EMR USA Metal Recycling

Fabrication Welder - Camden

Camden, NJ

Job Description

Fabrication Welder

Posted: Thursday, 1/18/2024

Fabrication Welder

Camden, NJ, USA Req #711
Wednesday, January 17, 2024
About Us:

EMR is one of the world’s leading metal recycling companies with a history spanning decades. At EMR, our employees are the heart and soul of our organization. We are committed to creating a workplace that prioritizes the well-being and safety of everyone. Our company provides a supportive and inclusive community where everyone's ideas and contributions are valued. We believe in teamwork and collaboration. 


Our mission is to provide our customers with efficient and reliable metal recycling services while minimizing the environmental impact of our operations. EMR recycles ten million tons of material annually, everything from beverage cans to aircraft carriers.  We work with a wide variety of metals including copper, aluminum, brass, and stainless steel and can recycle it into more than 200 different types of new sustainable raw materials.  


EMR offers our team a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans with company match, wellbeing benefits, employee assistance program and more. Join us and be a part of a team that puts people first!

The Welder is responsible for assessing equipment structures, and machinery using appropriate welding techniques. Duties include repairing machinery and other components by welding and filling gaps, maintain equipment that does not compromise safety, and monitoring equipment for appropriate usage and temperature. This career requires a thorough understanding of heavy machinery and previous welding experience.

II.             Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Asses equipment structures, materials, and job specifications for appropriate welding positions and methods.
  • Set up components for welding according to specific instructions (e.g. cut material with powered saws to match measurements).
  • Operate angle grinders to prepare the parts that must be welded.
  • Align components using calipers, rulers, etc. and clamp pieces.
  • Weld components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal, or overhead).
  • Trims metal components using heat, fire, and electricity.
  • Repairs machinery and other components by welding pieces and filling gaps.
  • Test and inspect welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws.
  • Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety.
  • Uses electricity and torches to produce heat and solder together components made from steel, titanium, copper, and other metals.
  • Monitors equipment for appropriate usage and temperature.
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of universal standards and specifications in order to meet building codes and legal requirements.
  • Monitors work environment for hazards and maintains healthy ventilation levels to avoid particle or gas inhalation.
  • Follows safety protocol, including wearing heat-resistant gloves, protective masks, and safety shoes.
  • Other job duties as assigned.

III.           Required Skills / Abilities

  • Experience using a variety of welding equipment and procedures (TIG, MMA, etc.)
  • Mechanical inclination or a thorough understanding of heavy machinery.
  • Experience using electrical or manual tools (saws, squares, calliperts, etc.)


IV.           Education & Experience

  • High school diploma or GED-equivalent.
  • Previous welding experience.

V.              Other Job Demands

While performing the essential functions of this job, the Welder will be working in an outdoor environment. The employee may be near moving mechanical parts and will be exposed to all weather conditions. The noise level in the environment can be loud and will require ear protection. The employee is required to sit, stand, and walk for long periods of time. This job also requires frequent bending, kneeling, and standing, lifting up to 50 lbs., and working in confined spaces.











EMR USA Metal Recycling provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Other details

  • Job Family US Production
  • Pay Type Hourly

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