Under the direction of a Crew Supervisor, Mechanic or other supervisor
in a state department, institution, or agency, performs electrical arc
welding and acetylene welding and cutting; does related work as required.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Performs varied electric arc and oxyacetylene welding and
cutting of steel plate, sheet metal, tubing, pipe, cast iron,
aluminum, copper, brass, bronze and/or other metals used in
the maintenance, repair, rebuilding and fabrication of equipment.
Butt welds, lap welds and welds inside and outside corners of plate
or sheet in a vertical, horizontal or overhead position.
Fuses and brazes metal together; silver solders and soft solders
Cleans and prepares surfaces prior to welding and removes slag
from the finished weld.
Properly uses materials and items of equipment such as regulators,
bare and coated electrodes, filler rod, brass rod, cast iron and
aluminum flux, torches, tips and safety equipment.
Performs oxyacetylene burning and carbon and steel electrode arc
cutting of various types of metals.
Works from sketches, plans, and specifications in accordance with
approved trade practices.
May weld cracked and broken parts of passenger vehicles, trucks,
snow plows, concrete mixers, cranes, graders and other highway
automotive maintenance and construction equipment which are
made of cast iron, aluminum, brass or steel.
May cut and weld broken frames, mufflers, fenders, doors, bodies,
tail gates, cracked motor blocks and other automotive parts.
May assemble, weld and cut new rotary dirt screens, renew paddles
on mud jacks, repair and cut cast iron drain pipes and pipe racks.
May cut and weld traffic signs and posts or steel highway bridges,
including the replacement of broken and/or weakened parts and the
welding of stiffener angles and plates and steel forms for concrete.
Prepares reports of materials used, time spent, costs and work
May weld and cut parts for varied types of farm, garden, laundry,
kitchen, boiler plant, and engine room equipment and machinery.
May repair and weld wire fences and gates, fire escapes, steam
lines for steam fitters, metal furniture, ash and coal handling
equipment, or perform welding of a general maintenance nature.
May be required to undergo fire training classes.
May be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and information systems used by the
agency, office or related units.
Successful completion of a two (2) year training program in
basic welding operations.
One (1) year of comprehensive experience in welding work involving
the cutting, welding and repair of automotive machinery and/or
maintenance equipment using oxyacetylene and arc welding and cutting.
NOTE: Applicants who do not possess the required two (2) years
of training may substitute additional experience as indicated
above on a year for year basis.
Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in
New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee
mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.
Appointee will be required to possess a valid Commercial Driver's
License (CDL) only if it is necessary to perform the essential
duties of the position.
NOTE: The responsibility for ensuring that employees
possess the required motor vehicle license, commensurate with
the class and type of vehicles they operate, rests with the
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the procedures used in cutting and welding cast iron,
aluminum, brass, silver solder and other metals used in automobiles,
trucks, and other motor vehicles of the types which are commonly
used by state departments.
Knowledge of the methods and techniques used in welding fire escapes,
fences, gates, traffic signs, bridges and other stationary fixtures.
Knowledge of the characteristics of various metals and their
Knowledge of the techniques used in maintaining equipment at the
highest level of efficiency.
Ability to understand, remember and carry out oral and written directions.
Ability to organize assigned welding work, analyze problems involved
in the use of welding and develop effective work methods.
Ability to distinguish between various metals.
Ability to do varied types of welding under varying circumstances.
Ability to requisition, store, safeguard, record and properly use
department welding equipment, materials and supplies.
Ability to work effectively with associates.
Ability to prepare factual records of work assigned, materials used,
time spent and work completed.
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
manual recording and information systems used by the
agency, office or related units.
Ability to read, writes, speak, understand, or communicate
in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.
American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered
as acceptable forms of communication.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible
as long as they can perform the essential functions of
the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their
known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made
because it would cause the employer undue hardship,
such persons may not be eligible.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
This job specification is for state government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.