Job Description

Position: Welder - Fabrication

Location: Birmingham, AL

Type: Contract to Hire

Pay: $17-$20/hr - Depending on Experience

Diversified Sourcing Solutions is looking for an experienced Welder to fill a vacant role in the Birmingham area. The ideal candidate will hold a High School Diploma and/or Degree and have at least 5+ years as a Welder. This is a contract to hire position directly with our client.


The Welder is responsible for permanently joining pieces of metal together by applying heat or electricity.


  • Reading blueprints or job specifications to be able to perform various welding tasks.

  • Permanently joining pieces of metal together by applying heat and / or electricity.

  • Layout, position, align and secure parts and assemblies prior to assembly using straightedges, combination squares, calipers and rulers.

  • Equipment and welding methods must be determined by the welder by applying knowledge of metallurgy, geometry and welding techniques.

  • May weld components in flat, vertical or overhead positions.


  • Ability and skill to operate torches, tips, hoses, soldering irons, brazing irons, welding machines, metal clips, acids, salts, electrical conductors, pressure regulators and gas cylinders that relate to the welding process.

  • Ability to examine work pieces for defects, measuring work pieces with straight edges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications.

  • Ability to select and install torches, torch tips, filler rods and flux according to welding chart specifications or types and thicknesses of metals.

  • Skill in Stick Welding (SMAW), MIG welding and TIG welding.

  • Skill in Pipe Welding with positions such as horizontal fixed position (5G) and pipe incline fixed (6G).

  • SMAW welding using a manual arc welding process that uses a consumable electrode coated in flux in order to lay the weld.

  • MIG welding using wire feed to supply filler material to the parts when uniting metals.

  • TIG welding when a process requires exactness or when metals have differet compositions as well as thinner parts of metal which are cannot be welded through SMAW or MIG welding processes.

  • Work experience in the Aluminum, Steel, Forging, Ductile Iron, Petrochem, Foundry or Automotive industries is a plus.


  • High School Diploma or GED Certificate

  • Vocational School Training or Apprenticeship Preferred

Diversified Sourcing Solutions is a national search firm that places top candidates with our top customers. We are an EEO Employer: Race, Color, Religion, National Origin, Sex, Disability, Age or any other classification protected by law.




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