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Welder 1 (55th Mfg.)

Vernon, CA, US, 90058

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
CR Laurence


Job ID:  [[337546]]

C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL) is the leading supplier to the glazing, architectural, railing, construction, industrial, and automotive industries. Offering more than 60,000 products, we serve the industry from locations throughout North America, Europe, and Australia.


Job Summary


The welder position entails fusing metal materials together using high heat equipment and welding processes such as MIG and or TIG.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Utilize plasma, gas or electric arc in welding metallic and composite materials together
  • Heat and dissolve metal parts to obtain molten substance used in welding or extrusion
  • Operate manual and semi-automatic welding equipment in vertical, horizontal, or overhead positions
  • Use power saws, chipping knife and hand shears in cutting, beveling, and contouring metal workpieces
  • Monitor work equipment to ensure usage is within optimum temperature to avoid overheating or expansion
  • Prepare metal surfaces by cleaning with chemical solutions and wire brushes to remove impurities such as scale, rust, grease, and moisture
  • Design patterns and models for a welding projects using specifications contained in a blueprint
  • Direct electrodes on or across metal workpieces to melt, bend or straighten them
  • Mount and secure workpieces on production equipment using cranes, hoists or banding machines
  • Analyzes blueprints, plans, and drawings to determine measurements, plan layout, and sequence of welding assignments.



Skills, Knowledge and Ability Requirements

To be considered for a position, the following conditions must be met:


  • Requires a high school diploma and several years of training as a welding apprentice.
  • Experience using a variety of welding equipment and procedures (TIG, MMA etc.)
  • Ability to carry out complex math calculations to determine the dimensions and configuration of welding projects
  • Ability to perform welding operations under extreme conditions such as inclement weather and or limited workspaces
  • Ability to operate and utilize a range of power and hand tools in carrying out welding activities
  • May be required to take an assessment test.
  • Able to read blueprints and drawings to identify welding measurements and positions.
  • The major qualities you need to be effective on this job include math skills, physical stamina, and manual dexterity.



  • Manual or semi-automatic welding equipment
  • Plasma cutter
  • Chipping knives, power saws, grinders, clamps


  • Hazards - Exposure to Chemicals/Fumes, Pinch Points, Exposure to Excessive Noise, Strain/Sprain, Laceration/Puncture, Particulate Exposure, Contusion, Temperature Extremes, Slipping, Burns, Shock, Loss of Limbs
  • Controls - Personal Protective Equipment, Safety Training, Written Procedures
  • Safety Equipment –ensure compliance with safety protocols by wearing protective gloves, masks, and steel toed boots. Cut resistant sleeves, other equipment as dictated by the specific department.
  • Do not point the high-pressure air hose toward any person.  Always use the chip collector when blowing chips from metal.


Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, you are es frequently exposed to odor, noise, dust, heat, cold, airborne particles. The temperature in the work environment is not regulated.
  • The plant facility is subject to the same general climate conditions of the region (heat, cold, humidity, etc.). 
  • Chemicals, dust, pollen and other typical airborne particulate matter are present within the atmosphere of the production floor and may create some odors in the plant. The Company, in an effort to provide its employees with a safe and healthy working environment, limits exposure to chemicals through written procedures, engineering controls and PPE.
  • While some chemical may pose health risks if not properly used, employees are trained on the proper safety equipment and procedures for handling chemicals.
  • While the chemical exposure and odors are under acceptable levels set by OSHA and the WCB, they nevertheless, can be smelled and are handled according to the company’s hazardous communication program.
  • Work is performed inside a production environment.



What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


C.R. Laurence Co., a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date Posted:  Nov 3, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Welding, Engineer, Facilities, MIG Welding, Manufacturing, Engineering, Operations