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Strobel Energy Group LLC Combo Pipe Welder in Des Moines, Iowa

As a Combo Pipe Welder you will be responsible for using a combination of two of the SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, and FCAW processes to weld various components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.

Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)

  • Must be able to observe and recognize problems during the welding process and adjust speed, voltage, amperage, or feed of the rod accordingly.

  • Must be able to read and interpret prints and plans.

  • Minimum of 4-5 years’ experience required.

  • Perform code (ASME, AWS or API) compliant welds using GMAW, SMAW, GTAW & FCAW processes.

  • Properly use fabrication shop hand tools. (grinders, drills, air tools, etc.).

  • Operate forklifts & overhead cranes.

  • Operate vertical/horizontal band saws.

  • Rig, hoist/lift & move materials.

  • Maintain safe and clean work environment.

  • Required to adhere to all safety rules and regulations.


  • Must be able to weld qualification test coupon for;

  • FCAW and/or GMAW welding process in the 3G & 4G position using Carbon Steel plate.

  • SMAW and GTAW welding processes in the 6G position with Carbon and/or Stainless Steel pipe.

  • Positive “can do” attitude & strong work ethic.

  • Ability to take detailed instruction.

  • Willing to be challenged to improve welding skills to meet high quality standards.

  • Must be able to read & understand weld symbols, weld procedures, mechanical and structural drawings.

  • Knowledge of OSHA guidelines and safe work practices.

  • Must be able to use Oxy/fuel & Plasma hand cutting torch.

  • Daily housekeeping of shop and/or work area.

  • Flexible working schedule to support project needs.

    Considered a Plus:

  • ASME pipe welding experience.

  • Fit-up & layout experience on structural/misc. steel and pipe spools.

  • Experience with machine equipment such as mill or drill press.

  • Familiarity with weld inspections and related NDE (RT, MT, PT)

  • Pipe welding experience with ASME B31.3, B31.4 and API 1104 codes.

  • Fit-up, layout & welding experience on structural/misc. steel.

  • Familiarity with weld inspections, inspection documentation and NDE (RT, UT, MT, PT).

  • Formal/technical education.

    Excellent Perks & Benefits

  • Family-focused company

  • Company-sponsored events

  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays

  • Generous 401k Match

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance

  • Health Savings Account

Core Values

  • Dedication

  • We commit to one another, our customers and the company.

  • Integrity

  • We have the discipline to take the high road and do the right thing, even when no one is looking.

  • Get It Done

  • We do whatever it takes with intentional and efficient execution. Period.

  • Safety

  • No effort is too important to compromise anyone’s health and well-being.

Strobel Energy Group is a dynamic, privately owned firm based in Clarks, Nebraska that has built a strong reputation providing mid-stream energy infrastructure engineering, procurement, construction and operations specializing in liquid energy rail, truck and pipeline infrastructure facilities. Strobel empowers its employees to engage with customers, become a project team member to contribute to developing solutions and execute on projects. It is a rewarding environment that acknowledges and rewards excellence. Safely servicing the Energy Sector since 1986, Strobel teams with US crude producers and refiners to build and operate the infrastructure to facilitate rail and truck movements of products across North America.

Strobel Energy Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.