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Shop Assembler/ Welder

Gonzales, LA

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Westaff is hiring two Assembly Mechanics to start work IMMEDIATELY for a fantastic client in Ascension Parish!



Overview: Assembly Mechanic assembles shell/ tube heat exchanger bundles and its sub components.

Job Duties:

  • Layout and cutting of plates.
  • Cutting and threading spacer tubes and round bar.
  • Assembly of tie rods, spacers and baffles.
  • Hang the stationary tube sheets, poke tubes into baffle assembly.
  • Roll tubes placed into tube sheets and baffles.
  • Install bundle into shell.
  • Perform testing of assembled units.
  • Load completed units onto flatbed trucks.
  • Make tube hole ID records, hydro-test results and dimensional records of exchangers.
  • Completing jobs based on standard shop procedures.
  • Conforms to safety requirements of the shop.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Welding experience helpful. 

Job Requirements

  • Must be able to stand, walk, bend, stoop, squat, twist and lift for entire shift.
    Some overtime may be required. 
  • Must be comfortable in a NON CLIMATE Controlled environment. Working conditions are noisy, dusty, dirty, gritty, hot/ cold. 
  • Steel toe boots, work pants and long sleeve shirt are required. 
  • Proof of current OSHA certification will be required at interview.
  • Valid Drivers License will be required at interview. 
  • Read and write the English language; acceptable basic math skills; read and interpret simple measuring devises, read and interpret drawings.
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