Any manufacturer can say they build a better crane or winch, but we stand behind that claim with a steadfast reputation for dependable products chosen time and again by companies worldwide. With a history spanning over seven decades, Thern has provided amazing solutions to some very BIG projects all over the world. Do you want to be a part of something bigger? Thern, Inc is looking for a first shift Welder to join our team.
Why work for Thern?
Thern embraces the family culture where they believe in the power of its people. Employees are allowed to make decisions and present ideas to improve processes so they can continue to deliver top quality products for our customers.
Is having a flexible schedule important to you? Thern has a strong sense of work life balance; where leadership is flexible with employees to accommodate home life events in conjunction with making sure the work is getting done.
Thern provides a great benefit package for all full-time employees; this includes Medical/Dental, Vision, STD and LTD, Life Insurance, Aflac, Flexible Spending, Holiday/Vacation, 401k, & Swing Shift Premium.
Summary: Responsible for welding together metal components of products such as cranes, crane bases, power and hand winches.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Threads consumable wire through portable welding gun
• Connects cables from welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, and wire feed speed as required
• Starts power supply to produce electric current
• Strikes (forms) arc which generates heat to melt and deposit metal from electrode to work piece and join edges of work piece.
• Manually guides 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 and horizontal positions
• Examines weld for bead size and other specifications
• Chips off excess weld and spatter
• Positions and clamps work pieces together or assemble them in a jig or fixture
• Tacks assemblies together
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Thern, Inc.is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Thern does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business needs.
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.