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Plumas Lake, CA

Date Posted: March 7, 2018
Job Type: Temporary to Hire
Job ID: 301832

Job Description

Full time/long term opportunity in Olivehurst 


SUMMARY The Welder/Fabricator II is responsible for the fabrication and welding of steel parts in a production environment and works with formal drawings and sketches. The activities include safe set up and operation of welding equipment, saws, grinders, shears, small hand tools, plasma cutters, de-burring tools, and material handling equipment, for the safe movement of steel parts and assemblies in a manufacturing/shop environment.


? Cut and fabricate parts from raw stock material

? Set up and operate a variety of metal fabrication machinery and welding equipment ? Assemble and weld components for products and product assemblies

? Fit and assemble complex assemblies from component parts

? Use measuring tape and other tools

? Operate forklift to move and store materials

? Inform supervisor of pending shortages in parts and materials

? Detect defective material/workmanship and report it to the Shop Supervisor

? Maintain and safeguard company owned equipment and tools

? Maintain work area in clean and safe condition

? Ability to build all required products from the attached product requirement list

? Ensure all completed tasks meet company specified quality standards

? Ability to read and interpret drawings and/or other printed material list with accuracy ? Must attend all scheduled IIPP (Injury, Illness Prevention Program) Safety meetings as scheduled.

? Must attend all “Safety Tailgate” meetings.

? Perform other duties and tasks as assigned


? High School Diploma or equivalent plus a minimum of 3 years experience in metal fabrication with MIG welding which meets AWS welding applications OR

? Welding/Trade School graduate plus 2 years minimum in a metal fabrication and MIG welding environment, can demonstrate welding ability which conforms to acceptable AWS welding applications

? Minimum of 3 yrs. experience as Welder/Fabricator I at Placer Waterworks, Inc. and meets one of the two requirements listed above Fabricator of Infrastructure Parts and Accessories


? Current Forklift Certification

? 3G Dual Shield

? 1G Aluminum

? 1G Stainless Steel


Intermediate knowledge and application of welding and manufacturing processes Intermediate knowledge and application of hand tools and automated machines (i.e. square, tape measure, level, grinders, de-burring equipment, shears, breaks, welding machinery, and forklift) Ability to read and work off of a tape measure and shop drawing with 100% accuracy Ability to work independently and effectively under general supervision, to assure accurate, complete, and timely completion of work assignments Intermediate ability to troubleshoot equipment setup and operation Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously Ability to perform structural and/or pressure vessel welds under supervision of Shift Supervisor Skill and ability to meet and exceed the company’s Standards of Performance

LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, write and interpret the English language Ability to express oneself verbally in English with clarity Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to accurately use, interpret and apply numbers from a tape measure to product manufacturing Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals

REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form Ability to assume responsibility in situations requiring action

PHYSICAL DEMANDS Sensory Vision – Ability to see clearly printed material at close range (12 inches or less). Corrective lens permissible. Ability to distinguish between and among colors. Ability to exercise depth perception to determine space and distance relationships. Ability to exercise peripheral vision to be aware of objects within a large area while eyes are focused on one object. Hearing – Ability to hear in one or both ears so that verbal communication can be received, understood and acted upon. Exposure to loud noises related to metal fabrication. Smell – Exposure to welding fumes or airborne particles Physical Activity – Ability to perform extensive physical activities of a primarily productive/technical nature (i.e. walking, reaching, bending, lifting, carrying). Use of both arms and hands required. Manual dexterity sufficient to reach and manipulate tools and materials with the fingers. Ability to stand for long periods of time. Position requires ability to lift up to 75 lbs.