Structural Welder

Jobrise - Pittsburgh, PA

We are looking for reliable, talented and hard-working structural welders for a Family Owned Construction company in Pittsburgh. Our customer is an award winning national construction firm that combines a workforce development strategy with community re­development to deliver high quality social impact projects along­side safe, timely, and expertly executed construction work.

We offer life-changing employment opportunities for women and men with barriers to employment, in the form of steady jobs, fair wages, ad­vanced training, and safe working conditions.

Position Summary

A Structural Welder will weld, fabricate and assist pipe fitters, electricians, millwrights, and ironworks in installation of varying types of equipment and supports for industrial pipe, structural, electrical and mechanical systems.


Qualification Highlights

  • Must be able to Stick weld on varies types of equipment and material.


  • Assemble and install structures, conveyors and chutes.


  • Must have current applicable welding certification with or be able to successfully pass a weld test.


  • Must have 2 years welding experience.


  • Must Have All Required Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities.


  • Must be able to meet all physical requirements.


Position Responsibilities 

  • Layout, position, aligns, cut, assemble, and fit metal components together in various body positions and in various places.


  • Bolts, clamps, and tack-welds parts to secure in position for welding.


  • Sets up equipment and welds parts, using SMAW, GTAW, FCAW


  • Weld metal materials to piping systems equipment using the appropriate welding procedure for the various equipment and metal types involved.


  • Identify all equipment for job and process.


  • Identify all safety risks and requirements.


Required Qualifications 

  • Must be able to read and interrupt technical manuals as applicable.


  • Must have 2 years’ experience welding experience on industrial size and grade equipment.


  • Must have the ability to stick weld in 2g, 3g, and 4g conditions.


  • Must be proficient in welding with various rods.


  • Must have current applicable welding certification or be able to successfully pass a weld test.


  • Must have experience welding multiple types of material possibly including but not limited to: carbon steel, stainless, aluminum and chrome.


  • Must be able and willing to assist with other activities while not actively welding.


  • Must be able to work at heights as required.


  • Must meet all physical demands (see section below).


Preferred Additional Qualification

  • Erection/Rigging Experience
  • Fork Lift experience

Physical Requirements

  • Employee will be required to adhere to large amounts of standing, walking, bending, squatting, sitting and lifting.


  • Will talk and hear to communicate.


  • Will use arms and hands to signal, grab, hold, turn, push, and pull: objects, materials, controls and tools.


  • May be required to lift, carry and move up to 50lbs.


  • Will work at slight heights, climb ladders and stairways, and may occasionally work off of platforms using the appropriate fall protection requirements.


  • Must be able to work in weathering conditions including heat conditions while wearing appropriate PPE.


  • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs/muffs, masks/respirators, safety vests, gloves and leather work boots.
  • Weld Test/Certification Required

Posted On: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

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