Website Petersen Incorporated

Welder Job Highlights

Title Welder
Type Full Time
Experience 4 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Ogden, UT, United States
Company Petersen Incorporated

Company Profile

Petersen is a state-of-the-art facility offering complete fabrication, advanced manufacturing, and machining services that are ideal for nuclear, petrochemical, aerospace, mining/industrial projects, equipment, and parts.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Welder who will read blueprints, fit/oversee fitting, expedite parts, weld, and oversee welding.

Take ownership of job to meet customer and schedule requirements.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have completed a High School Education or GED

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have 4 years of shop or field welding experience


  • Be able to supervise a crew and complete a job from start to finish without direct supervision
  • Expedite all parts throughout the plant as necessary to meet production goals
  • Read blueprints
  • Solve all obstacles related to the particular job he/she is running
  • Take ownership for meeting customer and schedule requirements
  • Be a living example of our principles of unity, trust, honesty, integrity, creativity, and self-reliance


  • Able to listen well, understand concerns, and gain cooperation to solve problems quickly and effectively.
  • Know how to calculate Bolt Circles, Chord Length, and Flat Pattern
  • Maintain a safe environment.
  • Must be able to make all welds uniform and clean, and complete work to customer’s specifications
  • Must be able to work well in a team environment
  • Must be efficient and productive with time
  • Must know how to calculate Arc length and circumference
  • Must maintain an acceptable attendance and safety record
  • Pass Blueprint test-
    -Read all weld symbols on a blueprint
    -Differentiate between channel, angle, flat bar, square tube, pipe, etc.
  • Pass basic plate weld test (visual and bend) within specified time requirements, in four out of the five weld processes used at Petersen Inc.-
    SMAW – Stainless: 1G and 2G position (3G on mild steel)
    FCAW – Stainless and Mild Steel: 1G, and 2G position
    GMAW – Mild Steel: 1G, 2G, and 3G position
    GTAW – Stainless and aluminum: 1G, 2G, and 3G position
    SAW – Sub Arc: 1G position

Essential Mental Functions

  • Ability to do math calculations, especially trigonometry.
  • Must be able to resolve problems, handle conflicts, and make effective decisions under pressure.
  • Must be able to understand implicit and explicit instructions and react favorably in all work situations.

Essential Physical Functions

  • Requires ability to work at different heights.
  • Requires correctable vision to within normal range in order to perform clean and uniform welds and read blueprints.
  • Requires lifting up to 50 pounds, stooping, bending, stretching to accomplish grinding, welding, and other assigned duties.
  • Requires standing, bending, and stooping for extended periods of time.

Equipment Used

  • Welder, Grinder, Gouge, Drills, Tools.


  • Must be available and willing to travel as the employer determines is necessary or desirable to meet its business needs.


  • Must be available and willing to work overtime as the employer determines is necessary or desirable to meet its business needs.
  • Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such level as is determined in the employer’s sole discretion.

Working Conditions

  • Works in a typical fabrication shop environment.
  • Occasionally called upon to work overtime.
  • Working conditions may vary according to weather.
  • Requires ability to work in heat and cold.

Employer’s Statement

Petersen Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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