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Cornerstone Building Brands Welder in Mt Pleasant, Iowa


Mt Pleasant, IA 52641, USA Req #11129

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Cornerstone Building Brands is the largest manufacturer of exterior building products in North America. Our comprehensive portfolio spans the breadth of the residential and commercial markets, while our expansive footprint enables us to serve customers and communities across North America. Our relentless focus on excellence combined with our ongoing commitment to innovation and R&D has driven us to become the #1 manufacturer of windows, vinyl siding, insulated metal panels, metal roofing and wall systems, and metal accessories. We believe every building we create, and every part of that building, positively contributes to communities where people live, work and play.

$500 Retention bonus after 90 days


We are currently seeking a Welder to join our team at our 305 N Iris Rd location. The Welding Technician Fitter position must be able to fit up all types of rigid frame columns, rafters, and beam canopies according to specification. Mandatory Overtime is anticipated with this 2nd shift position.

Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)

  • Associates degree or equivalent from 2-year College or technical school; or (1) to three (3) years working experience in welding; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferably as a welder/fitter in the manufacturing industry.

  • Must be able to read blueprints and drawings

  • Must be able to obtain welding certification in accordance with Cornerstone Building Brands welding procedures. Reasonable accommodations may be made for employees with certain disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to read and comprehend documents including but not limited to policy manuals, safety rules/programs, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and simple correspondence, in addition, the ability to communicate information effectively one-on-one and in small group situations and settings is required.

  • Ability to perform general mathematic calculations including but not limited to addition, subtraction, multiplication, fractions, percentages, and division. Some positions may require advance mathematics.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to perform work instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form a must. In addition; the ability to solve problems, which involve multiple variables in a standard situation, is required.

  • Required to use power hand tools

  • Required to drive a forklift

  • Ability to work effectively to meet deadlines

  • Ability to work with a diversified work force

  • Ability to read different measuring devices (i.e., tape measure, protractor, micrometer).

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints.

  • Ability to trouble shoot problems.

  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is frequently required to stand; sit; bend; stoop; use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; lift; climb and/or balance essential tasks. Specific vision abilities include close-up and distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

  • The employee may be required to enter areas that are near moving mechanical parts, with occasional exposure to hazardous chemicals, and extreme cold or heat. The noise level in the work environment is considered moderate and may require the use of hearing protection. The employee will be required to utilize Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when accessing certain manufacturing areas, (hard hat, gloves, welding jacket or weld bibs, safety glasses, welding hood and earplugs.)

  • Before initiating work at Cornerstone Building Brands, the employee is required to read and understand the position’s Job Safety Analysis. The employee must wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and perform tasks in a manner

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Knows and understands all safety rules and precautions necessary for working in and about a manufacturing environment.

  • Responsible for coordination of welder settings, gun speed/travel and gas flow with observed condition of bead.

  • Ability to fit up all parts.

  • Ability to decide when adjustment or gun manipulation needs to be altered.

  • Ability to decide how much and what repairs to make for pin holes and burn through caused by auto welder.

  • Ability to train and teach proper welding procedures in accordance with manufacturing job procedures.

  • Ability to operate overhead crane and other lifting equipment.

  • Responsible for holding bead to specified shape, size and penetrations while maintain the quality of the product.

  • Responsible for keeping numerical and alphabetical sequences correct.

  • Maintains continuous improvement practices in work area.

  • May be assigned other projects and duties as designated by Team Leader.

    Benefits Offered

  • Day one paid time off benefits

  • Competitive medical plans

  • Health and dependent care flexible spending accounts

  • Dental and vision insurance

  • Company-paid short-term and long-term disability

  • Life insurance

  • Company-matching 401K

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Quarterly bonus program

    Cornerstone Building Brands is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, protected veteran status, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or national origin.

Recruitment Fraud

We have been made aware of multiple scams whereby unauthorized individuals are using Cornerstone Building Brand's name and logo to solicit potential job-seekers for employment. In some cases, job-seekers are being contacted directly, both by phone and e-mail. In other instances, these unauthorized individuals are placing advertisements for fake positions with both legitimate websites and fabricated ones. These individuals are typically promising high-paying jobs with the requirement that the job-seeker send money to pay for things such as visa applications or processing fees. Please be advised that Cornerstone Building Brands will never ask potential job-seekers for any sort of advance payment or bank account information as part of the recruiting or hiring process.

Other details

  • Job Family Manufacturing

  • Pay Type Hourly

  • Travel Required No

  • Required Education Equivalent Experience

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  • Mt Pleasant, IA 52641, USA