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As a KEITH Manufacturing Co. Stationary Welder I or II you will be responsible for positioning material to be welded as specified by layouts, welding procedures and operating charts: Welds cylindrical or irregular parts that may be clamped or otherwise positioned. The ideal candidate will have a steady hand and great attention to detail.

Essential Functions

  • Demonstrates mastery of welding technique
  • Applies hand-eye coordination to achieve the desired weld
  • Visually examines welds for adherence to specifications; may grind welded surfaces for a penetrant test when necessary
  • Able to read blue prints
  • Maintain a “customer first” mindset for productivity and quality
  • Maintain 6S in work area
  • Meets agreed upon manufacturing goals in a timely manner
  • Arrive at work, meetings, appointments, and other work-related functions on time and as scheduled

Peripheral Duties

  • Inspect all equipment periodically to ensure it is operating properly
  • May operate other machine equipment to prepare components for welding

 Minimum Qualifications

  • Previous verifiable welding experience
  • May be required to pass employer performance tests
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Able to read a tape measure, pressure gauge, level and square
  • Ability and willingness to follow directions as well as the ability to work independently

Working Conditions

  • Works in Weld Shop
  • Exposure to continual noise daily from machines
  • Exposure to intense light and hot materials

Equipment/Machinery Used

  • TIG/Mig
  • Grinders

Physical Requirements

  • Able to sit or stand for 10 hours at a time
  • Able to lift 25 lbs.

Personal Attributes

  • Effective interpersonal skills and relationship-building skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated and directed
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment


This job description does not list all the duties of the job.  You may be asked by management to perform other duties.  KEITH Manufacturing Co. has the right to revise this job description at any time.  This job description is not a contract for employment with KEITH Manufacturing Co. is by mutual consent.  MORE INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE IN THE HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICE