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TIG Welder


New Orleans, LA


Manufacturing & Production


Laitram Machinery
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Are you an experienced TIG Welder?  Laitram Machinery is currently seeking a TIG Welder. This individual will be primarily responsible for fitting and welding manufacturing equipment and parts from blueprints.

For over 70 years, Laitram Machinery has pioneered the manufacturing of high-performance shrimp-peeling equipment, and more recently, steam cookers, blanchers, nut pasteurizers, roasters, and sorters.  All of our products are designed to increase efficiency, improve product quality and yield for processors worldwide. Laitram Machinery is one of four operating divisions of Laitram, L.L.C. and offers an unparalleled opportunity for those who want to work for an established, yet growing company in the private sector. To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our company page.


  • Perform simple to highly complex welding/fitting assignments according to blue prints and layout specifications
  • Read and following blueprints
  • Operate welding equipment
  • Perform housekeeping duties as needed
  • Exhibit teamwork and self-management
  • Follow the attendance policy of the Department
  • Maintain a safe work environment by following all safety procedures and policies
  • Work overtime, flexible schedules, and weekends as required


  • High School diploma, GED Equivalent, or Vocational School diploma
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in TIG welding
  • Experience with gas tungsten arc welding equipment
  • Experience reading blueprints and bill of materials
  • Basic math skills and ability to accurately read tape measure
  • Stable work history in the TIG welding field
  • Candidate must take and pass welding test administered by the company
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of this position as detailed in the functional job description, including the requirement to lift and carry 50 pounds