Welder / Fitter

$22.00 - $27.00 hourly
  • Dalton Industries
  • 2800 Alliance Drive, Waterford Township, MI, USA
  • May 23, 2024
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

This individual is a welder but is also tasked with duties ranging from reading and interpreting blueprints to performing the initial fit up of welded assemblies. They would communicate directly with engineering when required, and work with minimum supervision. Proficient use of both a fork truck and a pendent controlled overhead crane is required. Rigging skills for manipulating work is also required. They will be expected to take pre-cut steel plates and correctly build the assembly which will then be passed on to other welders to perform the bulk of the welding. We have several AWS certified welders but are in strong need of one or two good fitters. This is a day shift job with a pay rate that will reflect weld certification and ability. 

The position of the Welder / Fitter is composed of but not limited to the following:

  • Able to read mechanical blueprints, both detail and assembly.
  • Able to accurately read a tape measure and convert metric to standard.
  • Operates overhead cranes to 50T capacity.
  • Manually lift 20-25 pounds on a regular basis; up to 50 pounds occasionally. 
  • 1", 2", 3" heavy plate, heavy steel, structural welding.
  • Lay down some rod, lay fillets down.

Must Have:

  • 3 years of FITTER experience
  • 5 years of blueprint reading experience
  • 2" plate fitting and welding experience
  • 5 years of Flux Core/ MIG welding experience
  • HS Diploma or equivalent.


  • 3"+ plate welding experience

Pay Range: $22.00-$27.00 an hour


  • 10 Hour Day Shift
  • Overtime 


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability + Accident Insurance
  • Vacation Pay
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) Company Match