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Machine Arc Welder

Montgomery, AL

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Welds together metal components of products, as specified by layout, shop drawings, diagram, work order, welding procedures, or oral instructions, using electric or robotic arc-welding equipment:

• Responsible for the operation of welding machines/equipment, setting up and synchronizing the proper welding time and heat settings based on tank configuration, or flue bundle configuration.

• Obtains specified electrode and inserts electrode into portable holder or threads consumable electrode wire through portable or stationary welding equipment.

• Connects cables from welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, slope, and pulse, as specified by work instructions, engineering, or supervision.

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• As directed or assigned welds in flat or horizontal positions. Examines weld for bead size and other specifications.

• As directed or assigned, is responsible for making minor controller adjustments to weld equipment torch path.

• Must be capable of manipulating robot in robotic weld cell using teach pendent.

• Responsible resetting minor robotic welder faults, as assigned or directed.

• May operate other machine shop equipment to prepare components for welding.

• Maintain good housekeeping in work area.

• Work from written or verbal orders, work instructions, sketches, diagrams, and shop drawings.

• Ensure proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promote continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices required by Company, federal and state guidelines.

• Practice and support Rheem values with internal as well as external customers.

• Contributes to the TEAM effort by performing other duties as required.

Working Environment:
May be exposed to high noise levels, ultraviolet light, and almost constant exposure to unusual elements, such as dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, extreme temperatures, and potentially hazardous materials.


Minimum Education:
High School Diploma/GED
1 year experience in Machine Arc Welder or Hand Arc Welding
Machine Arc Welders assigned to W/C 06 (Commercial) are required to hold ASME Certification.

Physical Demands:

Continuous lifting of 60+ lbs. Must be able to frequently lift in unsupported positions. Must be able to stand/walk/lift repetitively during shift. Must be able to bend, twist/turn, reach, push and pull. Must have vision acceptable to identify proper welds.

Must be able to stand, walk and/or lift repetitively during shift. Additional requirements of the position include: manual dexterity, good eyesight and adequate eye-hand coordination.

Client-provided location(s): Montgomery, AL, USA
Job ID: rheem-23000193
Employment Type: Other