Welder/Fabricator – 1st Shift

Almco, Inc.
Albert Lea, MN 56007 View on Map
Apply Before : September 9, 2024
Job Description

Location: Almco 902 E Main Street, Albert Lea, MN Shift: 1st Shift Status: Non-Exempt Hourly Type: Full-time

Position Description:

Variety of welding processes utilizing mig, tig, robotic, and gas applications. Welds commonly used metals and alloys of various shapes, sizes, thicknesses, etc. Selects welding electrodes for specific welds to ensure penetration and fusion of base and filler metals. Welds metal components together to fabricate or repair products according to blue prints, layouts, or work orders. Welds in vertical, horizontal, and overhead positions. Working knowledge of welding materials and equipment. Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.

Essential Functions:

Mark-up incorrect drawings and bills of material, submit to engineering and plan for change.

Communicate with engineers and designers on problems regarding production tools. Fabricate components from blueprints and verbal instructions.

Fabricate components from blueprints and verbal instructions.

Perform assignments in accordance with written quality procedures.

Uses cutting torches, grinders, etc. and similar metal working equipment to complete welding projects.

Ensure compliance to safety rules and procedures.


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.

We offer the following:

Medical & Short-Term Disability- Low premium rates

HRA – 100% Employer Contribution, helps pay medical deductible

Free Clinic – For covered employees and their dependents

Long Term Disability & Life Insurance – 100% Employer Paid

Personal Time Off – We let you use before you accrue

Tuition Reimbursement – Up to $4,000 per year

Paid Holidays – Eligible on 1st day of employment

401K and ESOP – Stock ownership retirement funds are invested for you with no contribution from employee

Profit Sharing – Share the company’s profit

$2.00 Shift Premium for 2nd Shift – Best shift premium in our region

Clean and safe work environment. (MNSHARP Approved Worksites)

Non-Union (Employee Owned)

. Requirements:


The welder is required to be on their feet for up to twelve hours using their hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear around machinery. They will also be required to frequently walk, stoop, kneel or crouch.

The welder must be capable of lifting and moving up to 15 pounds; frequently lift and move up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus on optical devices.

Individuals will work near moving mechanical parts of machinery and electrically activated devices.

Individuals are occasionally exposed to airborne particles.

Perform math skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division

Knowledge of decimals, fractions, and metric/English conversions

Participate in continuous improvement activities that result in reducing variation and waste in the manufacturing process. Using a specified training format, work closely in training new welders

Lift and position parts into fixture

High School Diploma or equivalent and at least 18 years of age

High mechanical aptitude

Strong organizational skills

Must be able to adapt to a physically demanding environment and maintain positive demeanor

Must be able to learn blasting and lining techniques, operate equipment, hand tools, lift, and climb a ladder

Requires passing a pre-employment screening. Drug screen included

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands or fingers, reach, bend, twist, lifting up to 30 lbs., and talk and hear

This description reflects the principal functions of the job for the purpose of job posting. It should not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements of the job nor shall be construed as giving exclusive responsibility for every function described.

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