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Ambridge, PA

Salary: $14 - $17 per hour doe
Date Posted: January 17, 2018
Job Type: Temporary to Hire
Job ID: 295960

Job Description

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PrideStaff is seeking to fill an immediate need for a Welder in a fast paced manufacturing environment. This client is hiring for both first and second shift,  from 6 am to 4:30 p.m and 4:30 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. with possible overtime averaging 10 to 15 hours per week.  This position is paid between $14 and $17 per hour depending upon experience, and is a temp-to-hire position.

All applicants must pass a 1 inch plate test which is the flux core test. The applicant will also be required to pass a 1/4 Fillet test as well as passing a 5/16 triple pass test.  Your finished work will be reviewed visually and through X-ray. 

Job Description:

  • Operates safety equipment and uses safe work habits while performing his job function 
  • Welds components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions
  • Ignites torches or starts power supplies and strikes arcs by touching electrodes to steel being welded
  • Clamps, holds, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolts component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding
  • Operates manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments, using processes such as  flux-cored arc
  • Monitors the fitting, burning, and welding processes to avoid overheating of parts of warping, shrinking, distortion, or expansion of materials
  • Examines work pieces for defects and measures work pieces with straightedges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications
  • Recognizes, set up, and operates hand and power tools common to the welding trade
  • Lay out, position, align, and secure parts and assemblies prior to assembly, using straightedges, combination squares, calipers, and rulers
  • Responsible to perform routine maintenance on equipment and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed


Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Must give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
  • Able to use mathematics to solve problems pertaining to welding functions
  • Must be able determine the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems


At PrideStaff, we recognize and appreciate our team member’s hard work and enthusiasm. Therefore, we are proud to offer the Welder employee a comprehensive benefits package!

Benefits available to the Welder:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Competitive Salary

Company Overview

PrideStaff can offer you a wide-range of rewarding career options. Whether you prefer the freedom and variety of temporary work or the challenge of a full-time position, PrideStaff can help you find the job that best matches your skills and interests. With offices throughout the country, PrideStaff gives you the inside track to great jobs with more than 3,000 employees.

As a PrideStaff Field Associate, you will enjoy our generous pay and benefit package and, just as importantly, you will be treated fairly: with dignity, courtesy, and respect. Work with a staffing firm that works for you


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