Welder: $20-$25/hr

Date Posted: April 6, 2022
Shelby, NC
Category: Welding
Job Type: Full-Time


Company Description

At Steffes, we are committed to building an environment where our team is inspired and empowered to create innovative product and service solutions that revolutionize the industry.  Spread across 5 states, our family owned and professionally managed company delivers products, service and production support that serve as the foundation for long-term customer relationships. Steffes is a diversified business, with deep engineering and operational capabilities.  Our passion to unlock customer value has earned us business relationships that are testaments to our customer delivered focus with over 30 years of positive experience across all our business divisions. In addition, guided by our core values our team unleashes the talents in our diverse workforce which has earned us a Top 50 Best Places To Work for the 7th straight year. These relationships have fueled our expansion both within and outside of North Dakota – and now it is time to expand our team to Shelby, North Carolina! Shelby is our newest Facility, apply to join our team and help us build Shelby from the ground up to be a Best Place to Work in the region. Steffes offers a great Culture, Benefits and a potential for a 4 day work week.

Job Description

Position Summary

This position is responsible for ensuring high quality welds. Operates a wire welder, plasma arc, and cutting torch. Must be able to read blueprints and follow standard work and training guides provided for each process or product. Pay range: $20-$25/hr.

Steffes Core Values

Trust: We promote growth and long-term success by making wise decisions with trust as an essential component.                                                                 

Respect: We unleash creative talents of our diverse workforce by treating each other the way we would like to be treated.

Teamwork: We believe people achieve much more by working together.                                    

Integrity: We follow through and keep our word while being open, honest, ethical, and fair.

Safety: We view our co-workers as family members of our business and strive to ensure safety for all.

Humility: We recognize and appreciate strengths and contributions beyond one’s self. We are modest, genuine, and authentic.


Key Responsibilities

  1. Able to operate various types of welding tools and various hand tools. (Including die grinders, angle grinders, etc.)
  2. Able to read drawings, blueprints, and heat numbers, if applicable.
  3. Follow and understand standard work, training guides, weld procedures, and acceptance criteria to meet customer requirements.
  4. Follow and understand build boards and Kanban system requirements.
  5. Report inconsistencies and/or defects in material, product or equipment.
  6. Basic problem solving and decision making.
  7. Able to make adjustments to various fab parts to allow proper alignment.
  8. Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in collaborative manner with customers, suppliers, co-workers, and management.
  9. Helps company meet its Strategic, Quality and Safety objectives.
  10. Other duties may be assigned.

Core Expectations

Customer Service – Demonstrate excellent customer service and display a positive attitude and behavior consistent with the Steffes Code of Conduct and Core Values.

Quality – Actively support and participate in Quality Improvement.

  • Take immediate action in unsafe situations.
  • Adhere to all safety standards; thus, promoting safe practices to ensure a safe environment.

Conduct – Demonstrate and support the Steffes Code of Conduct.

Policies and Procedures – Demonstrate and support Steffes Policies and Procedures by:

  • Using tact, sound judgement, and maintaining a professional attitude in communication and relationships with others.
  • Striving to deliver the best quality in daily work.
  • Promoting a positive image of Steffes and its products.
  • Being timely and punctual in attendance and following all policies and procedures.

Job Requirements/Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must pass level I weld test
  • Stainless steel experience preferred
  • Basic computer knowledge (Windows, email, internet, etc.)
  • Communication skills
  • Basic math skills
  • Reading skills (Basic instructional and technical information)
  • Spelling


  • An acceptable combination of education and experience

Physical Demands of Position

  • This position requires walking, sitting or standing to a significant degree
  • Must have the ability to lift 70 pounds from floor to waist, carry 50 pounds, and push and/or pull up to 100 pounds
  • Must have the ability to climb ladders and/or stairs
  • Stooping, crouching, kneeling and bending
  • Handling, feeling, and gripping would be required for some activities
  • Visual acuity is required to inspect work completed
  • This role may be subject to internal and external environmental conditions




High School or better.



Must pass Weld assessment


Stainless Steel experience preferred

How to Apply

Apply online here!