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Company: Morton Buildings
Location: Morton
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Morton Buildings, Inc. is the industry leader in post-frame construction. We have been in business for more than 110 years and have six manufacturing plants servicing 106 construction centers nationwide. Per year, across America, more than 3,500 new buildings sport the familiar Morton M.

Our Welder welds metal parts together using specified wire welding processes. Performs related tasks such as flame cutting, carbon arc gouging and grinding. Replaces/repairs trailer frames and suspensions.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Uses MIG welder to assemble fabricated mild steel and aluminum products in an efficient manner to maximize production
  • Operates the equipment in a safe manner and reports hazards associated with the equipment or its operators to the Safety Director or Maintenance Department
  • Produces strong penetrated welds that are smooth, non-porous and consistent
  • Follows required procedures and uses appropriate jigs and fixtures to assist in the assembly process
  • Maintains/produces a level of output that will minimize production delays
  • Assesses and executes weld repairs on various types of equipment
  • Cleans and maintains an orderly work area
  • Communicates effectively with other workers to direct personal overflow
  • Assists other individuals in area when needed
  • Other duties as deemed necessary and requested by the Supervisor
  • Implements all aspects of Lean Manufacturing

    • Knowledge of welding processes and equipment
    • Minimum 2 years of welding experience
    • Knowledge of Pulse welding desired
    • Ability to weld vertical, flat and overhead welds with a good penetration and quality appearance
    • Ability to operate a plasma cutter, carbon arc gouger and acetylene torches
    • Good communication skills relative to supervisor and other related departments
    • Ability to hold final required cosmetic finish with angle grinders and sanders
    • Math skills, including fractions and angles
    • Ability to read tape measure and angle finder
    • Ability to read blueprint drawings and cut lists
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs
    • Physical ability to work and weld in awkward positions such as kneeling, lying down and overhead
    • Ability to climb and work from a ladder
    • Ability to operate various shop tools including power and manually operated wrenches
    • Training in forklift operation desirable
    • Training in overhead crane operation desirable
    • Ability to pass a weld test given on-site during interview

      Benefits Include:
      • Excellent medical/dental/prescription coverage
      • Life Insurance
      • Paid holidays
      • Paid vacation
      • Paid sick time
      • 401k Opportunity
      • ESOP Retirement Program in which you become an owner of the company
        Morton Buildings, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace. All candidates offered employment will be subject to a pre-placement test which does include a drug screen. Associated topics: burner, gas metal arc welding, gmaw, grinder, iron, ironworker, metal, rail, spot weld, weld

Keywords: Morton Buildings, Peoria , Welder, Other , Morton, Illinois

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