Welder Journeyman I
Company: American Refining Group Inc.
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Welder Journeyman I Compensation: Full-time, $29.81/hour and
Comprehensive Benefits. Company Information:ARG is the oldest
continuously operating refinery in North America dating back to
1881. Privately held, the employees and leadership pride themselves
on offering competitive pay, generous benefits and a supportive
culture of growth and learning. We are one of the few organizations
that offer no-cost stock ownership in addition to traditional
retirement benefits.Scope & Responsibilities of Welder Journeyman
I: (Not limited to)Completes assigned maintenance welding repairs
and project work on a variety of industrial equipment and piping
systems.Welds metal parts together, using gas welding or brazing
and any combination of arc welding processes.Fabricate piping from
isometric drawings or blueprints and be capable of making field
measurements.Take field measurements required to lay out and mark
weld points on parts or piping using rule, square, levels, scribe,
or templates.Position pieces to be welded, holding fixtures, guides
and steps using measuring instruments and hand tools (i.e.,
hammers, combination wrenches, pipe wrenches, strap wrenches, pin
bars, pry bars).Uses hand power tools (i.e., drills, grinders,
sanders, wire-brushes, port-a-band, die grinder) and hand-held
torches. Inspects completed work for conformance to specifications.
Performs related tasks, such as thermal cutting and grinding.
Locates and repair cracks in industrial equipment and piping
systems using inspection equipment.Install, repair, and maintain
all piping systems and vessels with pressures up to 1500 psi and
temp. up to 1200--F., repairs and maintains steel structures and
tanks, weld piping, vessels, and structures in accordance with
company work standards and safety practices.Performs all work in
accordance with established safety procedures and completed other
job-related tasks as assigned by Supervisor/Management.Benefits
Available to Welder Journeyman I:Health Insurance including
Medical, Dental, Optical & PrescriptionHealth Savings Accounts &
Flexible-Spending PlansLife, Accident and Critical Illness
Insurance OptionsShort & Long-term Disability CoverageEscalating
Paid Vacation PlansPaid Holidays & Personal DaysEducation &
Employee Assistance PlansEmployee Stock Ownership & 401 (k)
PlansEducation & Experience for Welder Journeyman I:High School
Diploma/GED with Associates Degree in Welding Technology or
Certificate from accredited program with 3+ years of pipe fitting
and welding experience. Required to pass company mandated 4" and 2"
Stick 6G SMAW welding tests, as well as other standardized
assessments by governmental, regulatory, or professional/technical
associations to maintain certification.Other Qualifications of
Welder Journeyman I:Must possess and maintain a valid Motor Vehicle
Driver's License.COVID-19 vaccine is required for any new hire to
this position; candidate must provide proof of full vaccination
(reasonable accommodations will be considered). Physical &
Cognitive Demands of Welder Journeyman I:Meet deadlines, focus
attention, perform repetitive tasks, work with a team, spatial
relations, communicating, reading comprehension, critical
thinking/troubleshooting.Seeing, speaking, kneeling/stooping,
hearing, smelling, sitting, walk/climb, stand/reach, listen,
writing, physical coordination, driving, climbing,
twisting/bending, assembling parts, keyboarding, Working in extreme
heat/cold with exposure to hazardous materials.
Push/pull/lift/carry/otherwise transport up to 50 pounds.
Demonstrate physical ability to climb, enter vessels through
manways and work in elevated locations or confined spaces in all
weather conditions.Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts,
fumes. or airborne particles, moderate to loud noise levels and
extreme weather conditions (heat/cold).Must be able to wear
Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) and use all types of
respiratory equipment including self-contained breathing apparatus
(SCBA). May be required to work overtime, holidays, weekends
scheduled time off &/or shift work as required to support plant
operations. Additional Notes:This position, as well as every other
position at American Refining Group, is required to conduct their
work at a high level of safety and quality performance. We require
our employees to adhere to safety policies and procedures and
expect they will help and encourage colleagues to do so as well.
Our goal is to strive for a Zero-Incident environment that is a
benefit to our employees and community. Our commitment to safety is
identified as one of our core values: "Safety is our Compass".
Employees are expected to understand and operate under current
Process Safety Management guidelines in accordance with their role.
Adherence to our Refinery Conduct of Operations in refinery and
safety-sensitive functions is critical to our ongoing commitment to
reliable operations. American Refining Group, Inc. executes and
maintains a Quality Management System to meet specified customer
requirements for product performance, safety, and service.
Employees are expected to understand and operate under ISO 9001
guidelines in executing the functions of their position. Our
Quality Policy states, "American Refining Group, Inc. is dedicated
to meeting customer expectations by managing risk through
continuous improvement and operational excellence." ARG culture
promotes ongoing training and mentoring that is intended to be a
developmental partnership for all (employees are subject to ongoing
performance reviews and feedback).This is not a job bid - external
recruiting is being conducted concurrently with internal posting.
Applicant will be selected based on qualifications and a job
interview; final selection will rest solely with the
Company.Qualified individuals must be able to perform essential job
functions with or without reasonable accommodations.The above
statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of
work being performed; they are not to be construed as an exhaustive
list of all responsibilities. EEO Employer -ARG is committed to
providing reasonable accommodation in our recruiting and employment
practices. If assistance is needed to participate in the
application or interview process, or to perform essential job
functions, please contact Human Resources at 814-368-1392.
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