DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is skilled work involving efficient performance of a variety of welding tasks, either while functioning as an assistant to, or under the supervision of, a journey level welder or mechanic of a higher classification. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of the common practices, tools, terminology and accident precautions of the trade; good knowledge of the operation and maintenance of complex construction equipment; ability to do brazing and welding with acetylene or electric equipment; ability to work from plans, specifications and oral instructions; good motor, hand and eye coordination; manual dexterity.
Graduation from high school or possession of a comparable diploma and verifiable experience with operation of oxyacetylene and electric arc welding machines.