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MIG Welder

Richmond, VA 23231

Posted: 05/08/2024 Employment Type¬Ć: Contract to Perm Industry: Welding Job Number: TM5176399423

Job Description

Are you a MIG Welder with a high attention to detail? Our client, a leader in the manufacturing and fabrication industry, is now hiring MIG Welders in Richmond, VA! Learn more by applying now!

Job Title: Mechanical Assembler

Location: Richmond, VA, 23231

Compensation: $19-22/hour, based on experience

Schedule: Monday – Friday 6:00am – 2:30pm

Position Summary: 

Under moderate to direct supervision, a MIG Welder lays out, fits, and welds fabricated steel frames and/or metal parts on production floor using welding equipment. Measure and marks location for metal components on assembly table following blueprints. Verifies position of metal components in assembly using straight edge, combination square and rule. 

Essential Functions of the Job:
  • Adjust and uses torch and plasma cutter and/or grinder properly in standard/non standard positions following engineering drawings. 
  • Welds in vertical, flat, horizontal or overhead positions
  • Uses basic hand tools, such as tape measures, square, clamps, etc., to verify proper weld application and quality of weldments. 
  • Examines work piece for defects and ensures conformance with specifications. 
  • Welds out components previously tack welded by experienced welders
  • Prep and finishes metal components by grinding or sanding
  • Operates material handling equipment. Operates overhead crane/hoist
  • Responsible for movement of material or product and proper storage. 
  • Must by physically able to wear required appropriate personal protective equipment including welding helmet, gloves, protective apron and/or leather attire, hearing protection, safety glasses, steel toe shoes and fresh air/forced air respirators as required. 
  • Performs MIG welding and some TIG welding. 
  • All other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s):
  • Experience in MIG and TIG welding
  • Ability to read and understand English
  • Capable of performing standard measurements. Ability to read a tape measure in American measurements; ability to use other measuring devices. 
  • Ability to read drawings and sketches
  • Ability to adhere to company safety expectations and wear required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Ability to multitask in fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Good math skills
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Understands basic procedure of voltage and amp settings for given requirements. 

Education and Experience:
  • High School diploma or GED certificated preferred. Equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Previous education in or minimum of one year working in a metal fabrication-manufacturing environment. Vocational education in welding may contribute to experience. 
  • Fab shop and welding experience a plus
  • Experience with JD Edwards helpful. 

Working Conditions:
  • Use hands or fingers to handle or feel
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Good Hearing
  • Lift, pull and push up to 50 pounds without assistance
  • Stand, walk on a concrete surface
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Climb up to 4 feet
  • Lift, pull and push 51 to 100 pounds with assistance
  • Work in wet or humid conditions (non-weather)
    Work near moving mechanical parts
  • Work around fumes or airborne particles
  • Work with toxic or caustic chemicals
  • Work is performed in a loud manufacturing environment

Position has the following vision requirements:
  • Close and distance vision
  • Ability to distinguish colors and shades of color
  • Peripheral vision
  • Depth perception
  • Ability to adjust focus

  • Machinery used includes welder, cutting torch, grinder/sander, pallet jack, drill

Why work for Qualified Staffing?
  • We offer a fantastic benefits package to all of our employees. This includes healthcare, vacation/holiday pay and 401K! In fact, these are the same benefits that we offer our corporate employees!
  • Applying for one job with Qualified Staffing is like applying for hundreds of jobs all at once!
  • We respond to every job applicant within 24-48 hours.

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