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Sub Arc Welder/Fabricator

Helix Resources, LLC Franklin, LA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

We are now accepting resumes/applications for EXPERIENCED Sub Arc Welders for the Franklin and surrounding area.  Duties/Responsibilities may/may not be limited to the following:

  • Must be able to pass 3g & 4g test (Testing site TBD)
  • Must have Sub Arc welding and fabricating experience
  • Required Skills:
    • Must be able to read and understand blueprint drawings.
    • Excellent math skills with ability to efficiently read a tape measure
    • Excellent problem solving skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Demonstrate strong work ethic
    • Demonstrate consistency in quality of work
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 LBS
    • Must be able to stand, bend, stoop, squat, or kneel regularly, as well as climb stairs and ladders to complete tasks.
  • Responsibilities:
    • Welds in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions.
    • Welds together metal components of products, such as pipelines, automobiles, boilers, ships, aircraft, and mobile homes, as specified by layout, blueprints, diagram, work order, welding procedures, or oral instructions, using electric arc-welding equipment: Obtains specified electrode and inserts electrode into portable holder or threads consumable electrode wire through portable welding gun.
    • Connects cables from welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, slope, and pulse, as specified by WELDING ENGINEER or WELDING TECHNICIAN.
    • Starts power supply to produce electric current.
    • Strikes arc which generates heat to melt and deposit metal from electrode to workpiece and join edges of workpiece.
    • Manually guides electrode or gun along weld line, maintaining length of arc and speed of movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead, as judged from color of metal, sound of weld, and size of molten puddle.
    • Examines weld for bead size and other specifications.
    • May manually apply filler rod to supply weld metal.
    • May clean or degrease weld joint or workpiece, using wire brush, portable grinder, or chemical bath.
    • May repair broken or cracked parts and fill holes.
    • May prepare broken parts for welding by grooving or scarfing surfaces.
    • May chip off excess weld, slag, and spatter, using hand scraper or power chipper.
    • May preheat workpiece, using hand torch or heating furnace.
    • May position and clamp workpieces together or assemble them in jig or fixture.
    • May tack assemblies together.
    • May cut metal plates or structural shapes.
    • May be designated according to type of equipment used as Welder, Carbon Arc; Welder, Flux-Cored Arc; Welder, Gas-Metal Arc; Welder, Gas-Tungsten Arc; Welder, Hand, Submerged Arc; Welder, Plasma Arc; Welder, Shielded-Metal Arc.
    • May operate other machine shop equipment to prepare components for welding.
    • May be designated according to product welded as Welder, Boilermaker.
    • Important variations include types of metals welded, sub processes used, trade name of equipment used, work site, method of application, high-production or custom, level of ambidexterity required, type of joints welded.
    • May be required to pass employer performance tests or standard tests to meet certification standards of governmental agencies or professional and technical associations.
  • Must be able to pass a drug test.
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must have own welding shield and PPE (hard hat, steel toes, gloves, & safety glasses.)
  • Pay:
    • $25 - $28 (Depending on Experience)
    • Weekly Pay
    • Pay Schedule: Monday - Sunday
  • Schedule:
    • 8-10 Hours/Day
    • Monday - Friday
    • Weekends (as needed)
  • Duration of Job: Approximately 2-3 months

Tasks beyond those listed above will be asked of you, so a positive, can-do attitude is required.

Qualified candidates can submit a resume or apply on the attached link:


Helix Resources, LLC


Franklin, LA
70538 USA