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Welder, Hibbing

Created 12/15/2020
Reference R0000918
Category Manufacturing
Job type Manufacturing
Country United States
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. Welds components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
  9. Heats, forms, and dresses metal parts, using hand tools, torch, or arc welding equipment.
  10. Ignites torch and adjusts valves, amperage, or voltage to obtain desired flame or arc.
  11. Analyzes engineering drawings and specifications to plan layout, assembly, and welding operations.
  12. Develops templates and other work aids to hold and align parts.
  13. Determines required equipment and welding method, applying knowledge of metallurgy, geometry, and welding techniques.
  14. Types of welding include:
    • MIG- Metal Inert Gas
    • FCGS- Flux Core Gas Shielded
    • SAW- Submerge Arc Welding
    • SMAW- Shield Metal Arc (Stick)
    • Metal Core Welding
  15. Performs other duties as assigned.



Position will not be required to make decisions that will directly impact the department.



Position requires collaboration with department managers and current/potential customers.




  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.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the accountabilities of the job. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to stand, feel with their hands, reach and handle materials weighing up to 10 pounds. The employee will frequently need to stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, walk and handle materials weighing 10-20 pounds. On occasion the employee will need to handle materials weighing 20-50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include; close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly exposed to moving objects (materials handled and transported throughout the plant via cranes, fork trucks and other employees). The employee is frequently exposed to airborne particles. The employee is also frequently exposed to sharp and abrasive edges which may result in scrapes, cuts and bruises. The employee is occasionally exposed to humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.



All employees must complete initial Safety Training.  Employees must ensure compliance with all safety policies, procedures, and work practices established by H-E Parts International. Avoid any activity that creates or poses a serious hazard to themselves or others while working for H-E Parts International.  Immediately bring any safety concern to your supervisor, or others designated by departmental procedures.  If any employee believes that performing an assigned work task or activity may pose a serious risk to life or health, discuss the issue immediately and directly with your supervisor.  Prior to operating any equipment supplied by H-E Parts International, employees are to be adequately trained, equipped, monitored, evaluated, and guided as appropriate, to comply with established safety policies, standards, and procedures.