Amerex- Welder / Fabricator

Job Locations US-AL-Trussville
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Production handheld MIG welder with experience or training capable of performing a variety of welding functions. The individual should be familiar with and capable of using various types of welding equipment. A welder is also required to perform other miscellaneous tasks, as supervision deems necessary.



  • Read and interpret blueprint and work instructions to determine specific welding requirements.
  • Connect cables from welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, slope, and pulse, per blueprint. Make adjustment to produce to quality parts to specific dimensions.
  • Manually guide electrode or gun along weld line, maintaining length of arc and speed of movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead, as judged from color of metal, sound of weld and size of molten puddle
  • MIG Weld in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions
  • Examines weld for bead size and other specifications.
  • Repairs broken or cracked parts and fills holes.
  • Position and clamp work pieces together or assemble them in jig or fixtures.
  • Select torch, torch tip, filler ford and flux, according to work instructions/blueprint.
  • Tack assemblies together
  • Chips off excess weld, slag, and spatter
  • Clean or de-greases parts
  • Perform all necessary maintenance and repair on all equipment used in welding.
  • Be able to move parts in and move finished product out of welding area.
  • Bolt, clamp, and tack-welds parts to secure in position for welding.
  • Set up equipment and weld parts, using arc, gas-shielded arc welding equipment


  • Must pass hands-on welding test.
  • Associate degree (A.A.); 1 Year Certificate or equivalent or six months to one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Six months to one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 10 hours shift - stand/walk-continuously (8-10 hours)
  • Lift to/from floor-up to 50 lbs. occasionally up to 25 lbs. frequent
  • Lift overhead-up to 20 lbs. rarely (components), 10 lbs. occasionally
  • Lift waist level-up to 50 lbs. occasionally (components), 25 lbs. frequent
  • Two hand carry-up to 30 lbs. for 5 feet, occasionally heavier items
  • One hand carry-2 lbs. for 5 feet occasionally (gun)
  • Twist-rarely and Squat or kneel-occasionally
  • Bend-frequently to reach areas during welding or grinding,
  • Firm grasp-continuously (handling equipment); holding gun with dominant hand)


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