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BlueScope Building

BlueScope Building

St Joseph, MO, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Company Description

For over 100 years, BlueScope continues to build on our reputation of quality brands and products, leading technology and a customer-first spirit. Through our global brands, we are one of the largest manufacturers of building solutions in the world. Our diverse, bright and inspired workforce is committed to bettering the communities we serve through breakthrough thinking and innovations. Your goals, ideas and perspective can help shape our future – we look forward to hearing them!

Job Description

Under general supervision, the Welder joins, fabricates, and repairs metal and other weldable material by applying appropriate welding techniques and operating welding equipment. Welders interpret blueprints, specifications, drawings or schematics to determine appropriate welding processes.

In addition to complying with all safety, environmental, quality, and core policies, and contributing to the company’s Zero Harm and Zero Defects commitment, the following briefly describes primary activities (not all activities) that are regularly performed

  • Position, align, fit, and weld parts to form complete units or subunits, following blueprints and layout specifications using jigs, welding torches, and hand tools.
  • Ability to successfully pass AWS D.1.1 Welder certification test.
  • Good mechanical and trouble shooting skills.
  • Verify conformance of workpieces to specifications and to determine structural soundness.
  • Review engineering drawings and blueprints to determine material requirements and task sequences.
  • Perform daily maintenance checks on equipment.
  • Dimensional inspect product using standard measuring equipment.
  • Meets all quality assurance standards.
  • Complete safety training program for welding position.
  • Responsible for housekeeping in work area.
  • Follow all safety and operating instructions.
  • All other duties as may be assigned.


Education & Experience Qualifications


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • ACT WorkKeys Assessment at certified job profile skill level
  • 3+ years of welding related experience

Additional Information

The preceding job responsibilities and tasks were designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates in this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all job duties and responsibilities required of associates assigned to this job. Associates may be required to perform other duties as assigned. Additional job competencies, individual goals, and performance measurements are set at the department level.

The benefits are just as rewarding as the work at BlueScope. To support our goal, we offer a total compensation plan and an outstanding benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, short and long term disability, paid time off, and retirement.

EEO Employer/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veteran

BlueScope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status, as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.