • Proficiently perform flat welding

    • Proficiently operate torch

    • Lay-out and mark weld points

    • Inspect completed work for conformance to specifications using measuring devices

    • Complete and maintain all required records

    • Proficiently perform carbon arcing

    • Perform multi-pass welding

    • Coach and train lower level welders

    • Proficiently read blueprints

    • Provide training, guidance and direction to assigned employees in an efficient, clean, safe and cost-effective manner

    • Maintain attendance within acceptable standards

  • Safety Activities
    • Be aware of and observe all safety practices.

    • Know and follow all safety rules and procedures.

    • Participate in safety committees and initiatives as assigned.

  • As an important member of the team, you will be responsible for:
    • Activating the potential of our people,

    • Caring for our customers,

    • Optimizing operations and

    • Integrating sustainability into our daily practices as well as our long-term strategy and promote a results-driven culture that is aligned with long term value creation.

  • Safety Sensitive: Yes

Benefitsenefits Include:

    • Health & Pharmacy

    • Dental & Vision

    • Critical Illness

    • Flexible Spending Accounts

    • Company Paid Life & AD&D Insurance

    • Voluntary Life & AD&D Insurance

    • 401(k) W/Company Match

    • Short-Term Disability

    • Voluntary Long-Term Disability

    • Employee Assistance Program


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Posted: 2022-05-10 Expires: 2022-06-08
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