|Performs skilled welding and metal work. An employee in this class of work is responsible for performing a variety of welding and metal-working tasks involving fabrication, alteration, reconditioning, repair and/or maintenance of metallic parts and equipment. Work is performed under the supervision of a technical supervisor and is reviewed while in progress and upon completion through observation and inspection of results obtained.|
|Designs and lays out welding and metal-working tasks to be performed; reads, interprets and works from blueprints, diagrams, and schematics.
Operates electric and/or acetylene welding equipment to heat, braze, cut, resurface and fit a variety of ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
Repairs, rebuilds, fabricates, alters and/or maintains trailer hitches, bumpers, chain link fences, vehicle bodies, and other types of metallic equipment, parts and materials.
Operates power hydraulic presses, saws, grinders, cutters, threaders, and other related metal-working tools.
Operates and trains others to operate 45 ton crane.
Performs minor maintenance and repairs on welding and metal-working equipment.
Operates plasma cutter.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
|Working knowledge of standard methods, procedures, practices, tools and equipment used in metal-welding and fabricating work.
Working knowledge of techniques employed in heating, cutting, brazing and resurfacing ferrous and nonferrous metals.
Working knowledge of occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions.
Working knowledge of the properties of various metals.
Some positions may require skill in the operation of 45 ton crane.
Some positions require skill in the operation of a variety of City vehicles and equipment to move and/or repair.
Skill in the operation of MIG/TIG welders.
Skill in use and care of welding and metal-working tools and equipment.
Skill in the fabrication of steel pieces using electric welder, oxy/acetylene torch, drill press, hand tools and grinder.
Skill in the fabrication, repair, reconditioning and alteration of vehicles, equipment and machine parts which involves standing, walking, lifting of 50 + lbs., bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching, pulling, and climbing ladders.
Skill in repairing refuse containers which involves standing, walking, lifting of 20 + lbs., bending, pushing, pulling and reaching.
Ability to read, interpret and work from blueprints, diagrams and schematics.
Ability to work around explosive tanks, sparks, chemicals, noise, noxious fumes and insects; may also work in confined areas, heights and in extreme weather.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to inspect refuse containers to ensure that they are properly repaired, cleaned and painted which involves climbing, detailed inspection and writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Ability to speak and hear.
|High school graduate with four (4) years welding experience required; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Florida Class "D" License required prior to employment. Must have home phone. Positions in Fleet Management require Florida Class "B" with Air Brakes Commerical Driver's License. Some positions may be required to pass an annual respirator physical; no facial hair allowed between the face and sealing surface of the respirator face plate.
Formal or On-the-Job-Training required as follows:
Welder Helper (300 hours)
Shielded Metal Arc (300 hours)
Gas Tungsten Arc (300 hours)
REVISION: 6/12/07-CF-Respirator physical language added per Dept. request.