Traveling Welders (SS MIG Manufacturing)

  • Location: Mineral Point, WI
  • Type: Traditional
  • Job #407

Job: Traveling Welders needed for a project at a manufacturing company using MIG on stainless steel.
Location: Mineral Point, WI
Schedule: Mon-Fri 3:15PM-1:15AM, Sat 1PM-9PM
Rate: Traveling pay and per diem available for workers with the right experience!!! 

CraftForce has an opportunity to work as a Welder with one of our most recognized clients. The welding is in a manufacturing environment using various jig set ups, sidewinders, and turntables. They use MIG on curved metal surfaces that are anywhere from 14-19 gauge stainless steel. They produce exhaust after-treatment products for semis and other applications. Overtime hours guaranteed weekly (8 hours on Saturday), paid 25 minute lunch, lunch provided by client to workers on Saturday, climate controlled environment, and many more perks listed below. Don't pass up this opportunity and come join the CraftForce Team!

Our client is looking for skilled Welders to cut and join metals and other materials at our clients facilities. You will operate appropriate equipment to put together mechanical structures or parts with a great deal of precision. Your job is important as it provides the foundation for strong infrastructure. A welder must be competent in using potentially dangerous equipment following all safety precautions. The ideal candidate will have a steady hand and great attention to detail. Knowledge of different kinds of metal and their properties is essential.


  • 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
  • Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety


  • Proven experience as welder
  • 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.)
  • Deftness and attention to detail
  • Proficient in English
  • Successful completion of a relevant apprenticeship program is required
  • Professional Certification (e.g., an AWS welding certificate) will be a plus


  • 10-hour shift
  • 8-hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Currently working 10-hour shifts + Saturdays (8 hours). Hours are 3:15 p.m. to 1:15 a.m or 3:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Monday through Friday and 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday.

Second Job Description 

Performs skilled activities which support manufacturing business needs. Selects and uses appropriate tools, machinery and specialty equipment completing work with limited guidance. Learns and understands the protocols of working safely with electricity and other energy sources with industrial equipment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE)
  • Stop work and immediately report any major injury hazards.
  • Report any work-related injury, illness, incident or hazard.
  • Comply with HSE standards, policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Use appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • Promote interdependence by looking out for one another.
  • Correct hazards within your control and capabilities.
  • Recognize how your work may impact the environment and work to minimize the negative impact.
  • Engage in HSE Training.
  • Applies high standards of workmanship and craftsmanship.
  • Support equipment uptime and downtime failure analysis.
  • Performs work in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals and specifications using various tools, measuring and testing instruments.
  • Provide feedback into the Preventive Maintenance system.
  • Follows all process documentation and quality procedures.
  • Raises issues to minimize cost and quality exposures.
  • Performs quality inspections.
  • Performs the skilled activities expected by their roles in accordance with defined roles and responsibilities.
  • Demonstrates a high level of competency in core work skills.
  • Repairs and maintains equipment.
  • Performs and documents preventive, emergency, corrective and predictive maintenance activities.
  • Maintains clean and orderly work area, including routine housekeeping and machine cleaning tasks.
  • Performs other miscellaneous duties as required to meet business goals.
  • Work with peers and support staff to:
  • Identify and reduce manufacturing constraints
  • Solve problems and improve processes
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities
  • Teamwork
  • Communicates effectively with the assigned team and with all support teams.
  • Completes training and personal development in line with business requirements.
  • Participates actively with local Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) teams in ways to improve quality, safety, process, material flow, and employee development.

Qualifications and Competencies

Collaborates – Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

Communicates effectively – Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Customer focus – Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

Decision quality – Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

Nimble learning – Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.

Drives results – Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

Demonstrates self-awareness – Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.

Controls Safety – Recognizes controls related hazards in a manufacturing environment (Electrical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic) to incorporate safe practices and procedures as part of the daily work plan to reduce injuries and create a safe machine environment.

Health and Safety Fundamentals – Champions and models proactive health and safety behaviors by identifying, reporting and participating in actions to improve health and safety in order to build an interdependent culture and contribute to an injury-free workplace.

Manufacturing Knowledge – Demonstrates the knowledge of manufacturing by correctly implementing changes in current processes, equipment, and applications to meet the function's needs and contribute towards continuous improvement.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

High school diploma or certificate of completion of secondary education or equivalent experience to the extent such experience meets applicable regulations.
This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.


Requires some work experience or intermediate level knowledge obtained through education, training or on-the-job experience.

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