Field Welder - East Tennessee 

Field Welder - East Tennessee

Johnson City, TN

Come join our team where our craftsmen welders and tank builders are integral to building a vast array of products that support our American way of life. This includes but is not limited to supporting the country’s defense, automotive, paper, packaging, adhesives, lubricants, fertilizers, coatings, recyclable materials, environmental, power generation, food, beverage, pharmaceutical, detergent and many other industries.

Tate Metalworks, Inc. is hiring experienced flux core (FCAW) welders in our Field Erected Storage Tank Construction Division for job sites located in the East Tennessee area.  

Join our team and find out why so many of or construction craft team members stay with Tate Metalworks for years. 

About the Job

This position will be primarily located on jobsites in the East Tennessee area.  Candidates should be willing to travel and work across the Southeast US as needed.  

Employee Requirements & Qualifications

  • Pass an open butt, (FCAW) flux core arc welding plate test, (3) positions: vertical, horizontal, overhead
  • Field Construction Welding Experience: FCAW
  • Able to lift 50lbs, kneeling, bending, and lifting
  • Climbing Ladders
  • Work in outdoor environment
  • Comply with all Tate Metalworks and customer safety programs

Pay and Benefits

  • Top Wages  (call for rates:  Michael Bolton: Tate Construction Manager: 864-838-3546)
  • 5-7 days per diem
  • Full Health Insurance: Dental, Eye & Medical Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Account, with a Company Match
  • Travel Pay

(Candidates must pass pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check.)


About Tate Metalworks

Tate Metalworks, Inc., now in its 51st year of business, is an industry-leading supplier of welded steel storage tanks, pressure vessels, and fabricated steel plate structures serving the chemical, pulp and paper, petroleum, petro-chemical, renewable energies markets. Tate Metalworks is a “Safety First Priority” Company. This means that the well-being of our associates and our fellow workers comes before any schedule or budget constraint. No matter rank, position, or place within the company, we speak up for safety. We invest in employee retention and take care of our associates.

Tate Metalworks is an equal opportunity employer

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