16 days old

Welder

Watchfire
Danville, IL 61832
  • Jobs Rated
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NOTE:  Danville, IL is 2.5 hours from Chicago, 1.5 from Indianapolis, 0.5 from Champaign/Urbana.<\/em><\/strong><\/p>

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Headquartered in Danville, Ill., Watchfire has manufactured electric signs since 1932 and LED signs, using meticulously sourced components from around the world, since 1998. Our products include indoor and outdoor LED displays, fixed digit and video scoreboards, gas price signs and digital billboards. Every aspect of our products and service is focused on giving our customers the greatest advertising tools available for developing their business and increasing sales. Our partnerships with respected, knowledgeable sign company professionals are the foundation of our collective success. <\/p>

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Watchfire LED signs are known for their legendary quality and reliability. We test our outdoor displays to withstand whatever nature throws at them, all to guarantee our customers years of worry-free performance. The excellence in every Watchfire sign begins with our outstanding engineering team designing a quality product. In production, we choose quality over expedience or expense. We use the best performing components available from a global market and invest the time and expense needed to evaluate and verify every aspect of our products design, function and serviceability. Our reputation depends on our displays looking and performing great not just on day one, but for years to come. <\/p>

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We developed our proprietary Ignite software to create and manage messages from design to scheduling. Whether the sign is large or small, color or monochrome, the suite of Ignite software helps create head-turning messages through easy-to-use interfaces. Watchfire has over 60,000 LED signs in operation at convenience stores, gas stations, retail outlets, banks, schools, places of worship and other locations worldwide. We also have more digital billboard customers in the U.S. than any other brand.<\/p>

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Position is 2nd Shift, working 4 10-hour shifts (3:30PM \u2013 2:00AM) M-Thursday, with Friday being potential overtime days.<\/em><\/strong><\/p>

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*Watchfire is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs.<\/p>

Responsibilities<\/h2>
  • Use professional MIG welding equipment, complete professional welds to secure our customer's product safely and neatly<\/li>
  • Following a print, frame up the outer shape \"skeleton\" of a large aluminum cabinet and prepare it for welding<\/li>
  • Following a print, prepare the aluminum \"skins\" to be mounted on the aluminum \u201cskeleton\u201d<\/li>
  • Using rubbing alcohol and similar non-toxic materials, clean and prepare the surfaces<\/li>
  • Utilizing highly adhesive mounting tapes, mount the aluminum \u201cskins\u201d<\/li>
  • Operate and operate large overhead cranes for positioning and relocating partial and completed units<\/li>
  • Assist and cross train into other areas as needed<\/li>
  • Ability to read a tape measure and use hand tools<\/li>
  • Great attention to detail<\/li>
  • Reliable, with excellent attendance and punctuality<\/li>
  • Ability to quickly learn new tasks by asking questions and fully understanding the work being done<\/li>
  • Flexible, cooperative, and interested in learning and doing a variety of jobs<\/li>
  • Energetic with a cheerful attitude<\/li>
  • Proven ability to be timely and ready and willing to work<\/li>
  • English literacy is an essential function of these positions due to written work instructions, safety labeling of equipment, job specific documentation, etc.<\/li>
  • Basic computer skills<\/li>
  • Ability to read blueprints and drawings<\/li>
  • Forklift and crane experience<\/li><\/ul>

    Required Education/Qualifications<\/h2>
    • High School diploma, GED or equivalent required due to the literacy, math and other skills required to successfully perform this role<\/li>
    • Our ideal manufacturing welder will have 2+ years experience in MIG welding aluminum components<\/li>
    • Strongly prefer 2+ years of professional welding experience and/or welding certification<\/li>
    • Ability to pass AWS Certification <\/li><\/ul>

      *Legal authorization to work in the US required. We will not consider candidates who need sponsorship, now or in the future, to be legally employed in the US.  No H1B, OPT, CPT or other \u201ctemporary work authorization\u201d candidates will be considered.<\/p>

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