City of Tucson

WELDER (#5772)

$17.50-$29.77 Hourly / $36,400.00-$61,921.60 Yearly
Salary Grade: 917

General Description

Performs welding work involving the repair and fabrication of ferrous and non- ferrous parts and assemblies, forging, tempering and forming, construction of jigs and fixtures, and modification of metal structures and equipment.

Essential Functions

Repairs, modifies and fabricates parts and assemblies for heavy duty trucks, trailers, construction equipment, machinery, utility services equipment, recreation facilities and equipment, water tanks, metal furniture, stands and fences, and performs general welding work using both gas and arc welding techniques and equipment.

Lays out, cuts, forms, forges, tempers, welds, grinds, and fits iron and steel raw stock to make parts, fixtures, tools, guard rails, bracketry, containers, tanks, special tools and equipment.

Repairs, modifies and fabricates parts and assemblies for refuse containers, loading rods, and other specialized refuse collection containers and equipment.

Utilizes blueprints, diagrams, and oral and written instructions to plan, layout and complete work tasks.

Estimates material quantities and selects and requisitions appropriate material to complete work tasks.

Reshapes, sharpens, tempers, and repairs construction hand tools such as picks, shovels, crow bars, jack hammer bits, chisels, and similar tooling.

Fabricates and repairs special wrenches, lift rods, punches, screwdrivers, drift pins, valve extensions, and other special equipment.

Repairs and fabricates steel structures, playground equipment, light poles, fences, railing, gates, bleachers, backstops, bicycle stands, storage racks and bins, walkways, trailer frames and hitches, grating, steel doors, frames, storm drains and other metal structures.

Demolishes metal structures as necessary.

Brazes or solders copper and brass materials, containers, fittings, and tubing.

Repairs and fabricates parts and assemblies of aluminum and stainless steel.

Machines parts and tooling and repairs castings and other malleable materials.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: High School Diploma or G.E.D.

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 3 years heavy duty gas and arc welding at the skilled journey level

Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License

Special Job Requirements

Heliarc Welding Certification                      

Metal Inert Gas Welding Certification

Some positions require: Stainless Steel (T.I.G.) Welding Certification, Log Pipe Welding Certification, Forklift Operator Certification

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Basic Physical

Respirator Physical

75 lb Lift Test 

If GS then:

Respirator Physical

50 lb Lift Test

If P & R then:

Basic Physical

30 lb Lift Test

Other Information

FLSA Status: Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 30

Occupation Group Description: Labor and Trades

EEO Job Category Code: G

EEO Job Category Description: Skilled Craft Workers

Organizational Level: First Level Employee

NCCI: 9015

Bargaining Unit: AFSCME

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Primary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

CLASS: 5772; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;