Steel Cradle | Decatur, AL 35601
Date Posted: 2/2/2023 | Last Day to Apply: 3/31/2030

Compensation Type: Salary
Min Salary: $35,000
Max Salary: $57,000

Perform all kinds of welding and cutting using gas and electric welding equipment.

Primary Duties:

  • Receive job duties from team lead.
  • Follow work procedures and tool and material requirements.
  • Select and set up welding equipment.
  • Clean and prepare surfaces to be welded.
  • Fabricate metal building and metal roofing components.
  • Use a rod or wire and heat to join metals.
  • Use a plasma torch, grinding wheel, band saw or other instrument for cutting metal.
  • Ensure welds meet standards and specifications

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Other projects and responsibilities may be added at the company’s discretion.

Job Qualifications:

  • Ability to work in degrees of precision and control where damage could be considerable.
  • Attention and care required to prevent injury to self or others when performing work.
  • Ability to stoop, bend, stand for long periods of time.
  • Agreement to wear protective equipment for exposure to glare, burn, and shrapnel.
  • Ability to maintain a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Qualifications:

  • Ambition – Drive to achieve personal advancement.
  • Autonomy – Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • General Tidiness – Ability to keep department and machines clean at all times.
  • Honesty/Integrity – Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
  • Resilience – Ability to recover from, or adjust to, misfortune or setbacks.
  • Self-Motivation – Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative.
  • Technical Aptitude – Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized information.
  • Working well under pressure – Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.

Education/Training Requirements:

  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree

Experience Requirements:

  • 2 years’ experience in welding/fabricating

Physical Requirements:

Standing, walking, lifting 50 lbs. or more, pulling, pushing, carrying, grasping, reaching, stooping, crouching, color determination, near acuity, speaking, listening

Work Environment:

  • This position is required to work in a manufacturing environment facility and at times on job sites.
  • While performing duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; extreme heat and vibration.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


  • Perform all duties in a safe and efficient manner according to company and OSHA safety guidelines.
  • Wear the proper protective equipment as required.
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Steel Cradle

About Steel Cradle


1500 Church St SE, Decatur, AL 35601