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Welder - Evening Shift

Astec Industries
Prairie du Chien, WI
  • Posted: 20 days ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
At Astec-Prairie du Chien, formerly known as Dillman Equipment, our mission is to design, build, and capitalize on the most innovative solutions and products for the industries and customers we serve globally. Our employees thrive in a safe and team-oriented work environment where they are empowered to make suggestions for operational and sustainability enhancements. With safety as our first core value, we take pride in developing talent and invest in training, protective equipment, and technology for continuous improvement. If you share our dedication to advancement and quality services, we'd love to have you join us at Astec-Prairie du Chien, formerly known as Dillman Equipment!

If you're looking to expand your skills in welding/fabrication, or you're an experienced welder tired of seeing the same plans, we provide variety and opportunities! Our Welders earn a starting salary of $18.00 (entry-level basic knowledge) or $20.00 - $22.00 per hour, depending on experience. Our Evening Shift (2nd shift) earns a $2.00 shift differential.

Our Evening Shift (2nd shift) hours are Monday-Friday 4:00pm – 2:30am. Saturdays as needed.

What You'll Do:

• Cut and prepare surfaces or components
• Lay out, position, fit, tack, weld, and finish a variety of parts or products following established methods and specifications according to procedures, layouts, blueprints, diagrams, work orders, or oral instructions.
• Handle and position heavy components using an overhead crane, clamps, jigs, and fixtures
• Weld in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions
• Must be able to safety MIG, TIG, stick weld, and arc gouge
• Must inspect metal prior to welding for smoothness and acceptability and clean welds to presentable state (grinding operations)
• Must inspect welds for proper welding and quality
• Participate in process and product development and improvement programs, teams, and focus groups.
• Other job duties as assigned

Why You'll Love Working for Us:

• Health, Dental, Vision- Day 1 Eligibility
• Life, and Spousal Insurance
• Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
• Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
• 401(k) with Company Match
• Employee Wellness Programs, Tuition Aid, and Employee Assistance

What We Need from You:

• High school diploma or GED preferred
• Forklift, overhead crane, and rigging experience required
• Must pass weld test
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret detailed drawings
• Ability to read and comprehend a tape measure. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
• Ability to understand welding symbols and diagrams, read blueprints, and/or other printed instructional material in the welding of products or parts.
• Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
• Willingness to cross-train and perform the work of other job tasks or positions in the Company outside of or in addition to primarily assigned position, work area, or department
• Regular and reliable attendance
• Primary work assignment will require employees to frequently push/pull/lift from the floor to the table and lift from table to shoulder level, up to 50 pounds. Employees may occasionally push/pull/lift below or above shoulder level greater than 50 pounds if they are physically able to safely do it
• Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required for this position, including hearing protection, safety glasses, safety steel toe boots, face shield, welding helmet, welding gloves, work gloves, and welding sleeves/jacket (leather or cloth). A hard hat and respirator may also be required.
• Perform work in a heavy industrial setting with exposure to heat, cold, humidity, industrial odors, fumes, gasses, chemicals, oil, grease, smoke, dust, noise, and vibration, and involves climbing ladders and stairs, using pneumatic tools, working in cramped quarters, and working with moving machinery

Text “ASTEC” to 25000 to Apply!!

ASTEC is a Drug Free Workplace, Affirmative Action, and Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


Astec Industries


Prairie du Chien, WI



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