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Fabricator – Mig Welder

Bridgeport, NJ
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Date Posted:
March 29, 2023

We’re Hiring for a Fabricator!

If you are excited and passionate about helping #LetsSolveWater, consider joining our team today!  Xylem, Inc. is a leading global water technology company servicing more than 150 countries and is dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues.  We are looking for individuals to join our mission by exceeding customer expectations through smart sustainable solutions.  At Xylem, you will have the opportunity to solve water by participating in our paid Volunteer Program, Xylem Watermark!

THE ROLE: The Fabricator, Mig Welder will be responsible for fitting, joining, and fabricating portable pumping units and accessories.  In this role, the individual will also rework finished products. We offer a full benefits package to include 4 WEEKS Paid Time Off (PTO) for hourly positions, health, dental, vision, investment savings plan, and other additional miscellaneous benefits.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:  To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Comply with XDS and OSHA safety standards, procedures and regulations, including daily attendance of safety/tool box meetings.
  • Move machinery and equipment using forklifts, cranes, hoists, dollies and rollers.
  • Dismantle and assemble pumping units and accessories.
  • MIG and stick weld milled and stainless/carbon steel components (including rework of finished products) as specified by layouts, engineering drawings, work orders, or verbal instructions.
  • Inspect and correct welds as necessary to meet product specifications.
  • Align shafts utilizing laser equipment.
  • Collaborate with co-workers in production of multi-component parts and large units.
  • Inspect equipment as required to maintain proper function.
  • Complete housekeeping duties in assigned area on a daily basis and/or when required.
  • Participation in Xylem Watermark volunteer activities
  • Additional duties and responsibilities may be required based on organizational needs


  • Two – Four years’ mig welding experience in a production or job shop or Vocational Technical Center
  • Forklift certification preferred
  • Knowledge of MIG and stick welding equipment and processes
  • Knowledge of welding and fabrication of piping and structural steel assemblies
  • Knowledge of assembling rotating equipment
  • Knowledge of diesel and electric motor driven pump assembly preferred
  • Ability to read and understand production assembly drawings and specifications and welding symbols
  • Ability to lay out prototypes in the absence of assembly drawings
  • Ability to operate manual or semi-automated welding equipment
  • Ability to use measurement and aligning tools and/or equipment
  • Ability and willingness to follow directions and be a team player
  • Ability to work independently, as needed
  • A welding test will be administered as part of the application process.


In this role, the working environment is a manufacturing environment subject to loud noises, changing temperatures, and machinery with moving parts. The physical demands may include but not limited to standing for eight hours per day, manual lifting and maneuvering of up to 50 pounds, equipment assisted lifting and maneuvering of over 50 pounds, and regularly using a full range of motion (walking, bending, kneeling, pushing, pulling, twisting and climbing).

At Xylem, we embrace diversity and strive to create avenues where employees feel valued and appreciated through our DE&I initiatives and Employee Resources Groups (ERG).  Xylem is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action workplace.  Xylem prohibits discrimination, harassment of any kind and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or sexual orientation (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, marital status, medical conditions or disability, genetic information, age, or other non-merit factors.

Join the global Xylem team today!  Xylem is a team creating advanced technology solutions to the world’s water challenges through developing new technologies and services that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. Our products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor, and return water to the environment, in public utility, industrial, residential, and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities.

Disclaimer: The information listed within this job description is designed to indicate the general nature of work expected for this position and shall not be viewed as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required in this position.  Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and if requested, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job absent undue hardship.  Xylem reserves the right to modify this job description or assign other duties to this position as needed.

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