Welder/Fabricator/Plant Maintenance

Thelen Sand & Gravel, Inc.
4.0 out of 5
Antioch, IL
From $28.62 an hour - Full-time

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  • From $28.62 an hour

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed


Antioch, IL

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  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

Welder/Fabricator/Plant Maintenance

  • For the majority of the year, this position is 2nd Shift (typical hours are 2:00PM – midnight), the winter months are daytime hours.
  • Carrying out MIG and Stick welding, to manufacture items and components
  • Cutting materials into the required shapes, checking dimensions and thicknesses
  • Welding or joining metal and other materials into a wide range of structures
  • Following engineering plans, drawings and instructions
  • Operating tools and machinery and welding equipment
  • Dismantling metal structures
  • Cleaning tools, equipment and work areas
  • Wearing safety clothing and using protective equipment
  • Working on a mine site or in a workshop.
  • The Maintenance personnel performs troubleshooting, repairs and preventative maintenance on all electrical, mechanical and hydraulic equipment
  • Maintenance personnel will regularly examine equipment to ensure that it is operating appropriately
  • This position must become knowledgeable in all aspects of mine operations and learn the location and function of equipment operating at the mine location
  • Maintenance personnel work rotating shifts so schedules vary to cover all hours of mine operation which may include overtime, holidays and weekends
  • Maintenance personnel may be subject to call-ins to assist with maintenance issues that may, or have, impact plant performance
  • Haulage and Materials Handling Equipment
  • Utilize available resources such as Standard Work Procedures SWP’s, job plans, service manuals or other written reference materials to ensure safe and efficient work practices
  • Perform scheduled preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance as required
  • Complete all required paperwork in a consistent and timely manner
  • Meet established and communicated expectations set forth by mine management
  • Interstate CDL Required.
  • Follow all Thelen Sand & Gravel, Inc. Company policies and procedures

Who is Thelen Sand & Gravel, Inc.?
We are a unique, 75-year-old family-owned company, Thelen Sand and Gravel, Inc, that serves the Chicagoland and Southeast Wisconsin construction markets transforming natural sand and gravel, recycled concrete and asphalt into construction aggregates serving aspects of the road building as well as the residential and commercial construction industries. We also serve the organics industry, recycling private and municipal yard waste into various compost, mulch, and amended soils used in a myriad of landscape and construction applications.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $28.62 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 2 years


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Night shift

Weekly day range:

  • Monday to Friday

Work setting:

  • Construction site
  • Outdoor work

Application Question(s):

  • Thelen is a drug free workplace, are you willing to take a post offer/pre-employment drug test?
  • This job is 2nd shift (2:00pm-midnight) most of the year. Are you willing to work this shift?


  • Welding: 1 year (Required)


  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: Multiple locations

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