Town of Cheektowaga- Welder (Non-Competitive/Permanent)

Posted: 03/31/2021

TITLE: WELDER
(Non-Competitive/Permanent)
DEPARTMENT: Central Garage
SALARY: Pursuant to TCEA Bargaining Agreement
SHIFT: 6 am – 2 pm
DATE: March 31, 2021
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Works as a journeyman welder; does related work as required.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
This is skilled work involving responsibility for efficient and workman-like performance of a variety of welding tasks and odd jobs requiring a good knowledge of the trade. General instructions are received regarding the tasks to perform permitting considerable leeway for planning the details of each assignment. Immediate supervision may be exercised over a small number of assistants.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Operates oxyacotylene and electric arc welding mechanisms, cutting and welding metal fabrics;
Repairs metal parts of student furniture;
Repairs mowers, trucks, snow plows and heavy equipment;
Repairs heating and plumbing equipment as needed;
Fabricates new equipment, brackets, frames, stairs, windows and sheet metal items;
Repairs other miscellaneous school equipment.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Good knowledge of the common practices, tools, terminology, and accident precautions of the welding trade; ability to perform oxycotylene and electric arc welding, brazing and burning with a high degree of skill; ability to read and interpret plans, blueprints and specifications; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to get along well with others; mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity; initiative and resourcefulness; industry and dependability; good physical condition.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
One (1) year of experience as a journeyman welder and completion of a standard grade school course; or any satisfactory equivalent combination of the foregoing training and experience.
THIS NOTICE IS POSTED IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE TOWN OF CHEEKTOWAGA AND THE TOWN OF CHEEKTOWAGA EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION AND SHALL REMAIN POSTED FOR A PERIOD OF EIGHT (8) WORKING DAYS. PLEASE SUBMIT AN ORIGINAL BID APPLICATION ADDRESSED TO THE PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT, A COPY OF SAME TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE TOWN OF CHEEKTOWAGA EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION (Greg Magnuszewski) AND TO THE GENERAL CREW CHIEF (Kevin Gozdziak)