AES United States Welder in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Must have high school diploma or GED. Broad experience, formal schooling and/or extensive training in metal arc and gas welding application and procedures will be given preference. Must be able to read, interpret and work from blue prints and sketches. Must study, practice and become qualified welder. Must be able to work in high places and confined spaces. Must be able to pass the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) MASS Test in addition to the preliminary written and “hands on” welding tests. All other general qualifications such as physical fitness, aptitude tests, attendance, punctuality, safety and performance records will be considered.

Additional consideration will be given for the following job-related training or experience :

Classroom training in the fundamentals of metal arch or gas welding metallurgy. Previous experience in metal arc or gas welding. Working knowledge of metallurgy as applied to power plant equipment Any other qualifications contributing to the applicant’s ability to do the job


Repair, rebuild, lay out and fabricate metal parts, shapes and objects for all mechanical and electrical equipment, facilities and devices requiring the use of arc or gas welding processes necessary to maintain safe, continuous and efficient operation.

Performs duties such as:

  • Pressure welding on pressure vessels and piping requiring the passing of performance qualification tests as established by Company procedures that comply with the current “State of Indiana Rules and Regulations for Boilers and Unfired Pressure Vessels,” as governed by Section IX, “ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code” on welding qualifications.

  • Burning, fusing, aligning, placing, repairing, chipping, cleaning, preparing and installing metal parts, shapes, pipe and objects requiring the use of arc, gas, tig or mig welding processes; setting up and laying out metal plates, shapes, pipe and objects preparatory to welding; preheating according to established standards to prevent stresses that would otherwise accumulate during the welding operation; post-heating according to established standards to relieve residual stresses due to the welding operation;

  • Cutting metals with oxy-acetylene, plasma or arc welding equipment;

  • Selecting the proper weld rod and flux for the metal to be welded; working from blueprints, sketches, field measurements and specifications; duplicating and building up parts, shapes and objects; being familiar with the properties of various metals;

  • Operating numerous types of power and hand tools including saws, grinders, shears and breaks;

  • Performing general mechanical maintenance, construction and other related work, when not welding, as assigned

In addition to the “Primary Duties” listed above, the employee may be called upon to perform other work as circumstances require.

Must know and comply with all Company safety and health policies and procedures applicable to work performance.

Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL), an AES Company, provides retail electric service to more than 480,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Indianapolis, as well as portions of other Central Indiana communities surrounding Marion County. During its long history, IPL has supplied its customers with some of the lowest-cost, most reliable power in the country. IPL is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. E-Verify Notice: IPL will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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