ACS Manufacturing is a state-of-the-art design build manufacturer of acoustical equipment enclosures, fuel tanks, turbine systems and skids. We have one of the largest facilities in the industry, nearly 300,000 square feet on 36 acres in Denison, Texas and has expanded its operation to 150,000 square feet facility in Abbeville, SC.
Job Summary: The Welder performs welding tasks and is responsible for reading new project blue prints, laying out welding projects from start to finish. Position includes fitting, welding and requesting supervisor input as needed. The welder is expected to expand their welding knowledge and skills over time
Job Responsibilities/Duties: Welder

Analyze blueprints, verify dimensions and build projects without direct supervision.
Assure the accuracy of finished parts by comparing them to the main samples.
Request Supervisor/QA verification of all dimensions prior to final welding out.
Weld Carbon & Aluminum and all types of MIG Wire
Weld parts in different directions in flat, horizontal, vertical or overhead directions
Perform proper fit-up and tack welding of structures
Heat, form and cut metal pieces with the use of welding equipment, hand tools, plasma cutters torches, and drill holes; Abides by Tolerance: of – +1/8
Set up and shut down welding equipment
Arrange and verify the welding parts/material needed, as per blueprint, prior to assembly
Assemble and tack-weld components with the use of appropriate equipment
Use equipment such as a straightedge and rulers to arrange and tightens parts
Utilize grinder, or other hand tools to prepare the finished product for paint (spatter removal)
Insulate assembly as needed and fasten perforated metal as needed
Maintain a smooth process of fitting, burning and welding to prevent problems with overheating, distorted parts, the expansion or shrinking parts
Proficient in setting welding machine variable to include:

Drive roll tensions
Gas flow on the regulator
Volts for each metal thickness
Wire feed speed

Practice good welding habits including startup and shut down of welding machines
Ability to communicate effectively and demonstrates good listening skills
General cleaning in the area
Obey the safety standards of ACS and follow local, state, and federal regulations
Responsible for any other tasks that may arise

Work Environmental & Physical Demand:

May stand for long periods of up to 12 hours.
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. repetitively, as well as frequent twisting and bending, to meet fast paced work demands
Work in various adverse conditions such as tight or enclosed spaces, heights and extreme temperatures. May work inside or outside to complete work assignments. Position requires exposure to dust and dirt.
Follow safety standards in working with multiple services, tools and equipment.

Minimum Requirements/Experience:

Must have a minimum of 6 months experience in a shop/production environment
Must have 1 to 3 years welding related experience and/or training or an equivalent combination of education and experience as determined by employer
Must be able to read tape measure, use tools such as grinders, drills and screw guns
Must be able to read blue prints
Must pass a drug screen and background check for employment

Required Education:

High School diploma or equivalent

Job Type: Full-time

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Employee discount
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Referral program
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance

Experience level:

Under 1 year


10 hour shift
12 hour shift

Weekly day range:

Monday to Friday
Weekend availability

Work setting:


Ability to commute/relocate:

Abbeville, SC 29620: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


Welding: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In personHealth insurance

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