Caton Construction Group, one of The Caton Companies, is seeking an experienced WELDER – NCDOT Field Welder Certification required.


HIRING BONUS of $1,000

$22 – $25 per hour, based on experience


A Welder joins metal parts and fills seams and holes of metal components. Follows sketches and specifications. Inspects equipment and structures. Follows and maintains knowledge of safety protocol.

Uses electricity and torches to produce heat and solder together components made from steel, titanium, copper, and other metals

Welds small components like copper plumbing for residential use and large ones like pipelines for power plants or beams for buildings and bridges

Consults blueprints and sketches in order to execute jobs and tasks to specification

Assesses equipment, structures, materials, and job specifications for appropriate welding positions and methods

Monitors equipment for appropriate usage and temperature

Maintains a thorough knowledge of universal standards and specifications in order to meet building codes and legal requirements

Develops working knowledge of dozens of methods used for welding a variety of materials and components

Operates specialized machinery for industrial welding or supervises robots that do the same

Trims metal components using heat, fire, and electricity

Takes apart and disposes of large metal objects like automobiles, ships, and other structures

Monitors work environment for hazards and maintains healthy ventilation levels to avoid particle or gas inhalation

Follows safety protocol, including wearing heat-resistant gloves, protective masks, and safety shoes

Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Proven experience as a welder
  • NCDOT Field Welder Certification is required

Preferred Education and Experience

  • In-depth knowledge of construction procedures, equipment and OSH guidelines

Salary depends on skills and experience. Family-owned, Caton Civil offers 401(k), excellent medical/dental coverage, as well as other benefits.

Employment is conditional on satisfactorily completing all pre-employment requirements including background and drug screen. Starting salary depends upon prior work skills and experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer