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Welder - Choctaw Defense MFG

Company: Choctaw Defense Manufacturing, LLC
Location: Mcalester
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:
Welds metal components together with brazing and a variety of arc gas welding equipment to fabricate or repair products such as machined parts and plant equipment.
Primary Tasks:
Reads and interprets blueprints and machine drawings to determine specific welding requirements.
Welds metal components together using either gas welding, brazing, or any combination of arc welding processes.
Connects cables from the welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, slope, and pulse, as specified.
Manually guides electrode or gun along weld line, maintaining the length of arc and speed of movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead, as judged from color of metal, the sound of weld, and size of molten puddle.
Welds in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions.
Examines weld for bead size and other specifications.
Repairs broken or cracked parts and fill holes.
Positions and clamps workpieces together or assembles them in jig or fixtures
Selects torch, torch tip, filler ford, and flux, according to welding chart specifications or type and thickness of the material.
Tacks assemblies together.
Performs related tasks such as grinding and thermal cutting
Chips off excess weld, slag, and spatter.
Cleans or de-greases parts.
Performs routine maintenance and repair on all equipment used in welding.
Be able to move parts in and move finished product out of the welding area.
All other duties assigned.
Required Education, Skills, and Experience:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Regularly required to stand for a period of 12 hours per day, four days a week or more.
Using hands to manipulate, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms.
Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Talk or hear.
The employee will regularly lift and or move up to 50 pounds, frequently team lift and or move up to 100 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.

The above-noted job description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned but rather to give the applicant a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of this position. As the nature of business demands change so, too, may the essential functions of the position.
EEO/AAP Statement
We acknowledge and honor the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals. We pledge ourselves to craft and maintain an environment that respects diverse traditions, heritages, and experiences. Choctaw is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

For over twenty-nine (29) years, Choctaw Defense has provided a vast array of complex manufactured items to all branches of the United States Military, as well as numerous major Government contractors. Choctaw Defense is the Nation's leading Native American aerospace and defense manufacturer. Our superior track record includes a 20-year history of proven manufacturing success with military and prime contractor customers. Our facilities are all ISO 9001:2008 certified and encompass over 350,000 square feet of manufacturing space and house state-of-the-art machinery and equipment that aid in our achieving quick turnaround time and quality end products that can range from low quantity short-run to high-volume long-term contracts. We excel as a precision metal fabrication, tool kitting, and wood fabrication manufacturer that is centrally located within scenic southeastern Oklahoma with locations in McAlester and Hugo. Choctaw Defense is 100% owned by the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, the third-largest Native American tribe in the United States. Choctaw Defense is certified by the Small Business Administration as a tribally-owned 8(a) manufacturer. EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability, or protected veteran status.


Keywords: Choctaw Defense Manufacturing, LLC, Broken Arrow , Welder - Choctaw Defense MFG, Other , Mcalester, Oklahoma

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