Entry Level Welder


Wage Information:


Health & Dental Benefits Information:


Single: $85/month

Family: $260/month

Welder I

The Welder is responsible for the safe and efficient fabrication of corregated pipe products.  The Welder I is an entry-level welding position, with all work being completed with varying levels of supervision.





Essential Position Requirements:

  • The Welder will perform all duties in a safe manner and in compliance with the established JSA.
  • Ability to fabricate simple structural or tank products (primarily composed of fillet welded, perpendicular shear plates and/or in position tank welding) with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to fabricate moderately complex items (skewed shear plates, penetration welds, tank layout and tank fitting attachment) with supervision.
  • Interpret and apply shop drawing information, including weld symbol designations, with limited assistance.
  • Practice and promote Safety and Housekeeping.
  • Prompt and dependable attendance.
  • Others duties as assigned.


Education & Work Experience:

·    High School diploma or GED.

·    One to two years of welding experience.


Knowledge and Skills:

·    Certified in at least one welding process (SAW, GMAW, FCAW, and/or SMAW).

·    Exhibit knowledge of material identification, equipment utilization and welding equipment set-up and maintenance.

·    Understand and utilize proper lifting and rigging techniques.

·    General knowledge of equipment and operations including shears, press brakes, plasma cutting operation, sandblasting, flanging, rolling equipment and drills.

·    Understand and follow oral and written directions.

·    Ability to read a tape measure (imperial and metric).

·    Effectively operate common layout tools.

·    Ability to work with others.

·    Ability to work safely and accurately.


Required Competencies / Qualities:

·    Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.

·    Accuracy – Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.

·    Honesty/Integrity – Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.

·    Initiative – Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.

·    Reliability – The trait of being dependable and trustworthy. 


Physical Requirements:

·    Requires prolonged standing, bending, stooping and stretching

·    Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate welders and other shop equipment.

·    Ability to lift up to 70 pounds.


FLSA Status: Full Time; Non-Exempt

Reports To: Shop Supervisor

Location: Huron, SD


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