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Material Handler and Welder - 1st and 2nd Shift

Location : Denver, NC
Job Type : Temp to Perm
Compensation : open - $15.00-$21.54 h
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 1
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Material Handler and Welders -1st and 2nd Shift

Denver, NC 


Labor Connections, LLC is seeking several Material Handlers/ General Laborers for a company in Denver, NC. We have both 1st and 2nd shift positions and hours will be Monday through Thursday - Friday and Saturday overtime may be required. 


-Pay is $15.00 - $21.54 for forklift operators depending on shift.

-Pay starts at $18.00 hourly for welders. 

-Weekly pay, and benefits available.

Material Handler Job Functions:

  • Get prescribed packs/hooks from rack storage area and hang on paint chain hooks according to spacing prescribed for specific parts.

  • Hang parts to be painted in pre-established multiples

  • Removed painted parts from chain at unload station and stack or stand on racks in position and multiples for banding for storage and shipment.

  • Work in teams of 2, with each racker handling on end of beams, uprights or others pats to be painted or unloaded.

  • Operate steel banding equipment to band painted parts into bundles. Apply supplied warning labels

  • Assist in cleaning paint booths, wash tank, cleaning and repairing paint chain and burning paint from racks and hooks.

  • Detect and report equipment malfunctions, unusual situations, other problems to the team leader. -Follow all safety rules, regulations and practices.

  • Maintain equipment and work area in a clean and orderly fashion.

  • Perform other similar duties as assigned by the team leader or supervisor.  

Welder Job Responsibilities

  • Adjust locating rails and stops for length, the width of assembly, and position of components to be welded. Use assembly components as setting gauges and use tape to measure within 1/16 inch. Refer to charts and sketches for set up information.

  • Place posts, horizontal and diagonal braces, connectors, footplates or other components into the fixture, rotate braces using a special hand tool, position parts to stops and clamp in place using “C” clamps, quick clamps, air operated or other clamping devices.

  • MIG weld bead or tack all accessible joints as necessary, remove or release clamps and remove the assembly to position for complete welding..

  • Manually weld connectors to beams or touch up weld from auto beam welder as required.

  • Make necessary adjustments to wire feed, heat, and gas flow.

  • May use a gas torch to cut notches and heating parts for bending as required.

  • Obtain material on rack truck from storage area or from rolling mills. Get welded wire as required from storage, transfer to work area, mount on a reel and assemble to wire feed mechanism overhead using a helper to hold the feeder in position.

  • Maintain the work area in a clean and orderly condition.

  • Observe all safety rules, regulations, and practices.

  • Perform other similar or related duties as assigned or instructed by the supervisor.

  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs up to 60 lbs.

Required Qualifications :

Material Handler Requirements: 

  • Must be able to lift 60 lbs. including overhead and repetitive over a 10-hour shift.

  • Must be able to lift, bend, kneel, stoop, and use hand tools repetitively.

  • Must be reliable with a good work ethic and attendance.

  • Must have basic math skills including ruler and measurement skills 

  • All Material Handler applicants must submit to both a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. If offered a job you will also need to have steel-toed boots/shoes.

Welder Requirements:

  • MIG welding experience or formal MIG welding training or able to complete and pass a welding test.

  • Ability to read a tape measure and basic math skills

  • Reliable with good attendance and work ethic.

  • All (job posting name) applicants must submit to both a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. If offered a job you will also need to have steel-toed boots/shoes.

Why work at Labor Connections LLC

At Labor Connections LLC our openings are temp to perm with growing companies in construction, warehouse, manufacturing, and light industrial looking to hire their next employee.


During your temp period as a material handler, Labor Connections LLC offers weekly pay, direct deposit, and optional medical, vision, dental, and life benefits to our employees. We have offices in Conover, Morganton, and Statesville to better help you on your career search.



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