Welder Job 1st or 2nd Year Apprentice

March 26, 2022

Job Description

Welder Job 1st or 2nd Year Apprentice – Responsible for joining, making, and welding metal components. Completes jobs on time and on target by ensuring schedule is followed, maximizing the potential of direct reports, and minimizing waste in day-to-day operations.

Welder Job 1st or 2nd Year Apprentice

Welder 1st or 2nd Year Apprentice

Primary Responsibilities

Ability to use welding and fabrication tools.

Read and interpret blueprints and diagrams.

Quality assurance and control.

Ensures effective equipment maintenance, safety and housekeeping standards are maintained.

Build and maintain a healthy and safe work environment.

Ensure that the overhead crane is used in a safe manner

Weld parts as indicated on blueprints

Must be able to work in awkward positions

Secondary Responsibilities

Develop and maintain a regular cleaning schedule to ensure the shop is kept tidy and well organized upon completion of work assignments

Ensure racking is kept in an order that work orders are easily accessible

Attend toolbox meeting prior to shift

Attributes and Skills

Good communication with co-workers in a collaborative team environment

Able to work autonomously and uses good decision-making practices

Organizational, planning, and time management skills

Quality Management

Good written and verbal communication skills

Manual dexterity

Good vision (glasses are acceptable)

Eye-hand coordination

Strong attention to detail



Typically has 1-2 years of technical instruction with limited experience.

Ability to be indentured by AIT

Must have a strong work ethic

Must be quick to learn new skills

Physical Requirements

Physically fit and able to lift up to 50 lbs – fitness test required

Standing on your feet for a long period of time

Have good eye to hand coordination

Be able to bend, crouch and kneel for extended periods

Ability to wear personal protective gear most of the day

Casual work clothes that meet safety requirements (Coveralls provided), PPE required (Steel Toe Boots, Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection)

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Shift Availability

Days – Monday – Friday 7:00 am – 3:30 pm

Afternoons – Monday – Thursday 4:00 pm – 2:30 am
Overtime available

We Offer

Competitive Wages

Extended Health Care & Dental Benefits

AD&D, Life and STD Disability Benefits

Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

Company supplied PPE equipment

Great work life balance

Safety Boot Allowance

Year-round work

Weekend and Over time work available

Stable career

Family environment and company culture

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