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Welding Shop Helper


New Orleans, LA


Manufacturing & Production


Lapeyre Stair
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Lapeyre Stair, a Division of Laitram LLC, is currently seeking a Welding Shop Helper for our shop in Waggaman, LA, who will be responsible for the fabrication of stairs, platforms, handrails and guardrails to our specifications. Applicants should be self-starters, able to complete tasks with little direct supervision.

Laitram, L.L.C, a global company, offers an unparalleled opportunity for those who want to work for an established, yet growing company in the private sector. We offer opportunities for continuous improvement, and career advancement. To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our Careers website.


  • Perform general housekeeping/clean up in assigned area
  • Prepare welding carts with precut material and deliver to welding stations
  • Operate shop equipment as necessary
  • Assist senior welders in performance of their duties
  • Assist Lay-out, measure, position, align, and fit into place
  • Gather materials.
  • Move material to next station
  • Other duties as assigned
  • It is essential that this position is performed at the facility.


  • High School diploma, GED Equivalent, or Vocational School diploma.
  • Ability to work in and maintain a safe work environment
  • Entry level knowledge of all equipment and tools necessary to perform the duties required
  • Ability to learn how to operate material handling equipment to move and align materials
  • Must be able to learn Lapeyre Quality Standards
  • Must be able to perform the essential job requirements identified in the Functional Job Description for this position, including the ability to lift and move 50 lbs

Desired Qualifications

  • Previous welding experience and/or vocational training.
  • Previous overhead crane experience
  • Previous forklift experience
  • Experience working with the following equipment: flux core welding equipment, hand grinder, measuring tools, burning equipment, hammers, material handling equipment, saws, and other fabrication equipment