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Welder II

Phoenix, AZ, USA


PPS is seeking an experienced and talented Welder Level III to join our state of the art semiconductor industry fabrication facility in Phoenix, AZ!

The Welder III
will be responsible for MIG and TIG welding on a diverse array of products and held to tight tolerances on large and small weldments per AWS codes and symbols. This includes the layout, fit/tack, and fabrication of weldment having multiple details is a welded sequence using welding fixtures and jigs where applicable. Materials include various grades of steel: tube and sheet, stainless steel: tube and sheet, sheet metal, and aluminum: tube and sheet.

This position comes with a highly competitive pay rate, second-to-none benefits, and a high ceiling for growth!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receives instructions, prints, and work orders for the job. Plans details of working procedure and tools and, material requirements.
  • Perform minor maintenance on equipment.
  • Assume responsibility and care of assigned tools and equipment.
  • Observe and practice safety procedures and policies.
  • Performs advanced welding activities with minimum instructions and supervision.
  • Interprets complex blueprints, manufacturing drawings, and written work instructions, as well as reads and interprets AWS welding symbols.
  • Sets up welding equipment in accordance with the appropriate weld process specifications (WPS).
  • Completes weldments to the applied AWS welding code and blueprint requirements.
  • Positions weldment details in location using fixtures, jigs, tape measure, square, rule, and caliper to meet blueprint, manufacturing drawings, and quality requirements.
  • Utilizes material handling equipment in conjunction with the welding task.
  • Performs minor maintenance on job-related equipment.
  • Assumes responsibility and care of assigned tools and equipment.
  • Observes and practices safety procedures and policies.
  • Attendance is an essential job function 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Understanding of the use of measuring devices, such as micrometers, calipers, tapes etc.
  • Qualified to read blue prints.
  • Fabricates equipment by cutting, burning, and welding various metals.
  • Cleans and prepares surfaces to be welded.
  • Subject completed welding tasks to appropriate inspections.
  • Strong understanding of TIG/MIG welding procedures & processes.
  • Must have experience working with steel, aluminum and stainless steel.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and AWS welding symbols.
  • Ability to perform welds that pass a visual inspection and destructive test.
  • Ability to use measuring tools (tape measures, squares, rules and dial calipers).
  • Basic math skills; must be able to perform conversions and basic calculations.
  • Knowledge of welding machines and set up.
  • Ability to operate hand/air tools and electric grinders.

Educational/Experience Requirement:

  • High School diploma or equivalent experience.
  • Two year vocational welding program or equivalent experience.
  • 2+ years of experience in welding.

Physical Demands:

  • Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move object.
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, push, pull, grasp.
  • Must comply with Jager-2 Vision test compliance.
  • Prolonged standing and bending intermittently during work hours.
  • Ability to move arms, hands and fingers to type.
  • Close vision required.


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