Lapeyre Stair, a Division of Laitram LLC, is currently seeking a Structural Fitter/Welder for our shop in Waggaman, LA, who will be responsible for the fabrication of stairs, platforms, handrails and guardrails to our specifications. Applicants should be self-starters, able to complete tasks with little direct supervision.

Laitram, L.L.C, a global company, offers an unparalleled opportunity for those who want to work for an established, yet growing company in the private sector. We offer opportunities for continuous improvement, and career advancement. To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our Careers website.

  • High School diploma, GED Equivalent, or Vocational School diploma

  • Must be able to read and follow structural drawings

  • Must be able to set up and operate Flux Core welding equipment

  • Ability to work in and maintain a safe work environment

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using units of US currency, weight, measurement, volume, and distance

  • Knowledge of all equipment and tools necessary to perform the duties required of a structural fitter

  • Ability to operate material handling equipment to move and align materials

  • Must be able to inspect finished welds to meet Lapeyre Quality Standards

  • Candidates will be required to pass a practical fitting/welding test

  • Must be able to perform the essential job requirements identified in the Functional Job Description for this position, including the ability to lift and move 50 lbs