Future Fuel

Flex Crew Welder

FutureFuel Chemical Company is looking for a Welder to join our Flex Crew. This position will work at the FutureFuel site in Batesville, Arkansas. 
About The Position
This position will works under the supervision of a Supervisor, Construction & Project Engineering, and performs a wide variety of skilled welding.
Key Responsibilities

  • Will be required to pass one or more of the following welding performance tests: GTAW Test in 6G position, SMAW Test in 6G position, and a GMAW plate test
  • Produce quality welds on pipe and/or structural steel
  • Will be required to assist with installation of pipe and components    
  • Will be required to assist with clean-up
  • Communicate effectively in order to perform essential functions of the job
  • Perform other job duties as assigned by supervision
  • Work inside and outside in varying degrees of weather and temperature conditions
  • Complete required safety training as directed   
  • Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions
  • Operate safety equipment and use safe work habits
  • Lay out, position, align, and secure parts and assemblies prior to assembly, using straightedges, combination squares, calipers, and rulers
  • Examine work pieces for defects and measure work pieces with straightedges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications
  • Recognize, set up, and operate hand and power tools common to the welding trade, such as shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment
  • Weld separately or in combination, using aluminum, stainless steel, cast iron, and other alloys
  • Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolt component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding
  • Select and install torches, torch tips, filler rods, and flux, according to welding chart specifications or types and thicknesses of metals
  • Ignite torches or start power supplies and strike arcs by touching electrodes to metals being welded, completing electrical circuits
  • Connect and turn regulator valves to activate and adjust gas flow and pressure so that desired flames are obtained

Key Qualifications

  • Basic math, reading and writing specifications, proper hazardous material handling and disposal, proper use of appropriate PPE, and proper tie-off procedures
  • Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems
  • Must have the ability to determine the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job  
  • Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks
  • Must be strong in initiative, self-directed and committed to follow-through
  • Must understand and follow all FFCC Safety Processes including but not limited to Confined Space Entry, Safe Work, and Open Flame
  • Familiar with OSHA regulations pertaining to welding
  • Required to wear a respirator when needed
  • Read and understand welding procedures, quantities, or sizes of materials required to perform the job

About FutureFuel

FutureFuel Chemical Company (FFCC) is a specialty and fine chemical manufacturing producer with an over forty-year successful plant history. FFCC has three business segments: custom/toll manufacturing, performance chemicals, and biodiesel. FFCC serves a wide variety of markets including pharmaceutical intermediates and products, nylon and polyester fibers, cleaning products, agricultural products, paints and coating, and fuels and energy.

FFCC is a small publicly traded company with approximately 500 employees that has a rich history of complex organic chemistry innovation, excellent environmental stewardship, and excellent health and safety compliance. We are a growing U.S. manufacturer of specialty organic chemicals and premium biofuels. Our company is headquartered in Clayton, St Louis and publicly listed on the NYSE under "FF". We have a world class integrated biofuels and specialty chemicals manufacturing facility in Batesville, Arkansas. This Electrical Engineering position is located in at the Batesville plant.

About the Location

Batesville, Arkansas is a small rural town of about 10,000 on the foothills of the Ozark Mountains with excellent area schools, a University of Arkansas 2-year college and Lyon College, a highly rated Liberal Arts College. We are a strong outdoor community with the White River, nearby lakes, parks, bike trails, dog park, walking trails, excellent soccer and baseball/softball facilities, a thriving community and aquatics center and Historic Main Street, and close access to Blanchard Springs Caverns, The Ozark Folk Center, and the Buffalo River, one of the longest undammed rivers west of the Mississippi and the nation’s first National River designated by Congress in 1972 to preserve its clean water and other outstanding values. Batesville has a regional health care center, Community Theatre and Arts Council, a strong Chamber of Commerce, Mark Martin NASCAR Museum, and a regional historic museum. Visit Batesville at cityofbatesville.com.

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