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Southwire Welder - 2nd Shift (3pm - 11pm) in Houston, Texas

Welder - 2nd Shift (3pm - 11pm)

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Date: May 24, 2024

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77088

Company: Southwire Company LLC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, utility products, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment, electrical components, hand tools and jobsite power and lighting solutions.The company also offers digital solutions including contractor planning and utility grid resiliency as well as field services including cable testing, rejuvenation and replacement to support our customers as a value-add partner. Weare proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement and unlimited growth opportunities. Our more than seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the well-being of the communities in which we work and live. How will you power what’s possible?

Location: HOUSTON

Shift: 2:45PM - 11:15PM M-F

Pay Rate: $21.68 – $23.21

Job Description

Summary Set up, operate, or tend welding and/or robotic machines to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

Operate and set-up all welding equipment with minimal instruction.

Analyze engineering drawings, blueprints, specifications, sketches, work orders, and material safety data sheets to plan layout, assembly, and welding operations.

Fabricate, join, and/or repair equipment, fixtures and various types of metal objects and structures using MIG and/or Robotic welding techniques.

Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.

Operate safety equipment and use safe work habits.

Lay out, position, align, and secure parts and assemblies prior to assembly.

Prepare all material surfaces to be welded.

Examine workpieces for defects and measure workpieces to ensure conformance with specifications.

Weld separately or in combination, using aluminum, stainless steel, cast iron, and other alloys.

Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolt component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding.

Chip or grind off excess weld, slag, or spatter, remove rough spots, using portable grinders, hand files, or scrapers.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent

Minimum 3 years’ experience in welding

Must be able to read shop drawings and instructions; to accurately use and read measuring tools

Work in a fast-paced environment in order to keep up with production requirements

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand for long periods of time, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme heat and often exposed to the risk of radiation. The employee is frequently exposed to vibrations. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Benefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching & Pension Plan (Eligible for Pension after 1,000 Hours Worked)

  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)

  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays

  • Long & Short-Term Disability

  • Supplemental Insurance Plans

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs

  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities

  • Parental Leave

  • & More

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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