Welder

  • Clark County School District
  • Las Vegas, NV 89121, United States
  • Apr 20, 2017
Full time Skilled Labor

Job Description

Job description:

CLARK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

    HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION

 

WELDER                                                                                                                                    

Class Code: 7250

Job Family: Skilled Trades/Technicians Classification:  Support Staff

Terms of Employment: Pay Grade 55 on the Support Staff Salary Schedule FLSA STATUS: NON-EXEMPT

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under general supervision, performs welding, fabrication (layout and design), and sheet-metal work using a wide variety of metals.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

This list of Essential Duties and Responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.

  1. Sets up and operates arc, tungsten arc welding (tig), metal inert gas (mig), plasma, air arc, and spot welding equipment and makes appropriate voltage and current adjustment for various metal types and repair situations.
  2. Welds to required specifications, metal components (i.e., pipe, tubing, motorized vehicles, equipment trailers, tool boxes, brackets, braces, supports, hand rails, window grills, equipment guards, and playground equipment, ).
  3. Ensures welding integrity of structures (i.e., beams, columns, trusses, bleachers, auditoriums, ).
  4. Designs layout, repairs, and installs pressure and non-pressure vessels which includes fuel tanks, hydraulic rams, and their components, custom made tools, sheet metal, and structural
  5. Fabricates from blueprints and prepares as-built drawings for various types of projects to include sheet metal and structural
  6. Analyzes and evaluates field measurements to complete designs and
  7. Sets up and operates pattern cutting, motorized cutting, and welding torches, and uses appropriate gases for each application and adjusts regulators, and selects appropriate setting and cutting
  8. Evaluates materials and equipment needs and submits requests for
  9. Rigs heavy equipment and directs crane
  10. Instructs and/or directs the daily activities of Skilled Trades Assistants (STA), when
  11. Coordinates work with school activities and other trades/crafts.
  12. Responsible for the safe handling and disposal of hazardous
  13. May administer first aid and/or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)/Automated External Defibrillator (AED), as
  14. Conforms to safety standards, as
  15. Performs other tasks related to the position, as

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:

Involves highly-skilled work in welding and metal fabrication.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (Position Expectations):

  1. Knowledge of welding codes and
  2. Knowledge of tensile strengths of various
  3. Knowledge of the load ranges of heavy equipment, vehicles and trailers, and their
  4. Knowledge of rigging practices and
  5. Knowledge of welding theory, practices, and
  6. Knowledge of first aid, CPR/AED, and Universal
  7. Ability to recognize, understand, interpret and apply all local, state, federal, and national codes and regulations including, but not limited to: Uniform Building Code (UBC), Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC), Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), National Electrical Code (NEC),
  8. Ability to learn and apply operating and work
  9. Ability to read and interpret blueprints specifications and
  10. Ability to plan, estimate cost, and organize
  11. Ability to weld low pressure
  12. Ability to operate hand and power tools and
  13. Ability to interpret and apply mathematical/geometrical
  14. Ability to wear respiratory protection and other personal protective equipment in accordance with applicable state and federal
  15. Ability to read and interpret written and/or oral
  16. Ability to meet predetermined
  17. Ability to perform strenuous and physical
  18. Ability to safely move and relocate heavy
  19. Ability to work in confined
  20. Ability to withstand heights and perform work
  21. Ability to work cooperatively with employees and the
  22. Ability to recognize and report hazards and apply safe work
  23. Possess physical and mental stamina commensurate with the responsibilities of the

 

EXAMPLES OF ASSIGNED WORK AREAS:

Clark County School District facilities - fabrication shop, cooling towers, mechanical rooms, Vegas PBS interactive television (ITV) antennas (districtwide) offices, schools, (classrooms, locker rooms, cafeterias, restrooms).

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Strength: Medium/heavy - exert force 50-100 lbs., occasionally; 25-50 lbs., frequently; or 10-20 lbs., constantly.

 

 

Physical Demands: Frequent sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, stopping, kneeling, climbing, crouching, reaching, handling, and repetitive fine motor activities. Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment. Stamina to remain seated and maintain concentration for an extended period of time. Hearing and speech to communicate in person, via video conference and computers, or over the telephone. Vision:  Frequent  near and far acuity, and color vision. Vision to read printed and online materials, a Video Display Terminal (VDT) screen, or other monitoring devices.

 

Environmental Conditions: Varies from a climate-controlled office setting to work outdoors with temperatures ranging from mild/moderate to extreme cold/heat. Exposure to noise levels ranging from moderate to loud and occasional to frequent time periods.

 

Hazards: Exposures to fumes emitted from welding rods, high and confined areas, and extreme heat from welding torches. Furniture, playground/office equipment, communicable diseases, chemicals (as related to specific assignment), and power/hand operated equipment and machinery (as related to specific assignment).

 

 

EXAMPLES OF EQUIPMENT/SUPPLIES USED TO PERFORM TASKS:

District-issued vehicle, tig and mig welders, oxyfuel gas welders, oxyacetylene torches, various saws, nibblers, unishears, slitters, shears, snips, tools for grinding and polishing metal, various files, various drills, tools for punching holes, sheet metal tools, wirecutters, pry bars, protractors, socket sets, etc.

 

Minimum experience or requirements:

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education, Training, and Experience:

  1. High school graduation or other equivalent (i.e., General Educational Development (GED), foreign equivalency, ).
  2. Completion of apprenticeship or journeyman certification as a welder; or, Four (4) years experience as a

 

Licenses and Certificates:

  1. A valid driver’s license that allows the applicant/employee to legally operate a motor vehicle in Nevada. License must be maintained for the duration of the
  2. Copy of current driving history issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles at time of application or Qualified Selection Pool (QSP) placement and at time of interview prior to final
  3. Certified Welder Class 4G Welder
  4. Physical Examination Respirator certificate. (If unable to obtain certificate at time of application, it must be in possession at time of offer or conditional )
  5. Current First Aid certificate from the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, or other similar organization. Certification must be maintained for the duration of the assignment. Certification training must be in-person and include a hands-on component. Online courses will not be
  6. Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)/Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certificate from the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, or other similar organization. Certification must be maintained for the duration of the assignment. Certification training must be in-person and include a hands- on component. Online courses will not be accepted.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

None Specified

 

DOCUMENT(S) REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION:

  1. High school transcript or other equivalent (i.e., GED, foreign equivalency, ).
  2. Apprenticeship and/or journeyman certificate/card, if
  3. A valid driver’s license that allows the applicant/employee to legally operate a motor vehicle in
  4. Copy of current driving history issued by the Department of Motor
  5. Valid Welder Class 4G
  6. Physical Examination Respirator certificate if
  7. Current First Aid certificate as indicated
  8. Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/Automatic External Defibrillator certificate as indicated
  9. Specific documented evidence of training and experience to satisfy

 

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

This employer does not knowingly discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or national origin.