Manual Welder I

Website Watts Water Technologies

Manual Welder I Job Highlights

Title Manual Welder I
Type Full Time
Experience Not Indicated
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Woodland, CA, United States
Company Watts Water Technologies

Company Profile

Watts Water designs, manufactures, and commercializes high-quality, innovative products and solutions. It promotes the comfort and safety of people and the quality, conservation, and control of water used in commercial, residential, industrial, and municipal applications.

Job Profile

The company is looking for Manual Welder I who will perform layout, marking, cutting, welding, and finishing on stainless steel components.

Must be able to perform leakproof quality welds and applications with the following weld joints- corner joints, tee joints, butt welds.

Education Level

  • Not mentioned, yet a High School Diploma will be a plus

Work Experience

  • Possess work-related experience (a plus)


  • Marks, cuts, fit together, and bolts, clamps, or tack weld parts to secure in position for welding.
  • Welds metal parts using a variety of welding processes, on a wide variety of joint configurations while working in positions both internal and external to the component on dissimilar material thicknesses.
  • Produces a weldment from numerous components to a completed product.
  • Safely operates a variety of hoisting and rigging equipment.
  • Ability to use MIG and Plasma Torches.
  • Works primarily with stainless steel parts and assemblies which are generally large, awkward, and heavy.
  • Interprets and performs tasks such as layout, cutting, and welding based on written work instructions and weld symbols. Understand and comply with workmanship standards and work independently as needed.
  • Obtains proper fusion using care to perform high quality, consistent welds and avoid unnecessary weld spatter, burn through, crystallization, or distortion.
  • Interprets fabrication drawings, and bills of material and can make calculations and check for compliance to specifications.
  • Polish, grind, and clean metal surfaces and welds as required.
  • Operates hand trucks, carts, pallet trucks, and hoists for the movement of materials.
  • Detects defective material, unusual conditions, or operating difficulties and reports to the supervisor or lead person.
  • Must be willing to cross-train into other areas as required to meet production schedules or manufacturing needs.
  • Must be able to work extra hours daily and on weekends as required.
  • Must be able to work in a non-controlled climate – i.e. no air conditioning in the plant
  • Completes all tasks as may be assigned by the Supervisor/Manager of Manufacturing.
  • Adheres to all Company Safety Programs, Rules and Regulations, and Employee Procedural Guidelines


  • Attention to Detail: Welders need to make clean lines and cuts when welding. Paying attention to the job at hand is necessary.
  • Dexterity: MIG welders work with their hands, and need to be steady during the welding process.
  • Stamina: MIG welders can expect long hours on their feet, often in hot conditions.
  • Strength: MIG welders often need to lift or hold heavy pieces of metal in place while welding.
  • Technical Skills: Welding equipment requires technical know-how, as does reading blueprints and understanding how the final product should look.
  • Troubleshooting Skills: Welders should see flaws in welds or structural imperfections in the metal.

Employer’s Statement

Watts Water Technologies is an Equal Employment Opportunity. The company takes all employment decisions and personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, genetic disposition or carrier status, marital status, military or veteran status, minorities, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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