• Fitter/Welder 1

    Getman Corporation
    Job Description
    Fitter/ Welder I

    LOCATION: Bangor, Michigan

    Getman Corporation, a Southwest Michigan manufacturer and global supplier of mobile equipment to the mining industry, is looking for a Fitter/ Welder I to support the Fabrication Department.

    HOURLY RATE: $20.30


    Lay out, fit, and fabricate metal components to assemble structural forms, such as machinery framework and related components using knowledge of welding techniques, metallurgy, and engineering requirements.

    • Demonstrate skill and dexterity for welding processes of metal.
    • Must be able to perform all functions of the basic welder classification. 
    • Read and interpret blueprints or welding process specifications.
    • Use semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal pieces using processes such as GTAW, MCAW, GMAW, FCAW, and SMAW.
    • Prepare broken parts for welding by grooving or scarfing surfaces and drilling a hole at ends of cracks.
    • Operate manual or flame-cutting equipment when necessary.
    • Ability to interpret and follow Weld Procedure Data Sheets (WPDS).  Manipulate welding equipment to match parameters specified by the WPDS.
    • Weld in flat, horizontal or vertical positions.
    • Repair broken or cracked parts and fills holes as needed
    • Set up weld machine, including selecting the appropriate fixture and identifying the proper weld schedule.
    • Setup equipment and prepare surfaces to be welded and weld parts.
    • Identify welding problems to reduce quality errors.
    • Position and clamps work pieces together or assembles them in jig or fixture
    • Tack accessories to main structures as needed. 
    • CWB Welding Certificates are strict requirement.
    • Read and layout parts to complex prints and plan details of working procedure.
    • Interpret blueprints, specifications, diagrams or schematics to determine appropriate welding process.
    • 3-5 years of prior hands on experience in welding and fabricating parts for jigs, fixtures and automated equipment.

    Interested applicants may apply at https://getman.com/careers
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