Flowserve Corporation Welder in Ridgefield, Washington

Company Overview:

Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.

Position Description:

At the Flowserve Quick Repair Center in Ridgefield, Washington, you will weld metal parts and components to repair large pumps and decoking equipment used in industrial settings, such as refineries and factories. Analyze specifications, set up jobs, operate and maintain welding equipment. Verify quality of finished work. Collaborate with engineers and machinists to evaluate needs, troubleshoot problems, and recommend solutions.

· Plan and lay out work from detailed assembly and installation blueprints and manufacturers’ specification sheets, using shop math and measuring instruments

· Select the appropriate welding method, such as TIG, MIG or stick

· Perform plumbing and pipe-fitting welds to close tolerances, install and test welds

· Develop and reverse-design piping systems and fixtures for reassembly and welding as required

· Personally verify the quality of finished work, demonstrating an in-depth understanding of specifications and workmanship

· Meet production goals relating to efficiency, schedules, and scrap and rework

· Apply experience and knowledge to troubleshoot and correct process and equipment problems

· Collaborate with machinists and assemblers on the team to discuss and solve problems relating to repairs and equipment

· Record accurate, timely data on computer-based systems or in manual logs

· Apply an understanding of the process flow of documents, materials, and parts through the repair or manufacturing process

· Maintain a safe workplace by wearing PPE, following procedures and rules, and completing training

· Clean and maintain machines and tools, and keep an organized workspace

Position Requirements:

· 3+ years welding experience in a manufacturing or repair environment, working with heavy metals such as 300 and 400 stainless steel, Inconel, and carbon steel

· TIG, MIG and stick welding experience required

· Must be certified to work to ASME Section IX

· Experience in using and interpreting precision measuring instruments, such as micrometers, dial indicators, and depth gauges

· Must be able to read and interpret blue prints and drawings

· Able to define, evaluate, and discuss quality workmanship related to welding

· Must be able to trouble-shoot and solve problems with welding processes and results

· Must show a customer-service mindset at all times

· Must be able to explain processes and problems clearly so as to resolve problems in a group

· Standing for long times required, repetitive arm motions, frequent lifting with occasional lifting up to 50 pounds

· Demonstrated track record of reliable, dependable attendance; able to work overtime and weekends as required on short notice

· High school diploma or GED equivalent required

Primary Posting Location:

Ridgefield, Washington US

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