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Worthington Industries, Inc.

Apprentice Welder

Worthington Industries, Inc. - Skiatook, OK



We are dedicated to the belief that people are our most important asset. In filling job openings every effort is expended to find candidates within Worthington, its divisions or subsidiaries. Employee development, opportunity to grow and continuing to evolve both as an employee and as a company are instrumental to our success. We encourage employees to inquire about open positions and apply to those that help further their career goals.  

This position level is for establishing the skill level of entry level welders new to the location. It is expected most individuals hired into this position will proceed to Welder 1 level after 90 days or less. This is an entry level welding role. A successful candidate is self-motivated and utilizes a strong work ethic to ensure all quality levels are met.


Safely operates and performs SMAW, GMAW or SAW duties.

Assists Welder 1 and 2 in fit up, grinding, cutting and equipment setup.

Assists in layout of tanks and pressure vessel parts.

Assists assigned mentor as necessary.

Practice and pass basic ASME welder performance qualification tests.

Inspect all parts for defects and welds to ensure quality products.

Recognizes common weld flaws, discontinuities and defects.

Requests tests for weld qualification and training for WI Weld Quality System.

Self-inspects own welds and corrects errors with mentor's guidance.

Organizes work cell with instruction from group leaders to make welds and vessel lay-outs in a timely manner to meet production demands.

Sets up and makes adjustments to stick and mig welding machines as needed to maintain good production and quality.

Other duties as assigned.


Ability to lift at least 50 pounds on a regular basis, able to work in varied temperatures and conditions.

Job requires strong range of motion as well as standing through entire length of shift

Can read a tape measure and utilize other measuring devices proficiently.

Demonstrate basic math skills

Mechanical aptitude required

Must be able to distinguish between part numbers and sizes

Must be able to count and label parts accurately

Must be able to handle small parts

Must be able to handle physical, repetitive work and be able to stand for 10 hours a day

Completes 90 day checklist

Has emerging GMAW, SMAW or SAW skills. Must have a firm understanding of process variables and is able to adjust accordingly

Complies with the 5A's of performance (Attendance, Attitude, Adaptability, Accident-free and Accountability)

Reports to work on time, with appropriate PPE. Makes necessary requests to obtain PPE. Must follow all safety policies and procedures

Education/Training Required:

0- 6 months of previous welding experience or equivalent knowledge

Weld skill pre-employment assessment required

Worthington Industries Inc., and its subsidiaries, is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran's status.

10 days 13 hours ago

Worthington Industries, Inc.


Apprentice Welder Worthington Industries, Inc. - Skiatook, OK, United States


Location: Skiatook, OK

Company Profile:
In 1955, a young steel salesman named John H. McConnell saw an opportunity for custom processed steel. He purchased his first load of steel by borrowing $600 against his 1952 Oldsmobile and founded Worthington Industries. First year earnings were $11,000 generated from sales of $342,000. From these modest beginnings, McConnell started a company known for its innovative products and services as well as its unique employee relationships.