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Tradesmen International, Inc. Welder Journeyman in Gurnee, Illinois


TIG Welder Job Description:

Working as a TIG welder involves carrying out various welding functions.

Given below is a TIG welder job expectations for Tradesmen International which highlights the major tasks, duties, and responsibilities of the role:

  • Oversee the selection and procurement of materials and equipment required for TIG welding

  • Measure and align workpieces using straightedges, clamps, and calipers

  • Fill ducts with water/air and submerge in water to identify pipe leakage

  • Assist plumbers, HVAC, and manufacturing engineers during construction

  • Ensure compliance with established health/safety policies and regulations

  • Carry out grinding and thermal cutting operations to obtain various textures and sizes for metal parts

  • Oversee the set-up of TIG welding equipment

  • Operate power and hand tools such as arc welders, buffing machine, and scrapers

  • Maintain good working knowledge of the welding characteristics of metals such as stainless steel, aluminum, and titanium

  • Read and interpret welding blueprints, schematics, and codes

  • Carry out preventative maintenance and repair of piping systems and metal structures

  • Ensure welding operations meet set specifications and construction requirements

  • Oversee the training and mentoring of new and trainee TIG welders

  • Perform TIG welding on materials such as fiberglass, iron, plastic, and copper

  • Conduct radiographic and bend tests to verify the quality of weld.


  • Technical Skill: TIG welders are able to operate gas and non-gas welding device in carrying out welding duties

  • Measurement Skill: They are proficient in using various measurement tools to establish the configuration or position of a welding plan

  • Problem-solving Skill: They assess metal structures to identify and initiate repair of damaged welds

  • Pre-employment tests: To complete the hiring process for this role, or to be admitted into an apprenticeship program for TIG training, most employers may require you to take an assessment test. Learn more about job assessment tests and how to make excellent scores in them..


As a Journeyman Welder you will be responsible for using Stick, Mig, Tig, and Flux Core welding techniques to weld various components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Performing any combination of duties to assist workers in welding, brazing, and thermal and arc cutting activities

  • Moving work pieces, tools, and supplies, manually or by hand truck

  • Lifting, moving, and holding or clamping work pieces to table, into jigs, or into position as directed manually or by using pry bar

Company Details

Simply put, we're not a temp agency and don't just hire anyone. In fact, we're highly selective, committed to hiring only those Journeyman Welders that are highly skilled in their trade with unwavering reliability, strong work ethic, and a desire to be the best.

Additional requirements:

  • 4 years of experience with Stick, Mig, Tig, Flux Core welding

  • Strong working knowledge of job site safety as well as ability to complete a company specific safety orientation

  • High standard of integrity and professionalism

  • Drug free at all times


In addition to consistent work, top pay, and employment opportunities, we provide a benefits package that is among the best in the industry. Our comprehensive benefits encourage our employees and their families to build a lifelong relationship with us.

  • Vacation Pay

  • Health insurance

  • Dental and vision plan

  • Prescription drug plan

  • Life insurance

  • Short-term disability

  • 401(k) profit-sharing savings plan

  • Incentive programs

  • Tool purchase programs

Tradesmen International is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

Recruiter Name

Timothy Muldowney



Posted Date 5 days ago (1/11/2021 9:03 AM)

Req ID 2021-286597

Category Welder - Pipe

Travel No

Location US-IL-Gurnee