KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards
Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors
Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary
Ability to adhere to workplace rules
Basic computer skills required
Working knowledge of welding equipment, working properties of metals and knowledge of fusion of metals. Must be able to read detail and assembly prints.
Must be able to pass welder certifications test.
Tasks are varied but follow clearly established procedures or readily understood instructions.
Analysis requires use of information from several sources. Some search into unfamiliar areas is frequently necessary.
Decision Making/ Accountability
Duties, objectives, and results have an impact on quality, accuracy, usefulness of results; some tasks call for latitude and decision making requiring judgment in deviating from standard practice.
Works under very general supervision. Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy.
May participate in giving advice, guidance, direction, and training to junior staff as required.
High school graduate or equivalent. Vocational degree in welding or equivalent experience.
2 years on-the-job training
WORK ENVIROMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Shop Floor Environment
Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time
Ability to perform repetitive motion (rotating wrists, keyboarding, using small/large tools)
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Ability to tolerate constant noise (i.e., machine motors)
Ability to pass a Pulmonary Function Test
Ability to follow standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required