End Welder - Atlas Birmingham

Job Locations US-AL-Birmingham
Job ID
# of Openings
Hourly Full-Time
Work Location
On Site

About Us



Do you want to work for a stable, growing organization that reaches back more than 130 years?  Our steel tube and pipe products have helped build landmarks and buildings in North America; Come build your career at Zekelman Industries! 

Job Description

Atlas Tube, a division of Zekelman Industries, is looking for an End welder, in the Birmingham, AL location capable of learning multiple task job stations. Reporting to the Mill Supervisor, the End Welder will ensure production is fulfilled with a commitment to the continual improvement in uptime, product quality, and overall mill performance. 



  • Set up butt welder for each gauge of material; weld coil ends together.
  • Identify butt welds, gauge changes, and coil numbers with paint.
  • Keep accumulator loaded with sufficient steel supply to run mill continuously.
  • Assist in the performance of mill changeovers.
  • Fill out all operating reports and quality reports as required.
  • Assist maintenance personnel in making repairs to equipment.
  • Assist other operators in the facility when required during breakdowns, bottle necks, and scheduled downtime.
  • Report any irregularities or malfunctions to managers and/or maintenance.
  • Empty all scrap buckets.
  • Keep work area and/or equipment clean and in a safe condition.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Operate controls for leveler/End welder.



The ideal candidate for the End Welder opportunity will possess an Associate’s Degree and at least 2 years of equivalent experience in a manufacturing environment.  Completion of military service is considered equivalent to a 2 year degree. 




  • Tube mill manufacturing experience preferred
  • Must be able to follow written/verbal instructions; basic computer skills; able to read measuring devices/equipment, and basic math skills
  • Exhibits effective listening, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Visual acuity to read and record numerical data
  • Attention to detail, dependability, professionalism and a great work ethic
  • The employee is regularly required to stand and walk, use hands, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Ability to lift, climb, bend, stoop, push, pull, and able to lift 50 lbs
  • Regular, full-time, predictable onsite attendance per the posted schedule is an essential function of this role
  • Lead and promote health and safety work practices as required by regulatory agencies and company policy


Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low-cost, high-quality medical and dental benefits.  In addition, we have an amazing tuition assistance program, a bonus plan, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, immediate vesting, and much more.


We are Zekelman Industries.


We manufacture superior quality tubular and related products, and provide outstanding service for our valued customers.

We seek to continuously advance the skills and opportunities of our employees, utilizing the latest technology and management tools available to consistently increase profitability and the enterprise value of Zekelman Industries and of our customers.


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