Welder- Mechanic

  • Company: 3M
  • Location: Wausau, Wisconsin
  • Posted: December 14, 2017
  • Reference ID: R00054209
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Welder- Mechanic for the Maintenance Family located in Wausau, WI. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:
The person hired for the position of Welder- Mechanic will work as a team mate with engineering and production personnel to increase equipment reliability through troubleshooting, modification, fabrication, welding, and repair of plant equipment, utilities and processes.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Works to be accident free; observes all safety rules, policies, and precautions during the course of departmental operations, reports any unsafe work conditions and submits safety ideas to Safety Suggestion Program
  • Installs, maintains, repairs and modifies mechanical equipment and systems used in production, laboratory, offices and facilities areas
  • Diagnoses, repairs and makes adjustments bucket elevators, bag houses, conveyors, pumps, boilers, compressors, rotary equipment, air handlers, plant process and support equipment
  • Sets up and safely uses shop, and portable equipment such as electric drills, welders, angle grinder, band saws, plasma torch, oxyacetylene torch, brake, hoist, and bridge crane
  • Notifies supervisor if any equipment is not operating properly
  • Notifies supervisor of any upset conditions affecting quality of the product
  • Works from both written and verbal instructions
  • Works in areas where the environment may be either hot, cold, humid, dry, dusty, or dirty
  • Handles, packages, labels, or transports RCRA hazardous waste and responds to hazardous waste spills
  • Meets all customer expectations
  • Participates in OJT of new personnel
  • Completes required safety and regulatory training. Participates in monthly crew meetings
  • Performs other related duties as required to promote team effort in achieving department objectives
  • Follows established departmental housekeeping, safety practices and Standard Operating Procedures

This position will require:
  • Weekend work
  • Working overtime
  • Working on holidays as needed
  • Short notice shift coverage
  • Working rotating shifts
  • Supply of hand tools and toolbox (larger tools provided)
  • Frequent physical demands including lifting up to 50 lbs.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher
  • Possess a two (2) year technical degree in a maintenance field OR a minimum of two (2) years of maintenance work experience
  • Possess a current and valid Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Possess a two (2) year technical degree AND five (5) years of industrial maintenance experience
  • Welding certificate from an accredited institution
  • Related experience in a heavy industrial environment
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to work independently or with teams
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to operate, maintain and repair tools and equipment

Location: Wausau, WI
Relocation: Is not authorized

Qualified applicants will be required to take and pass 3M employment testing as a part of the selection process.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status.)

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