Combo Pipe Welder
Springfield, MO US
Posted ago


At SMSI, we believe in our employees. With above-average pay, extensive benefits, vocational training, and a family-based atmosphere, we are always looking for people seeking to improve themselves. Together our team strives to perform the best service possible for customers. We thrive on challenges and believe in fair compensation for dedication, detail, and professionalism.

We are seeking an experienced Pipe Fitter/Welder for a nationwide traveling position. This person will be responsible for various types of weld preparation (including fitting), welding and weld finishing operations to manufacture products to customer drawings, specifications, or other forms of instruction. Advancement opportunities are available. Travel is required.

  • Expected Pay: DOE
  • Experience Required: 2+ Years
  • Per Diem: $45/night when staying in motel
  • Lodging: Fully Paid
  • Travel: Paid from office to job site & back


  • Weld pipe ranging in size from 3/4" up to 18" (majority of pipe welding is performed on 2" to 6" pipe)
  • Weld pipe runs on critical components including compressors, vessels, evaporators, oil separators, condensers, and various pieces of pre-fab
  • Cutting, beveling, and fitting pipe. Significant pipe fitting is required and expected in this role
  • Position the weld set up, fit the piping and perform welds independently
  • Complete open root welding (no insert)
  • Weld 50 diameter inches in 8 hours
  • Assist the job site team in the following areas: insulation, electrical, and painting
  • Perform load rigging, torch cutting, and leveling with use of measurement tools
  • Operate grinder and wire wheel
  • Other duties as needed on the job site


  • Must be able to pass a 6G weld test prior to employment (Tested on 2" schedule 160 steel stick 60/10 root, 70/18 cap) Stainless test may be required
  • Extensive travel required, as well as local work. 10+ hour days/7 days a week
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, and be capable of driving up to 10 hours, able to operate industrial lifts
  • Experience with either high-pressure pipe, steam line or gas line, process pipe welding or other relevant pipework
  • This position is a safety-sensitive position and will require pre-employment and regular drug testing
  • Position requires pre-employment drug screening, criminal background screening, and driving record check


  • Retirement plan
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Weekly pay
  • Vacation & holiday pay, sick/personal days
  • Short-term & long-term disability coverage
  • Life insurance coverage 
  • Employee referral incentives
  • Opportunities for advancement, professional development, training opportunities, and apprenticeship programs available

$25+ D.O.E
About SMSI

SMSI is dedicated to providing the highest quality mechanical services performed in an honest, dependable, and efficient manner. SMSI offers lots of room to grow in a fast-paced growing company. Serving commercial and industrial markets for 30 years.

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