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Welder / Fabricator

Department: Production 

Wage: $16.00 & up (depending on experience)

Job Description:

U.S. Canvas & Awning, a premier Houston-based awning company has an opening for a Sales Associate with talent, initiative, and drive to join their team and have a development role in their growing organization. As a leader in the industry, we have a family-owned and operated environment, and strive to provide the best in quality products, and superior fabrication along with installation services driven by a client-centric approach. We are looking for highly motivated individuals to maintain our quality standards and manufacture our products. This includes welding aluminum frames and assembling products manufactured. We are a background-friendly team that believes in second chances.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Fabricate aluminum components, per printouts.

  • Fabricate components with minimal instruction.

  • Determine the best way to fabricate specific components.

  • Work with design staff.

  • Weld in a shop environment.

  • MIG aluminum welding awning frames

Key Requirements / Competencies

  • Aluminum MIG welding experience required

  • Push Pull MIG Welding (Pulse MIG a plus) experience

  • Pass the onsite weld test required to demonstrate skills and use of equipment.

  • Operate all shop equipment: MIG Welders, Iron Worker, Band Saws, etc. (non- negotiable)

  • Must be able to read and accurately measure within 1/16.”

  • Basic mathematical skills such as addition, subtraction, fractions and decimals.

  • Ability to perform precise measurements using tape measure, square, protractor, and digital levels.

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. regularly and up to 70 lbs. occasionally.

  • Knowledge of welding machine settings, wire feeds, other welding equipment and shielding gas requirements.

  • Experience in Layout & Fabricating.

  • Knowledge of shop tools.

  • Dependable, Reliable and Punctual


  • Paid Holidays*

  • Paid Vacations*

  • Paid Sick Days*

*Waiting Period May Apply

Position is Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm but not limited to this schedule.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

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