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LeJeune Steel Company Fitter/Welder Level I in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Company Overview:

LeJeune Steel Company and its affiliates, Wisconsin Structural Steel (WSSCO) and Industrial Fabricators Inc. (IFI), are industry leading structural steel fabricators committed to building better communities. We do this through excellence, quality, and value in our structural solutions, continuous growth and opportunity for our employees, and mutually beneficial relationships with all our partners. We want our structures to connect people, provide safe places for business and pleasure, and give life to the ideas of the people who design them and who use them.

Core Values:

  • Professional – give full effort, learn, share, and lead by example

  • Accountable – get it done, own the results

  • Superior Service – do the right thing, foster relationships, be helpful

  • Innovative – think, challenge the status quo, solve problems creatively

  • Optimistic – be positive, have courage, failure happens – learn from it

  • Nimble – embrace change, make it happen, control our destiny

Partner with Lejeune Steel and join an organization focused on PASSION, dedicated enthusiasm, and care for our work and industry.

Fitter/Welder - Level I

Reports to: Plant Manager


Layouts, fits, and fabricates metal components to assemble structural forms, such as building and bridge parts, using knowledge of welding techniques, metallurgy, and engineering requirements.

Essential Functions:

  • Lays out, positions, and secures parts and assemblies according to specifications, using straightedge, combination square, calipers, and ruler.

  • Tack-welds or welds components and assemblies, using electric, gas, arc, or other welding equipment.

  • Observes tests on welded surfaces, such as ultrasonic, magnetic particle, and dimension tolerance to evaluate weld quality and conformance to specifications.

  • Inspects grooves, angles, or gap allowances, using measuring instruments. Welds components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.

  • Heats, forms, and dresses metal parts, using hand tools, torch, or arc welding equipment. Ignites torch and adjusts valves, amperage, or voltage to obtain desired flame or arc.

  • Analyzes engineering drawings and specifications to plan layout, assembly, and welding operations.

  • Develops templates and other work aids to hold and align parts.

    Qualifications (Knowledge Requirements):

  • Mechanical -- Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  • Production and Processing -- Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

    Skill Requirements:

  • Equipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

  • Quality Control Analysis -- Conducting tests and inspections of products to evaluate quality.

  • Equipment Maintenance -- Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

  • Repairing -- Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.

  • Operation and Control -- Controlling operations of equipment or systems.

  • Mathematics -- Using mathematics to solve problems.

    Ability Requirements:

  • Arm-Hand Steadiness -- The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.

  • Manual Dexterity -- The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

  • Written Comprehension -- The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

  • Near Vision -- The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

  • Extent Flexibility -- The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.

  • Wrist-Finger Speed -- The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.

  • Multi-limb Coordination -- The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.

  • Control Precision -- The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine to exact positions.

  • Visualization -- The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.

All qualified applicants with LeJeune Steel Company will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or protected veteran.