Carry-On Trailer in Mexia, TX is currently seeking candidates for production welder positions. The average hourly pay is $19.50.



Responsible for fitting and the welding of steel components, using a MIG process in the fabrication of trailers. Also required to perform other miscellaneous tasks, as assigned by his or her supervisor.


  • Set up welding machines based on the job at hand or using a Welding Procedure Specification
  • Read and interpret blueprints and/or drawings to determine the specific welding requirements
  • MIG weld steel components based on the specifications of the blueprints and/or drawings
  • Grind or clean welds and remove excess slag and spatter from the finished product
  • Repair improperly welded pieces
  • Ensure work is done safely and meets quality standards.
  • Follow, create and help maintain Welding Procedure Specifications
  • Operate machinery used in the production process, or assist machine operators
  • Assemble items as instructed by floor supervisor
  • Keep work areas clean and organized and take proper care of all equipment and facilities
  • Follow all company rules and policies
  • Provide a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given task
  • Follow all safety rules and quality standards
  • Work with team members to maximize productivity and efficiency
  • Lift raw materials and other items, manually (up to 60 pounds)
  • Uphold all OSHA standards applicable to the responsibilities above
  • Clean-up work area daily.


  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Previous training in MIG welding is helpful
  • Experience with MIG welding preferred but not required
  • Ability to lift heavy items up to 60 pounds consistently required
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of goods
  • Ability to identify and measure material
  • Must have the ability to use and read a tape measure
  • Ability to produce quality products consistently
  • Ability to follow instructions given both verbally and in written form
  • Willingness to learn and work to the best of his/her abilities as well as dependable work ethic
  • Must have reliable transportation and the ability to be at work on time.