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We are looking for qualified Welders to join our team. You will be responsible for applying appropriate welding processes to join, surface, fabricate or repair parts of metal or other weldable materials as specified by work orders, blueprints, sketches, charts or other forms of instructions. May lay out and mark weld points on parts or subassemblies using rule, square, scribe or templates. May position pieces to be welded into jigs, holding fixtures, guides and steps using measuring instruments and hand tools. May inspect completed work for conformance to specifications.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Develop complete understanding of contract plans and specifications by thoroughly reviewing drawings, blueprints and P&IDs from Pipefitters, Piping Designers and/or customers.
  • Take or read measurements to plan layouts and procedures.
  • Assist in the assembly of all types of piping systems, supports and related equipment, in accordance with those plans and specifications.
  • Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements.
  • Set up components for welding according to specifications (i.e. cuts material with power saw to match measurement)
  • Operate shop equipment and tools (i.e. band-saw, drills, grinders, etc.) to prepare the parts that must be welded.
  • Operate appropriate equipment to put together mechanical structures or parts with a great deal of precision.
  • Align components using calipers, rulers, etc. and clamps pieces.
  • Weld components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal or overhead).
  • Inspect welded surfaces and structures to discover flaws, removes bad welds and takes other corrective action, if necessary.
  • Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety.
  • Operate overhead crane, forklift, lift trucks or hand trucks to move skid and/or related parts to proper work area.
  • Maintain clean and organized work area ensuring aisles, doorways, fire extinguishers, breaker boxes, etc. are clear from debris and equipment.
  • Conform to all safety rules and uses appropriate safety equipment, if any.

This job operates in a warehouse-type environment, is full-time and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Overtime work may be required as job duties demand. Local travel may occur occasionally; overnight or out of town travel on rare occasion.

Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read and write English, follow verbal instructions, use simple math and interpret documents such as safety rules and maintenance instructions.
  • Proficient in MIG, TIG and Stick welding of various types of materials (carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum).

Preferred Education and Experience but not required

  • Working knowledge of pipe fitting techniques and methods.
  • Ability to work with carbon steel, stainless steel and other metals.
  • Proficient in the use of bevellers, threaders, measuring equipment, levels, squares and various hand tools.
  • Certified in 6G 2 both carbon and stainless steel.

Why Would You Be Interested? About Carotek, Inc. (www.carotek.com), A SunSource company (www.sunsource.com)

With over 170 highly trained employees, Carotek is recognized as one of the country's strongest and most respected providers of products and services to meet the demands of a complex, high tech cross-industry market. We offer a dynamic and exciting work environment, with competitive salaries, incentive programs, and a comprehensive benefits package.

We are recognized as one of the country's strongest engineering level agents, distributors and value-added fabricators. From the simple to the complex, we offer a broad scope of products and services in mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, valve, pump and steam specialties to the industrial, commercial and municipal markets in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and Virginia.

Our mechanical and electrical shops are designed to custom build and integrate complex process skids. We continue to strive for product improvement and value engineer these packages for better cost and product enhancement.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Carotek is an affirmative action employer committed to offering equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected status. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Carotek has a current posted job opening. Must be authorized to work in the United States without restriction for an indefinite period of time. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply as they become available.

We participate in E-verify, run background checks to include MVR, when applicable, and drug screens.


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Posted: 2021-11-13 Expires: 2021-12-15

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