Company Description:

For over 70 years, Puffer-Sweiven has set the standard in equipment and services for process control, automation, safety, and reliability. We help process-intensive facilities run more efficiently and safely by delivering quality products, technical support, and knowledgeable staff to implement the needed process solutions — with the goal of exceeding customer expectations. Our dedication brings the most advanced products and services to our customers throughout the Central and Gulf Coast regions of Texas.


As a Local Business Partner of Emerson, we offer a broad base of superior solutions including the top product lines for a given application. Our specialties at Puffer-Sweiven include:

  • Process Control & Safety Systems
  • Control Valves & Regulators
  • Isolation Valves & Actuation
  • Oil & Gas Automation
  • Reliability Solutions & Services
  • Pressure Management
  • Specialty Pumps & Rotating Equipment
  • Instrumentation
  • Maintenance & Repair Services

Job Title:



Under the direct supervision of RQ Fabrication Foreman, conducts fabrication jobs including cutting, assembling, welding, painting, etc as required to meet customer requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Use hand welding and flame-cutting equipment to weld together metal components and parts or to cut, trim, or scarf metal objects to dimensions, as specified by layouts, work orders, or blueprints.
  • Weld various pieces in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions as required according t the method of welding dictated by the Supervisor.
  • Chips or grinds off excess weld, slag, or spatter, using hand scraper or power chipper, portable grinder, or arc-cutting equipment.
  • Positions work pieces and clamps together or assembles in jigs or fixtures.
  • Preheats work piece, using hand torch or heating furnace.
  • Ignites torch or starts power supply and strikes arc.
  • Reviews layouts, blueprints, diagrams, or work orders in preparation for welding or cutting metal components.


  • Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent.

May be required to meet certain certifications in field and to have at least 2 -5 years of welding and skid system assembly experience.