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Welder at Borton LC

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Salina, Kansas

Job Description:

Borton, headquartered in Hutchinson, KS, offers 90 years of experience successfully completing 6,000+ projects. Borton specializes in new construction, repairs and renovations, and bulk material conveying. From concept to start-up, Borton delivers projects on-time and on-budget, helping companies save time with efficient and innovative solutions tailored to each project’s specifications.

The Sherwood Companies have a proven track record of completing a variety of projects from General Construction, to Construction Management and Design Build Projects for both public and private owners. A brief summary of the types of projects include, urban expressways, bridges, underground utilities, dam construction, asphalt/concrete paving and water/wastewater treatment plants. 


Responsible for permanently joining metal parts using high heat application to form a permanent bond. May specialize in one of hundreds of different processes of welding to join metals together. Under general supervision, performs safe and efficient duties necessary in the heavy construction industry. The incumbent will need to operate in a safe and efficient manner following all personal protective equipment (PPE) and process requirements. Must be able to travel (relocate) from jobsite to jobsite for continued employment, able to work both scheduled and non-scheduled overtime, and able to work night (second or third) shift assignment. If slipforming operation is in progress, able to work 12 hours or more per day, 7 days per week, for two weeks plus period of time.


  • Ability to follow instructions

  • Work as a member of a team

  • Work with all crews doing the necessary tasks to complete a job

  • Work with hand tools and other equipment necessary to complete a task

  • Ensure and maintain work quality

  • Maintain jobsite

  • Preserve and maintain work being done, as well as, completed work

  • Follow all company safety policies and practices

  • Apply improved work procedures to ensure safety and efficiency of operations

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

  • Capable of working outdoors in adverse (less than favorable) weather conditions.

  • Capable of working at 200 feet plus elevation.

  • Capable of working at depth up to 30 feet below ground level or floor.

  • Capacity for working where Fall Arresting type personal protective equipment is required.

  • Capable of work on two-point (window washer) suspended scaffold.

  • Capable of working on interior multi-point suspended scaffold.


  • Work Standards

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Initiating Action

  • Adaptability

  • Contributing to Team Success

  • Managing Work (Time Management)

  • Communication


  • Use electrical currents to create heat and bond metals.

  • Join beams in the construction of buildings, bridges, and other structures and to join pipes in pipelines, power plants, and refineries.

  • Weld materials such as steel and titanium.

  • Use a rod and heat to join metals.

  • Operate welding machine that feeds wire to bond materials.

  • Use molten metal to join two pieces of metal.

  • Connect copper plumbing pipes and thinner metals.

  • Plan work by interpreting blueprints.

  • Determine welding position and type of metal to be fused.

  • Select and set up welding equipment.

  • Ensure welds meet standards and specifications.

  • Supervise machines or robots that perform automated welding tasks.

  • Load parts correctly and monitor machine constantly.

  • Use heat from an electric arc to cut and trim metal objects.


The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to handle a large volume of work and perform multiple tasks in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to effectively verbally communicate

  • Ability to stand, sit, stoop, bend, walk and lift heavy objects (50 lbs)


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work is performed in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to outdoor elements.