City of Garland, TX

  • Welder - Fleet Services

    Location US-TX-Garland
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/14/2018 2:24 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings Remaining
    Fleet Services
    USD $16.50/Hr.
    USD $20.50/Hr.
    Target Hiring Range
    below first quartile
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Summary

    Responsible for repairing broken equipment, fabricating parts and modifying equipment.

    Essential Job Functions

    1. Perform welding on vehicles and equipment.
    2. Design and fabricate vehicle and equipment parts.
    3. May perform mechanical work as directed.
    4. Inspect for and identify structural deficiencies in equipment.

    Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

    Education/ Experience:     

    • Advanced training in welding and fabrication
    • 2-4 years experience in welding aluminum and fabrication
    • Certification preferred


    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • 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
    • Ability to read and interpret blueprints


    Licenses & Certifications

     Valid Class A CDL Texas Driver’s License or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
     Welding Program Certification preferred

    Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

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


    Interpersonal Skills
    Problem Solving/Analysis
    Self Development
    Technical Skills
    Work Environment/Safety

    Minimum Education & Work Experience

     6 months to 1 year advanced training past the high school level
     2 years related experience
    Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.


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