JOB TITLE: AT Welder Helper

DEPARTMENT: Amarillo Tanks

REPORTS TO: AT Production Supervisor


A. Position Summary

Responsible for various types of weld preparation, welding, and weld finishing operations to manufacture product to customer drawings, specifications, or other forms of instruction.

B. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Knowledge in assigned welding techniques.
  • Interpretation of mechanical drawings, including weld requirement symbolism.
  • Knowledge of wire and filler materials applications for various steel alloys, aluminum, and some exotic materials.
  • Conventional and precision in assisting with measuring instruments.
  • Welding equipment maintenance assistance.
  • Assist in finish grinding applications using manual and power tools.
  • Safety and Housekeeping.
  • Other duties as assigned by the area supervisor.

C. Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

  • High School diploma, or equivalent
  • One-year experience in various forms of welding

D. Job Requirements:

Education and Training: Candidate should have a basic welding aptitude. Prefer 2-year degree from Technical/Vocational School

E. Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The employee works near moving mechanical parts, welding areas, and other heavy machinery. The factory experiences significant swings in temperatures from cold to hot depending on time of year. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately loud.

F. 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 position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, carry a minimum of 50 lbs., push, and pull a minimum of 100 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job- related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

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