Department: Production – Fabrication

Job title: Welder / Fitter I

Date of Creation/Review: June 2017

Reports to: Shop Foreman


This position is responsible for completing tasks and activities associated with building duct, equipment, and custom manufacturing as assigned by Shop Foreman.

Essential Functions

Works collaboratively with all members of the fabrication crew.

Familiar with the full scope of the job and is able to execute tasks with minimal or no supervision.

Responsible for maintaining an organized, clean, and safe jobsite in conjunction with company policies.

Ability to communicate professionally and knowledgably with Fabrication Manager, Shop Foreman, and all fabrication personnel.

Ability to read and interpret field drawings and blue prints, and weld/fit according to such documents.

Performs welds of different base materials using TIG process, MIG process, and Stick process.

Performs welds in various positions including flat, vertical, and overhead positions.

Ability to complete all required paperwork associated with job in an accurate and timely manner including but not limited to timesheets, service orders, and pull from inventory sheets.

Ability to anticipate and solve delays, problems, and errors associated with project and report Shop Foreman.

Ability to assist and train Welder /Fitter II.

Ability to listen and complete tasks assigned by Shop Foreman.

Ability to operate large equipment when necessary (example forklift).

Ability to own and operate all tools necessary to perform job duties.

Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.


Attention to detail Communication Skills Collaboration

Time Management Organizational Skills Adaptability

Punctuality Quality Control Critical Thinking

Decision Making


Reading tape measure

Reading and interpreting field drawings and blue prints

Proficiency in TIG, MIG, and Stick welding

Proficiency in fitting

Working in all aspects of fabrication

Critical thinking and decision making

Operating basic hand tools and machinery from but not limited to shear, press brake, hand brakes, roller, welding machines, torches and grinders.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

This position operates in the shop at LeBlanc & Associates. It is subject to environmental changes of heat and cold. It is necessary to work around welding, smoke, and in environments where increased safety measures are necessary.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, bending and twisting, crouch or crawl; talk, hear and smell. Multi-level climbing may be required. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/ Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are typically Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm, but schedules may change seasonally to encompass weather conditions and project schedules. This position regularly requires long hours and weekend work in order to meet business needs.


Travel is normally not required, but may be necessary to special projects and tasks.

Required Education, Certificates and Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent Forklift Certification

1-2 years’ verifiable experience in welding /fitting

Preferred Education and Experience

5+ years’ verifiable experience in welding / fitting

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

Collaboration skills are essential to function in this position. Maintains all safety requirements to safely perform all duties required of the position.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable)

Transportation Worker Identification Credential Card (TWIC) may be required.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.