City of Garland, TX

Welder

US-TX-Garland
3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-5055
# of Openings Remaining
1
Department
EWS - Delivery
Min
USD $15.54/Hr.
Mid
USD $19.25/Hr.
Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Code Category
Skilled Trade

Position Summary

Responsible for providing welding and/ or painting repairs and maintenance of commercial containers, solid waste vehicles and facilities as needed. 

Essential Job Functions

  1. Repair, paint and maintain commercial containers.
  2. Use welding equipment to repair all sizes of commercial containers such as sleeves, lids and bottoms.
  3. Provide help to Fleet Services as needed.
  4. Keep in contact with internal and external customers by telephone.
  5. Transport commercial containers needing paint or repair to the shop or holding area.
  6. Drive and operate fork lift truck.
  7. Make various repairs to solid waste vehicles that need welding either at the shop or at the site of breakdown.
  8. Pick up service orders for delivery or exchange of commercial containers.

Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

Education/ Experience:     

  • 2-4 years of experience welding fabrication and painting
  • Driving experience with a good driving record

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:           

  • Ability to read and write, read maps and perform basic math
  • Advanced skill in MIG, TIG and stick welding
  • Skill in air arc gouging
  • Skill in utilizing a cutting torch
  • Skill in utilizing a plasma cutter
  • Skill in aluminum and various metal welding

 

Licenses & Certifications

 Valid Class B Texas driver's license
 Welding Program Certification

Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

The incumbent works in a shop environment; occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Occasional outside work.

Competencies

Customer Service
Dependability
Personal Organization
Problem Solving/Analysis
Quality
Self Development
Technical Skills
Work Environment/Safety

Minimum Education & Work Experience

 Level of knowledge equivalent to less than high school or equivalency
 2 years of related experience
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

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