Location: Newport News, VA Posted Date: December 8, 2017
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Employer Job Id: 1981 Careermine Job Id: 1400059
Job Summary:

The Fitter/Welder lays-out, fits, and welds fabricated components to assemble structural forms such as heavy equipment frames, tanks, and other mining equipment parts by performing the following duties.


This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.


Essential Job Duties:
  • Completes successfully all required weld tests.
  • Selects equipment and plans layout, assembly, and welding.
  • Lays-out, positions, aligns, and fits components together.
  • Bolts, clamps, and tack-welds parts to secure in position for welding.
  • Sets up equipment and welds parts, using arc, gas-shielded arc, submerged arc, or gas welding equipment.
  • Handles and disposes of hazardous materials.


Core Competencies:
  • Team Spirit: Working in an environment, which promotes communication and cooperation for the greater good of the company and the customer.
  • Customer Service: Proactively meeting and exceeding customers' expectations and requirements while improving products and processes.
  • Integrity: Consistently demonstrates honesty, fairness, trustworthiness.
  • Safety: A mind set that promotes an incident free environment for both our products and personnel. (People, hazard free, accident free).


Specific Competencies:
  • Job Skills: Possesses the skills and knowledge needed to perform tasks efficiently and competently.
  • Communications: Organizes and expresses ideas and information clearly, using appropriate & efficient methods of conveying the information.
    • Oral Communication:  Speaks clearly; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.
    • Written Communication:  Writes clearly; Able to read and interpret written information.
    • Language Skills:  Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions.
  • Analytical Thinking: Breaks down problems and issues into components and analyzes the costs, benefits, opportunities and risks associated with each alternative solution.
  • Cost Awareness: Aware of the assigned budget for each task.  Strives to keep costs within the budget, and makes manager aware when budget will be exceeded.
  • Initiative - Works independently to solve problems.  Looks for opportunities to take on more responsibility.
  • Understanding Roles & Responsibilities: Demonstrates clear understanding of the expectations of the job.
    • Organizational Support:  Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
    • Quantity:  Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.
    • Dependability:  Follows instructions, responds to management direction.
  • Ability to Learn New Skills: Learns new skills quickly. Is able to work independently to master new skills and tasks.
  • Education and Self Development: Identifies personal strength and weaknesses, and targets areas for self-improvement.  Participates in educational opportunities and works towards developing new skills or enhancing existing skills.
  • Innovative Thinking: Looks for ways to improve effectiveness by implementing new ideas and more efficient approaches
  • Sharing Knowledge; Communicates the knowledge gained from education and experience to others in the organization who may benefit.


Education and Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


What we offer:
  • Interesting and responsible role in a successful company.
  • A comprehensive benefits package that includes major medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K plan with company match, paid vacation and personal days.


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