Job Title:  Welder - Carson City


Carson City, NV, US, 89706

Business Unit:  Thermal Process Management
Posting Date:  Nov 21, 2023
Job Description: 

AMETEK Universal Analyzers Inc. is a leading provider of gas sample extraction, transport and conditioning systems for CEM (Continuous Emissions Monitoring) and process measurement.


We are looking for a skilled GTAW welder. You will work closely with the engineering and quality teams to fabricate standard and custom engineered products and systems. Using the guidance of engineering drawings, a job traveler, and the project engineer, you will complete both fitting and welding of various welds.


Weld efficiently carbon and alloy steel metals in thickness ranging from .030 and up.  The welding process is GTAW.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Obtains specified electrode and inserts electrode into portable holder or threads consumable electrode wire through portable welding gun.  Main process is operating a tig rig with foot pedal control. 
  • Use of GTAW weld procedures performed in an efficient manner.  (this is a must, 2” sch 80 6G test will be given with a production timeframe.  Maximum of 1 hour to perform weld.)
  • Connects cables from welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, slope, and pulse, as specified per weld procedure. 
  • Starts power supply to produce electric current.
  • Strikes (forms) arc which generates heat to melt and deposit metal from electrode to workpiece and join edges of workpiece.
  • Manually guides electrode or gun along weld line, maintaining length of arc and speed of movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead, based on color of metal, sound of weld, and size of molten puddle. 
  • Tacks assemblies together. 
  • Welds in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions.
  • Examines weld for bead size and other specifications.
  • Applies filler rod manually to supply weld metal.
  • Cleans or degreases weld joint or workpiece.
  • Repairs broken or cracked parts and fills holes. 
  • Grinds pipe and pipe fittings to create bevel, remove outer protective surfaces and otherwise prepare material to be joined together.  
  • Positions and clamps workpieces together or assemblies them in jig or fixture. 
  • Maintain clean work environment. 


Why Us?​

Universal Analyzers, a division of AMETEK, is a business unit located in Carson City, NV.

Universal Analyzers produces gas sample extraction, transport and conditioning systems for CEM (Continuous Emissions Monitoring) and process measurement. As part of the AMETEK Thermal Process Management business unit which includes O'Brien we can now coordinate the interface between the sample probe, the heated sample line, the sample gas cooler and the balance of conditioning components so that all required connections are provided in a single package. We can simplify your emissions and process gas sample measurements from the extraction point to the analyzer.



Salary Minimum:  $50,000
Salary Maximum:  $70,000
Incentive:  No

Disclaimer: Where a specific pay range is noted, it is a good faith estimate at the time of this posting.  The actual salary offered will be based on experience, skills, qualifications, market / business considerations, and geographic location.

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK is a leading global provider of industrial technology solutions serving a diverse set of attractive niche markets with annual sales of over $6.0 billion. Traded publicly (NYSE:AME), we are a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1 (866) 263-8359.

Nearest Major Market: Carson City
Nearest Secondary Market: Reno