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Welder, Hibbing, Minnesota

Created 03/24/2020
Reference 82333
Category Manufacturing
Job type Manufacturing
Country United States
State Minnesota
City Hibbing

This position will consist of a welder who lays out, fits, and welds fabricated, cast, and forged components to build or rebuild parts, according to blueprints and knowledge of welding and metallurgy: Selects equipment and plans layout, assembly, and welding, applying knowledge of geometry, physical properties of metal machining, weld shrinkage, and welding techniques.

It is the responsibility of every H-E Parts International, employee to insure a safe work environment.  All H-E Parts International, employees share the responsibility to insure at the end of the day we return home safely to our families.  Our safe work environment value surpasses all other responsibilities.



  1. Safety – conduct all activities in a safe manner, utilizing PPE and adhering to company policy and alerting others regarding potential concerns. Safety is # 1.
  2. Lays out, positions, and secures parts and assemblies according to specifications.
  3. Tack-welds or welds components and assemblies using welding equipment.
  4. Cuts work piece, using powered saws, hand shears, or chipping knife.
  5. Observes tests on welded surfaces, such as hydrostatic, x-ray, and dimension tolerance to evaluate weld quality and conformance to specifications.
  6. Inspects grooves, angles, or gap allowances, using micrometer, caliper, and precision measuring instruments.
  7. Removes rough spots from work piece, using portable grinder, hand file, or scraper.
  8. Removes welds by air arc gouging process.
  9. Welds components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
  10. Heats, forms, and dresses metal parts, using hand tools, torch, or arc welding equipment.
  11. Ignites torch and adjusts valves, amperage, or voltage to obtain desired flame or arc.
  12. Analyzes engineering drawings and specifications to plan layout, assembly, and welding operations.
  13. Develops templates and other work aids to hold and align parts.
  14. Determines required equipment and welding method, applying knowledge of metallurgy, geometry, and welding techniques.
  15. Types of welding include:
    • MIG- Metal Inert Gas
    • FCGS- Flux Core Gas Shielded
    • SMAW- Shield Metal Arc (Stick)
  16. Ability to fabricate metal structures without drawings and create a drawing of completed assembly.
  17. Mechanical abilities required to disassemble and assemble equipment components.
  18. May be required to work in the field for weldments on equipment for dismantle or assembly of equipment. May include assisting mechanics with assembly/disassembly process.
  19. Performs other duties as assigned.




  1. High School Diploma or GED.
  2. A two-year Associate Degree from a technical/trade school is preferred.
  3. Two years professional training in a vocational institution, or equivalent journey level experience desired, but not required. 
  4. Welding, soldering, and brazing skills.  Rigging loads for overhead crane work and forklift operation desired, but not required. Ability to lift up to 50# is required. Must be able to pass respirator fit test and pulmonary function testing.


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