Structural Fitter / Welder

Application Deadline: 
Location: 

Brookshire, US, 77423

Contract Type:  Full-Time
Working Hours:  40
Employment Type:  Regular

Peerless Pump, an Indianapolis based subsidiary of Grundfos, is seeking a Structural Fitter/Welder to join its Houston Production Team. 

 

The Structural Fitter/Welder is a skilled craftsman that uses heavy metal plates and shaped sections to fabricate large structural weldments according to engineering drawings and specifications.  A structural fitter demonstrates a high level of productivity without impact to quality. This position reports directly to the Production Supervisor and will operate daily out of the Houston facility Monday-Thursday (occasionally Friday). 

 

Relocation for this position cannot be supported and qualified candidates must have authorization to work in the USA without support.

 

Why Peerless?

 

Peerless: having no equal; matchless, unrivaled. At Peerless, our team of experts come together with a common passion for manufacturing sustainable pumps that provide peace of mind. Our pumps create more reliable food supplies, clean and safe water, and keep life and property safe around the globe. For nearly a century, the Peerless brand has helped keep people safe where they live, work, and play. We are Pioneers. We are united. We are Peerless! Join our united team!


See why our employees are Peerless: I am PEERLESS!

 

Work/Life Balance:

 

  • our team enjoys regular work week,
  • an outstanding benefits package with very affordable insurances,
  • generous paid time off [4 weeks/year & 56 hours PTO/year],
  • an unparalleled holiday and paid shut down program


What is the job about?

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Follows oral or written instructions from supervisors.
  • Interprets engineering drawings, plans, and patterns for structures to be fabricated.
  • Accurately marks measurements and shapes on metal surfaces.
  • Cuts and trims heavy metal plates and sections to specified dimensions.
  • Fits and tack-welds metal members together to form large structural weldments.
  • Must be certified to tack-weld procedures.
  • Moves materials, supplies, and tools to and from work areas.
  • Inspects own work and completes quality documentation as required.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on equipment.
  • Maintains a safe and clean work area.

 

What do you need to apply?

 

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 3-5 years related experience


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 

  • Able to read and interpret blue prints, drawings and specifications
  • Material handling equipment (fork lift, pallet jack, etc..)
  • Cranes, hoist, screw jacks, hydraulic jacks
  • Basic computer skills (MS Windows, Sharepoint)
  • Tape measure and square.
  • Arc, plasma, and flame cutters.
  • Stick and wire-feed welding machines.
  • Small power tools.
  • Protective clothing and safety gear.

 

  • This position requires the incumbent to stand for extended periods, frequently grasp tools, stoop, crouch, reach, stand, and walk when performing duties; twist and reach.  
  • Specific vision abilities include close, distance and peripheral vision.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds. 
  • Able to work in a non-climate controlled factory environment.


Peerless participates in E-verify and is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. All positions subject to post offer drug screening and background checks.

About Grundfos 
Grundfos is one of the world’s leading water technology companies with more than 19.000 employees in 60+ countries all over the world. Our skills commit us to pioneering solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improve the quality of life for people. We dare to do things that others cannot or dare not do, as we believe innovation is not only a business opportunity, but an obligation. And what really matters to us is not short term profit, but the impact we make. By becoming part of our united powerful team, you too can drive this change no matter your role.

An inclusive team
If you like the look of this job and know you can bring your skills to contribute to our purpose, please apply. We need and welcome professional people from all corners – however you identify and whatever your background is.


Nearest Major Market: Houston