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Welder Team Lead (Night Shift) - Alexandria

Date: Dec 18, 2018

Location: Alexandria, MN, US, 56308

Company: Contech Engineered Solutions LLC

Location: Alexandria, MN



Contech offers comprehensive health insurance, 401K, and paid vacation within the first year of hire.


Job Summary

  • Demonstrates leadership and control of all plant activities when acting on behalf of the plant manager & plant leader. Able to communicate well with others regarding production needs and goals.
  • Plans, lies out, assembles and welds truss bridges, rolled girders & vehicular bridges.

Primary Responsibilities

  1. Receives instructions from plant management.
  2. Compares daily production schedules against actual production completed and shipping schedule to facilitate required activity.
  3. Supervises night shift fabrication employees.
  4. Makes periodic checks of accessory inventories and advises plant management.
  5. Performs quality inspections continually and advises plant management.
  6. Provides training and implements Safety program.
  7. Analyzes requirements, plans layout and fabrication details.
  8. Uses any and all tools to mark and lay out material.
  9. Aligns and assembles structures for welding using crane, chains, forklifts, etc.
  10. Uses cutting torch to burn to precision layout.
  11. Applies tack weld to hold assembled parts in alignment.
  12. Peens and sledges fitting to obtain fit up for welding.
  13. Welds seams completely by metal arc gas welding procedures.
  14. Uses wire brush to remove slag and weld spatter from fitting.
  15. Tags and marks structure as required.
  16. Informs management of needed maintenance operations or supply purchases.
  17. Completes production/quality control paperwork
  18. Completes post shift daily paperwork
  19. Maintains equipment and work area in a clean and orderly fashion.
  20. Manages productivity of workforce to ensure maximum effectiveness
  21. Other duties assigned

Minimum Education

Required minimum education: High School Diploma or GED

Preferred: Welding Diploma from a Vocational or Technical College

Required Qualifications

  1. High School diploma or equivalent.
  2. Good organizational and math skills.
  3. Experience with welding out of position, cranes, forklifts.
  4. Excellent verbal communication skills.
  5. One to two years of experience in a supervisory role.
  6. Experience working with fabrication drawings.


Candidates may also apply directly at the Alexandria, MN plant at 8301 State Highway 29 North, Alexandria, MN 56308

Local Candidates Only Please. No Relocation Assistance is Available.

Contech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, transgender status, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Click here to view information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity rights and protections: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement.  Contech is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.  If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact the Contech Recruiting team at (513) 645-7000.



Nearest Major Market: Alexandria

Job Segment: Welding, Night, Manager, Fabrication, Plant, Manufacturing, Operations, Management

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