Base Welder/ Fitter
Company: VMC Group
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Manufacturing, Skilled & Trades, Welding
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 2/4/2019

Position Summary
The welder is primarily responsible for setting up and operating the welding machine. This includes reviewing the drawings for welding specifications.


Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Review work order
  • Verifies sales order number to job
  • Review drawings for welding specifications
  • Sets up and operate Welding Machine
  • Set up heat and wire speed on welding machine
  • Weld parts
  • Check first piece inspection and run production
  • Grind and remove all splatter from welded areas
  • Sign off on operation


  • Ability to read and interpret shop drawings
  • Basic math knowledge which includes the use of measuring tools
  • Familiar with operating the welding machine and cutting torch


  • Ability to work in an environment that produces excellent quality and quantity work
  • Ability to organize and prioritize jobs
  • Ability to communicate verbally and written

Working Conditions

  • Physical Requirements
  • Able to stand for long periods of time
  • Able to lift, push, and pull 25 pounds unassisted

Work Environment

  • Typical machine shop environment.
  • Willing and able to work additional hours as needed to ensure responsibilities are met.
  • Willing to be cross-trained on different machines



  • High School diploma or GED
  • Shop experience in fabricating and welding
  • Familiarity with welding machine and cutting torch, operating the forklift and overhead crane

Houston, TX
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