Welders and Fitters in El Paso, IL at American Buildings Company

Date Posted: 2/10/2018

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Job Description

American Buildings-Midwest

American Buildings Company a division of Nucor, the nation’s largest steel and steel products manufacturer and largest recycler is seeking to hire Welders and Fitters in our pre-engineered steel buildings production facility in El Paso, IL.

These positions will be responsible for:

  • Performing various fit up and tacking operations on a variety of structural assemblies.
  • Interpret weld symbols and follow weld procedures.
  • Adding stiffeners, brackets, face plates, etc. using prints for location prior to finish welding.
  • Perform production MIG welding operations on a variety of plate, bars, channel and related materials working from prints and/or verbal instructions.
  • Setting welding machine to assure uniform bead, adequate penetration with minimum warp.
  • Utilizing cutting torch and arc air gouger as required and replenish electrode wire reel and/or stick electrode as necessary.
  • Performing cleaning operations when required using chipping hammer or grinder to remove flux, burn-though and splatter.
  • Utilize overhead crane to lift within capacity of crane
  • Maintaining work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.

These positions are responsible for welding structural beams and components to the specifications in the print within the quality standards set by the company and are expected to follow prescribed safety rules, communicate suggestions.  Candidates must proper certifications or have ability to be qualified to obtain required certifications through our in plant processes within specified time frame.

We are looking for dedicated teammates that will help to promote the company’s mission statement to take care of our customers, make safety their priority and work in a drug-free environment.

Nucor Teammates:

The application process requires a job bid form. Please upload your completed job bid form as a resume.  The deadline to apply is 02/25/2018 at 8:00 PM Eastern Time.


This is a Nucor internal posting.

Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace.

Job Requirements


  • Must be 18 years old
  • High School Graduate or GED
  • Must be willing to wear job specific PPE
  • Welding Certificate from a vocational or technical school or 1 year of welding experience.


  • Work experience in the metal building industry or in a production environment

Persons interested must successfully register to be considered.

 All communications will be via email, must provide a valid email address.


“Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace.”


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