JVIC, a Zachry Group Company
JVIC Catalyst Services

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RIESEL, TX 76682 - N/A


ZACHRY is currently seeking an experienced Industrial Structural Welder.

Position Summary

A Structural Stick and Flux Core Welder will weld, fabricate and assist pipe fitters, electricians, millwrights, and ironworks in installation of varying types of equipment and supports for industrial pipe, structural, electrical and mechanical systems.

Qualification Highlights

  • Must be able to Stick & Flux Core (in some cases) weld on varies types of equipment and material.

  • Must have current applicable welding certification with Zachry or be able to successfully pass a weld test.

  • Must have 4+ years welding experience.

  • Must have all required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

  • Must be able to meet all physical requirements.

  • Must have all the tools listed below upon start date.

  • Must have some experience in Arc Gouging

    Position Responsibilities

  • Selects equipment and plans layouts, assembly, and welding, applying knowledge of geometry, physical properties of metal machining, weld shrinkage and welding techniques.

  • Layout, position, aligns, cut, assemble, and fit metal components together in various body positions and in various places.

  • Bolts, clamps, and tack-welds parts to secure in position for welding.

  • Sets up equipment and welds parts, using arc, gas-shielded arc, submerged arc, or arc gas welding equipment.

  • Weld metal materials to piping systems equipment using the appropriate welding procedure for the various equipment and metal types involved.

  • Identify all equipment for job and process.

  • Identify all safety risks and requirements.

    Required Qualifications

  • Must be able to read blue prints and other engineering drawings in order to efficiently perform work.

  • Me able to read and interrupt technical manuals as applicable.

  • Must have 4+ years experience welding experience on industrial size and grade equipment.

  • Must have the ability to stick & Flux Core weld in 2g, 3g, and 4g conditions.

  • Must be proficient in welding with varies rods including but not limited to 6010 & 7018.

  • Must have thorough knowledge of various metals characteristic and qualities including the correct welding processes required and the effects of welding on the material.

  • Must have current applicable welding certification with Zachry or be able to successfully pass a weld test.

  • Must have experience welding multiple types of material possibly including but not limited to: carbon steel, stainless, aluminum and chrome.

  • Must be able and willing to assist with other activities while not actively welding.

  • Must have reliable transportation.

  • Must be able to work at heights as required.

  • Must meet all physical demands (see section below).

    Preferred Additional Qualification

  • Current Zachry or Zachry ROF’ed employee.

  • Former experience working with Zachry Industrial, Inc.

  • Previous experience in this position with Zachry Industrial, Inc.

  • Current Zachry Certification.

  • Former experience working in a Combined-Cycle power plant construction project.

    Physical Requirements

  • Employee will be required to adhere to large amounts of standing, walking, bending, squatting, sitting and lifting. 

  • Will talk and hear to communicate. 

  • Will use arms and hands to signal, grab, hold, turn, push, and pull:  objects, materials, controls and tools. 

  • May be required to lift, carry and move up to 50lbs. 

  • Will work at slight heights, climb ladders and stairways, and may occasionally work off of platforms using the appropriate fall protection requirements.

  • Must be able to work in weathering conditions including heat conditions while wearing appropriate PPE.

  • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs/muffs, masks/respirators, safety vests, gloves and leather work boots. 

    Weld Test/Certification Required

  • Certification: HBZ-131 & HBZ-300 in the 2G, 3G & 4G positions

  • Weld Test: (6)   ½” thick carbon steel coupons    

    (1)   ¼” thick backing bar Shielded Metal Arc Welding Process  (SMAW  or  Stick)   

     (6)   ½” thick carbon steel coupons      

    (1)   ¼” thick backing bar 

    Flux Core Arc Welding Process  (FCAW)




    Required Tools


  • 1 - Metal Tool Box with Lock

  • 1 – Stinger

  • 1 - Tig Rig (combo welder's only)

  • 1 - Welding Hood

  • 1 - Chipping Hammer

  • 1 - Pair of Klein Pliers or equal

  • 2 - Crescent Wrench 12" & 15"

  • 1 - 25' Tape

  • 1 - Torpedo Level1 - Combination Square

  • 1 - Pair of Welding Gloves

  • 1 - Pair of Leathers (overhead welding)

ZACHRY is dedicated in providing a Safe and Drug Free work environment and is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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