• Lays out, positions, and secures parts, components, and vessel assemblies according to drawings, plans, and specifications.
  • Tack-welds fitted parts, components, and assemblies using welding equipment.
  • Cuts work piece using power or hand tools.
  • Removes rough spots as needed from work piece using portable grinder, hand file, or scraper.
  • Welds components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
  • Heats, forms, and dresses metal parts and components, using hand tools and welding equipment.


  • Must have ability to perform complex fitting tasks with minimal supervision or oversight.
  • Must be able to function as a team leader in vessel fabrication.
  • Must be able to determine the kind of tools and equipment needed for a job.
  • Must be able to layout, position, and install equipment and parts in conformity with drawings and plans.
  • Must be able to operate equipment and tools to perform required tasks, use mathematics to solve problems and do measurements, and visualize how something will look after it has been moved or when its parts have been rearranged.
  • Must be able to choose the correct mathematical formulas or methods to solve problems, and be able to use shop math to add, subtract, multiply and divide quickly and correctly.
  • Must be able to verify conformity with specifications and drawings.

Physical requirements: Must be able to use fingers, hands, and arms, in coordination, to lift, handle, and carry tools, equipment, and materials, weighing up to 75 pounds, and must be able to install, manipulate, position, push, pull, and move tools, materials, and equipment from a static position weighing up to 45 pounds. Must be able to safely climb and descend a ladder while carrying objects or tools. Must be able to work in close spaces. Must be able to observe, read, and process information from relevant sources, such as plans or drawings. Must be able to recognize differences, similarities, and changes in objects, structures, and equipment. Must be able to perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs, to move, reach with, bend, or twist one’s entire body, to crouch, squat, kneel, crawl, lift, climb, balance, walk, or stoop, while handling equipment and materials. Must be able to keep hands and arms steady while either moving or holding your arms and hands in one position, and quickly move your hand, your hand and arm, or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. Must be able to see details at close range (with correction). Must be able to make fast, simple, and repeated movements of fingers, hands, arms, and legs. Must be able to work in a noisy

environment which is subject to temperature extremes. Must be able to stand on a hard floor for extended periods of time.

Knowledge Requirements: Must be adept with the use of cutting and welding equipment used for fitting, welding, and related tasks. Must know and be able to recognize the types of steel and components required by plans and drawings. Must know how to position, layout, and fit parts to form complete units or subassemblies using plans and drawings. Must know how to set up scaffolding, jigs, and fixtures. Must be able to operate a fork lift, hoist or overhead crane.

Educational Requirements: High school diploma or GED preferred, depending on level of experience.

Experience Requirements: Minimum of three years fitting pressure vessels.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 – $21.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • White Oak, TX 75693: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


  • Welding: 5 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location