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Intern- Welder

Department: Welder
Location: Clackamas, OR

Vigor Works

Job Description

 

Job Title:      Intern- Welder                                   

Department: Production               

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Hourly                    

Reports To: Foreman or assigned supervisor                                                                    

Vigor expects all employees to enhance the atmosphere in which they work by living the Vigor Values every day. 

Truth: We seek the truth, and we speak the truth
Responsibility:
 We act on what we know is right
Evolution
: We seek mastery, and adapt to a changing world
Love:
 We care about the people we work with, and the world we live in 

POSITION SUMMARY: 

  • Entry level position, possibly zero experience. Assists welders and mechanics in finishing work, i.e. grinding, polishing, etc. This position is part time and temporary approximately 20 hours a week for a two to four month period. No benefits are offered with this position. Rate of pay is based on skill, ability and experience $14.25-$20.21.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Utilize knowledge of weld electrodes and wire, machine settings, maintain an acceptable standard in quality and quantity, and use oxygen/acetylene gas torch for cutting or pre-heat.
  • Read and interpret weld symbols, set up and operate semi-automatic or automatic weld equipment. With supervision.
  • Assemble and tack parts using a fixture.

JOB SCOPE:

  • Follows direction from supervisor.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

  • None

INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS:

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions regarding daily functions, safety rules and regulations, and possible hazardous conditions.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Hold functional knowledge of all welding equipment and be responsible for its daily maintenance and care, with the aid of supervision.
  • Must have some knowledge of weld electrodes and wire, machine settings, maintain an acceptable standard in quality and quantity, and use oxygen/acetylene gas torch for cutting or pre-heat.
  • Hold valid certificate, or pass weld test upon employment.
  • Capable of assembling and tacking parts using a fixture.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Current in a welding program or recent graduate of a welding program.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • Due to the secure nature of our work US Citizenship is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to lift, carry 60Lbs., or maneuver objects, difficult objects will be lifted with the assistance of mechanical means or additional manpower.
  • Must be able to lift 4 ft., 60 lb. spool of wire and load welding machine.
  • Ability to sit, stand, bend, reach, kneel, twist, pull, push, grip, and climb.
  • Capable of working off ladders and scaffolding.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  

  • May be exposed to excessive noise, welding gases and fumes, and varying weather conditions. Proper protective equipment will be provided as necessary.

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.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, 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, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, 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, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

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