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Aerotek Welder in Summerville, South Carolina


Primary function as a Welder will be to fabricate and repair parts by welding to ASME IX, MIL-STD codes and engineering welding requirements.

In accordance with the primary function, perform the following:

Receive job assignment with drawing and other necessary information, including oral or written instructions from appropriate supervision or engineers when required. Read and interpret detailed part and tool drawings. Examine instructions, noting specifications and requirements. Obtain all tools, fixtures and related equipment. Prepare all surfaces, assemble and position parts, as required, to be welded, also including layout, assembly, and fabrication to drawing requirements. Assemble components or assemblies to positioners. Set up required welding and brazing equipment. Verify process specifications follow prescribed procedures and perform assigned operations in all positions, as certified. Remove slag, chip, grind, visible defects before depositing subsequent passes. Document metal joining sequences as required. Grind and prepare surfaces for nondestructive examinations, and perform magna flux or penetrant testing. Operate ovens for pre-heating, post weld heat treatment, or stress relief as required per specifications Use all types of measuring and gauging devices. Check work and record dimensions or characteristics as required. Lift lighter parts by hand. Use crane or lifting devices for heavier components. Train others when necessary. Complete weld certification testing in a timely manner to meet code, process, or base metal requirements to satisfy customer orders Maintain filler metal storage and traceability per requirements Perform routine machine and equipment checks. Maintain cleanliness, lubrication and fluid levels, and perform simple machine error recovery. Keep equipment and work area in clean and orderly condition. Observe all safety and hygiene requirements as specified and directed.


Welder, TIG, STICK, stainless steel welding, carbon steel, ASME, fabrication

Top Skills Details:


Additional Skills & Qualifications:

* Looking for solid TIG Welders that have experience welding on Tubrines*

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT: Manual, semi-automatic, automatic AC/DC welding machines and cutting equipment. Welding processes include shielded metal arc (SMAW, stick), gas metal arc welding (GMAW, mig), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW, tig or heliarc), flux core arc welding (FCAW), hardfacting (PTA) and others. Torches of all types, compressed gases, hand tools, pedestal grinders, ovens, pre-heat torches, clamps, squares, measuring instruments, gauges, personal protective equipment and other tools used in welding & fabrication. Bridge cranes, jib cranes, fork trucks, hand trucks, etc. for material handling. Computers and Manufacturing Systems.

MATERIAL: All types of welding materials, ferrous and non-ferrous metals and alloys, castings, forgings, plates, bars, pipe, fittings, sheets, assemblies, etc. Flux, fuel gas, oxygen, shielding gas, markers, insulation, carbon electrodes, protective coatings, dye penetrant materials, etc


SKILLS and COMPETENCIES: Ability to operate material handling equipment, read and interpret blueprint, layout and process worksheets, set-up and operate assigned welding equipment, maintain acceptable quality and efficiency level, and effectively communicate with others.

Experience Level:

Expert Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.