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Certified Welder

Hesperia, CA

Order: 16644
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We are currently looking for a Certified Welder with a minimum of 5 years of welding experience and expertise in MIG, TIG, or Stick welding. The ideal candidate will also have a strong background in structural steel and miscellaneous steel erection, along with the ability to read and interpret blueprints and plans. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Careful initial planning of the job to be carried out, reading and following erection drawings/plans.
  • Using cranes to lift and guide individual steel components into position.
  • Knowledge on crane signals
  • Accurately aligning and leveling each steel component into place before bolting and welding them into fixed positions
  • Using mobile elevated work platforms, ladders, lifts as the structure gains height, to access sections off the ground. Forklift/Boom Lift certifications are a plus
  • Laying metal decking, and installing safety railing as the structure is built up
  • Health and safety is very important, so strict adherence to OSHA guidelines are a must and to be followed at all times.
  • Regular use of a variety of both hand-held and motorized tools and machinery is required. 
  • Standing for extending periods of time is common. 
  • Lifting of up to 50 pounds is required. 
  • Lays-out, positions, and secures parts and assemblies according to specifications, using straightedge, combination square, protractor, and ruler. 
  • Tack welds or welds components and assemblies using GTAW or GMAW techniques. 
  • Inspects components prior to assembly, making sure they comply with manufacturing blueprints 
  • Cuts workpiece, using powered die grinders, hand grinders and/or hand shears. 
  • Be able to weld in multiple positions. 
  • Analyzes engineering drawings and specifications to plan layout, assembly, and welding operations. 
  • Equipment Maintenance, perform routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed. 
  • Displays a basic mechanical aptitude. Familiar with equipment function and servicing requirements. Able to perform preventive maintenance as assigned.

Salary Range:$20.00 To 26.00 Hourly


  • High school diploma/GED required Welding certification (NR-232 certification)
  • Welding: 5 years, MIG, TIG, or Stick welding experience. Ironworker/Erector: 5 years (Preferred) Minimum of 1-year experience in fabrication. 2+ years’ experience as a Structural Steel / Misc. Erector Welding certification (NR-232 certification) Driver’s License