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    The incumbent supervises and trains inmate workers in various phases associated with the construction, repair, maintenance, and renovation of buildings and related structures, grounds, fixtures and utilities, requiring the use of a variety of skills within the welding specialty, and other related trades.

    Responsibilities also include design and development of plans specifications and blueprint drawings.

    The primary scope of work performed is fabrication of security metal products for institutional use. Sets up and operates Oxygen-Acetylene cutting and welding stations, Tungsten Inert Gas and Metal Inert Gas Welders, Iron Worker, gas and electric Arc Welders, horizontal and vertical band saws, portable and stationary grinders and drills. Does precision layout work for the completion of fabrication within specified tolerances. Machines needed parts from worn and broken parts. Overhauls institution equipment and machines. Fabricates and welds to meet the security requirement of the institution.

    Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    3703 Welding

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