Grade 7 Welder 2nd Shift

Date: Jun 3, 2023

Location: Madison, IN, US, 47250

Company: Dover Corporation

Part of Dover Corporation’s Engineered Systems segment, Vehicle Service Group (VSG) is a strong, diverse and dynamic global leader in the vehicle service industry. VSG comprises 13 major vehicle lifting, wheel service, diagnostic and collision repair brands: Rotary Lift®, Chief®, Forward®, Direct-Lift®, Ravaglioli, Hanmecson®, Revolution®, Elektron, Blitz, Nogra, Butler, Space and Sirio.


SUMMARY: Performs general structural and pressure welding using gas welding, electric arc, semi-automatic and automatic welding equipment of the submerged and gas shielded type. This position may also require work on any of the pieces of equipment in the plant and in any other classification.




  1. Must be able to lift 70 pounds repeatedly – a minimum of 2 times per day.
  2. Makes own set-ups including:
  • Positioning of fixtures.
  • Setting of proper welding heat and rate of travel of welding wire and work.
  • Load machine with wire and wire reel.
  • Change gas or add flux as required.
  • Check set-up and completed parts to insure quality.
  1. Loads and unloads fixtures.
  2. Uses electrical or mechanical hoists as required.
  3. Directs the work of a helper when necessary.
  4. Removes slag from weld head.
  5. Directs the positioning and removal of parts and material in work area.
  6. Records the number of parts produced on time card and move ticket.
  7. Performs preventive maintenance, such as changing tips and adjustment of wire feed rolls.
  8. Checks job travelers for special instructions or notes BEFORE proceeding with job assigned.
  9. Performs housekeeping duties as necessary to keep work area safe, clean and in good order.




     Receives job prints, work order and/or instructions from supervisor and proceeds with a minimum of supervision and direction.

     Perform set up and welding operations on all types of welding machines having strict inspection and test requirements.

     Set up fixtures; adjust and regulate machine to obtain best possible penetration, fill, weld quality and performance.

     Make compensating adjustments to allow for variations and conditions. 

     Operate various types of equipment.

     Work is given process supervision and check; completed work is tested and inspected.

     Operator may be required to do pressure welding, by hand on some parts while running automatic welder simultaneously and in unison.

     Perform other work of similar of comparable nature incidental to the performance of the operation.

     Measure scribes, position, lay out materials, jigs or fixtures, etc., as necessary or directed to insure completion of cycle, maintaining product quality.

     Assist new operators in learning the correct and safe operation of the equipment when required.

     Take good workman-like care of machines, tools, equipment work areas, etc.

     Operator is required to read and write and do arithmetic calculations necessary to perform the job.

     Requires a knowledge of welding fundamentals.

     Required to read blueprints and maintain tolerances as shown on prints.


The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.


We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Nearest Major Market: Bloomington Indiana
Nearest Secondary Market: Seymour

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