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Steel Fabrication Welder - Newport, KY

Location: Newport, KY, United States
Company: EGC
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EGC Construction is looking for both experienced professionals and individuals who are looking to begin their construction career to join our team! 

EGC employs more than 120 skilled craft workers that focus on safety, quality and customer satisfaction. We offer general, commercial and industrial construction including electrical work, millwrights, pipe fitters and structural steel detailers. 

Headquartered in Newport, Kentucky and have been servicing local, regional, and international clients since 1978. EGC is committed to safety and the continuous improvement of our safety systems. We have received national safety awards as a result of our performance. 

We are currently seeking a steel welder/fabricator that is proficient in metal parts layout, cutting and welding.  The ideal candidate will have a strong background in welding techniques, the ability to interpret blueprints and specifications, and a commitment to delivering high quality work.  This includes structural steel and large building components to small precision metal fabrication. 

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: 

  • Interpret technical drawings, blueprints and schematics to understand project specifications.
  • Perform welding tasks using various techniques such as MIG, TIG and ARC welding.
  • Set up welding machines, tools, and equipment needed for fabrication projects.
  • Inspect welds and structures to ensure they meet quality and safety standards.
  • Collaborate with team members and supervisors to complete projects efficiently and on schedule.
  • Identify and troubleshoot issues in the welding process, recommending solutions to improve efficiency and quality.


  • Proficiency in MIG, TIG, and ARC welding techniques
  • OSHA 10/30 Certified or the ability to obtain certification.
  • Proven experience as a Steel Fabrication Welder or similar role.
  • Certification in welding or relevant vocational training preferred.
  • Previous experience working in the construction industry a plus.


  • High school diploma or equivalent Candidates must have transportation and good communication skills.
  • Be willing to work within a 50-mile radius. 


  • Possess all auditory, speaking and communicating capabilities
  • Physical requirements: standing, walking, bending, twisting, climbing, pushing, pulling, lifting up to 50lbs., seeing and reading

EGC is a merit shop contractor supporting a Team working environment. All Team members will be required from time to time to perform other duties they are qualified to perform, outside of this job description and their normal work function. 

All EGC employees are required to comply with our Substance Abuse Prevention Policy as a condition of employment. EGC Construction may condition offers of employment upon taking and passing of a post-offer/pre-employment drug screen. 

EGC Construction is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. EGC is committed to a diverse workforce.