Experienced Structural Welder

Roeslein & Associates - Red Bud, IL3.0

Full-timeEstimated: $42,000 - $54,000 a year
Roeslein & Associates was founded in 1990, specializing in engineering, modular fabrication and construction services. The company has product offerings in both the container manufacturing industry and the process and energy sectors with annual revenues over $200 million. Its 600+ employees are spread throughout offices in St. Louis, MO (HQ); Red Bud, IL; Denver, CO; Hollister, California; Northampton, UK; and Shanghai, China. To find out more, please visit www.roeslein.com.

Reporting to the Fabrication Team Leader, this position will be performing various structural welds and basic fitting for all of our unitized systems (can lines).

Consistently weld structural and carbon steel in 3G, 4G, and 2F fillet weld using FCAW, GMAW, and GMAW-spray.
Operate safety equipment and use safe work habits including, but not limited to: forklifts, overhead cranes, etc.
Basic knowledge of lay out, positioning, aligning, and securing parts and assemblies prior to assembly.
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.
Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolt component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding.
Consistently pass non-destructive (x-ray, etc) examinations of FCAW welds on required products.
Regular attendance in accordance with the attendance policy.
Conduct activities in a safe and healthy manner and work in accordance with established safety and company requirements.

Provide personal tools according to the department tool list.
Perform set-up, material handling duties, and minor general maintenance.
Responsible for area housekeeping.
Participate in the processes of continuous improvement including efforts to meet company smart goals.
Promote a positive working environment in order to achieve the organization’s goals.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Work is performed in an uncontrolled atmosphere. Exposure to harsh conditions—such as: dust, fumes, chemicals, hazardous materials, noise, and varying weather and temperatures. Potential exposure to jobsites both domestically and internationally; living accommodations in some foreign assignments may not meet expected U.S. standards.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, use hands and fingers, grip, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and talk and hear. Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. on a regular basis is required. Must be able to stand/walk 90% of the time and sit 10% of the time.

High School Diploma or G.E.D. is preferred.
Certification or degree in welding from a technical school program strongly preferred.
One (1) or more years of welding experience is strongly preferred.
Ability to pass Roeslein’s welding certifications for structural is required; includes ability to FCAW weld in 3G (vertical) & 4G (overhead) position and to pass a visual and bend test.
Ability to weld in 2F, 3G, and 4G positions using FCAW, GMAW and GMAW-spray and to pass a visual and bend test on these processes.
Must be able to consistently execute high quality FCAW, GMAW, GMAW-spray welds.
Beginning level ability to read blue prints and other technical documents is required.
Strong math skills are required.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills are required.
High level of energy and motivation.
Ability to work flexible hours including, but not limited to, frequent and mandatory overtime, weekends, and some holidays are required.
Must possess the ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel, both hourly and management, in a team environment.
Must comply with Roeslein’s core values for the safe and efficient operation of the business and maintain sound relationships among and with employees.

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