Coalmont Electrical Development Corporation | McCalla, AL

Posted Date 4/02/2021


               The Welder will fit metal plumb and square for welding.  The Welder will read a tape measure and cut metal using available equipment horizontally, vertically and overhead.  The Welder will use a cutting torch to cut metal or steel.  The Welder will stick and mig weld and use different welding rods depending on the application. The Welder will further develop a broad set of skills and experience across a wide range of industries.  The job will not be routine and will require adapting to different systems continuously.


  • Ability to weld horizontal, vertical, and overhead.
  • Ability to stick weld and mig weld.  
  • Ability to know what welding rods to use for different applications.  
  • Must know welding symbols.
  •  Ability to measure, fit, weld, grind and finish metal or steel.  
  • Ability to fabricate and construct metal components.
  • Need good working knowledge of materials used in day-to-day operations.
  • Must be able to read engineering drawings.  
  • Operate hand or power tools such as a cutting torch, drills, saws, or other tools as required.
  • If certified and trained, operate heavy equipment such as forklift, etc.
  • Clean or prepare sites to eliminate possible hazards.
  • Ability to work with design engineers on custom designs.
  • Attend and participate in continuous ongoing safety training both MSHA and OSHA.
  • Provide own personal PPE including steel toe boots (metatarsal) and thick rated clothing.
  • Company will provide additional PPE, some tools and safety clothing.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands and Working Environment:  The conditions are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Environment:  Work is performed primarily in a shop.  Some outdoor work with exposure to all types of weather and temperature conditions.  May travel to site.

  • Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting and field environment; to walk, stand, and sit for prolonged periods of time; to frequently stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, reach, twist, grasp, and make repetitive hand movement in the performance of daily duties; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull moderate amounts of weight up to 50 lbs. without assistance and greater than 50lbs. with assistance; to operate assigned equipment and vehicles; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.  
  • Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Cannot be color-blind.
  • Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
  • Must have valid driver’s license. Must have a clean driving record.


  • 2+ years of welding experience working in a shop.
  • Experience operating required hand and power tools.

Coalmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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