World Class Fabricators Since 1976

Career Opportunities

Take your metal fabrication career advancements to another level and join the Rochester Welding team. We are always on the lookout for new team members who value extraordinary level of skill, respect, drive and determination. All available positions are listed below.

Please use our application form to upload your resume along with filling out our application for employment document located below. We will not accept phone calls.

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Available Positions:

Are you an experienced Welder-Fabricator looking for a great environment to apply your skilled Craft? Here at RWCI in our Welding Operations Dept. lies an opportunity of great challenge & reward. Rest assured a no-nonsense approach to applying efficient, best practice, and superior quality in welded fabrications and manufacturing is our daily mantra. This is accomplished through a demanding yet loyal, fun, and sense of pride atmosphere.

PRIMARY FUNCTION
• Code-level Welder-Fabricator
• GMAW-S, GMAW-P, GTAW, FCAW-GM, CAG; set-up and operation
• Military, Theme Park, Rail, Equipment & Machinery, Aerospace, Off-road, Automotive
• AWS D1.1, D1.2, D1.3, D1.6, D17.1, and TACOM Qualified/Certified/WPQRs
• Prototype, Job Shop, Batch Run, Production – complex weldments; small and large
• Use ERP/MRP Shop JobBoss system for production monitoring
• Layout, tolerancing, stack-ups
• Clean/Prep/Grind/Bevel
• Straight-edge, Square, Measure, Position, Gapping, Fit & Tack, Fixture, Cut & Trim, build-up
• Temporarily restrain, Pre-camber, weld sequence, heat-straighten
• Preheat & Interpass Control
• Weldout sub-assemblies and marriage
• Clean/Scrape/Deburr work
• Inspect work

RESPONSIBILITIES & SOFT SKILLS
• Motivated, ambitious, A “want-to” whatever it takes attitude
• Identifies minor or complex problems and recommends solutions
• Influence and apply creativity in accomplishing tasks
• Attention to detail
• Coachable
• Gather and analyze information, and coordinate work independently or as a TEAM
• High degree of quality and efficiency
• Passionate and drive in one’s skilled trade
• Utilize and embrace lean manufacturing and other cost reduction activities
• Makes sound decisions
• Excellent communication skills

PROCESS & MATERIALS management
• Armor, HSLAs, CS, HTLAs, Aluminum, Stainless Steel; Plate, Sheet Metal, Shapes
• Shielding gas usage; various & diverse
• Filler metal usage; various and diverse

SUPERVISION (adherence)
• Welding Supervisor oversight (direct report)
• Flow-down (Welding Quality & Production)
• Receive instruction
• Review drawings
• Review welding symbols
• Adhere to WPSs and essential variables thereof
• Conform to job specifications
• SOPs
• Maintenance
• Certified Welding Inspector oversight
• Visual
• Pre-Weld
• During
• After
• Welding Engineering oversight (background/dept. culture)
• Manufacturability and constructability review
• Process selection and efficiency & productivity implementation
• Code Compliance
• Engineering Best Practice
• Customer Specs
• Welding QMS
• Dimensional Control (inspection) oversight
• First Article Inspection
• First piece Inspection
• Pre-weld dimensionals
• Post-weld dimensionals

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
• Heights, confined spaces, manual lifting, standing, crouching, bending, repetitive motion
• Material handling

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION
• Pass pre-hire physical and drug test
• High School/GED
• 2-5 yrs experience
• Produce acceptable pre-hire weld tests
• Post-Secondary Welding Education certificates/degree preferred

TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
• Must have own tools
• Qualified and certified in Forklift operations
• Basic rigging
SAFETY
• PPE
• Keeps area clean
• Compliance with personal care, OSHA, and company safety rules

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