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Tradesmen International, Inc. Welder Journeyman in KALAMAZOO, Michigan


Job Description Overview

The Fabricator position is responsible for the quality of work, productivity, attendance/punctuality, safety, flexibility, working without supervision, and general housekeeping.


  • Dedication to excellence and a quality output

  • Will have a skill-set that allows the quick, accurate jigging and checking of products manufactured by the company

  • The ability to perform high quality welds in all positions (vertical up, down, flat and overhead) typically required in fabricating machinery

  • The ability to perform high quality welds on stainless steel and other alloys such as cast iron, nickel and manganese steels is required

  • Will have the skill-set to perform the following welds: TIG, MIG and ARC (primary weld is product line specific)

  • Will have the skill-set to perform surface finish specifications up to food grade on stainless steel surfaces (including food grade welding and polishing)



  • Promote excellence throughout the department

  • Must be able to conduct themselves in a safe manner

  • Maintain a safe and clean work area

  • Read, write and interpret complex blueprints and lists of materials

  • Fabricate components and assemblies from blueprints and sketches

  • Plan various operations required to make assemblies

  • Become familiar with and fabricate pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical systems

  • Be familiar with construction and operation of shop equipment and maintain it

  • Perform routine machine set-up

  • Act as a group leader (subject to the individual acceptance)

  • Continuous improvement is expected in all critical activities such as overall machine quality, safety, weld strength and appearance, and productivity

  • Design, build and install guards and drive assemblies

  • Set-up and install drive assemblies

  • Final quality checks of products

  • Dimensional verification of parts and final product

  • Work in other areas of the operation as directed by supervision

Company Details

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing all day. Must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus and drug free at all times.


In addition to consistent work, top pay, and employment opportunities, we provide a benefits package that is among the best in the industry. Our comprehensive benefits encourage our employees and their families to build a lifelong relationship with us.

  • Vacation Pay

  • Health insurance

  • Dental and vision plan

  • Prescription drug plan

  • Life insurance

  • Short-term disability

  • 401(k) profit-sharing savings plan

  • Incentive programs

  • Tool purchase programs

Please give us a call Mon-Friday 8am-4pm, or send a resume or brief bio explaining about your experience.

Please call/text/email our Kalamazoo's Workforce Project Coordinator Sam for more information.


Tradesmen International is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

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Recruiter Name

Samuel Kerr



Posted Date 1 week ago (1/14/2021 8:46 AM)

Req ID 2021-286831

Category Welder - Welder

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