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Position Title: Welder

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 good relationships with Technicians, Foreman, Superintendents, and other co-workers at all times
  • Represent and promote Grayson Carter and Son in a professional and honest manner
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work tasks
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a welder
  • 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.)
  • Must be physically able to lift 75 pounds


  • Healthcare, Dental and Vision available
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Voluntary Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability