Vessel Welder I

Website Parker Hannifin

Vessel Welder I Job Highlights

Title Vessel Welder I
Type Full Time
Experience 6-12 Months
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Mineral Wells, TX, United States
Company Parker Hannifin

Company Profile

Parker Hannifin manufactures motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial, and aerospace markets. The company specializes in the design, manufacture, and distribution of compressed air/gas treatment, on-site gas generation systems, and clean air solutions.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Vessel Welder I to join its team.

Education Level

Work Experience

  • 6 months to 1 year of welding experience in pressure vessel, successful completion of a technical welder training program or an equivalent combination of experience and education, preferred


  • Assist in diagnosing vessel, materials, machinery, equipment, or tool problems and resolve, them as necessary.
  • Complete necessary documentation for welding procedure specifications, requirements, and results.
  • Ensure that work, staging, and storage areas are safe and clean.
  • Follow special handling, documentation, and traceability procedures for materials with Lot designations.
  • Follow the 5S system.
  • Monitor welding machine operation, performance, and accuracy.
  • Perform preventive maintenance and calibration processes on specified machines, tools, and equipment, with assistance.
  • Read production orders to verify quality standards for specifications, processes, and procedures.
  • Set up and operate specified welding machines, tools, and equipment, with assistance from the Supervisor, Lead, or support personnel.
  • Use overhead crane, rollers, hoist, or forklift, as necessary, to position or move product, as required.
  • Verify finished product meets specifications.
  • Verify that vessels, materials, parts, procedures, and processes conform to applicable work instructions.
  • Follow directions and perform tasks as assigned by the Lead and Supervisors.


  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to pass prescribed welding procedure tests in accordance with ASME Section VIII.
  • Ability to perform x-ray quality welds.
  • Ability to read a standard tape measure.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as work instructions, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Basic knowledge of pneumatic hand tools, cutting torch, hoist, forklift, and overhead crane, is preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of reading blueprints, specifically symbols used for welding instructions, is preferred.
  • FCAW, MIG, and SMAW welding processes are required; SAW and TIG, are a plus.
  • Forklift operation, the ability to pass an in-house certification, and a clean driving record, are a plus.

Physical Demands

  • Bend, stoop, walk, kneel, crouch, carry and climb.
  • Frequently, lift or move 1 to 20 pounds, and occasionally, up to 50 pounds.
  • Stand for long periods.
  • Talk and hear.
  • Use hands or arms to finger, handle, feel, and reach.
  • Use specific vision faculties which include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability
  • Work from elevated platforms or ladders.

Tools Used

  • Basic hand tools
  • Forklift
  • Hoist
  • Overhead crane
  • fuel cutting torch
  • Pneumatic hand tools
  • Rollers
  • Welding machine

Employer’s Statement

Parker is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company takes all employment decisions regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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