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Welding Specialist - Plympton, MA

Date: Nov 27, 2021

Location: Plympton, MA, US, 02367-1701

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
Division Overview
Hubbell Lighting (HLI) is committed to elevating the lighting experience. Empowered by lighting solutions that integrate seamlessly into their environment, save energy, provide improved quality of light, deliver return on investment and armed with Hubbell’s unflinching support, its customers are able to think differently about how, where, and when they can use light. As one of the largest lighting fixture manufacturers in North America, it features a suite of brands that provide a full range of indoor and outdoor lighting products serving the commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential markets.

Posting Address

65 Spring Street

Plympton, MA

Position Overview

  1. Understand and follow directions given by lead
  2. Communicate with lead to understand which jobs need to be worked on and the priorities of those jobs
  3. Set up machines with no supervision
  4. Safely weld variety of parts
  5. Grind, buff, and finish parts to meet quality requirements
  6. Complete workorders on time as per the labor standards
  7. Store finished parts in appropriate locations and inform the responsible person to process them
  8. Ensure that all parts that you have worked on are tagged with the proper part numbers

Perform other duties as assigned

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Knowledge of metallurgy
  • Knowledge of various welding techniques, including TIG, MIG, arc, and oxy-fuel welding
  • Knowledge of manual and mechanical welding techniques

Skills and Experience

1. Ability to operate all welding equipment

2. Ability to lift 30-40 lbs. and maneuver 50 lbs.

3. Ability to keep an accurate count of finished parts

4. Ability to follow written and oral instructions

6. Effective communication skills

7. Ability to properly space number of welds to meet varying conditions of materials to assure proper fusing, strength and finish and to avoid distortion and burning

8. Ability to regulate spot welding machines to proper time, current, and pressure settings with no supervision

9. Ability to identify proper welding tips

10. Able to read blueprints and workorders

11. Experienced with the use of various welding gases including argon and CO2 mix

12. Must have the ability to fully understand directives/instruction and effectively communicate matters concerning safety, quality and productivity

  • Graduation from high school, military schools, vocational school, recognized craftsman apprenticeship program or equivalent
  • At least five (5) to ten (10) years of experience in a combination of two or more skilled trades including knowledge of and ability to use tools materials and methods
  • Current welding certifications (Recently expired certifications may be acceptable contingent upon the ability to successfully requalify prior to employment.)
  • OSHA 10-hour safety course would be a plus


Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

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