Portage Lakes Career Center


Student Welder



Major Responsibilities:

-Work alongside welders to observe and learn MIG, hand and robotic welding operations to produce product at the required production and quality level as instructed.
-Learn to perform inspection on product utilizing total quality concepts.
-Perform preventive maintenance on equipment as needed.
-Accurately report daily activities on work orders and Kan Ban cards and other media as required. Conduct required quality checks using basic measurement equipment.
-Keep work areas clean and free of safety hazards.
-Exercise safe working habits while operating machines, including proper use of personal protective equipment.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Production Supervisor/Area Leader.
-Work on required skills to pass a 2g Mig Weld Test


-Must be enrolled in a Vocational welding program at an accredited high school
-Must be able to read and write legibly
-Ability to pass 2G MIG welding certification test at end of summer
-Previous experience in production welding preferred
-Must be able to meet production standards and follow instructions
-Mechanical aptitude with a demonstrated ability to work in a production environment is preferred
-Must be able to physically lift 40 lbs.
-Able to read and understand blueprints and geometric tolerances
-Ability to follow operation procedures and assess problems and recommend solutions to resolve problems
-Ability to function as an effective team member
-Hours vary based on school schedule


Company Info


4500 Sterilite Street, Navarre, Ohio 44662


Who To Contact
Megan McKita

330-476-4172 mmckita@hendrickson-intl.com

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