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# of Openings: Multiple

Exemption: Non-Exempt

Career Level: Experienced

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UCT is seeking a TIG Welder to join our team in Austin, TX! This role is responsible for planning, programming and documenting for VMC’s, HMC’s and CNC Lathes using Virtual Gibbs Software. They are also responsible for all jobs before, during and after operation on machine shop floor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manufacture product that meets quality requirements. Inspect and verify work prior to submitting for inspection.
  • Demonstrate capability and aptitude to learn then teach various and appropriate welding techniques using GTAW (TIG).
  • Must be able to use Argon gas and TIG Welding procedures to connect metal components
  • Must know the proper weld settings for welding various materials along with filler rod selection.
  • Meet time and schedule standards for assigned task.
  • Keep equipment clean and maintain proper fluid
  • Use TIG welder to assemble fabricated metal products in and efficient manner to maximize production
  • Assemble, hold to tolerance and manufacture product that meets quality requirements, inspect and verify work prior to submitting for inspection
  • Return all fixtures and tooling upon job completion
  • Advise supervision of issues that arise
  • Make routine decisions and use problem-solving to resolve basic manufacturing issues or seek assistance
  • Assist the shop with general upkeep.
  • Weld TIG in all positions: vertical, horizontal, flat, and using a turn table
  • Weld with gas purge.
  • Set up welding equipment (amperage, voltage, wire speed, etc) maximizing efficiency and effectiveness per application
  • Record and track daily operations
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and organized work area

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with other employees, read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to operate various shop tools.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Self-starter with ability to multi-task and prioritize work day/projects independently
  • Ability to use various inspection gages

Educational/Certification Requirement:

  • High school diploma or equivalent work experience.
  • One year certificate from college, technical school, AS in welding or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • TIG Certification is a plus

Experience Requirement:

Work Experience:

  • 5+ years of TIG welding experience

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:


Work Environment:

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Work is performed primarily in manufacturing and office environment.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, walk, push, pull and grasp.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to move arms, hands and fingers.
  • Required to have visual acuity to perform assigned tasks.
  • Ability to sit for sustained periods of time.

Environmental Exposure:

  • Required to wear personal protective equipment where applicable.
  • Subject to noise levels.
  • May involve exposure to moderate noise levels from printers, faxes, computer etc.
  • The worker has protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.

Overnight Travel:

  • Work may require out of town travel depending upon assignment (training and meeting).

UCT offers an excellent benefits package to all full-time employees which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and paid time off.

UCT is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to promoting a culturally diverse workforce.


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