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1st Shift Welder

Job Title
1st Shift Welder
Job ID
Plant City,  FL 33566
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Hiring Immediately! Production, Construction, Manufacturing, and General Laborer industry workers encouraged to apply today in Plant City, FL 

Are you someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment where the workday flies by? Does the thought of working with a team of all-stars crafting high quality products excite you? If you’re an individual who takes immense pride in the quality of work you produce and have a personal commitment to safety, you should apply to join our team as one of our Welders!

We currently have open opportunities for 1st Shift Welders in our Plant City, FL facility. The starting pay for this position is $19.57/hour.

Dexter (Legacy Rockwell American) is the premier supplier and manufacturer of axles, doors, venting products, and related components. We proudly manufacture axles for the utility trailer, boat trailer, recreational vehicle, heavy duty, and manufactured housing markets. Our customers choose the Dexter brand for our commitment to high quality and on-time products. We currently employ over 2,800 people throughout 18 manufacturing facilities across the United States and Canada.

Our Welders are at the core of our business and contribute largely to our company’s success. We’re looking for Welders who are safety conscious, dependable, detail-oriented, and can work well with others in a team environment.

Why You’ll Love Working for Us (Our Benefits) 

We offer a competitive salary along with comprehensive benefits. Our benefits package includes:
  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Short & Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) plan with company contributions
What We Need from You (Our Requirements)
  • Utilize plasma, gas or electric arc in welding metallic and composite materials together.
  • Heat and dissolve metal parts to obtain molten substance used in welding or extrusion.
  • Operate manual and semi-automatic welding equipment in vertical, horizontal, or overhead positions.
  • Monitor work equipment to ensure usage is within optimum temperature to avoid overheating or expansion.
  • Prepare metal surfaces by cleaning with chemical solutions and wire brushes to remove impurities such as scale, rust, grease, and moisture.
  • Design patterns and models for a welding project using specifications contained in a blueprint.
  • Direct electrodes on or across metal workpieces to melt, bend or straighten them.
  • Mount and secure workpieces on production equipment using cranes, hoists or banding machines.
  • Flexible to work overtime as required 
  • Basic math skills; must be able to perform conversions and basic calculations
  • Strong ability to read and understand tape measure
  • Capable of working in a non-climate-controlled, fast-paced production environment
  • Be a team player, who is flexible and easily adapts to change
Dexter is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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