Welders and Fitters in South Hill, Virginia, US at American Buildings Company

Date Posted: 3/6/2018

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Job Description

Division:  American Buildings-Atlantic

American Buildings Company a division of Nucor, the nation’s largest steel and steel products manufacturer and largest recycler is seeking to hire Welders, Fitters in our pre-engineered steel buildings production facility in La Crosse, VA. 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 have ability to be qualified to AWS Certification D1.1 through our in plant processes within the first 30 days of employment.

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.


  • 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.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US (Nucor will not sponsor the need for a visa now or in the future.)
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
  • Ability to read tape measurements to 1/16th of an inch and apply measurements to shop drawings.
  • Must be willing to wear job specific PPE
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • 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 and provide a resume prior to March 31, 2018


A resume is required to apply

 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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