Located in Niles, MI

Salary: Starting at $13.00/hr. (BOE)


  • Location: Niles, MI
  • Position Type: Full-Time, Evaluation Hire, Mid-Level
  • Pay/Salary: Starting at $13/hr. (BOE)
  • Schedule: 1st Shift

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Responsibilities/Duties of Welder/Fabricator: 

  • Read and interpret welding blueprints including standard welding symbols, job travelers, and other instruction documents
  • Set up and operate GMAW (MIG) or TIG welding equipment using prescribed methods and procedures to weld parts within acceptable tolerances and standards
  • Build weldments through manual layout and manual surface prep processes when required
  • Use an automated system to track job status (enter job stats in ERP System)
  • Position parts to be joined using fixtures and other holding or position devices
  • Assist in training of other employees
  • Uses required measuring instruments and gages to check and ensure parts meet dimensional requirements
  • Must be self-motivated and complete all projects, assignments, and duties as directed and instructed
  • Communicates and work in cooperation with co-workers and other departments to ensure tasks completion in accordance with policies and procedures
  • Conforms to all policies, procedures, quality standards, and safety guidelines as communicated by the company
  • Wears applicable PPE for each job and meets all productivity required

Qualifications for Welder/Fabricator:

  • Minimum of two years of experience in welding ferrous and non-ferrous metals in solid metal fabrication or machining environment
  • Ability to use prescribed manual processes in GMAW (MIG) or TIG welding of stainless steel
  • Ability to read and interpret welding blueprints, including welding symbols
  • Must be able to use precision measuring instruments and gages
  • Must have strong math skills and troubleshoot proficient and basic computer skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Prefer 1-3 years’ experience welding in mechanical equipment environment
  • Any certification or degrees in welding a plus

What Makes Express Employment Professionals Different?

Express Employment Professionals of Southwest Michigan is a local employment agency that has been helping people find jobs in Southwest Michigan since 2007.  Our goal is to find permanent, long-term positions at some of the best companies in our area.  We want to help you find that perfect fit for your needs and abilities, and you'll never pay a fee for our services and support. 

Express can place you in a wide range of jobs that meet your employment needs, including:

  • Light Industrial
  • Skilled Trades
  • Administrative 
  • Professional 

Benefits Available to Eligible Express Associates:

  • Weekly Pay
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Holiday and Vacation Pay
  • Free Online Training
  • Chances to win cash and prizes!

For a complete listing of all open positions, visit our website Express Employment Professionals of SWMI, or like/follow us on Facebook.

Express Office: Saint Joseph
4070 Red Arrow Highway
Saint Joseph, MI 49085
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