• TIG Welder/Fabricator

    Job Description

    Vector Systems, Inc. is a manufacturer of skid-based equipment and is looking to hire new welders.

    Summary: Setup and weld pipe, structure, plate and sheet metal materials utilizing TIG, MIG, ARC welding processes

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Read and interpret diagrams and blueprints to determine the layout of the job performing GMAW, FCAW, GTAW, SMAW and metal fabrication (with emphasis on GTAW and being able to pass a Pipe Test in the 6G position on 2” Dia. pipe)
    • Positioning, aligning, fitting, and welding parts for the formation of sub units or complete units using jigs, hand tools, etc. as necessary
    • Perform work independently on assigned jobs and tasks.
    • Maintain safety in the manufacturing area.
    • Maintain the manufacturing area keeping it clean and orderly.
    • Stop manufacturing, engineering or other processes as required to ensure safety and production quality when a concern is discovered.

    Education / Experience:

    • 1-3 years fitting and welding experience (TIG experience highly preferred)
    • Experience in structural and Code pipe welding (B31.1 & B31.3) or Code Vessel ASME VIII welding a plus.
    • Must be capable of passing Vector Systems TIG, MIG, and FCAW tests

    Knowledge / Skills:

    • Ability to understand thoroughly and conduct welds using GMAW, FCAW, GTAW, and SMAW processes
    • To effectively read blue prints and plans
    • Lay out, measure, and mark dimensions and reference lines on material, according to drawings or templates, using calculators, scribes, dividers, squares, rulers, etc.
    • Ability to weld carbon & stainless steel and pass weld tests.

    Other Information:

    • Work location McKinney, Texas
    • Ambient air shop but with controlled work environment
    • Temp to perm hire positions – Shift 1 - M-Thu 6:00 AM - 6:30 PM / Shift 2 – Fri-Sun 6:00 AM – 6:30 PM (with 10% pay differential. Prompt, Overtime as needed, typically Fridays for Shift 1 and either Thur. or Mon. for Shift 2.
    • Job Type: Full-time (thru Temp to Perm agency in most cases)
    • Pay: Start ~$16 - $20 / HR, commensurate with experience and passing tests
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