Metal Arts, LLC

3629 West 30th St. South
Wichita , KS
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Structural Welder/Fitter

Metal Arts, LLC
Wichita, KS Full time
Posted on May 11, 2018

Metal Arts LLC is seeking a WELDER/FITTER for the Structural Steel industry.

Metal Arts is looking for leaders in our industry, who want to make an impact on a growing small business.

  • Hourly Position
  • Pay range $12 to $16 per hour depending on experience


A WELDER/FITTER at Metal Arts is required to perform the following duties:

  • Read Structural Drawings and layout any structural component that is assigned to them at an efficient pace, with high quality
  • Inspect all parts provided to them for fitting, in order to ensure high quality
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of all weld symbols and mark each structural component properly to be welded
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of structural drawings and be capable of pointing out possible issues, missing items, out of tolerance parts, or general errors to the quality or detailing department
  • Maintain a working knowledge of AWS and AISC requirements for Structural Steel
  • Maintain a working knowledge of weld quality requirements and visual acceptance
  • Pass welding tests for any welding procedure and positions required (Metal Arts uses primarily GMAW or MIG welding, as well as FCAW)
    • Welder/Fitter is at times required to weld components and at times send components to a separate station for welding
  • When necessary, layout and fabricate miscellaneous parts for structural components
    • If a part is missing or out of tolerance, the welder/fitter shall at times fabricate the required parts in order to speed up production, including clip angles, plates, bent plates, etc.
  • Maintain a high level of competence with the shop cranes, forklifts, and rigging equipment
  • Maintain capability to operate at a basic level all shop machinery:
    • Bandsaw
    • Ironworker
    • Torch & Handheld Plasma Cutter
    • Fabrication Hand Tools
    • All Welding Machines
  • Assist in miscellaneous shop duties as required, Metal Arts is a small business and all employees are required to help in any way they can during busy or short-handed periods. We try to limit these occurrences; however, they are inevitable.
    • Running the Bandsaw
    • Running the Ironworker
    • Cleaning the Shop
    • Loading Trucks
    • Unloading Trucks
    • Inspecting and Cleaning Shop Machinery
  • Adhere to all company policies and maintain a minimum of absences and tardiness
  • Maintain a positive attitude and ensure that Metal Arts is a positive environment to work in, free of unnecessary conflicts and issues.

Metal Arts offers a full range of benefits including Medical Insurance, Retirement Programs, and Paid Uniform Service.

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