Working under limited supervision, sets up and operates welding equipment without assistance following department policy and procedures manual.  Welds, fabricates and reconditions components and parts to customer, OEM and industry standards using basic oxy-acetylene brazing techniques, shielded metal arc, gas metal arc, gas tungsten arc, submerged arc and other resistance welding operations.  Cuts materials and component to required specification using oxy-acetylene, air arc and plasma equipment.  Interprets mechanical drawings, blueprints, sketches and performs precision metal cutting, grinding, shaping, fitting and welding.





  • Sets up and operates welding and cutting equipment under limited supervision



  • Works within appropriate weld procedure guidelines to meet customer/contract specifications and applies knowledge of metals and alloys being welded or cut



  • Performs any other work necessary to finish and fit parts to required customer specifications including some pipe fitting/welding



  • Plans sequence of own work operations and methods of set-up based upon weld procedures being utilized and work order requirements
  • Regular and reliable attendance







  • Maintains a safe, neat and orderly workstation
  • Maintains welding equipment as required to keep machines in good operating condition and maintains welding supplies and consumables in appropriate storage environment per specifications
  • Assists in the disassembly, inspection, and re-assembly of pump equipment when required
  • Provides information to allow a smooth transition for other coworkers to follow through with in-process work during or prior to a shift change as required
  • Assists other team members as directed, including training and assisting less experienced coworkers
  • Supports, cooperates with, and participates in company-wide safety program which includes following all safety policies and procedures
  • Supports and cooperates in company-wide Total Quality Management (TQM) effort
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Works overtime as requested






  • None



  • Completion of related apprenticeship program or equivalent training
  • Minimum of five years experience in a cutting, welding and fabrication of various metal and alloy components
  • Ability to learn and pass various weld certification test(s)
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and blue prints, apply knowledge of weld rods, weld wire, weld equipment settings and basic math skills
  • Possess basic hand tools, basic precision measuring tools and proper safety shoes and attire as specified by a minimum tool requirements list specific to the facility requirements





About us

The Pumps Equipment division specializes in pumping solutions specifically engineered for the processes of our customers. We provide pumps, agitators, compressors, grinders and screens developed through intensive research and development in fluid dynamics and advanced materials. We are a market leader in pumping solutions for water, oil and gas, power, chemicals and most industrial segments.