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Experienced Welders Needed for Long Term Assignment in East Houston

Kelly Services

Houston, TX
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Job Title Experienced Welders Needed for Long Term Assignment in East Houston

Jobid US5727CP_24676823

Location: Houston, TX, 77007, USA

Description **Job Description**

Is capable of performing a variety of welding functions. The individual should be familiar with and capable of using various types of welding equipment. A welder is also required to perform other miscellaneous tasks, as supervision deems necessary.

- Reads and interprets blueprints and machine drawings to determine specific welding requirements.

- Connects cables from welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, slope, and pulse.

- Manually guides electrode or gun along weld line, maintaining length of arc and speed of movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead, as judged from color of metal, sound of weld, and size of molten puddle.

- Welds in flat, horizontal, vertical or overhead positions.

- Use various weld processes including: GMAW, FCAW, and GTAW.

- Weld per ASME, as applicable

- Weld per AWS D1.1, as applicable

- Examines weld for bead size and other specifications.

- Repairs broken or cracked parts and fills holes.

- Positions and clamps workpieces together or assembles them in jig or fixtures.

- Selects torch, torch tip, filler rod and flux, according to welding chart specifications or type and thickness of material.

- Tacks assemblies together.

- Chips off excess weld, slag, and spatter.

- Cleans or de-greases parts.

- Performs all necessary maintenance and repair on all equipment used in welding.

- Be able to move parts in and move finished product out of welding area.

- Maintain a clean and orderly work area



- Ability to read and interpret documents furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, quality manuals and procedure manuals.

- Be able to read and interpret blueprints.

- Must be able to read a tape measure.

- Ability to perform simple shop math, convert decimals to fractional equivalents.

- Ability to use weld fillet gauges to ensure proper weld size, interpret tolerances, and knowledge of weld symbols.

- Must be able to identify and measure material.

- Day shift is 10 hours

- Stand-continuously (8-10 hours)

- Walk-occasionally (2 hours)

- Sit-rarely, very seldom may sit the entire shift

- Lift to/from floor-up to 50 lbs. occasionally (components), up to 25 lbs. frequent (components)

- Lift overhead-up to 20 lbs. rarely (components), 10 lbs. occasionally (components)

- Lift waist level-up to 50 lbs. occasionally (components), 25 lbs. frequent (components)

- Two hand carry-up to 30 lbs. for 5 feet, occasionally (components), heavier items are moved with a hoist

- Elevated work (reaching)-frequently (to work on main frames)

- Twist-rarely (to reach areas on frames)

- Bend-frequently (to reach areas on frames during welding, grinding, working on components on sawhorses or tables)

- Squat-occasionally (working around frames)

- Kneel or crouch-frequently (welding frames, grinding)

- Crawl-rarely (to get under frames)

- Stair climb-occasionally (rolling stairs)

- Ladder climb- occasionally (to reach upper parts of frames for welding or grinding)

- Balance-frequently (walking or standing around welding equipment, machines and components)

- Manual dexterity-rarely (writing, handling small items)

- Firm grasp-continuously (handling equipment and components, holding gun all shift with dominant hand)

- Foot pedal operation-occasionally (to operate tig welding unit)

- Lifting more than 50 lbs. is performed by two employees or mechanical assistance is required


As a Kelly employee, you-ll have access to world-class perks, including:

- Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act health care coverage available to eligible employees

- Group insurance options*

- Service bonus plan

- Holiday pay plan

- Weekly electronic pay options

- Online training campus that provides more than 3,000 free courses to help improve and develop skills

- Exclusive online employee community

- Employee assistance program available at no cost

- Corporate discounts

- Transportation Spending Accounts

- Offered and administered by Leslie & Associates. These plans are not sponsored by Kelly Services.

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

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**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 peoplearound the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network oftalent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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