Overview

Cypress Employment has a client in Bessemer looking for 1st and 2nd shift MIG welders.

Job Description: The Welder is responsible for using MIG welding equipment to manufacture parts and assemblies as required, meeting defined production schedules. 

JOB DUTIES:

Prepares and sets up necessary tools and equipment for welding jobs.
Arranges parts for welding and staging processes.
Builds welded assemblies for new products and changes to existing products per engineering documents and established production standards.
Reports fabrication issues and assist in resolutions as required.
Participates in and attends cross functional meetings as required.
Supports the Quality Assurance department with respect to jig & fixture evaluation.
Ensures compliance in all safety, health, and environmental regulations, policies and procedures for a goal of zero incidents and injuries.
Operates other necessary equipment and performs tasks necessary to complete parts to specifications.
Performs additional duties as required.
 JOB REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma or GED equivalent.
6 months of trade school or welding college experience – 2 years of working welding experience.
Must be able to pass skills tests and math test
Completion of a welding course or AWS certified a plus.
Ability to read engineering drawings.
Knowledge of mechanical assemblies and testing.
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to stand/walk 95% of the work day.
Lift up to 60 – 80 pounds with assistance from overhead cranes or co-workers.
Twist, reach and bend frequently.
Possess hand/eye coordination and bilateral dexterity (gross and fine).
Possess depth perception and peripheral vision.
Possess the ability to hear.
Possess the ability to descend a ladder
Pay: $18 – $25 hourly – BOE *sign on bonuses – rules apply*
Shift: 1st and 2nd shifts available 50 to 60 hours a week, paid OT, $3.00 2nd shift differential, occasional Saturday work required.