Journeyman Shop Welder

Location: Mesa, AZ
Date Posted: 10-10-2016
Metso is currently looking for several Journeyman Shop Welders for our Mesa, AZ location. At least three years of welding experience is required, and CWI certification in a major plus.

  • Repair and manufacturing of mining and process equipment including mills, crushers, screens, shredders, conveyors and pumps, operating mainly inner-shield, outer-shield, sub-arc and stick electrode welding
  • Lay out, position, and secure parts and assemblies according to specifications.
  • Set up and operate all common welding equipment including SMAW (Stick), GMAW (Mig), SAW (Submerged arc), semi-automated and Oxyfuel gas in a heavy industrial setting.
  • Efficiently cut and excavate cracks with Air Carbon-Arc as well as cutting with Oxyfuel, Plasma and track burners.
  • Set up, center and secure pieces on rotary tilt positioners.
  • Operate semi-automatic or automatic welding equipment for weld build up, use of jigs, selecting or setting of currents or setting time cycles, and use of electrodes. Unite metal parts in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
  • Check, adjust and regulate current and time cycle for varying conditions of materials to obtain proper welds.
  • Cut work pieces, using fabrication equipment including powered saws, shears, brakes and rolls.
  • Remove rough spots from work piece, using portable grinder, hand file, or scraper.
  • Heat, form, and dress metal parts, using hand tools, torch, or arc welding equipment.
  • Assist Mechanical Cell with Teardown and Inspection.
  • Safely operate overhead cranes and forklifts to handle pieces up to 65 tons
  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment.
  • Complete required inspection documentation reports.
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices.
  • Observe all safety and general plant rules.
  • Required to work overtime – evenings, weekends, holidays.
  • Perform other duties as directed.

  • 3 years of welding experience
  • CWI certification a major plus
  • Must be reliable and dependable.
  • Reads and understands English language (alpha and numeric) sufficient to read and understand requisitions, drawings, and engineering specifications.
  • Observes safety regulations and exhibits a high concern for safety.
  • Possesses intermediate math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, decimals and fractions, geometry) for measurement, testing and problem resolution.
  • Ability to read and understand shop drawings and welding details, set up and adjust welding equipment to fabricate assemblies within tolerances required.
  • Must have knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, use, repair, and maintenance; knowledge of design techniques and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blue prints, drawings, and models.
  • Must be able to pass a welding test certifying that work meets the required specifications and standards. 2G, 3G, and 4G Welding Certification preferred
  • Must work occasional overtime – evenings, weekends, and holidays. 
  • Five years’ related repair and fabrication experience preferred.
  • Bends, stoops, crouches, twists, leans, reaches, picks up and lifts raw materials of various weights and of various lengths.
  • Lifts up to 50 pounds occasionally and 20 pounds frequently.
  • Demonstrates manual dexterity sufficient to properly operate welding and related machines.
  • Visual acuity to operate machines where the job is at or within arm’s reach.
  • Utilizes oral communication to convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Able to wear safety apparatus/clothing when required.
  • Perceives the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels.Receives detailed information through oral communication.
  • Position requires work both inside and outside the building in various weather conditions.
  • This position requires repetitive or periodic movement based upon demand for an order.

What We Offer
We offer challenging opportunities contributing to the development and enhancement of Metso’s industry leading solutions in a friendly, respectful and global environment.
All applications will be given equal consideration regardless of race, sex or sexual orientation, age, religion, veteran, disability or any other legally protected status.  Metso takes pride in being an equal opportunity employer.
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