Website Federal Signal Corporation

Vactor Welder Class III (Aluminum Welder) Job Highlights

Title Vactor Welder Class III – Aluminum Welder
Type Full Time
Experience 2 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Streator, IL, United States
Company Federal Signal Corporation

Company Profile

Federal Signal Corporation provides products and services to protect people and our planet. The company is a leading global designer and manufacturer of products and total solutions that serve municipal, governmental, industrial, and commercial customers.

Vactor Mfg. Inc. is a subsidiary of Federal Signal Corporation and a leading manufacturer of municipal combination catch basin/sewer cleaning vacuum trucks and industrial vacuum loaders that clean up industrial waste or recover and recycle valuable raw materials.

Job Profile

The company is seeking an Aluminum Welder (Vactor Welder Class III) to join its team for various production work needs.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have a High School Graduate or Equivalent

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have a minimum of 2 years of welding experience and have mechanical aptitude.


  • Assemble related components and smaller aluminum or stainless steel parts
  • Maintain a clean, safe workplace
  • Must submit for medical surveillance according to Vactor’s Hexavalent Chromium Program.
  • Operate equipment such as MIG welding machines
  • Operate gas torch, plasma torch, grinders, jib hoists, and overhead crane
  • Overtime commitment when needed
  • Responsible for own work
  • Roll and weld aluminum and stainless steel round and pear-shaped water tanks


  • Must be able to operate all machines and tools in the department
  • Must be able to operate seam welder and roller to make tank wraps
  • Must be able to read blueprints, diagrams, tape measures, and build tickets
  • Must be able to TIG and MIG weld aluminum and steel
  • Must be able to use jigs and fixtures to produce weldments
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Must have good knowledge of weld symbols, processes, and procedures
  • Must pass weld test; weld certification desired but not required


The company offers a wide array of benefits including annual bonus potential, insurance (life, medical, dental, vision), paid holidays, paid vacation, 401(k) with matching contributions, and tuition reimbursement.

Employer’s Statement

Federal Signal is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of and will receive consideration for employment without regard to, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category, characteristic, or trait under applicable law.

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