Welder (New Production)

Date: Jun 29, 2024

Location: New Prague, MN, United States, 56071

Company: Chart Industries

Ensuring Chart’s Success…

Chart’s welders play a key role in the manufacturing process of Chart’s products.   Candidates must be able to perform complex and critical welding operations and the position requires a full range of experience and training.  Various types of metals are used during the production process and the following types of welding are performed: GMAW, GTAW, Sub-arc welding, Plasma-arc cutting and Air-arc gouging.

Available Shifts:
Nights: Monday - Thursday: 2:45pm-12:45am (Night shift is eligible for a $2.00 per hour shift differential)

What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be…

  • Perform welding and other related manufacturing activities with minimal instruction and supervision
  • Layout, assemble and weld according to drawings, work instructions, and weld procedures.
  • Ability to judge the type and gauge of steel to be welded, and make proper head adjustments as required by welding procedures.
  • Position welded metal parts on fixtures; attached jigs & clamps as needed to hold metal parts in proper position for welding.
  • Perform complete welding and finishing operations for unit repair.
  • Train and instruct other welders.
  • Use various handling devices in conjunction with welding tasks.
  • Accurately maintain required documentation.
  • Utilize visual examination.
  • Observe and practice safety procedures and policies, participate in safety program and department meetings.
  • Perform other job-related duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisors.

Your Physical Work Environment Will Require…

  • Exposure to metal cutting, welding odors, welding flash and incidental acceptable limits of x-ray radiation.
  • Possible exposure to chemical odors and temperature extremes.
  • Frequent standing, sitting, walking, bending, stooping, twisting, and occasional crawling.
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 40 lbs. and occasionally heavier (50-60 lbs.) with assistance
  • Frequent pushing, pulling, and handling of materials as well as repetitive hand movements during welding.

Your Professional Experience Should Be…

  • Ability to comprehend complex blueprints and weld symbols.
  • Previous experience performing GMAW, GTAW, and Sub-arc welding.
  • Experience with air-arc gouging and operation of plasma cutting machines.
  • Ability to accurately measure using devices such as tape measures, micrometers, and calipers.
  • Successful ability to pass certification tests.

Your Education Should Be…

  • Technical welding diploma or equivalent work experience.
  • Print reading course including welding symbols.

Chart is an equal opportunity employer