Jost Chemical Co.
  • 03-May-2019 to 31-Jul-2019 (CST)
  • Maintenance
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Full Time

Medical and dental insurance provided after 60 days of employment. Company-paid life insurance provided after 60 days. Paid time off after 90 days. Nine paid holidays annually.


  • Works under general supervision of the Maintenance Manager in a GMP regulated manufacturing environment operating under Q7A
  • Perform general industrial welding duties (lay out, fit, and fabricate metal components to assemble structural forms-such as machinery frames, bridge parts, and pressure vessels-using knowledge of welding techniques, metallurgy, and engineering requirements); analyze engineering drawings and specifications to plan welding operations where procedural information is unavailable


  • Lays out, positions, and secures parts and assemblies according to specifications, using straightedge, combination square, calipers, and ruler
  • Tack-welds or welds components and assemblies, using electric, gas, arc, or other welding equipment; melts lead bar, wire, or scrap to add lead to joint or to extrude melted scrap into reusable form
  • Cuts work piece, using powered saws, hand shears, or chipping knife
  • Installs or repairs equipment, such as lead pipes, valves, floors, and tank linings
  • Observes tests on welded surfaces, such as hydrostatic, x-ray, and dimension tolerance to evaluate weld quality and conformance to specifications
  • Inspects grooves, angles, or gap allowances, using micrometer, caliper, and precision measuring instruments; removes rough spots from work piece, using portable grinder, hand file, or scraper
  • Heats, forms, and dresses metal parts, using hand tools, torch, or arc welding equipment; ignites torch and adjusts valves, amperage, or voltage to obtain desired flame or arc
  • Analyzes engineering drawings and specifications to plan layout, assembly, and welding operations; develops templates ant other work aids to hold an align parts
  • Determines required  equipment and welding method, applying  knowledge of metallurgy, geometry, and welding techniques


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Five (5) or more years skilled/ journeyman welding experience
  • Knowledge of:
    • Basic levels mathematics and English comprehension
    • Advanced level of welding components (mechanical, design, production and processing)
    • Basic level of safety, health and environmental rules and regulations, policies and procedures
  • Skill in:
    • Equipment selection and maintenance
    • Quality control analysis
    • Organization and self-motivation
    • Reading drawings, service manuals and blueprints
  • Ability to:
    • Work easily and skillfully with hands
    • Lift and carry objects weighing up to 55 pounds
    • Climb and maintain balance on high ladders and scaffolds; and stand, stoop, kneel, or crouch
    • Work in extreme cold and hot (120 F) environment
    • Comprehend oral and written English instruction
    • Drive fork truck in safe and efficient manner
    • Lift objects weighing up to 75 pounds
    • Lift and carry objects weighing up to 55 pounds
    • Push 102 pounds and pull 100 pounds
    • Follow established policies and procedures and work within precise limits
    • Work independently with a team environment to assist others as needed
    • Operate and maintain wide variety of tools and equipment
    • Exhibit manual dexterity, perceptual speed and extent flexibility
    • Adopt to rapidly changing priorities based on business needs
    • Pass pre-employment physical with drug screen and physical capabilities test


  • Non-Exempt
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