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Centralia, IL

Post Date: 12/16/17 Job ID: 43223 Industry: Production Worker

HireLevel powered by Extra Help is seeking an Welder for a client in Centralia, IL!

Are you looking for a career with a great company? HireLevel has a direct hire position with a world-class company that designs, engineers and manufactures sophisticated, custom electrical distribution and control equipment.

Position: Direct Hire

Location: Centralia, IL

Pay: $16/hr. (Benefits offered after first 90 days of employment)

SUMMARY: Fabricate, lay out, position, align, fit parts and assemble structural metal products such as framework or shells for machinery, and metal parts using a welder, cutting torch, grinder, brake press, etc by performing the following duties.

Essential Functions:


Review, analyze and understand engineering drawings, blueprints, specifications, sketches, work orders, and material safety data sheets to plan layout.

Understands layout and plans sequence of operations to maximize efficiency of production in terms of time, quality, quantity, resources, and overall costs.

Verify conformance of work pieces to specifications, using squares, rulers, and measuring tapes

Understand various weld form symbols on blue prints and drawings.

Designs and constructs templates and fixtures.


Positions, aligns, fits, and welds together material pieces to AWS specifications.

Weld using MIG welder and pulse process; weld components in flat, vertical, horizontal or overhead positions, both vertical and horizontal plane

Tack up structures to meet tolerances and specifications.

Repair products by dismantling, straightening, reshaping, and reassembling parts, using cutting torches, straightening presses, and hand tools.

Remove high spots and cut bevels, using hand files, portable grinders, and cutting torches.

Hammers, chips, and grinds work piece, cut, bend, and straighten metal.

Tools and Equipment

Operate MIG/TIG welder.

Set up and operate shear and break press, punch press.

Use overhead crane, forklift, hoists, to assist in fabrication assembly and moving materials/projects.

Operate, grinders, cutting torch, drills, misc. Hand tools.

Properly care for and maintain tools in good operating condition; ensure tools and equipment is properly stored at the end of each shift.

Other Essential Duties

Maintains regular and consistent job attendance, comes to work on time.

Follows and complies with IE Core Values

Follow and comply with IE safety program.

Other Duties

Install electrical components in pre-cut panels, wire as needed.

Wash, prime, paint parts for electrical units

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

High School Diploma or GED, plus 2 years welding fabrication experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Able to discern correct welding applications

Must be proficient in MIG welding

Essential "rigging" knowledge is necessary

Good math skills necessary in transferring print information to the fabrication process

Ability to read and interpret shop/engineering drawings

Arrive to work, meetings, appointments, and other work-related functions on time and as scheduled

Ability to maintain positive working relationships with those encountered in the course of the work

Frequently stand for prolonged periods, lifting/moving of up to 100 pounds, pulling, pushing, reaching, grasping, kneeling, crouching, stooping, crawling and climbing ladders

Able to fabricate and assemble metal buildings, products & parts

Ability and skill to effectively operate a wide range of equipment, hand and power tools, overhead crane, forklift, torches, brake shear, power saws, drills, punch press, etc.

Good verbal and written communication skills

Customer focus

Must be able to work as and with a team, take direction from supervisor(s), adhere to required work schedules, adjust easily to changes in midstream, focus attention on details and follow work rules

Mentor fellow employees/teammates when the opportunity presents itself

Must be able to climb to and work from elevated platforms, ladders and walkways

A record of dependability and cooperation in previous work environments Ability to obtain and maintain current AWS (American Welding Society) certifications as required

Key Cornpetencies:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Analytical - Designs work flows and procedures.

Design - Demonstrates attention to detail.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Project Management - Completes projects on time and budget. Technical Skills - Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills. Customer Service - Responds to requests for service and assistance. Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification.

Team Work - Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

Written Communication - Able to read and interpret written information. Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability.

Cost Consciousness - Develops and implements cost saving measures; Conserves organizational resources.

Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences.

Ethics - Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values. Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

Initiative - Seeks increased responsibilities; Asks for and offers help when needed.

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