Stainless Steel Welder - Shop

Industrial Skilled Trades | Lemont, IL

Posted Date 6/14/2019
Job Description


IST is looking for a Full Time - Contract to Hire Stainless Steel welder for a reputable contractor across the Chicagoland area. 


Responsible for fitting and welding of steel, aluminum and stainless steel parts using a MIG and/or TIG process. Also required to perform other miscellaneous tasks, as assigned.

  • Set up welding machines based on the job at hand or using a Welding Procedure Specifications
  • Read and interpret blueprints and/or drawings to determine the specific welding requirements
  • MIG and TIG weld steel, aluminum and stainless steel components based on the specifications of the blueprints and/or drawings
  • Ensure work is done safely and meets quality standards
  • Follow, create and help maintain Welding Procedure Specifications
  • Set up welding cells for serial production runs
  • Operate machinery used in the production process, or assist machine operators
  • Assemble items as instructed by floor supervisor
  • Keep work areas clean and organized and take proper care of all equipment and facilities
  • Provide a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given task and follow all safety rules and quality standards
  • Work with team members to maximize productivity and efficiency
  • Prepare product for shipment / Lift raw materials, final products, and items packed for shipment, manually (up to 60 pounds), or using a hoist
  • Uphold all ISO and OSHA standards applicable to the responsibilities above

  • Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • Experience with steel, aluminum and/or stainless steel required
  • Experience with MIG and TIG welding highly preferred
  • Experience with CNC folding machines and automatic saws highly preferred
  • Ability to lift heavy items up to 60 pounds consistently required
  • Ability to identify and measure material
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instruction
  • Willingness to learn and work to the best of his/her abilities as well as dependable work ethic
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs and purpose
  • Ability to read blueprints, drawings, calipers, tape measures and angle gauges
  • Ability to read and interpret documents furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, quality manuals and procedure manuals
  • Ability to perform simple shop math, convert decimals to factional equivalents and fractions to decimal equivalents
  • Must be reliable with a strong work ethic
  • Ability to stand continuously for long

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