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ASTEC was founded in 1972 with the vision to apply creative thinking and state-of-the-art technology to traditionally low-tech industries, bolstered by a corporate culture renowned for putting customer service first. Based in Chattanooga, our market-leading brands have become a global leader in the manufacture of equipment from Rock to Road.

Welder/Fabricator - Day Shift

Job Title
Welder/Fabricator - Day Shift
Job ID
Blair,  NE 68008
Other Location
At Astec-Blair, formerly known as CON-E-CO, 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 at Astec-Blair, formerly known as CON-E-CO!

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 Welder Fabricators earn a starting salary of $20.50-$28.00 per hour, depending on experience and level of welding. Our Day Shift hours are Monday-Thursday 6:00am-4:30pm and Friday 6:00am-2:30pm. Overtime may be required; must be flexible

What You'll Do:

•    Operate Pulse welding equipment
•    Operate Plasma and fueled torch assemblies
•    Assemble and weld various metal parts together conforming to CON-E-CO standards
•    Operate overhead bridge cranes as well as jib cranes
•    Operates saws, ironworker, and drill presses
•    Operate powered electric tools such as grinders, bevellers, hand drills, sanders, and wire wheeled buffers
•    Operate pneumatic tools such as impact wrenches, die grinders, pneumatic grinders
•    Use miscellaneous hand tools
•    Able to work and understand blueprints and schematics
•    Assess overall quality during and after production of product
•    Maintain housekeeping and organization of work area
•    Follow all workplace safety standards
•    All other duties and responsibilities 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:

•    High school diploma or GED preferred
•    Forklift, overhead crane, and rigging experience required
•    Must pass weld test- advanced training provided
•    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.


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