Welder I

Date:  May 15, 2022

Snyder , NE, US, 68664

Company:  REV Group, Inc.
Work Hours: 

Requisition ID: 12191

The specific statements show in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully. Smeal Fire Apparatus recognizes that an individual with a disability may require an accommodation the enable him/her to successfully perform a job function. Consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.


Essential Job Functions:

  1. Follow standard operating procedures as well as written and verbal orders and instructions in English.
  2. Lift up to 75 lbs. and be in good physical condition. Standing, bending, climbing, crawling, and lying on hard surfaces as well as upper body and back strength required.
  3. Follow all company policies and procedures as stated in the company policy and safety manual including wearing safety glasses, safety toed footwear, hardhats, and other required PPE per area.
  4. Able to work in a noisy environment.
  5. Work overtime as needed.
  6. Actively pursue cost reduction measures.
  7. Perform all assigned tasks within specific time limits and company standards.
  8. Must be able to read a tape measure.
  9. Must comply with all safety regulations regarding the work area, the product and equipment. Recognize and report all safety discrepancies to your supervisor.
  10. Possess some knowledge of all aspects of this field including products, options, and uses.
  11. Ability to learn how to read and understand simple blue prints.
  12. Ability & willingness to be cross-trained in respective departments.
  13. Able to learn about parts and where they are used as well as the number required per assigned task.
  14. Communicate with department leaders when items run low in order to restock/reorder parts.
  15. Possess at least some prior welding experience from outside of the company or has mastered all the required skills at the previous level in order to advance.
  16. Willingness to share department and company knowledge as needed.
  17. Ability to write down information for future reference.
  18. Ability to become a certified welder.


Daily Functions:

  1. Must be able to complete all daily functions of a Welder/Fabricator I.
  2. Execute proper fixturing and set up.
  3. Perform metal arc welding of ladder components, torque box, and miscellaneous parts as well as required sanding per company standards and quality cosmetic appearance. This includes inside of torque box and body compartments which may cause awkward positioning.
  4. Ability to build from blue prints, shop orders, etc.
  5. Ability to read blue prints fluently.
  6. Use hand tools, sanders, and grinders and operate plasma cutter, torch, shear bar-angle, iron saw, and cranes.
  7. Must be able to operate and setup welders required to perform the duties of this position.
  8. Understand NDT testing acceptability standards.
  9. Perform acceptable welds in qualified process and positions.
  10. Sand and grind welds and/or parts.
  11. Ability to consistently read a tape measure accurately.
  12. Identify and place parts in designated areas independently.
  13. Weld on a daily basis. This includes welding in small areas or in truck compartments.
  14. Ability to correctly set welder for weld type.
  15. Ability to read weld symbols and specifications on blue prints
  16. Willingness to work in all areas of the welding shop.
  17. Understand and adhere to excellent quality work standards.


Required Tests:

  1. Must pass a Flat & Vertical Weld Test for both aluminum and steel.


Potential Hazards:

  1. Eye injuries & exposure to ultra violet rays: welding can cause damage to eyes. Required to wear an approved helmet with hood and a lens tinted to 10 or darker per OSHA standards, or an electronic lens set to at least 10 when welding. Eye protection and face shield must be worn when sanding to prevent eye injury. 
  2. Burns: wear PPE when welding to protect against burns.
  3. Trips & falls: ensure all air hoses and obstacles are kept clear of aisles.
  4. Heavy lifting: ask co-worker for help or use a crane or forklift operator when lifting objects over 75 lbs.
  5. Air quality: wear respirator when in close quarters due to gases from welding, if needed.



Additional Responsibilities:

Perform other duties as assigned.


This description reflects the principal functions of the job for purpose of job evaluation.  It should not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements of the job nor shall be construed as giving exclusive responsibility for every function described.

REV Group is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. REV Group also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.



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