Welder_North America

Company Name:
Vestas-Wind Systems, Inc.
Title: Welder_North America Location: Colorado-Pueblo Other Locations:
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VestasTowers Americas, Inc.
Pueblo,CO - Towers Factory,
This position is responsible for tack welding,welding and operation of automated welding equipment in support of fabricatingwind turbine towers. Equipment andprocesses include gas metal arc welding (GMAC), flux core arc welding (FCAW),shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), submerged arc welding (SAW) and flame/plasmagouging.
Maintain a safe, clean and orderly work environment by following all safety protocols and performing routine housekeeping and workplace organization.
Perform activities of position as outlined in Production Work Instructions and Welding Process Specifications.
Setup manual welding, automated welding and flame/plasma cutting equipment by setting parameters and making adjustments.
Utilize manual welding and automated welding equipment and tooling to tack weld and finish weld components via GMAW, FCAW, SMAW and SAW processes.
Prepare welding joints and repair surface/weld imperfections using flame/plasma cutting equipment and grinding.
Perform product quality inspections and make corrections as required.
Operate material handling equipment, overhead crane and rigging, to fit-up and relocate tower section components.
Replenish welding equipment consumables (wire, tips, nozzles, feed rollers).
Perform daily maintenance inspections on equipment and correct minor issues.
Coordinate with Team Leaders and other production employees to prioritize products to process.
Other duties may be assigned
Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisoryresponsibilities.
High school diploma/GED and a minimum of 3 years welding experience in a heavy fabrication industry. Prefer a certificate in welding from an accredited technical school.
Must be able to read and interpret production drawings and technical work instructions.
Able to speak, read and understand English.
Must pass pre-employment welding skills assessment.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described hereare representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfullyperform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may bemade to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentialfunctions.
Standing and or walking for periods up to 3 hours.
Frequent heavy lifting of up to 75 pounds from floor to shoulder height.
Use of hand tools weighing up to 15 pounds.
Kneeling required up to 30% of work time.
Operation of hand-held grinder up to 4 hours per day.
Movement of wheel barrels up to 200 feet.
Work Environment
Heavy industrial work environment,loud machine noise from production floor, exposure to welding flash andgrinding sparks.
Workplace Hazard Assessment
Workplace hazards may includehazardous chemicals, potential for eye injuries from metal or mechanical parts,heavy lifting, or foot injuries from falling objects. Employees in these areasmust use safety glasses, hearing protection and wear steel-toed boots.
Minimum Training Guidelines
Safety Systems
Quality Systems
Production Work Instructions and Weld Process Specifications
On-The-Job Training
What we offer
Vestas offers a competitive salaryand one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry, includingfully paid healthcare premiums for the employee and all eligible dependents,four weeks accrued vacation per year, five sick days per year and a generous401(k) plan.
It is the policy of Vestas to affordequal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color,gender, or national origin, and to afford equal opportunity to veterans andindividuals with a disability, or any other characteristic protected byfederal, state, provincial, or local law. Applicants requiring reasonableaccommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify arepresentative within the People & Culture department.
Experience the forces of wind
Join Vestas and work withcutting-edge wind technology
As one of the world leaders in windpower solutions with wind turbine installations in over 70 countries and morethan 16,000 employees globally, Vestas looks to accelerate innovation throughthe development of our employees' skills and talents. Our goal is to reduce CO2emissions dramatically and ensure a sustainable world for future generations.
Welding Welder_North America Colorado-Pueblo 140001QB

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