• Job Tracking ID: 512812-613742
    • Job Location: Chippewa Falls, WI
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 25, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
    • Starting Date: March 27, 2018
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Job Description:


Welds metal parts with gas welding equipment as specified by layout, welding diagram, or work order by performing the following duties.


Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Positions parts in jigs/fixtures on bench/floor, or claps parts together along layout marks.

  • Examines weld for bead size and other specifications

  • Repairs broken or cracked metal objects, fills holes, and builds up metal parts

  • Lays out, positions, and tack welds work pieces

  • Weld along vertical or overhead weld lines

  • Scarfs or grooves weld prior to applying filler metal

  • Chips or grinds off excess weld, slag, or splatter; grinds weld smooth as required

  • Cleans or degreases parts

  • Checks products for quality work

  • Reworks and repairs faulty products

  • Keeps work area free from debris and clutter


Secondary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Records information, such as quantities, work time, date, and other job information on daily time documents and routing sheets

  • Other duties as assigned


Cross Training:  Due to the nature of manufacturing and the Spectrum Industries line of products, in order to achieve optimum efficiency and utilization of equipment, space and personnel, it is necessary at times for employees to be trained and work as a ‘fill-in’ in other production and/or support areas.Objective/Summary:
Assist with the management of inbound and outbound material by upholding excellent inventory control. Communicate effectively with internal customers as well as carriers in regards to the movement of product.



Experience and Skills:

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Technical school training or certification AND one to two years of related work experience or training

  • OR equivalent combination of education and experience


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the safe and proper use of materials, methods, machines and the tools involved in the production of welded metal products

  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and their applications

  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, blueprint reading, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of products

  • Determine the tools/equipment necessary to perform a job

  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment and decipher when/what kind of maintenance is needed

  • Read, comprehend, and follow instructions given both verbally and written

  • Effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situation to other employees of the organization

  • Address issues involving several concrete variables in standardized situations

Regularly stand on a hard surface and use hands/arms to move and lift products

Performance Competencies:

1. Safety
2. Attendance
3. Technical Skills/Dependability
4. Quality
5. Quantity
6. Initiative/ Adaptability
7. Cooperation/Teamwork
8. Communication/Leadership



The starting pay rate for this position is $14.19 + $.60 shift pay.

Spectrum Industries offers a competitive and expansive benefit package including health, dental, life and short-term disability insurance; group voluntary plans including additional life, long-term disability, accident/injury and critical illness insurance; 401k plan with an employer match, Holiday pay, PTO, Near site clinic,  training and educational benefits.