Welder 2nd Shift with $1500 Phased Sign-on Bonus


Dixon, Illinois, United States

Job Summary

The position will be responsible for working in the process of HVAC refrigeration manufacturing.  Welders will fuse metal materials together using high heat equipment and welding process such as MIG/TIG welding and brazing. Welders will work with a range of materials and equipment in fitting and assembling metal components to form structures.

1.    Perform weldments on multiple product lines
2.    Weld a variety of material
3.    Weld on headers and return bends with minimum number of leaks along with being sure that the pipes and headers are level and square
4.    Monitor equipment operation to ensure proper heat setting and weld tip
5.    Read piece part drawings and bill of materials
6.    Do inter-piping, including fitting, aligning and adjustments
7.    Run overhead crane
8.    Perform leak test
9.    Complete required paperwork
10.    Additional duties as assigned

•    Safety
•    Attendance
•    Quality
•    Throughput


•    Meet all product quality requirements 
•    Ability to diagnose problems and make adjustments on your welder
•    Ability to read/work to engineering drawings, welding procedures and other instructions
•    Ability to clean and maintain equipment in proper working condition
•    Ensure compliance with safety protocols
•    Have excellent attendance record
•    Ability to communicate and work well with fellow employees 
•    Ability to keep a clean and safe work area


•    High school diploma or GED required
•    1 year of experience in ARC or MIG welding
•    1 year of experience in TIG welding
•    1 to 2 years of experience in a manufacturing operation 


The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•    Lifting up to 50 pounds with assistance
•    Sitting, standing, walking, bending, grasping, pushing, pulling, crawling, climbing, twisting, reaching, and working at heights
•    Perform repetitive motions
•    Plant environment with potential exposure to bad weather, excessive heat/cold, and/or excessive noise


About SPX

SPX Corporation is a supplier of highly engineered products and technologies, holding leadership positions in the HVAC, detection and measurement, and engineered solutions markets. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, SPX Corporation had approximately $1.4 billion in annual revenue in 2018 and more than 4,000 employees in 17 countries. SPX Corporation is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “SPXC”.  For more information, please visit www.spx.com.


SPX is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law.


Thank you for your interest in our company


SPX is a diversified, global supplier of infrastructure equipment with scalable growth platforms in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), detection and measurement, and engineered solutions. With operations in 17 countries and approximately $1.4 billion in annual revenue, we offer a wide array of highly engineered products with strong brands.


At SPX , what’s in it for our employees transcends market-competitive compensation and benefits.  Our Total Rewards program also includes opportunities for employees’ personal development, career growth, and recognition. These programs focus on alignment and assessment of organizational, team, and individual efforts toward achieving business results. Our development and career growth programs empower our employees to enhance their skills, develop new competencies, and pursue career goals. SPX benefits package provides choices designed to help employees manage their well-being. Our compensation programs are performance-based to recognize and reward employees who work hard, display the values and leadership practices we embrace, and deliver exceptional results.


  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork
  • Results

At SPX, our values are at the heart of everything we do. We use our values every day to help us make the right decisions. We embrace a common purpose and strive for improvement. We respect and value each other as individuals and recognize that only by working together, as a team, can we reach our full potential. We take responsibility for our actions, build strong relationships with each other and our customers, and always act ethically. Our values inspire us to achieve the high standards of quality, safety, and performance that our customers expect and deserve.


Our work environment is established on a work-life philosophy supported by policies, programs, and practices that help employees achieve success within and outside the workplace. We believe in creating an inclusive work environment where employees strive to realize their fullest potential.  We are an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer committed to making selection decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected basis.