Aluminum Steel MIG Welder Smithville

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  • Location: Smithville, Tennessee |
  • Type: Temp To Hire |
  • Job #392364 |

Aluminum/Stainless/Steel – MIG and TIG WELDER


Under some degree of direction by the supervisor, the welder/fitter produces completed weldments and other structures by using raw material, welding machines and engineering supplied blue prints to meet the production goals in accordance with company policies and procedures. This position requires an individual with a high degree of experience with a detailed quality oriented mind. 



Include but are not limited to the following, other duties may be applied; 

Work with supervisors and managers to ensure all customer expectations and requirements are met per each job specification by having the following: 

Comply to Company and OSHA safety standards 

Ability to properly operate welding equipment such as filler rods, valves, gas cylinders and MIG & TIG equipment 

Ability to read and interpret blueprint drawings, sheet metal drawings, customer drawings, diagrams, welds symbols and other instructional materials proficiently 

Ability to interpret tolerances on customer drawings and weld parts within tolerances 

Ability to use Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG) and/or Metal Inert Gas (MIG) to weld aluminum sheet metal, mild steel and stainless steel from 1/8″ thru 1/4″ plate and extrusion 

Ability to lay a cosmetic weld with good fusion, penetration and strength integrity that meets applicable codes 

Ability to build fixtures that assist in welding part(s) to conform to required position 

Work efficiently and independently while also demonstrating a willingness to work within a team environment 

Work with quality control inspectors to meet or exceed the needs of the customer 

Meet pre-determined per piece weld times 

Willingness to cross-train and perform the work of other job tasks in addition to the primary assigned position 

Must be familiar with hand tools and have the ability to use safely such as; die grinders, metal grinders, sanders, drills, and other hand tools related to the jobs needs 

Must be able to meet critical shipping due dates 

Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals 

Ability to obtain certification to operate powered industrial trucks (PIT) and overhead cranes 

Has the Authority and Responsibility to report non-conforming product 



Timely and responsive production and delivery of quality product 

Specified and accurate inspections and measurements 

Meeting safety performance targets 


  1. Mechanically adept 

  2. Attention to detail 

  3. Strong understanding of welding techniques, concepts, practices and procedures 

  4. Positive, willingness to learn and participate in a changing environment to reach a common goal 

  5. Ability to prioritize and work under schedule demands 

  6. Good communication skills 

  7. Computer literate 

  8. Ability to read all necessary measuring instruments 

  9. Ability to read and interpret specifications 

  10. Knowledge of shop practices and operations 

    A high school diploma or equivalent preferred along with; 
    Three (3) to five (5) years' experience in MIG and TIG welding 

    Ability to document data in the English language 
    Ability to effectively communicate with other employees regarding work instructions or answers inquiries from groups of supervisors and/or managers 

    Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations 

    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variable in situations where only limited standardization exists 
    Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form 
    Ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions 
    Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS American Welding Society (AWS) qualifications to D12 a plus 

    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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
    While performing the duties of this position, the tasks require the welder to constantly remain in a stationary position; occasionally to frequently bend at the waist and/or twisting 
    Must be able from seldom to occasionally move/traverse around the work area 
    Must be able to constantly operate standard welding equipment 
    Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 – 30 pounds 

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an Employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job 
    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions 
    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate 
    The environment is primarily a typical welding environment with some degree of a fabrication environment 
    While the buildings have vent systems, welding assignments do create additional heat 
    There is some limited exposure to physical risk 

    Eye protection required in all areas of the production floor 
    ANSI approved welder hoods required while welding 
    Approved safety shoes/boots with toe protection are required within production areas 
    Hearing protection equipment required while on the production floors 
    Other PPE such as gloves are required based on the task at hand 

    This document only provides a general description of the position. It is neither intended nor represented as providing a full and/or complete list of its duties. Management at any time may change these duties as well as the other descriptions contained here.

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