Welding Apprentice, Heil Environmental (13) 614.1

Date: Sep 18, 2023

Location: Fort Payne, AL, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Environmental Solutions Group encompasses industry-leading brands — Heil Environmental, Marathon, Bayne, The Curotto-Can, 3rd Eye, and Soft-Pak — to create a premier, fully integrated equipment group serving the solid waste and recycling industry. Through extensive voice-of-customer outreach, in-house engineering and manufacturing capabilities, a wide-reaching service network, and proven industry expertise, Environmental Solutions Group is focused on solving customer problems through environmentally responsible products and providing world-class support.  For more information, visit www.doveresg.com.


ESG is a Dover Corporation operating company. Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of over 23,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV." Additional information is available at dovercorporation.com.



Operating Company: Environmental Solutions Group - Heil Environmental

Location: Fort Payne, AL

Department:  Operations

Shift: 1st shift during training period. After training period may be assigned to work any shift, overtime, and weekends.


Applications for this position are accepted year-round, 365 days a year, and on a constant basis. 


Position Summary: 

Those looking to learn a real, marketable skill and take part in a great tradition of American manufacturing need look no further than Environmental Solutions Group’s Welding Apprenticeship Program at Heil Environmental. Unlike college or trade schools, you don’t have to pay to attend — in fact, we pay you to learn on the job.  After completing the two month-long program and with continued training with a mentor, you will learn to weld at production standards. You’ll already have a job lined up, with guaranteed income level and raises at 60 and 180 days. 


Roles and Key Responsibilities:

  1. Receive instruction and training in set/fit up and finish welding.
  2. Responsible to demonstrate progress in learning to set/fit up and finish weld.
  3. Fills in and assists with whatever other duties, as called upon and/or as needed.


Required Skills:

  1. Effectively manage workload in consideration of the respective time demands.
  2. Self-motivated; able to function with a high sense of urgency.
  3. Committed to quality work with attention to detail.
  4. Willing to perform challenging as well as not-so-challenging tasks.
  5. Innovative, high integrity, adaptable.
  6. Efficient, accurate, willing to learn.
  7. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Education:  Requires a High School diploma or GED.

Knowledge: Requires ability to understand general arithmetic; ability to write in an understandable manner; understand verbal or written instructions; ability to read and understand instructions, lists and billing materials; use PC based applications, including Mainstar, Outlook, and Microsoft Office, knowledge normally acquired through high school or equivalent experience.

Mental: Requires normal attention with periods of high concentration intermittently to operate machinery approximately 50% of time.

Physical: Requires walking/standing approximately 70%, lifting up to 40 pounds approximately 15% of time; involves repetitive overhead work approximately 10% of time; involves repetitive stooping, forward bending and crouching approximately 5% of time.

Manual Dexterity: Requires use of hands, arms and feet for repetitive lifting; use of hands and arms to operate all manufacturing equipment, meters, chains hoists, automatic drills and general hand tools and to record written information.

Audible Demands: Requires ability to follow verbal instructions and to hear for safety purposes.

Visual: Requires the ability to visually observe essential functions for satisfactory job performance and safety; color and depth perception required.

Environmental: Exposure to plant environments with the presence of dust, fumes, noise, and fluctuating temperatures due to lack of climate control.


Note: Supersedes All Preceding Job Descriptions:

The above job description is intended to describe the general content, identify the essential job functions, and set forth the requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of job functions or requirements.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Job Function : Manufacturing & Operations


Nearest Major Market: Fort Payne

Job Segment: Apprentice, Welding, Equipment Operator, Engineer, Manufacturing, Entry Level, Engineering