Posted on: January 27, 2023
EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
disability status, protected veteran status or any other
characteristic protected by law.
Phoenix Fabricators and Erectors, LLC ("Phoenix"), founded in 1986
and headquartered in Avon, Indiana, is one of the nation's leading
construction company in elevated water towers and storage
containers. Phoenix has constructed over 5,000 elevated water
storage tanks throughout the United States as well as several
foreign countries. By employing our own field crews, Phoenix offers
a turnkey operation through engineering, fabrication, foundation
installation, field erection, field coating and maintenance.
Phoenix maintains the industry's highest-rated safety construction
and safe working environment that has earned Phoenix numerous "Tank
of the Year" awards from the Steel Tank Institute/Steel Plate
Fabricators Association, American Water Works Association, and
Tnemec Industrial Coatings.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities for Field Welder:
Work under an assigned foreman and with crew members to fully erect
elevated water storage tanks using basic construction knowledge and
Practice safe, thorough, and positive work habits
Study and learn blueprints, sketches or specifications
Use basic math skills to calculate dimensions and weights
Inspect material to be welded or worked on
Maintain equipment and machinery
Ignite torches or start power supplies
Weld using a variety of different techniques, in various positions
and anywhere from the ground to 300 feet in the air
Grind and gouge metal for possible extended periods of time
Lift heavy equipment and tools throughout the work day
Use rigging techniques with heavy equipment and setting steel using
key plates, bull pins, keys, shims, lifting lugs, nuts, u bars, and
POSITION REQUIREMENTS Required and Desired Abilities/Qualifications
for Field Welder:
Must be able to perform job duties at heights up to 300 feet
Must be comfortable working in the elements year round
Must be able to demonstrate safe and positive work habits
Must be willing to work 40 plus hours per week
Wiliness to travel to remote locations to perform work
Must have a reliable vehicle to travel with
Must have a working knowledge of all aspects of the welding
Able to pass weld test(s) in horizontal, vertical, and overhead
position per ASME Section IX
Confident with shielded metal arc welding (6010, 7018) and flux
core arc welding
Able to consistently produce X-Ray quality welds in production
Physical Demands for Field Welder:
( The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. )
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently
required to talk and/or hear, and/or use hands and fingers to
handle or touch objects, tools, or controls. The employee is
frequently required to stand, and/or walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or
crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move and/or pull up
to 50 pounds (up to 100 pounds with assistance) of equipment,
material and/or tools which may include lifting 50 pounds (up to
100 pounds with assistance) above shoulders. Must also be capable
of climbing onto trailers or trucks to secure and move equipment.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, color
vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment for Field Welder :
( The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. )
The employee works in high precarious places, is potentially
exposed to fumes, airborne particles, dust, non-weather heat, and
toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is also regularly exposed
to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level is usually moderate
but may be loud at certain times. Extensive work-related travel.
The employee must be available during traditional and
non-traditional hours (40 plus per week) to complete assigned tasks
according to contract or job requirements.
Compensation for Field Welder:
Competitive hourly wages depending on experience and
Perdiem for food and boarding expenses per work day.
Prevailing wages based on the state wages
Mileage reimbursement for travel between jobs.
Phoenix Fabricators and Erectors, LLC is an equal opportunity
employer and considers candidates regardless of race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, or veteran status. Phoenix Fabricators and
Erectors, LLC is also an E-Verify participant.
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