Welder Assistant

Welder Assistant

Job Summary:
Scelzi is looking for highly motivated individuals to be Welder Helpers for our Fresno, CA location. Welder Helpers will work in a fast pace production environment and assist welders in gathering sheet metal and other materials to fabricate. Welder Helpers will measure, cut and bend materials to ensure accurate length, height, width. Punch holes on bars, and/or peel stakes. Clean work pieces to remove impurities, such as slag, rust, and grease, using portable grinder, hand scraper, or chemical solutions. Removes/Add, tags or marks, and moves finished work. Moves work pieces, tools, and supplies, manually or with overhead crane. Reassemble parts using cutting torch, straitening press and hand tools. Pick up scrap from all work areas. Candidate must be able to work independently and follow oral and written directions.
Essential Functions:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  1. 1. Assist welders engaged in fabrication of sheet metal products
  2. 2. Measure, cut and bend materials to ensure accurate length, height, width
  3. 3. Clean materials.
  4. 4. Remove or add tags/markings to materials.
  5. 5. Move materials manually or with overhead crane.
  6. 6. Must have some basic tools like ratchets, wrenches, pliers, sockets etc.
  7. 7. Works in a fast pace environment.
  8. 8. Picks up scrap from work areas.
  1. 1. Proficient in reading a measuring tape
  2. 2. Mechanically inclined
  3. 3. Basic knowledge of math i.e. addition, subtraction.
  4. 4. Able to maintain work area inventory
  5. 5. Must be able to learn quickly and work efficiently
  6. 6. Must have some basic tools like ratchets, wrenches, pliers, sockets etc.
  7. 7. Must be able to work independently
  8. 8. Must be able to lift 50 lbs
Work Environment
This job operates in a shop production environment. Includes exposure to contaminants. Exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable. Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32 F degrees) temperatures. Exposure to minor burns, cuts, bites, or stings. Requires exposure to hazardous equipment and conditions. Requires work with others in a group or team. Requires coordinating or leading others in accomplishing work activities. Includes responsibility for the health and safety of others. Requires wearing common protective or safety equipment. Requires wearing specialized protective or safety equipment.
Physical Demands
Must be able to lift 50 lbs periodically. Requires standing, walking, repetitive movement, bending or twisting, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, pushing/pulling, reaching, using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls.
Required Education and Experience
  1. 1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. 2. Six (6) months of industrial/construction/ general labor experience.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Must pass basic math test including reading a measuring tape.
Must pass pre-employment drug test, physical, and agility test.


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 Position   Welder Assistant
 Position Number  92509
 City  Fresno
 State  California
 Dept  Production
 Experience  6+ months of industrial/construction experience
 Wage  Hourly
 Position Status
 Full Time

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