Welder Fabricator

Sycamore, IL Full-time $20.00-$24.00/hour
Hydrofarm LLC is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled

As a Welder Fabricator in our manufacturing facility, your primary responsibility is to ensure the structural integrity and quality of our products through the precise and skilled application of welding techniques. You will primarily focus on MIG welding of steel components while also fabricating and assembly of various metal structures and products.


·        MIG Welding Proficiency: Your core competency lies in MIG welding, where you'll be expected to weld steel parts with precision and consistency. This entails the use of a MIG welding machine that feeds a continuous wire electrode while shielding the weld area with an inert gas.

·        Joins, fabricates, and repairs metal and other weldable material by applying welding techniques.

·        Inspects completed welds to determine structural bond and soundness.

·        May be required to prepare the materials and set up welding jigs, fixtures, or robot before performing the weld.

·        Measure and cut metal components using various tools such as band saws and grinders.

·        Operate machines, such as brake presses, rollers, shears, and drill presses.

·        Fulfill daily production requirements assigned by department supervisor or production manager. 

·        Maintain activity logs and or production orders.

·        Perform quality control checks throughout the day and record them.

·        Performs work in accordance with established safety procedures.

·        Perform other duties as assigned.



·        Follow all safety guidelines for set up, use, and shut down of any welding equipment daily.

·        Must be 18 years of age or older.

·        Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

·        Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings.

·        Must be able to use and read a tape measure.

·        Ability to perform a Lap Weld, T Fillet Weld, and Butt Weld in the flat position and vertical down position.

·        Adapt to hot/cold environment, humidity, dust, and noise.

·        Ability to stand for extended periods of time.

·        Must be able to use a hand truck or pallet jack.

·        Forklift experience.



·        Safety Glasses – Company provided - Required while in the shop.

·        Industrial work shoes or boots required while in the shop.

·        Proper PPE must be worn for the job – Company provided.

·        Hearing protection – Company provided/Recommended.

·        Welding Gloves – Company provided/Required.

·        Auto darkening welding helmet –Required.

·        Half facepiece respirator and filters -Company provided/Required.

·        Must wear long pants.

·        Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

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