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Aerotek Maintenance Technician/ Welder in Perryville, Missouri


Summary: This position is responsible for performing all types of tank trailer repair including but not limited to mechanical repair, welding, grinding, polishing, cutting, and fabricating operations.

Job Duties and Responsibilities: Perform cutting, aligning, fitting, and welding operations for repairs/modification or design related to new equipment Perform grinding and polishing to 3A standards when required Locate and mark work piece cutting and bending lines, allowing for welding and machine shrinkage, stock thickness, and any other component specifications Lay out and examine metalwork pieces or stock to be processed to make sure that client specifications are met Set up and operate fabricating machines, such as rolls, brakes, drill presses, grinders, and shears, in order to cut, form, drill, bend, and punch Perform repairs to air brake and suspension systems Inspect, diagnose, repair, and perform preventative maintenance and general repairs to company and DOT standards Read and interpret engineering and assembly drawings Attend departmental training, such as safety and equipment training Handle, position, move, and install materials using arms and hands and manipulating things Apply sufficient strength and physical dexterity to perform duties and responsibilities of this job Wear PPE at all times and observe health, safety and environmental policies Keep track of materials used in order to maintain inventory control Properly record time spent and material used on daily work sheets Appropriately dispose of damaged materials Label and store salvage parts for future reinstallation Maintain a safe, clean, and orderly working area Furnish personal hand tools The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned

Education/Experience: High School Diploma or GED required Technical/vocational school graduation, equivalent apprenticeship or work experience preferred experience in TIG and MIG welding experience in welding of stainless steel, aluminum, and mild steel experience with mechanical assembly general knowledge of air operated braking systems general knowledge of air and spring ride suspension systems general knowledge of ABS and diagnostics

Certification and/or License -- N/A

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Able to communicate clearly and effectively Able to work well with others Able to follow directions Able to operate required tools and equipment Able to perform basic welding for repair and fabrication (mig/tig/stick) Able to read and understand technical manuals, procedural documentation, assembly drawings, etc. Able to perform task and duties without constant supervision Able to work independently and as part of a team Able to work in confined spaces Able to lift over 70 lbs Able to work overtime May occasionally require overnight travel Must be able to read, write and speak

English EEO/AA/Female/Minority/Disabled/Veteran

What is the pay rate for this position?

  • $18/hour

Can you tell me a little bit about the project that this contractor will be working on and what is creating the need for this position?

  • Its a temp to hire position for the same thing. Welding/Fabricating on tankers

So that suppliers can paint a good picture to candidates, can you walk me through what a typical day might look like?

  • Shop work - welding/fabricating, mechanic work

Does your team work standard core hours or does that vary?

  • 7am-345pm with OT occasionally.

Top Skills

  1. Welding/Fabricating


welder tig, welder mig, Welding, Weld, Mig welding

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Tig and Mig welding, can be direct from school

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.