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PLASTIC WELDER

PLASTIC WELDER

Monday - Thursday

7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday

7:00 am - 1:00 pm

$12.00 - $15.00 per hour, DOE

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

  • Plan welding by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
  • Operate a plastic welding gun, use power tools, and hand tools, operate various shop machines.
  • Join, fabricate, and repair plastic and other weldable materials by applying appropriate welding techniques. Inspect completed welds to determine structural soundness.
  • Cut sheets or material to be joined to form smooth edges using knife or other tools.
  • Sand edges using sander to form a V-joint.
  • Fuse together plastic sheets using hot-air gun to melt and join edges of sheets.
  • Place plastic rod in joint and activate hot-air gun to melt rod causing mass to fill joint and join edges of sheets.
  • Maintain specifications while performing welding processes; take measurements; detect malfunctions; troubleshoot processes; adjust and reset welding equipment; sharpen and replace worn tools; adhere to quality assurance procedures and processes.
  • Maintain safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • In any environment, always follow safety standards and wear proper protective gear.

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