Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice

Welder Maintenance

At Nouryon, our global team of Changemakers takes positive action every day, to reach higher collectively and individually. We create innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers to answer society’s needs – today and in the future.

  • We are looking for team members who bring ideas forward, champion others and work together to do better. Does that sound like you?


About the job:

The Maintenance Welder, reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, collaborates with the Master Mechanic, Maintenance Mechanic, and Plumber on plant equipment. They specialize in welding tasks related to process piping, ensuring safety protocols, and leaving a tidy work area after repairs, replacement, or installation of process piping. The role involves fabricating and maintaining various structures like supports, handrails, guardrails, stairs, and cat-walks, utilizing welding expertise.


In your future role as Welder Maintenance, you will:

The Maintenance Welder performs a variety of tasks including, among others, the following:

  • Under general supervision, operates welding equipment within the controlling characteristics of the equipment.

  • Welding all metals.

  • Sets welding machines to proper amperage for size of rod or wire and type of metal being welded.

  • Operates positioning, clamping, turnover or other devices attendant to welding fixtures or machines, removes slag from welds by chipping or brushing, manually or using hand tools.

  • Must have the ability to work from blueprints or special verbal or written instructions.

  • Must have the ability to weld overhead and vertical up and down with stick electrode.

  • Must be required to qualify as a maintenance welder by satisfactorily passing the welder’s test established by the Company to certify on pressure tanks.

  • Keeps equipment and work area clean and orderly.

  • May be required to assist in job instructions of junior Production Welders.

  • Perform these and other incidental maintenance duties as may be directed or assigned by supervision or maintenance lead man.

  • Drives forklift to carry tools to and from job site only.

  • Follow safety procedures on Lock-Outs, Tank Entry, Hot-Work Permits, and proper use of all mechanical devices.

  • Works in a safe and orderly manner, using proper procedures and safety equipment.

  • Performs preventive maintenance on all assigned equipment.  Follows proper frequency, task analysis, and reporting disciplines.


We believe you bring:

  • HSD / GED required.

  • Passing company’s welding test by demonstrating sufficient ability to weld heliarc and stick.

  • 4 years previous experience.

  • Commitment to health, safety, environment, security, and quality.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Employee must be able to work in plant environments. May have to handle 50 to 100 lbs.


Good to know:

  • This is a permanent position on a full-time basis, reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor in Chattanooga, TN.

  • Please apply via our online recruitment system. We will not accept applications via e-mail. Once it's with us we will review to see if we have a match between your skills and the role! For more information about our hiring process, visit:

  • We look forward to receiving your application!

  • We kindly ask our internal candidates to apply with your Nouryon email via Success Factors.


About Nouryon:

  • We’re looking for tomorrow’s Changemakers, today!

  • If you’re looking for your next career move, apply today and join Nouryon’s worldwide team of Changemakers in providing essential solutions that our customers use to manufacture everyday products such as personal care, cleaning, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Our employees are driven by the wish to make an impact and actively drive positive change. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. From day one we support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment.

  • Visit our website and follow us on LinkedIn.

  • #WeAreNouryon #Changemakers

  • We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or staffing companies.


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North America
United States
Integrated Supply Chain
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Maintenance & Lab Technician
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Entry Level
Full time/part time
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