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  • Location: Richmond, Virginia
  • Type: Temp-to-Hire
  • Job #2301

AdvantaStaff is looking to hire experienced Welders in the East Henrico area starting at $20 per hour or more (based on experience.) This is a temp to fulltime position with benefits including health insurance, paid time off, and more once eligibility requirements are met. The Welder under moderate to minimal supervision (depending upon experience), lays out, fits and welds fabricated steel frames and/or metal parts on production floor using welding equipment. Measures and marks locations for metal components on assembly table following blueprints, verifies position of metal components in assembly using straight edge, combination square and rule.    
US Military Veterans Are Encouraged To Apply!

$20 per hour
Hours/Schedule: 40 hour Work week.  M – F, 6:30 AM – 2:30 PM (OT when needed)
Essential Functions of the job:

  • Adjusts and uses torch and plasma cutter and/or grinder properly in standard/non-standard positions following engineering drawings.
  • Welds in vertical, flat, horizontal or overhead positions.
  • Uses basic hand tools, such as tape measure, square, clamps, etc., to verify proper weld application and quality of weldments.
  • Examines work piece for defects and ensures conformance with specifications.
  • Welds out components previously tack welded by experienced welders.
  • Prep and finishes metal components by grinding or sanding.
  • Operates material handling equipment. Operates overhead crane/hoist.
  • Responsible for movement of material or product and proper storage.
  • Must be physically able to wear required appropriate personal protective equipment including welding helmet, gloves, protective apron and/or leather attire, hearing protection, safety glasses, steel toe shoes and fresh air/forced air respirator as required.
  • Performs MIG welding and some TIG welding.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Applicants Must Have The Following Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience in MIG and TIG welding
  • Ability to read and understand English
  • Capable of performing standard measurements.  Ability to read a tape measure in American measurements; ability to use other measuring devices
  • Ability to read drawings and sketches
  • Ability to adhere to company safety expectations and wear required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Ability to multitask in fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Good math skills
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Understands basic procedure of voltage and amp settings for given requirements

Physical/Environmental Requirements:
The following activities are required up to 100% of a typical workday:

  • Stand on a concrete surface
  • Use hands or fingers to handle or feel
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Lift, push, and pull up to 50 pounds without assistance
  • Lift, push, and pull 51 to over 100 pounds with assistance
  • Work near moving mechanical parts
Position has the following vision requirements:

  • Close and distance vision
  • Peripheral vision
  • Depth perception


• Health and life insurance
• 401k with employer match
• Vacation and holiday pay
• Safety recognition awards
• Training to enhance your opportunities for advancement
• Temp to full time work after a short trial period
• Right-fit focus to make sure you’re doing the work you can feel good about
• Breadth of employer options
• First-day training so you know what to expect from day one
• Respectful, employee-focused work environment

About AdvantaStaff
AdvantaStaff is the region’s premier resource for qualified short and long-term staffing for distribution, manufacturing and light industrial businesses throughout central Virginia. We service the cities of Richmond, Petersburg and Colonial Heights as well as Hanover, Henrico, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie and Prince George counties.
Apply Online: advantastaff.com
Call with questions 804-414-1560 or email info@advantastaff.com


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