University of Utah Job Description
Provides journeyman level welding services to all University departments through industry standards in engineering, design, layout and fabrication procedures for all ferrous and non-ferrous materials.
Completion of an approved 4-year, 8,000+ hour accredited apprenticeship program or four years previous experience in tig, arc, acetylene welding, brazing and silver soldering or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) required. The position also requires extensive experience in radial line, parallel, and triangulation layout procedures. Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills are also required.
Incumbents must have an understanding of Industrial Standards to determine strength and safety requirements.
A two-hour comprehensive examination will be scheduled for evaluation of applicants.
This position is not responsible for providing patient care.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Drawings or sketches are assigned to an incumbent and they are then fully responsible for the completion of the job. Direct changes from the specifications or drawings are decided between the welder, the supervisor and the customer.
The welder is responsible for determining the type of layout required to fabricate a job, the machinery to be used to create the best quality end product and the welding selection for strongest, most durable and timely production. These decisions are all made from previous apprenticeship theory and on the job training to the journeyman skill level.
This position responds to emergency situations and is on 24-hour call at certain times of the year.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
© 2023 THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH