Built To Connect - Astec

TIG Welder - Day Shift- Wilson Rd

Job Title
TIG Welder - Day Shift- Wilson Rd
Job ID
Chattanooga,  TN 37410
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At Astec- Wilson Rd, formerly known as Heatec, our mission is to design, build, and capitalize on the most innovative solutions and products for the industries and customers we serve globally. Our employees thrive in a safe and team-oriented work environment where they are empowered to make suggestions for operational and sustainability enhancements. With safety as our first core value, we take pride in developing talent and invest in training, protective equipment, and technology for continuous improvement. If you share our dedication to advancement and quality services, we'd love to have you join us!

The Welder/Fitter will be able to perform ASME quality in one or more of the following disciplines; Stick (SMAW), Flux Core (FCAW) and/or Tig (GTAW). The position will also be responsible for reading and interpreting P&ID's and blueprints in order to join, fit, fabricate and assemble tanks and/or heaters to project specifications. If you're looking to expand your skills in welding/fabrication, or you're an experienced welder tired of seeing the same plans, we provide variety and opportunities!

Our Welders earn a starting salary of $22.00-$26.00 per hour, depending on experience. 

What You'll Do:

•    Cut and prepare surfaces or components
•    Lay out, position, fit, tack, weld, and finish a variety of parts or products following established methods and specifications
•    Handle and position heavy components using an overhead crane, clamps, jigs, and fixtures
•    Weld in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions
•    Other job duties as assigned

Why You'll Love Working for Us:

•    Health, Dental, Vision- Day 1 Eligibility
•    Life, and Spousal Insurance
•    Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
•    Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
•    401(k) with Company Match
•    PTO
•    Employee Wellness Programs, Tuition Aid, and Employee Assistance

What We Need from You:

•    Must have three (3) years' experience in TIG welding capacity. 
•    High school diploma or GED preferred 
•    Forklift, overhead crane, and rigging experience required
•    Must pass weld test
•    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret detailed drawings

ASTEC is a Drug Free Workplace, Affirmative Action, and Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

At ASTEC, we value diversity and strive to create a welcoming and inclusive workplace. We recognize that some highly qualified women may not apply for roles due to systemic barriers. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, and are committed to providing a fair and equitable hiring process for all candidates.

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