Art's Way Manufacturing Welders in Armstrong, Iowa

Welders 18-2017-AR 19-2017-AR 20-2017-AR 26-2017-AR Art's Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. is a leading manufacturer and marketer of specialized agricultural equipment. We are seeking a Welder to join our team at our Armstrong, Iowa location. Position Summary: Looking for responsible welders for wire feed welding multiple Art s Way Manufacturing products. Primary Responsibilities: Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions. Operate safety equipment and use safe work habits. Lay out, position, align, and secure parts and assemblies prior to assembly, using straightedges, combination squares, calipers, and rulers. Examine work pieces for defects and measure work pieces with straightedges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications. Recognize, set up, and operate hand and power tools common to the welding trade, such as shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment. Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolt component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding. Select and install torches, torch tips, filler rods, and flux, according to welding chart specifications or types and thicknesses of metals. Ignite torches or start power supplies and strike arcs by touching electrodes to metals being welded, completing electrical circuits. Connect and turn regulator valves to activate and adjust gas flow and pressure so that desired flames are obtained. The tasks listed above are not intended to limit other tasks that might reasonably be assigned as necessary. Qualifications and Skill Requirements: A minimum of 6 months manufacturing/production welding experience; prefer 1+ years. Ability to read blueprints Capable of performing duties without direct supervision Ideal candidate will be a self-starter, highly motivated, and a team player Physical requirements: o Lift 50 pounds frequently o Weld in different positions (i.e. sitting, standing, lying down, bending, kneeling) for prolonged periods of time o Work with arms above head, including removing items from overhead shelves o Keep hand and arm steady while moving arm or holding arm and hand in one position o See details at a close range (within a few feet of the observer) o Coordinate two or more limbs while sitting, standing or lying down o Must be able to stand for a minimum of 8 hours per day Art s Way is proud to be an EEO employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. If interested, apply online at: www.artsway-mfg.com/career-opportunities/