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GAF Fabrication and Welding Technician in Dallas, Texas

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Job Description:

We are looking for a technician who is skilled at fabrication and welding. The candidate should have experience with GMAW, SMAW, and GTAW welding processes, and additionally be competent at using an oxy-acetylene torch and plasma cutter. The candidate will work with sheet, plate, bar stock, pipe, and structural shapes for the fabrication of process machinery. The technician must be able to operate shop equipment such as band saws, drills, presses, brakes, pipe threaders, and powered hand tools.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Select, cut, trim, cope, drill, and shape stock materials such as flat bar, channel, angle, pipe, sheet, and plate

  • Accurate fit-up and tack welding of multiple components into an assembly; complete weld-out after fit-up inspection; grinding and blending seams to the required finish

  • Selection of the appropriate weld procedure and welding machine parameters including shielding gas, voltage, welding wire selection, and feed rate.

  • Perform cuts on sheet and plate using saws, cut off tools, hand held plasma cutter, or CNC plasma cutter

  • Operate a pipe threading machine

  • Assembly of multiple weldments and machine components into equipment

  • Machine setup, operation, and maintenance; upkeep of the work area in a clean and safe order

  • Read and interpret technical drawings, data sheets, and specifications

  • Use of rulers, calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, gauges, and other instruments for precise measurements

  • Handling of heavy, large, or awkward parts manually or with cranes

  • Procurement and inventory of welding rods, wire, tools, and consumable supplies

  • Enter raw material consumption, machine utilization, and labor in the CMMS/ERP software

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • A minimum of Associate’s Degree in Welding Technology or comparable degree from an accredited college is preferred. A Welding Technology Certificate will be considered provided that the candidate has relevant work experience.

  • Minimum 3yrs experience of fabrication and welding

  • Experience using AutoCAD software is desired

  • Good communication and collaboration skills

  • Experience with Google G Suite desired

  • Willing to work overtime as needed

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs

  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, reach, bend, climb, push, and pull for long periods

  • Work is indoors but subject to seasonal weather conditions

We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).

With 130+ years in the industry, GAF is the leading roofing manufacturer in North America. As a member of the Standard Industries family of companies, we are also part of the largest roofing and waterproofing business in the world.

Our communities help give our work meaning and the products we manufacture help protect what matters most. The shingles help to shelter the families living in the homes in our towns. The TPO helps protect what is under that hospital’s roof. In addition to quality products, we make sure they are installed by quality craftsmen and women. The full GAF portfolio of solutions is supported by an extensive national network of factory-certified contractors.

GAF continues to be the leader in quality and offers comprehensive warranty protection on its products and systems. Our success is driven by a commitment to empowering our people to deliver advanced quality and purposeful innovation and the desire to protect what matters most. ​

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