Shop Welder Startford CT

Stratford, Connecticut
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Stratford, Connecticut

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$31.00 - $33.00

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Experience Required

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Job Description

PeopleReady Skilled Trades is seeking experienced shop Welder for our client in Stratford ! We would love to hire you for this full-time position today!

• Work with a team that is motivated to keep you busy
• PeopleReady Skilled trades offers weekly pay and flexible schedule working on a variety of projects in a large network of contractors
• Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and sick time
• Opportunity to go thru OSHA 10 training if you don’t have it already
• We offer referral bonuses where you can make up to $500 referring a journey level tradesperson
• You can earn extra $$ in our Respect the Craft program based on working hours for us


       Repairs broken or cracked parts, fills holes and increases size of metal parts, using welding equipment.

       Positions workpieces and clamps together or assembles in jigs or fixtures

       Uses 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.

       Welds metal parts or components together, using brazing, gas, or arc welding equipment.

       Guides electrodes or torch along weld line at specified speed and angle to weld, melt, cut, or trim metal.

       Reviews layouts, blueprints, diagrams, or work orders in preparation for welding or cutting metal components.

       Selects and inserts electrode or gas nozzle into holder and connects hoses and cables to obtain gas or specified amperage, voltage, or polarity.

       Selects and installs torch, torch tip, filler rod, and flux, according to welding chart specifications or type and thickness of metal.

       Connects and turns regulator valves to activate and adjust gas flow and pressure to obtain desired flame.

       Ignites torch or starts power supply and strikes arc.

       Repairs broken or cracked parts, fills holes and increases size of metal parts, using welding equipment.

       Preheats workpiece, using hand torch or heating furnace.

       Welds in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead position.

       Positions workpieces and clamps together or assembles in jigs or fixtures.

       Chips or grinds off excess weld, slag, or spatter, using hand scraper or power chipper, portable grinder, or arc-cutting equipment.

       Inspects finished workpiece for conformance to specifications.

       Cleans or degreases parts, using wire brush, portable grinder, or chemical bath.

       Knowledge of design techniques, principles, tools and instruments involved in the production and use of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

       Performs all other functions as required.



Qualifications & Experience

  • • Minimum two years' experience in commercial construction industry preferred
  • • Tools of the trade and the ability to bring them to jobsites
  • • Strong work ethic with a positive and calm mindset
  • • References to verify your professional skills and experience
  • • Able to remain in a stationary position for long periods of time and to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds, frequently required to walk, sit, twist, bend, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • • High school diploma or equivalent and six months to one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • • Must wear common protective or safety equipment

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PeopleReady Skilled Trades is a specialized division of PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI). Since 1987, we have connected tradespeople and work across a wide range of trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, solar installations and more. Whether you need a single tradesperson or require a coordinated effort to dispatch skilled workers across multiple projects, we ensure you have the right people with the right tools, on-site and on time.