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Shreveport, LA

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Experienced Welder 1st Shift

1st Shift

Work Hard. Get Rewarded!

Are you the right welder for this job? We’re hiring competent professionals to join a team where hard work and safety are valued. The pay is good. The benefits are good too, including medical and retirement plans. We also offer FREE online skills training, and personal support along the way. The ideal candidate has prior experience, attention to detail, basic math skills, and the ability to multi-task and identify problems.

Apply now and learn why light industrial workers want to work for Westaff 5x more than the competition.

“At Westaff, I love my job and the scheduling has always worked out for me.” Westaff Associate, Emily

We Require Our Customers to Offer:

  • Safe and clean work environment
  • Employee focused workplace
  • Safety programs and training


  • Weld manufactured cylinder pipe using the following welding processes, SMAW, FCAW, and SAW.
  • Weld per engineering specifications and follow manufacturing standard operating procedures.
  • Performing visual and in-process weld inspections in accordance with API and ISO quality specifications.
  • Help facilitate the team in diagnosing, troubleshooting, and solving welding problems that enhance through-put within the work team
  • Required to pass periodic welding tests and qualifications in compliance with qualification procedures.
  • Perform load rigging, torch cutting, and grinding as needed.
  • Utilize various measuring tools to verify accuracy of welded product.
  • Notify Plant Supervisor of non-conforming parts.
  • Adherence to company safety policies and procedures. 
  • Perform other duties in the plant as requested.

Knowledge & Experience, and Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years of welding experience.
  • Prior experience in completing weld certification test.
  • Must be able to utilize micrometers, calipers and scales.
  • Detail-oriented.

Physical Requirements

  • Frequent movement including walking, standing, bending/stooping, turning, twisting, pushing, pulling, raising arms, lifting, climbing and other active movements.
  • Able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Performing duties while wearing personal protective equipment.
  • Working in temperature zones that may include hot environments for extended periods and may include work in environments where dust is present.
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