Getman Corporation Fitter/Welder in Kalamazoo, Michigan

style="font-weight: 400;"span style="font-weight: 600;"Fitter/Welder I/spanKalamazoo, MI, US Fitter/Welder ILOCATION: Kalamazoo, Michigan Hourly Rate: $21.50Getman Corporation, a Southwest Michigan manufacturer and global supplier of mobile equipment to the mining industry, is looking for a Fitter/Welder I to support the Fabrication Department. JOB SUMMARYLay out and fabricate complex metal components to assemble structural forms, such as machinery frames using knowledge of advanced welding techniques, metallurgy, and engineering requirements. RESPONSIBILITIESulliDemonstrate an advanced amount of knowledge, attitude, skills and habits required to perform proceduralized tasks under general supervision and complex tasks involving the use of theoretical knowledge with little to no supervision./liliDemonstrate a higher level of skill and dexterity for welding processes of metal./liliMust be able to perform all functions of the basic welder classification. /liliRead and interpret blueprints or welding process specifications./liliUse manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal pieces using processes such as TIG, GTAW, MIG or GMAW, FAW, SMAW, OAW, and resistance welding./liliOperate manual or semi-automatic flame-cutting equipment when necessary./liliRepair broken or cracked parts and fills holes as needed./liliWeld in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions./liliSet up weld machine and select the appropriate fixture to identifying the proper weld schedule./liliSetup equipment and prepare surfaces to be welded and weld parts as required./li/ul EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:One year certificate from college or technical school; or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must meet the following minimum requirements:ulliWelding Certificates are strict requirement and must be achieved and sustained upon hire./liliRead and layout parts to complex prints and plan details of working procedure./liliInterpret blueprints, specifications, diagrams or schematics for appropriate welding process./liliHave at least 5 years of relevant experience regarding jigs, fixtures and automated equipment./li/ul