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Job Details

Welder Level III


This position is responsible for the Welding/Assembly of all enclosures, tanks, and other structural components for all Power Transformers, Switch Gear, Reactors, and other related equipment. All fabrications are done per the mechanical blueprint specifications and built to established internal shop standards and/or per the Metal Fabrication Supervisor’s instructions.

Essential functions include but are not limited to:

1. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions and assume personal responsibility for quality of workmanship, and safety.
2. Ability to review, read and understand blueprints, read tape measure, calculations, and basic shop related mathematical skills.
3. Obtain precut parts from storage area as needed.
4. Welding of component and assembly’s per specifications and ensure quality and accuracy of work.
5. Perform routine maintenance and adjustment of welding equipment as needed.
6. Sign or initial own work and record production as required by area supervisor.
7. Maintain a neat and organized work area, complete daily housekeeping assignment as required by the area supervisor.
8. Machine Operation production of pre-welding parts as needed.
9. Clean all welded parts grind and de-bur parts prior to release.
10. Meet work performance requirements and daily goals as determined by area supervisor.
11. Conformance to all rules and regulations as required by the employee handbook and union contract.
12. Other duties as required by the area supervisor.

Essential Tools and Equipment:

Welding Equipment                                           Stud Welder
All Machine and Equipment (Pre-Weld)          Hand Tools
Plasma Cutter                                                     Forklift
Grinding, Beveling, and Deburring Tools         Power Tools
Overhead Crane


1. Minimum of one (1) year welding experience Steel mig, Stick, Flux Core, or Oxy/Acetylene Torch
2. Blueprint experience
3. Ability to lift 60 lbs. repetitively


1. Welding Certification
2. Established proficiency in Steel Mig, Stick, Flux Core, and Oxy/Acetylene Torch
3. Establish aptitude in spatial reasoning
4. Aluminum Welding Experience

Virginia Transformer Corp offers a competitive benefits package. If you seek a challenge and opportunity in a fast paced growing company please complete an online application or apply in person to:

Virginia Transformer Corp
Attn: Human Resources
220 Glade View Drive NE
Roanoke, VA 24012

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Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply

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