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Sulzer Pumps US Inc. Pump Services - Welder (Joliet, IL) in Joliet, Illinois


Working under limited supervision, sets up and operate welding equipment without assistance following department policy and procedures manual. Welds, fabricates and reconditions components and parts to customer, OEM and industry standards using basic oxy-acetylene brazing techniques, shielded metal arc, gas metal arc, gas tungsten arc, submerged arc and other resistance welding operations. Cuts materials and component to required specification using oxy-acetylene, air arc and plasma equipment. Interprets mechanical drawings, blueprints, sketches and performs precision metal cutting, grinding, shaping, fitting and welding.


  • Sets up and operates welding and cutting equipment under limited supervision

  • Works within appropriate weld procedure guidelines to meet customer/contract specifications and applies knowledge of metals and alloys being welded or cut

  • Performs any other work necessary to finish and fit parts to required customer specifications including some pipe fitting/welding.

  • Plans sequence of own work operations and methods of set-up based upon weld procedures being utilized and work order requirements


  • Maintains a safe, neat and orderly workstation.

  • Maintains welding equipment as required to keep machines in good operating condition and maintains welding supplies and consumables in appropriate storage environment per specifications

  • Assists in the disassembly, inspection, and re-assembly of pump equipment when required.

  • Provides information to allow a smooth transition for other coworkers to follow through with in-process work during or prior to a shift change as required

  • Assists other team members as directed, including training and assisting less experienced coworkers.

  • Supports, cooperates with, and participates in company-wide Quality Management effort.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Works overtime as requested


  • None


  • Minimum of two years experience in a cutting, welding and fabrication of various metal and alloy components

  • Ability to learn and pass various weld certification test (s)

  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and blue prints, apply knowledge of weld rods, weld wire, weld equipment settings and basic math skills

  • Possess basic hand tools, basic precision measuring tools and proper safety shoes and attire as specified by a minimum tool requirements list specific to the facility requirements

  • Must have a high school diploma

About us

Through a network of over 100 service sites around the world, Sulzer provides cutting-edge parts, maintenance and repair solutions for pumps, turbines, compressors, motors and generators. We service our original equipment, but also all associated third-party rotating equipment run by of our customers, maximizing their sustainability and life cycle cost effectiveness. Our technology-based solutions, fast execution and expertise in complex maintenance projects are available at our customers’ doorstep.

We are proud to be an E-Verify & Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action (EEO-AA) Employer. Minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We maintain a Drug-Free Workplace. Sulzer abides by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. In addition, Sulzer takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.