Welder in Houston, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 9/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $17.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    (281) 670-0124

Job Description

Job Summary 2nd and 3rd shift

Use power tools and hand-welding equipment to salvage and join stainless steel components in a high-volume production environment

Key Responsibilities

  • Set up, and perform gas metal arc welding (pulse MIG) operations
  • Perform tasks common to salvage and welding trade, such as chiseling, grinding, spatter removal, and any other duties as assigned
  • Comply with safety rules and regulations and apply them to daily work routines for personal safety and the safety of others.
  • Examine work for defects and measure to ensure conformance with specifications
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities.
  • Other Duties as assigned.


Required Skills                                                                                                  

  • Ability to set-up and operate MIG welding equipment as needed to generate high quality welds. Preferred if experienced with TIG and other welding processes as well.
  • Must be able to weld while standing and routinely lift 20 lbs fixture, from hip to chest.
  • Ability to read and understand basic engineering drawings (blue prints) with an emphasis on welding symbols.
  • Ability to use welding fixtures to assemble part within print tolerances.
  • Ability to utilize tooling to measure weld characteristics to drive part accuracy and meet quality specifications.
  • Proficient at using hand and power tools, especially for tasks such as grinding, polishing and spatter removal.
  • Ability to safely transfer material using a hoist, roller conveyor, or manually.
  • Ability to perform basic welding equipment maintenance (change outs, liners, diffusers replacement, contact tips, etc)
  • Ability to understand and follow standard work description and process notes on routings (work order).
  • Ability to navigate within Microsoft Windows.
  • Must be able to read and write documents in English

Qualifications and Competencies                                                                    

  • H.S. diploma or equivalent required
  • Strong technical knowledge with good hands on experience in production welding for 2 years
  • Preferred AWS welding certification or equivalent

Required Interpersonal and Behavioral Skills                                               

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, organize and accurately prioritize work, be detail-oriented, understand when urgency is required and use good judgment in varied situations.
  • Ability to take direction and accept supervision.
  • Willingness to be flexible with time and adjust to a changing work environment.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships, both internally and externally, while maintaining a client service orientation.
  • Adherence of all company rules and policies, and be Company Operating System compliant.
  • Ability to communicate general instructions to own team members, and members of other teams with due treatment and respect, working within the Company Code of Conduct.
  • Ability to gather data and complete appropriate team information boards.
  • To conduct daily self-assessments of self and work area to ensure compliance with health and safety procedures
  • Responsibility for the safe keeping of all tools and equipment that are used and within own work area.
  • Consistent attendance either onsite or remotely as needed by the business.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer