Welding Jobs San Antonio

Job Details

Hiring Organization CPS Energy
Post Name Welder
Qualification High School Diploma or GED
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary USD 37000 To USD 47000 Per Year
Location San Antonio, Texas, United States 78205

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Position Summary

Welder trainee is responsible for helping the journeymen welders with welding projects and tapping work in the field. Trainees will also be called in early and asked to stay late on occasion.

They will also be responsible for cleaning and restocking all materials kept in the shop and restocking the tapping trucks and keeping them clean. The normal work hours are from 7:30 am – 4:00 pm.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Assisting journeyman welders in setting up and maintaining safe arc welding stations
  • Assisting journeyman welders in preparing pipe and structural components for welding
  • Assisting foreman/journeyman on stopple truck, restocking and keeping clean
  • Assist in keeping shop area clean by performing various tasks such as sweeping the floors, restocking pipe fittings and pipe, changing out cutting torch bottles
  • Ordering and receiving material for journeyman welders

Minimum Skills

Minimum Knowledge and Abilities

  • Demonstrated basic math skills and the ability to perform measurement functions
  • Ability to pass all applicable assessments including mechanical aptitude, reading, and math
  • Ability to operate oxyfuel equipment
  • Ability to use hand and power tools
  • Ability to differentiate between colors
  • Must be able to perform physically strenuous activity and work in temperatures above100° Fahrenheit
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to operate shielded metal arc welding equipment
  • Must be able to work scheduled and unscheduled overtime as required
  • Ability to work well with others to form trusting, team-oriented working relationships
  • Possess a valid driver’s license with a history of a safe driving record in accordance with CPSE policies, procedures, safety standards, and applicable laws and regulations
  • Ability to drive various sizes of company CDL and non-CDL vehicles
  • Must demonstrate commitment to the CPS Energy Core Values of Trust, Safety, Performance, Respect, Teamwork, and Customer Commitment.
  • Ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (Class A) within 120 days of being hired and have a safe driving record

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with welding or using a cutting torch;
  • Class A CDL license


  • Delivering High-Quality Work
  • Demonstrating Initiative
  • Serving Customers
  • Acting Decisively
  • Working Safely

Minimum Education

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Certifications

Working Environment

Work is performed outdoors with possible exposure to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts, and vibration. The employee is exposed to a variety of extreme weather conditions at job sites. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.

Physical Demands

Skilled Worker

CPS Energy does not discriminate against applicants or employees. CPS Energy is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfers, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information or any other protected status. CPS Energy will comply with all laws and regulations.

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