Structural Welder in Sumter, SC at Thompson Construction Group Inc

Date Posted: 9/24/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Basic Scope/Purpose:
Weld metal structural components together, both steel and aluminum, to fabricate and or install metal structures or supports according to customer specifications or blueprints utilizing MIG or Stick welding techniques and perform these duties in a safe and timely manner with the highest quality possible. 

Job Responsibilities:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Welds metal structural components together.
  • Perform related tasks such as thermal cutting and grinding.
  • Work with erection team to complete the assigned tasks.
  • Position and clamp together components prior to welding.
  • Maintain work area in clean and tidy manner.
  • Clean and maintain tools and equipment used in welding.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Required Tool List:
    • Must have own Stinger
    • 1 each 25’ Tape
    • 1 each 12” Crescent wrench
    • 1 each 3/4” Spud Wrench
    • 1 each 7/8” Spud Wrench or Adjustable Spud Wrench
    • 1 each 30” Slever Bar
    • 1 each 8 Pound Hammer
    • 2 each 1” Bull Pin
    • 1 each Harness with Bolt Bag, Frog & Safety Cables 3/8”dia.
    • 1 each Tri-Square
    • 1 each Torpedo Level
    • 1 each 24” Level
    • 1 each 2 Pound Hammer
    • 1 set Socket Set up to 1 1/4”
    • 1 each Center Punch
    • 1 each Chalk Box
    • 1 each Stinger (whip) for Stick Welding
    • 1 set Burning Goggles
    • 1 each Chipping Hammer
    • 1 set Brushes
    • 1 pair Welding Gloves
    • 1 pair Leathers (optional)
    • 1 each Welding Hood with Cutting and Welding Lens (Must fit onto Hard Hat or be attached to Hard Hat)

Job Qualifications:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working in the field.
  • Must be able to pass employer welding test or standard test to meet certification standards of government agencies or professional and technical associations.
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate clearly with supervisor/co-workers and understand direction from supervisor.
  • Must be able to utilize basic math and read a tape ruler.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, climb, bend, twist, stand and reach repetitively, operate moving equipment and work in hot/cold/damp/cramped environments.
  • Candidate may be required to pass a drug test and criminal background check based on job location/requirements.


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