Welder Helper Job Description

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Our work is in demand, so we are looking to add to our team an experienced Welder Helper for work on pipeline projects.

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The Welder Helper supports journeyman welders by ensuring tools and workplace are safe, assisting with grinding pipe ends, and cleaning welds. If you have the desire to learn the pipeline welding trade, this is the opportunity for you.

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The Welder Helper assists in the operation of any welding device used in the performance of repairing, tempering, and cutting rails, frogs and switches, and other required welding.

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The Welder Helper must work towards qualifying to complete repairs and maintain all aspects of rail including frogs, rail-ends, turn-outs, switch points, and glue joints using arc, propane, or thermite welding processes. The Welder Helper must be able to meet and comply with the manufacturer's weight limitation safety rating and recommendations for any equipment associated with performing their duties, including the 300 lb. safety rating for ladders (both portable and affixed) and fall arrest equipment

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The Welder Helper will do many basic tasks that require physical labor on large commercial mechanical and plumbing construction sites.

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The mission of the Welder Helper is to improve the productivity of the Welder by preparing all surfaces, parts, and equipment for the Welder.

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We are looking for a Welder Helper who can think on their feet, has a strong work ethic, and is willing to do what it takes to get the job done. You will assist the welder in the shop and on our customer’s job site. You must like working outdoors (in the heat) and being a team player.

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The Welder Helper welds and repairs heavy railway components in a heavy construction environment.

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The Welder Helper will assist welders in securing components together to ensure accurate welds that do not change the measurements of the component and will be able to withstand various types of steam, hot water, gases, lubrication, sprinkling, and industrial processing systems.

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We are looking for a Welder Helper.

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Frequently asked questions

What does a welder helper do?

A welder helper is a professional who works alongside a welder to assist them in preparing and completing welding projects. Their primary role is to help set up and maintain welding equipment, prepare materials for welding, and clean up the workspace after the project is completed.

The duties of a welder helper may include:

Setting up and preparing welding equipment

Assisting in the welding process, such as holding or positioning materials to be welded

Cleaning and maintaining welding equipment and tools

Preparing materials for welding, such as cutting and grinding metal or measuring and marking materials

Assisting in the loading and unloading of welding materials and equipment

Cleaning the workspace after the project is completed.

What skills does a welder helper need?

To be a successful welder helper, one should possess the following skills:

Physical fitness and stamina to handle heavy materials and work in confined spaces

Attention to detail and accuracy in measuring and marking materials

Knowledge of welding equipment and safety procedures

Ability to work in a team and follow instructions from the welder

Communication skills to effectively collaborate with the welder and other team members

Familiarity with welding materials and processes

Flexibility and adaptability to changing project requirements.

In summary, a welder helper works alongside a welder to assist them in preparing and completing welding projects. They need to possess physical fitness, attention to detail, communication, and teamwork skills, as well as knowledge of welding equipment, materials, and safety procedures. They also need to be flexible and adaptable to changing project requirements.

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