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Certified Welder - 1st Shift at Federal Signal Corporation

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Elgin, Illinois

Job Description:

Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) provides products and services to protect people and our planet. Founded in 1901, Federal Signal is a leading global designer and manufacturer of products and total solutions that serve municipal, governmental, industrial and commercial customers. Headquartered in Oak Brook, Ill., with manufacturing facilities worldwide, the Company operates two groups: Environmental Solutions and Safety and Security Systems. For more information on Federal Signal, visit:

Federal Signal is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Sold and serviced through a network of more than 100 dealer locations worldwide, Elgin Sweeper products are the sweepers of choice for a variety of general street maintenance, special industrial and airport applications. With more than 100 years of experience, Elgin Sweeper offers municipalities, contractors and industries the most sweeper options in the country, using the latest sweeping technologies—mechanical, pure vacuum, regenerative air, alternative fuel and waterless dust control. Elgin Sweeper is a subsidiary of Federal Signal Corporation’s Environmental Solutions Group. For more information, visit

We have an immediate opening for Direct Hire orTemp to Hire Welding position on 1st shift.


Work from Blue Prints, work instruction, and bill of materials to perform duties to fit and weld a variety of subassemblies and parts in sheet or stainless steel to close tolerances using MIG welding techniques.


  • Pull order, review blue print, verify material, set up necessary fixtures and tack as appropriate to complete welding process.

  • Brace and clamp parts as required to avoid distortion and for proper alignment.

  • Regulate welding equipment current and voltage.

  • Maintain proper weld penetration, quality fit and overall dimensions of parts and adjust to correct irregularities and deviations.

  • Change wire spools and bottle gas for welding equipment.

  • Perform quality inspection on 100% of work product by using appropriate measuring tools to ensure defined tolerances and measurement are accurate to Blue Print.

  • Identify 100% of part produced by stamping with individual employee number.

  • Maintain a neat and orderly work area complying with all 5S initiatives.

  • Follow and comply with all safety and personal protective equipment requirements.

  • Ability to input and scan work order data into MRP/JDE system using RF scanner, keyboard and mouse.

  • Follow all procedures and processes in accordance to in order to build a defect-free product.Complete required in-process inspection, repair any defects found and document critical quality information as necessary.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required with at least 6-12 months related work experience.

  • Formal welding education or equivalent experience is necessary and ability to pass internal certification process.

  • Be able to lift a maximum of 50 lbs.

  • Ability to use pallet jack and overhead crane preferred.

In addition to excellent career growth opportunities, Federal Signal Corporation offers a wide array of benefits including: annual bonus potential, insurance (life, medical, dental, vision), paid holidays, paid vacation, 401(k) with matching contributions and tuition reimbursement. We provide our employees with a smoke-free, drug-free workplace.