Bennet Tool & Die, LLC
  • Maryville, TN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Mig and Tig Welding Experience Required for this position

Work with Alum, Stainless, Carbon Steel, Robot Welder Programming Experience

SUMMARY: Set up and operate welding machines that weld together and mass-produce component parts of fabricated metal products as specified by blue prints (read and understand weld symbols), layouts, welding procedures or oral instructions. Join two pieces of metal to create a quality customer product using methods such as MIG  welding. Robot and spot weld included. Tack-weld or weld components and assemblies, using electric, gas, arc, or other welding equipment. Heats, forms, and dresses metal parts using hand tools, torch, or arc welding equipment. Ignites torch and adjusts valves, amperage or voltage to obtain desired flame or arc. Analyzes engineering drawings and specifications to plan layout, assembly, and welding operations.



  • Obtains specified electrode and inserts electrode into portable holder or threads consumable electrode wire through portable welding gun.
  • Connects cables from welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, slope, and pulse, as specified.
  • Starts power supply to produce electric current. Strikes (forms) arc, which generates heat to melt and deposit metal from electrode to workpiece and join edges of workpiece.
  • Manually guides electrode or gun along weld line, maintaining length of arc and speed of movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead, as judged from color of metal, sound of weld, and size of molten puddle.
  • Position and clamp work pieces together or assemble them in jig or fixture.
  • Measures part dimensions to determine accuracy of machine operation
  • May tack assemblies together.
  • May operate other machine shop equipment to prepare components for welding.
  • Works safely at all times and follows safety procedures.
  • Operates any equipment needed to perform job.
  • Performs related duties as assigned by supervision.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and demonstrate the ability to speak and read English. Must consistently meet weld quality standards and demonstrate knowledge of MIG,  stainless steel, carbon steel and aluminum welding, and automated welding where applicable. Employees must supply their own hand tools. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



High School diploma or general education degree (GED).

Six months to one year of related experience and/or vocational training, or experience in a metal fabrication shop.




Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Practical application of fractions, percentages, ratio and proportion, measurement, logarithms, slide rule, practical algebra, geometric construction, and essentials of trigonometry, and to read and interpret metal rule, caliper and micrometer.



Ability to apply principles of rational systems to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form. Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved, written or oral instructions, including ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.


The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Specific hearing abilities required by this job include the ability to determine variances in tone, pitch, volume and the ability to discern direction of sound.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts, is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time and is exposed to risk of electrical shock. Some dust, noise, oils, greases, grinding debris, compressed air, metal shavings, propane and solvents. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.


This position description is meant to describe the typical kinds of duties or difficulty level that may be required of positions with this title. The use of a particular expression shall not limit or exclude other duties or difficulty levels not mentioned. This position description is not meant to limit or modify the Company's right to assign, direct or control the work assigned to this position. All duties are essential job functions and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract.


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