Classification and Compensation

IOWA STATE BOARD OF REGENTS
REGENTS MERIT SYSTEM

Class Title: ERD WELDER
Class Code: 6321
Pay Grade: 212

General Class Description

Under general supervision, does work at the journeyman level using metal-cutting and joining processes including oxygen-acetylene torch, soft solder, silver solder, brazing, fusion arc welding, tungsten-inert gas welding, and metal-inert gas welding to fabricate or repair experimental equipment, construct high vacuum and cryogenic apparatus and weld defect-free joints in a wide variety of metals.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Builds experimental equipment in accordance with blueprints, sketches or verbal instructions.  Designs and prepares the joints as appropriate for type of material and use.
  2. Welds structural steel and pipe, stainless steel, aluminum, magnesium, and titanium.
  3. Cuts steel shapes accurately using hand or automatic oxygen-acetylene torch.
The tasks listed under the heading of Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities are examples of the variety and general nature of duties performed by employees in positions allocated in the class. The list is descriptive only and should be used for no other purpose. It is not intended that any position include every duty listed nor is it intended that related duties cannot be required.

Class Specifications

  1. Four years of experience in the trade, including apprenticeship.
Revision Effective: 1974-05-10
The tasks listed under the heading of Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities are examples of the variety and general nature of duties performed by employees in positions allocated in the class. The list is descriptive only and should be used for no other purpose. It is not intended that any position include every duty listed nor is it intended that related duties cannot be required.
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