Posted 9 months ago

We’re looking for an experienced welder/fabricator to join our team. Come grow your career at one of the region’s leading construction and transportation companies!

Job Type: Full-time, Monday-Friday


Requirements & Qualifications: 

  • Safety Oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Professional
  • Takes pride in work
  • Team player
  • 5+ years of experience in welding, including gas metal arc welding, flux core arc welding, shielded metal arc welding, tungsten inert gas, carbon arc gouging, flame cutting, plasma cutting
  • Massachusetts 1B, 2A, and 3A hoisting licenses (or ability to acquire them)
  • Experienced with repair work on heavy equipment of all types, trucks, trailers, and snow equipment
  • Can multitask, change direction, or stay on task depending on our schedule
  • Able to lay out work using drawings, prints, or verbal direction and take a project from start to finish with minimal direction
  • Knowledgeable of how to safely use shears, brakes, ironworkers, bandsaws, grinders, and any fabrication-related equipment and tools
  • Knowledge of heavy equipment, trucks, and snow removal equipment
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Strong listening skills, ability to follow direction
  • Ability to maintain a safe and clean work zone
  • Have own welding and fabrication tools
  • Ability to work overtime as requested
  • Experience with computers (work order system)
  • OSHA 10-hour training certification required
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening

About Us: 

  • Best-in-class industry leader, named a Top Place to Work by The Boston Globe
  • Contributor to large, high-profile, complex construction projects in Massachusetts
  • A family-owned company with a family-oriented culture and a dedicated commitment to safety
  • New state-of-the-art office, including an on-site gym

At W. L. French, we’re committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity
employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We strive to provide a culture in which everyone can build and grow their careers.


  • Competitive compensation
  • Bonus pay
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance

Shop welder must be able to reliably commute to North Billerica, Massachusetts or have plans to relocate before starting the position.

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