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Welder Journeyman I

Company: American Refining Group Inc.
Location: Bradford
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

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. PI187765588

Keywords: American Refining Group Inc., Buffalo , Welder Journeyman I, Professions , Bradford, New York

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