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LAUNCH Industrial Jobs - Welder
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1st Shift


LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking a Welder for a 1st shift opportunity in Parsons, Kansas.


Job Duties and Responsibilities:


The Welder lays out, fits, and welds parts as specified by layout, welding diagram, blueprint, or work order.

  • Reads and follows work order instructions.

  • Reads and understands welding blueprints.

  • Interprets welding symbols and familiarizes self with welding specifications.

  • Selects equipment and plans layout, assembly, and welding.

  • Bolts, clamps, and tack welds parts to secure in position for welding.

  • Positions parts in jigs or fixtures on table or floor, or clamps parts together along lay out marks.

  • Properly adjusts welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, slope, and/or pulse as specified by work order or joint welding procedure.

  • Performs related tasks such as thermal cutting and grinding.

  • Repairs broken or cracked parts/tools per rework instructions.

  • Examines work periodically to verify that deposited welds and pertinent dimensions are within specified limits.

  • Cleans and degreases weld joint when necessary prior to depositing weld.

  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • High School Diploma; up to 3 years related experience in job function and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience

  • One-year certificate from college or technical school preferred

  • Welding certification testing completed or skills or capabilities to become certified within a reasonable period of time.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.

  • Basic computer knowledge and skills

  • Ability to operate a forklift.

  • Ability to operate overhead crane and/or hoist.

  • Read and understand internal procedures and policies.

  • Understand and follow through on both verbal and written instructions.

  • Basic computer knowledge and skills – able to learn new screens, reports, functions and simple software programs with assistance.

  • A good memory for detail

  • Conscientious, organized and meticulous – records must be accurate and maintained

  • Read and understand internal procedures and policies

  • Understand and follow through on both verbal and written instructions

  • Team oriented with a continuous improvement outlook

  • Fine hand motor skills

  • Self-motivated, quick learner
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be flexible and able to work independently.

  • Must be willing to perform other functions and duties as assigned by managers and supervisors.
  • Must be willing to work any shift.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH provides you with a real benefits package, including access to company-sponsored medical/dental insurance and a 401k program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.


If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights.