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Job Title: Welder

Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled Welder to join our team. The Welder will be responsible for welding metal components together to fabricate or repair products, such as machinery, equipment, and structures, according to specifications and blueprints. The ideal candidate will have experience with various welding techniques and equipment, as well as the ability to read and interpret technical drawings.


  • Read and interpret technical drawings and blueprints to determine welding requirements
  • Operate welding equipment to fuse metal components together
  • Perform welding techniques such as MIG, TIG, and Stick welding
  • Inspect welds for accuracy and quality
  • Perform routine maintenance on welding equipment
  • Follow safety procedures and guidelines


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of a welding program or apprenticeship
  • Experience with MIG, TIG, and Stick welding techniques
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and blueprints
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Physical ability to stand, bend, and lift heavy objects

Working Conditions: The Welder will work in a manufacturing or construction environment, which may include exposure to loud noises, dust, and fumes. The position may require standing for long periods of time and lifting heavy objects. The Welder may also be required to work overtime or on weekends.

Salary: The salary for this position will depend on experience and qualifications.

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid time off.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Welder

What is the best way to find and hire a Welder near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Welder applicants. Employers posting their Welder job on Indeed get about 19 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Welder applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Welder are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 10 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 15 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Welder positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Welder role?
SMS has 85% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Welder job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Welders are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 100% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Welder applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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