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Welder - KVI

Department: Production
Location: Seattle, WA

Position Summary:
Responsible for various types of aluminum weld preparation, welding and weld finishing operations to manufacture aluminum product to drawings, specifications, or other forms of instruction while working at a consistent speed with a minimum of repairs and following specific instructions in the weld out of aluminum marine vessels following project schedules and meeting established budgets

Essential functions:
Proficient in assigned aluminum welding techniques in all positions and in tight spaces using plate, tee bar, flat bar, square tube, pipe and other extrusion with minimal rework

Must be able to read blueprint drawings, including weld requirement symbols

Working knowledge of layout, welding percentages, sizes, and, patterns using blueprint charts and zone prints

Finish grinding applications using manual and hand tools

Education:
High school diploma or equivalent

Experience:
Minimum of one year with various forms of GMAW (MIG) aluminum welding required      

Boat building experience preferred

Certifications:
Must be able to pass 3G and 4G Coast Guard aluminum plate welding tests within first 30 days of employment         

Typical Physical Demands:
Must be able to bend and maneuver in tight places, climb up and down ladders/ramps on a daily basis.

Must be able to lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.

Working Conditions:

Highly industrial manufacturing environment

May be required to work evenings or weekends depending on job demands

 Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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