Job Title: Pipe Welder

Reports to: Production Manager

FLSA Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt (Eligible for overtime)

We are 100% employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). This is a retirement benefit for our employees that is wholly paid for by the company in addition to 401(k) options for employee contributions. There are approximately 7,000 ESOPs in the United States, governed by the IRS and the U.S. Department of Labor. Research indicates that ESOP companies tend to grow faster in sales and employment. ESOP employees tend to have 2.2 times as much in retirement savings as employees in traditional companies.

Position Purpose: The primary responsibility of this position is for designing, cutting, and permanently joining metal parts together through the application of appropriate welding techniques. Duties include reviewing blueprints, cutting metal into the appropriate shape and smoothing molten metal to remove creases.

Employment at Will: Nothing herein is intended to create a contract of employment or to guarantee employment for a definite duration.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Uphold and Adhere to Core Values

Produce quality work, meeting requirements of plans, specifications and industry standards

Complete every stage of building pump packages, to include:
Layout, cutting, and welding of steel frame

Layout, cutting, and welding of steel piping

Layout, cutting, and threading of steel pipe

Layout, cutting, and soldering copper piping

Read and interpret drawings

Installation of equipment on steel frame

Painting of package

Pressure test of pipe and repair as needed

Mounting electrical enclosures and power wire to associated equipment

Check and testing electrical work

Identify and use various types of welding tools, wire, and machines

Follow established safety guidelines and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work environment

Perform QA/QC checks on finished work to ensure conformance with specifications

Other duties as assigned


Successful completion of trade/vocational school and minimum of 3 years welding experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Experience and familiarity of our products and line of business a plus

Must be able to obtain a Welding certification

MIG/TIG welding experience preferred

Skills and Qualifications/Abilities:
Ideal candidate must be self-motivated with a proven track record

Ability to prioritize and work effectively on multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

Ability to use and maintain a variety of hand tools, wiring diagrams, piping schemes, engineering specifications and other equipment

Good analytical skills and attention to detail with ability to read and interpret blue prints, plans and manuals

Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

Comfortable with working in all types of conditions

Knowledge of basic electricity and electrical control systems and general knowledge of mechanical systems is a Plus

Flexibility to work overtime and/or weekends as required

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
Standing: Frequently

Walking: Frequently

Sitting: Occasionally

Stooping: Frequently

Handling/Fingering: Frequently

Climbing: Frequently

Bending: Frequently

Pushing/Pulling 12 lbs. or less: Frequently

Lifting/Carrying 10 lbs. or less: Frequently

Lifting/Carrying 11-50 lbs.: Frequently

Lifting/Carrying 51-75lbs: Occasionally

Lifting/Carrying 76 – 115 lbs.: Occasionally

Reaching Outward: Frequently

Reaching Above Shoulder: Frequently

Squatting/Kneeling: Frequently

This job description is intended to provide information regarding the essential functions and basic duties of this position. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and duties that could be assigned. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by management as it deems appropriate. This document does not constitute a contract and is subject to change at the discretion of Heat Transfer Sales, LLC.

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