MIG Welder

Addison, IL

Posted: 07/03/2023 Job Number: JN -102022-7769

Job Description

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Company Name: Thybar Corporation

Address: 913 Kay Ave.

City/State/Zip: Addison, IL 60101

Hiring Manager, Title: Kiefer Fitzpatrick, Branch Manager

Position Type: Welder

Pay Rate: 19-21hr Bill Rate: 37-40hr Spread: 500+

Job Title: Welder

Drug Test: 4 Panel Background Check: 7 Year Felony

Company Information: Thybar manufactures roofing curbs for commercial industry. These house HVAC units and are always in demand, non-negotiable to replace these for commercial buildings so their business never drops in poor economic conditions.

Why is this position open/still available? Growth

How long has the position been open? 1 week

When is the start date? Any day of the week

What are the day to day job duties? What will the candidate be doing? How long will they be on contract?
  • Read blueprints with some assistance.
  • Demonstrate ability to turn on welding machine, connect cables properly, and adjust machine settings for proper weld penetration and appearance.
  • Turn regulator valves to activate flow of gases, torch lights, and adjusts gas mixture and pressure to obtain desired flame for cutting.
  • Manually guides electrode or gun along weld line, maintaining length of arc and speed of movement to join edges of work piece with supervision.
  • Weld flat, cylindrical, or irregular parts by positioning with bolts, clamps or by tack welding to secure in position prior to welding.
  • Welding on Galvanized steel must be locked down on this****


What are the hours for the position? 1st Shift (M-F 7: 00am-3: 30pm) 2nd Shift (M-Th 3: 30pm-2: 00am) OT will be Saturday for 1st and Friday for 2nd, usually none on contract.

What is the work environment like?

This is a typical job shop, it can get hot, dirty, and not the best lit environment. Will be around galvanized steel so must be okay working in a industrial environment.


MIG Welding Experience

Tape measuring experience

Blueprint reading


MIG Welding certification or 6 months experience

Ability to use a tape measure

Blueprint reading skills


More welding experience

DQ s are there any knockout question we can screen for? If we find the right candidate, is there any reason this position will not start?


TEST THE JOB: What backgrounds of candidates will work out? Industries, technical skills, etc.

Anyone who has worked in an industrial place before, even if lube tech that has welding degree

TRAINING/First day responsibilities: What should the candidate expect the first day? The first week? Is there training involved? At what point should they be fully trained?

Training and first day is very quick, mostly shadowing but will be thrown in very quickly. They need to impress in their first couple of weeks and be urgent or they will have their performance reviewed negatively. Should be fully trained within a week.

PERFORMANCE EVALUATION: Once they are trained, how do you evaluate their performance? What will you be looking at? Are there any quotas, timelines, deliverables?

No formal evaluation

INTERVIEW PROCESS/START PROCESS: What is the interview process? Who is involved? Who makes the ultimate hiring decision? What questions will you be asking? What answers are you looking for? When can you interview candidates?

Sub to Kiefer, interview and test with Joe.

FEEDBACK PROCESS: Once someone interviews, what is the feedback process? How quick will you make a decision? Who makes the decision?

Joe/Kiefer will get back to us by end of the day

EXCLUSIVE/Candidates in play: Do we have the exclusive? Are there other agencies or internal working on this? Are there any other candidates currently in the process?

Express and Crown are also in play

Sourcing Strategy / Search String:

weld* AND MIG

Look for people fresh out of school with some level of exposure to industrial background

Why would someone want to work there? How can I sell your company and this opportunity?

Quickest contract at RHM (60 working days)

Immediately in the union with their benefits

o Scheduled pay raises

o Good medical benefits

Room to grow into a welding or machine operator role

Experience here can be transferred anywhere

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