1st Class Structural Welder

MK Industries | Pascagoula, MS

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Posted Date 2/01/2024

MK Industries is hiring 1st Class Structural Welders in Pascagoula, MS

Why choose us?

MK Industries knows a company’s success begins with its employees, and your success begins with the right career move. With 25+ years of experience, we have grown to become an industry leader in the staffing and recruiting space.

Coast to Coast, we got you! For the past 25+ years, we have employed thousands of exceptional employees while partnering with top clientele in every industry nationwide.

MK Industries is urgently hiring skilled trades to join the MK team fulfilling hours throughout the area. Partner with your 1:1 recruiter to gain access to available hours & ensure your needs are being met!

Start Date: ASAP

*INCREASED* Pay Ranges: $28.89 per hour plus $64.00 a day per diem, non-local

Job Description

Structural Welders are responsible for joining different types of metal materials with a variety of welding processes, the most basic of which are Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), also known as "stick welding," and Flux-Core Arc Welding (FCAW), also known as "wire welding."

The shipyard environment is an around-the-clock manufacturing setting. Production areas at times involve working at different heights, confined spaces, different weather conditions, and multiple shifts 24 hours a day.

A welder may be required to work either day or night. We stress the practice of working safely in all situations with safety procedures meeting, and most times, exceeding industry standards.

Basic Qualifications

Minimum 3 Yrs. Welding experience in FCAW and SMAW

Special Requirements

Must have the ability to pass a military specification welding assessment in the vertical (3G), horizontal (2G), and overhead (4G) positions.


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Consistent Work
  • Industry-leading pay
  • People First Culture
  • Weekly Pay

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MK Industries is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

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