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Position Title:            Welder/Fabricator

Department:              Shop

Location:                    Athens, AL


Essential Job Functions:

·         Read blueprints and drawings and take or read measurements to plan layout and procedures

·         Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements

·         Set up components for welding according to specifications (e.g. cut material with powered saws to match measurements)

·         Operate angle grinders to prepare the parts that must be welded

·         Align components using calipers, rulers etc. and clamp pieces

·         Weld components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal or overhead)

·         Repair machinery and other components by welding pieces and filling gaps

·         Test and inspect welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws

·         Perform complex repairs as needed

·         Document repairs, service records, inspections, etc. as needed

·         Ensure all work is completed in accordance with all required standards

·         Maintain a high level of quality work at all times

·         Maintain good relationships with Technicians, Foreman, Superintendents, Inspectors, Developers, and other co-workers at all times

·         Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work tasks

·         Perform other duties as assigned

·         Represent and promote Grayson Carter and Son in a professional and honest manner


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

·         Proven experience as a welder and/or fabricator

·         Ability to communicate and convey information effectively

·         Experience using a variety of welding equipment and procedures (TIG, MMA etc.)

·         Experience in using electrical or manual tools (saws, squares, calipers etc.)

·         Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings

·         Knowledge of relative safety standards and willingness to use protective clothing (face-shield, gloves etc.)

·         Ability to communicate and convey information effectively

·         Must be physically able to stand, walk, sit, crouch, kneel, climb, and periodically lift 75 pounds

·         Knowledge of OSHA Standards

·         Ability to obtain Arsenal Badge

·         Ability to obtain FBI Badge

·         Dependable transportation

·         Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) on all job sites as required

·         Work weekends and overtime as needed

·         Committed to attending work each day

·         Able to pass a pre-employment drug screen



·         Company Paid 50% of Single Health Insurance (Base Plan), Life Insurance and Disability Insurance

·         Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance available

·         Voluntary Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability available

·         Paid Time Off

·         Paid Holidays

·         Simple IRA Retirement Account with Company Match

·         Growth opportunities available based on performance and skill

·         Annual salary reviews with performance-based increases


Grayson Carter and Son Contracting, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.