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Panel Welder 1

Panel Welder 1


Job Summary:

The Panel Welder 1 will be responsible for welding and cutting metal and steel pieces using welding equipment and techniques. This position uses the GMAW/MIG process.

Supervisory Responsibilities:



  • Plans details of work order procedures; gathers required tools and materials based on instructions and specifications provided for the job
  • Fabricates various items using cutting, burning, and welding techniques and equipment
  • Monitors the welding, burning, and fitting process to ensure parts are not overheated or damaged by warping, distortion, expansion, or shrinkage
  • Prepares, assembles, and tacks weld parts and surfaces to be welded
  • Maintains, organizes, and cleans equipment and the work area
  • Notifies supervisor when faulty equipment or defective materials are discovered
  • Performs other related duties as assigned



  • Thorough understanding of machines and tools used in welding including designs, uses, maintenance and repair.
  • Basic understanding of design techniques, principles, and tools necessary for the precise production of technical plans, drawings, models and blueprints.
  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency in the GMAW process.
  • Excellent ability to read and listen to assignments given in a variety of forms.
  • Ability to read a tape measure.
  • Basic understanding of mathematics as related to welding assignments.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of a formal apprenticeship OR previous work experience in MIG Welding process

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to weld components that are vertical or flat
  • Must have enough manual dexterity and stability as required for precision work.
  • Must be able to see details at close range.
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to traverse facilities and machinery by climbing, balancing, lifting, walking, stooping, and carrying materials.
  • Must wear PPE, such as respirator, welding equipment, gloves, safety glasses, hard hat, and ear protection, while working on the production floor

Salary Description
$18.00 - $20.50/Hourly

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Job Function : Manufacturing

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