Fitter Welder (First Shift)

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United States

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North American Construction Services Ltd. - Birmingham

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America/Caribbean, USA, Alabama, Birmingham, AL

City and Zip code

Birmingham, 35210

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Job title

Fitter Welder (First Shift)

Job type

Permanent position

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This position offers excellent health benefits, 6% 401(k) match, paid vacation and sick time, 10 paid holidays, and more!


The fitter will fabricate and assemble structural or plate metal products, such as framework or shells for machinery, ovens, tanks, stacks, ductwork, handrails, platforms, and metal parts for industrial furnaces and other heavy industrial equipment according to job order, verbal instructions, and blueprints. Creates layout and outlines sequence of operations.


Duties & Responsibilities: All duties and responsibilities are essential functions of the position. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

  • Responsible for operating safely and efficiently.
  • Verifies conformance of work piece to specifications, using squares, levels, measuring tape and other measuring devices.
  • Read blueprints
  • Assemble parts via tack welding or bolting
  • Be able to perform the following math as needed: Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, trigonometry as required for whole numbers and fractions
  • Add bracing for welding as necessary.
  • Fill out travelers, sign and date them.
  • Put all layout lines on and have them inspected. All center lines on round pipes and cylinders will be center punched before any fitting begins.
  • Check all dimensions on parts and remove all slag, dirt, rust, and oil from the metals before Fitting.
  • Fit up will not have more than 1/32” gap and/or more than 1/16” out of tolerance without supervisor approval.
  • Clean all dog marks and broken tacks from the member prior to QC inspection.
  • Put all weld symbols on the assembly and lay out all skip welds while only tacking in the weld zones.
  • Assist in all parts of fabrication and housekeeping
  • Work overtime as needed
  • Perform material handling as necessary
  • Coordinate with superintendent and other departments for material coordination.

Education and Experiences

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as fabrication drawings, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Proven experience as a structural plate fitter: 5+ years of related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Previous experience in heavy manufacturing
  • High School/GED



All offers of employment at North American Construction Services Ltd. are contingent upon clear results of a background check and drug screen. Background checks and drug screens will be conducted on all final candidates in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

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