Weld Team Captain

Oconomowoc, WI 53066

Posted: 01/15/2019 Industry: Trades/Skilled Job Number: 504229

Weld Lead


Well known fabrication shop needs a strong well known fabrication shop needs a strong Welding Leader for their 2nd shift. Does working for a company that has been in the casting business for more than 30 years sound appealing?  How about a company that has room for advancement?


Responsibilities for Weld Lead:

         The responsibility of a Weld Team Captain is to assist in meeting daily targeted goals as outlined by the Team Leader. 

         You ll help coordinate the daily operations through assigning, monitoring and reviewing accuracy of team members work and providing technical guidance. 

         Approximately 70% of time will be spent performing many of the same duties as the team members. 

         Team captains will lead and direct a team of one or more team members

          Ensure team members have the correct tools to complete their daily tasks and assure they are in good working condition

          Responsible for team members accuracy of work

         Promote a safe work environment

         Provide notification of company policy violations to your team leader

         Conduct daily 5S audits and promote 5-S initiatives

         Knowledge of set up and operation of welding machines

         Table fabrication duties include: measure and weld the angle degree according to print with sections of material

         Read measuring tools (tape measure, square, dial calipers, digital protractor)

          Operate hand/air tools and electric grinders

         Read and interpret work instructions and AWS welding symbols from blueprints

         Perform MIG,TIG or fabrication welding assignments to meet daily production while maintaining standards of quality and quantity

         Angle change duties: Measure and weld the angle degree according to print with sections of material cut on saw during previous operation

         Build duties: Roll form material when required for large radius jobs (standard rolled turns will be provided by designated employees); assemble angle change, straight sections and turn to print using a MIG Welder and other fabrication tools while maintaining dimension and angle tolerances; form flanges and gear rack and install according to print

         Confirm angles and dimensions during fabrication and report any deviations to supervisor

         Identify and obtain accurate welding fixtures as called by work order

          Count and verify weldment ID Number; enter data into computer software to create paint tag for final operation

          Communicate shortages, scrap, delays and any deviation of standard work to the supervisor when applicable

         Complete daily timesheet and paperwork

          Maintain D1.1 welding certification. This applies to welders who complete welding operations that require D1.1 certification


Requirements for Weld Lead:

         High School diploma (GED) with 2 years work experience in a related field and 1 year experience leading personnel. 

         Qualified applicant must possess experience with the Curve Rail Elevator fabrication process, production scheduling, training and inventory accuracy. 

         Lean Manufacturing principles a plus. 

         Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 

         Perform written documentation and correspondence. 

         Professionally communicate one-on-one and in groups. 

         Ability to perform tasks using computer software and Microsoft Office. 


 Working Conditions/Physical Demands for Weld Lead:

         Modern production facility with heat and air conditioning

         While performing the duties of this job, the employee is generally required to stand, sit, walk; use hands and fingers, talk and hear

         Ability to lift up to 30 pounds regularly

         Ability to lift over 30 pounds occasionally



         2nd shift - Work Schedule  2:30PM to 12:00am Monday - Friday & two Saturdays per month. 

         Pay - up to $22/hr. plus $2.50/hr. shift premium

         Benefits:  Health/dental/vision; life and disability insurance; paid sick and personal days; paid vacation; paid holidays; 401K; pay review; safety shoes and glasses reimbursement.


If interested in the Weld Lead role, please send resume to:  GMiller@TRNstaffing.com


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