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Bradken Fabrication Welder - Tacoma, WA in Tacoma, Washington

From engineered concept to finished product, Bradken’s Specialty Products business is a leading global manufacturer of innovative, complex engineered castings and fabrications for commercial and military applications. Bradken operates a global network of manufacturing, sales and service facilities employing about 3,000 people worldwide.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Fabrication Welder to join our Tacoma Foundry. The Fabrication Welder will be responsible for welding and fabricating parts per drawings, specifications and work instructions. This will include:

  • Reading blueprints and customer specifications and/or drawings

  • Layout and construct parts according to drawings

  • Fit and weld steel and stainless steel with GMAW, FCAW, SMAW, GTAW, and SAW

  • Weld out of position

A qualified candidate will have the following qualifications

  • Minimum 4 years proven experience in welding and fabrication with steel and stainless steel utilizing GMAW, SMAW, GTAW and SAW practices required

  • Prefer previous experience in aluminum welding with GTAW and GMAW

  • Previous experience with Air Carbon Arc gouging process preferred

  • Must be able to read blue prints, interpret work instructions and customer specifications

  • Ability to weld out of position

  • Must be able to layout parts and components for sufficient fit-up to drawings and work instructions

  • Certifications desired: ASME Section IX, AWS D1.1/ D1.4 for steel, AWS D1.6 for Stainless Steel, Dual Shield Certified (FCAW), Mig (GMAW) & Tig (GTAW)

  • Ability to work with limited direct supervision

  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Bradken offers a competitive compensation package with great benefits:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance options

  • Life and AD&D coverage provided by Bradken

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage provided by Bradken

  • Paid Holidays, PTO, and Vacation

  • 401(k) with a company match

  • Employee Training and Education Reimbursement opportunities

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