Date: Mar 22, 2024

Location: Rochester, NY, US, 14652

Company: Kodak

Role Overview


We are looking for a Welder/Fabricator to Support our Advanced Material & Chemicals division in Rochester, NY. 


As a Welder/Fabricator, you will be responsible for the following job functions:

  • Must be capable of setting up and operating a wide range of fabrication and welding equipment to include but not limited to: band saw, cut off saw, slitting saw, rollers, shears, brake press, press, pipe, laser, plasma weld and various power tools.
  • Must make complex setups and hold close tolerances in the fabrication and weld manufacturing cycle of a variety of parts made from various materials and configurations – bar stock, ferrous and nonferrous metals, stainless steel, aluminum.
  • Employee is responsible for maintaining/improving housekeeping standard in his/her work area and adhering to established safety rules and practices.
  • Must be able to weld the following processes and pass functional weld test: (GTAW) Gas Tig Arc Weld; (GMAW) Gas Mig Arc Weld; (FCAW Flux Core Arc Weld; (SMAW) Stick Metal Arc Weld.  Employees will be required to pass additional function tests to meet visual and workmanship requirements on certain products or programs.
  • Must be able to weld in 6G positions: Flat, Vertical, Horizontal, Overhead, etc. as required.
  • Must be able to weld the following materials: Steel, Stainless, Aluminum, and any other materials, some of high complexity, required by a particular program.
  • Must have the knowledge and the ability to apply algebraic, geometric, and trigonometric functions to blueprint dimensions in the manufacture of complex parts.
  • In-process and completed welds shall meet visual and workmanship requirements IAW governing fabrication document(s) to include but not limited to weld contouring, joint fit-up inspection, 5X visual inspection of root weld, weld spatter removal, arc strikes, etc.
  • Welding operations shall follow IAW established Weld Procedure Specifications (WPS) at all times; including but not limited to amperage, volts, travel speed, filler material type, preheat and interpass temperature, etc.
  • Employees assigned to closed areas may be required to assist with ancillary tasks such as painting, blasting, assembly to ensure product completed.
  • Performs fitting and fabrication functions as assigned.


Job Qualifications:

  • Must have the ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Must possess the knowledge, skill, and ability to set up and operate metal working and welding equipment.
  • Must have the ability, confidence, and self-motivation to apply talents independently and with good judgment.
  • Must pass and maintain required weld certification.
  • Must be able to pass written and practical test on weld specifications and pass visual and workmanship requirements for products or programs.  May be required to pass requalification tests when requested by the Company.  Such requalification shall be defined by S9074-AQ-GIB-010/248.  Developing knowledge is required at the experienced level for some, and thorough knowledge is required at the advanced level for most job requirements.
  • Knowledge of the standard practices, materials, tools, and equipment used in the repair and maintenance of building and equipment. 
  • Knowledge of safety issues in the use of tools, equipment, and supplies used in the repair of building and equipment.
  • Skill in the use of mechanized tools, jacks, and hoists.
  • Ability to read manuals and schematics.
  • Ability to communicate with other mechanics about repair work needed.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must be willing to work in extreme temperatures.
  • Must be able to work in tight spaces.


EOE Policy Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.


Estimated Salary:  $25.00 - $36.00 

Experience Level:  0-5 Years 

Requisition ID: 608

Nearest Major Market: Rochester