Position: Fabricator/Welder
Location: St. Louis, MO
Brand: IPEG
Segment: Pumps & Motor Technology

(IPEG) is a distributor, service and repair company offering industrial, commercial, sanitary and municipal products and services. Services include Industrial Pumps and Process Equipment, Motion Control Products, Industrial Valves, Industrial Filters, Commercial Building Products and Services, Sanitary Products and Services, Municipal Products and Services. IPEG has supplied customers with liquid, air and vacuum handling equipment and solutions for more than 60 years.

The Pump Motor Technology group is currently comprised of 14 companies spread throughout the United States and still growing! Our aim is to be the primary source for rotating equipment and process equipment solutions in the industrial and municipal markets. The PMT group prides itself on providing a complete solution for the ever-expanding pump and motor industry.

The PMT group represents some of the most reputable brand names in the fluid handling, pump distribution, water/wastewater treatment and fabrication industry. Our unparalleled service capabilities, whether in-house or field service, provide each customer with the problem solving and product knowledge to stand by our claim : we service what we sell.

Just as there are multiple components for an effectively running pump, it takes a team working together to be a success. A diverse range of talent resides in the Pump Motor Technology group, including engineers, inside and outside sales personnel, machinists, winders, pump and motor repair technicians, field service technicians, electricians, welders, millwrights, and more. Do you want to be part of a team in an industry that keeps America running? Join us today!

Job Summary:
The Fabricator/Welder shall build a variety of projects ranging from small single pump units to large complex multi-function skids. Be able to read and build from shop drawings. And be able to contribute feedback to the design and fabrication of the projects.

Essential Functions:
  • Welding with Tig and Mig of cold and hot rolled metals, including stainless steel, and may include aluminum. Materials will range from thin gauge sheet metal, structural metals, and all shapes and gauges according to a particular design combination.
  • Experience to successfully weld components in flat and vertical, and use of proper welding practices to minimize shrinking, distortion or expansion of materials or assembly.
  • Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind, or bolt component parts to accomplish required blueprint configurations
  • Ability and experience to accurately use standard fabrication measurement tools and devices to ensure all dimensional and quality requirements are met.
  • Repairs broken or cracked parts, fills holes and increases size of metal parts
  • Lay out, position, align and secure parts and assemblies prior to assembly, using straight edges, combination squares, calipers, and rulers
  • Experience to safely operate forklifts, pallet jacks, and other load moving equipment.
  • Ability to use equipment such as plasma cutters, saws, shears, drill press, grinders, punches, and other equipment to modify, cut, and shape metal materials to meet blueprint requirements.
  • Working environment and equipment will require the use of personal protective equipment to each task. This includes, but is not limited to safety glasses, goggles, shields, welding helmet, gloves, steel toe footwear, burn protection apparel and ear protection.
  • Lay out, position, align and secure parts and assemblies prior to assembly, using straight edges, combination squares, calipers, and rulers
  • Drill and Tap Holes

Physical Abilities:
  • Welding position will require heavy physical work, heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects. Physical work is a primary part of job, requires standing and repetitive daily movements associated with fabrication, and welding.
  • Work involves almost constant exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, toxic chemicals, bio-hazardous materials, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises.
  • Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.

Training / Education:
  • 0 - 15 years of experience in the field of metal working and related entities
  • Proficient in MIG, TIG, and SMAW processes
  • Proficient in handheld plasma, Oxy-acet. cutting and Carbon Arc Gouging
  • Proficient in reading Bill of material and fabrication documents
  • Able to weld in all positions, material types and Shapes (including pipe)
  • A well-rounded knowledge of metals, plastics, woods, and other materials is a plus
  • Could pass welder qualification tests if requested
  • Vocational training and / or Associates degree required

At OTC Industrial Technologies, we believe that our employees are our greatest strength. Through investment in our people and growth from within, we believe in providing you with a wide variety of opportunities to accelerate your career potential as you help us drive change to move our business forward.

For over 60 years, employing and developing the best-in-class talent has been at the forefront of our success. By coupling our teams' hands-on experience with a wide range of products from top vendors, we provide customers with the best quality products and technical application expertise and services at the lowest possible costs.

Working with OTC Industrial Technologies is perfect for purpose driven individuals who are motivated to be part of an exciting transformational company.

Perks of Working with OTC Industrial Technologies:

As part of the OTC family, you'll enjoy competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan - Additionally, we offer paid time off, short-and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, tuition assistance, and Employee Assistance Program. You'll also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.