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Van Gorp Corporation Welder - 1st and 2nd shift in Pella, Iowa


Position requires the operation of submerged arc, semi-automatic and/or automatic welder. Must be able to regulate current and voltage for proper penetration and fusion of metals. Chip, brush or prepare surfaces for welding and locating in machine. Check weld for uniformity of holes and other defects. Make adjustments to machine as needed.


  • Repetitive welding of parts of various sizes, making adjustments to machine and checking weld quality.

  • Use conventional and precision measuring instruments.

  • Perform prescribed preventative maintenance on machines as required per the P.M. charts.

  • Detect and report improper operation, defective material and any unusual conditions to supervisor.

  • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.

  • Observe prescribed safety regulations.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • 6 months welding experience.

  • Capable of lifting and/or moving up to 60 pounds.

  • Capable of standing on one’s feet for up to ten hours per shift.

  • Capable of setting up welding equipment.

  • Capable of using cutting torch.

  • Ability to prioritize work assignments.

  • Ability to read and effectively use welding gauge and tape measure.

  • Must attain welding certification in SAW and 1G within 6 months.

  • Adhere to ISO 9001 Standards.

  • Follow Ethics, Environmental and Safety & Housekeeping Programs.

    We are proud to offer you :

  • Group Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Supplemental Life Insurance

  • STD

  • LTD

  • Paid Holidays

  • 401k

  • PTO

  • Workers Comp