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Structural Welder Journeyman


Soda Springs, ID, US

Requisition ID: 26102 

Position Summary

Responsible to complete scheduled and routine maintenance work along with planning and performing many other duties both as part of a team and independently.  Plan, lay-out, weld, install, and repair all types of structural steel products in accordance with applicable plans, specifications, welding codes and industry standards.

Experience Level


Primary Responsibilities and Duties

•    Perform welding on various materials at required position using different welding processes, including, but not limited to, GTAW, SMAW, FCAW, GMAW and SAW. 
•    Lay out, position, fit and weld various structural components, including flanges, piping supports, structural plates, beams, etc., in accordance with the supplied piping/structural fabrication drawings. 
•    Set up, troubleshoot, and operate welding machines according to job specifications and welding procedures. 
•    Adjust valves, gauges, and flames as needed and be capable of handling compressed gas and oxygen cylinders safely. 
•    Operate air arc gouger, grinder, and other industry machines, tools, and equipment.
•    Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.
•    Inspect subordinate's work for compliance with the contract plans and specifications, point out deficiencies and explain and take any corrective action needed.


•    May require a high school diploma or its equivalent with previous years of experience in the field or in a related area.
•    Must possess strong working knowledge skills and abilities for position.
•    Ability to understand, follow and transmit written and oral instructions and communicate effectively with management/supervision.
•    Read and interpret plans, instructions, and specifications to carry out work activities
•    Proficient in the safe and efficient use of electrical, hand tools, power tools and layout tools as well as measurement tools
•    Read and interpret plans, instructions, and specifications to determine work activities
•    Performs all work in accordance with safety regulations, company policy and OSHA regulations.


•    Able to meet all physical requirements. 
•    Must have all required tools
•    Expected to climb and work at heights and in confined spaces (may exceed 200 ft)
•    Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
•    Able to work overtime, nights, and weekends as required by the workload 
•    Pass pre-employment requirements
•    Observe and comply with all safety and project rules, maintain clear work area, properly care for tools and materials.
•    Performs other duties as required.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


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