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Welding and Cutting Specialist
Charlotte , North Carolina
December 13, 2017

The Welding Automation Specialist is a resource for Sales Associates to assist in gaining and retaining core business for the region through cost savings engineering; shielding gas selection for welding process; weld training; product demonstrations; technical information; and automation selection.


  • Provide branch and sales associate support to facilitate sales of robotic, plasma, laser, and fixed automation projects.
  • Coordinate and participate in installation and service robotic, plasma, laser, and fixed automation projects.
  • Evaluate customer's welding and cutting processes and provide needed training for improvement.
  • Provide customers with the engineering, technical support, training, and service for all your robotics and automation needs.
  • Willingness travel about 25-30% of the time
  • Other duties and projects as assigned


  1. High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  2. Minimum of 2 years of related experience
  3. Experience in the welding industry, preferred; and knowledge of welding processes
  4. Working knowledge of CNC, robotics controls and tooling, positioning equipment, laser cutting and welding, shielding gas and filler metals, and plasma applications
  5. Computer proficiency and working knowledge of MS Office programs, especially Word and Excel


  • Excellent telephone and communication skills.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business community.
  • Ability to effectively present information to customer, top management or public groups and prepare effective sales proposals.
  • Ability to set priorities and work independently to meet deadlines.
  • Good organizational skills with ability to follow through until completion.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Must be detail oriented with strong customer focus
  • Must be able to touch type using standard computer keyboard
  • Must be able to work overtime as required.
  • Must be able to work with a wide variety of people with different personalities and background.
  • Able to talk, hear, walk, sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Must be able to operate in a drug-free work place.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability

A little about us:
Airgas is a company of hardworking men and women dedicated to helping our customers succeed.

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