Field Welding/Fabrication Technician Job at Smyth, Tucson, AZ

  • Smyth
  • Tucson, AZ

Job Description

This job requires US work authorization.

This position allows all levels of experience. This position is in the field and requires travel. Overview

Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a bright future. It takes an exceptional team of Welders/Fabricators working behind the scenes to help solve complex problems and build capacity for the future.

Smyth Industries Welding/ Fabrication Division is currently searching for an individual with Water Infrastructure Industry experience as a Field Welding/Fabrication Technician to help enhance our current team. We provide full-service electrical, civil, manufacturing, engineering and general contracting services for the water and reclamation industry.

The ideal candidate will foster teamwork and create a positive work environment in a fast-paced industry, while helping our Arizona clients engineer, rehabilitate, manufacture and construct water distribution and treatment infrastructure.

If you are looking for an organization who invests in their employees, has a culture of community and belonging that allows their people to be their best, and allows you to bring your authentic self to work while achieving purpose-driven work, then we need inspired people like you to join us in our pursuit of building the future.

About Us

Smyth Industries, Inc. has been serving the water and reclamation industry throughout Arizona and the Southwest since the company’s inception as Smyth Steel Manufacturing in 1980. We’ve grown from our steel tank fabrication and specialty manufacturing origins, into a full-service water and reclamation industry General Contractor specializing in end-to-end solutions including Storage Tanks, Pump and Water Wells, Pressure and Surge Vessels, Industrial Coatings, Electrical and Controls, and Engineering.

Let’s build something together!


We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefit package that includes, Individual Retirement Plan ( IRA ), Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, Short and Long-Term Disability, Life insurance, and Monday-Thursday (4 days/10-hour days).

In your job, you will have the ability to make a difference in the water and reclamation industry by:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

+ Exhibit technical knowledge and experience in the welding and fabrication trade experience.

+ Provide effective project communication, both orally and in writing.

+ Ability to understand and work from shop drawings.

+ Ability to thrive in a team environment and work with other divisions.

+ Complete nonroutine task as assigned.

+ Maintain tools, vehicles, and equipment and keep parts and supplies in order.

+ Perform skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled laboring duties related to installation, maintenance, and repair of a wide variety of welding and fabrication tasks.

+ Reassemble equipment, using hand tools.

+ Ability to select tools to complete daily job tasks.

+ Proficient in the use of basic hand tools to perform daily job functions: screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, cordless drills, hand operated saw, level, grinders, etc.

+ Fabricating water tanks in the field or shop using common arc welding techniques such as tig, arc, mig, spray transfer, and spot.

+ General site clean-up, digging trenches, staging material, or all other duties as assigned.


+ Mentor field staff to develop ways to more efficiently complete assigned tasks while building a strong team environment.

+ Develop a team relationship with other divisions sharing resources to successfully complete projects on time and under budget.

+ Establish and maintain working relationships with owners, agencies, subcontractors, inspectors, etc., providing customer service to develop long-term partnerships with client base and stakeholders.

+ Mentor field staff to develop ways to more efficiently complete assigned tasks while building a strong team environment.

+ Develop a team relationship with other divisions.

+ Ability to lead a team, complete project assigned tasks, while working under minimal supervision

Ability to thrive in a team environment and work with other divisions

Minimum Qualifications

+ 1-4 years of welding and fabrication experience.

+ Maintain the appropriate certification for the specific welding techniques required for the job used in the field or shop (2G, 3G, 4G, 5G or 6G).

+ Proficient in all the following tasks: tank layout, installing tank appurtenances, welded pipe field connections, etc.

+ Knowledgeable in the following welding techniques and use of machines: tig, arc, mig, spray transfer, and spot

+ Knowledgeable in the use of common metal fabrication equipment i.e.: rollers, man lifts, telehandlers, jacks, come along, porta power, dolly, crane, press brake, etc.

+ Working knowledge of OSHA regulations

+ Self-motivated, task-oriented, leader

+ Required to possess a valid driver’s license and legally be able to operate a company vehicle.

+ Required to pass a preemployment drug screening.

+ Must be able to physically perform all required duties which may include bending, lifting 50-pound objects, carrying 50-pound items, squatting, climbing ladders, working in confined spaces, working outdoors most of the time, or standing for prolonged periods of time.

+ Required to wear company supplied Personal Protective Equipment.

+ The applicant should be comfortable working around industrial equipment.

+ Be comfortable frequently working at heights and in confined space while following all necessary safety procedures.

+ English is required for the safety and effective performance of this job

Preferred Qualifications

+ Strong knowledge in water and reclamation construction


+ Demonstrates Adaptability: Handles daily work challenges confidently; is willing and able to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change; shows resilience in the face of constraints, frustrations, or adversity; demonstrates flexibility.

+ Uses Sound Judgement: Makes timely, cost effective and sound decisions; makes decisions under conditions of uncertainty.

+ Shows work commitment: Sets high standards on performance; pursues aggressive goals and works efficiently to achieve them.

+ Teamwork: Employ personal strengths, knowledge, and talents to compliment others. Exercise the ability to compromise and be adaptable. Collaborate with others to achieve common goals. Build strong, positive working relationships with supervisor and team members/coworkers. Provide conflict resolution while maintaining a strong team environment.

+ Commits to Quality: Emphasizes the need to deliver quality products and/or services; defines standards for quality and evaluated products, processes, and services against those standards; manages quality and improve efficiencies.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Temporary work, For contractors, For subcontractor, Outdoor, Shift work,

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