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Tack Welder

DeGeest Corporation

Sioux Falls Metro, SD

Posted/Updated: 22 days ago

Job Description

DeGeest is growing and hiring a Tack Welder! Be a part of our STRONGER STANDARD! We are a leading resource for manufacturers looking for excellence in Steel Works, Automation, and Finishing. Our employees are our greatest asset, and we strive to create fulfilling and meaningful experiences every day. We Collaborate! We Think! We Do! If you want to feel empowered and appreciated, we encourage you to apply! 

Location: Tea, SD (right off I-29)
Work Hours: 7:00am to 4:30pm Monday - Friday (40 regular hours + 5 hours overtime) 
Pay: $20.00-$25.00/hour 

Position Summary: 
The Tack Welder will ensure tack welds are made strong enough to sustain the stressors affecting them, while ensuring precision and quality in the welding process.


  • Tack welding on metal components according to provided blueprints and work instructions.
  • Ability to read, interpret and adhere to documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Inspect workpieces to verify conformity with quality standards and specifications.
  • Monitor the welding process to ensure consistent quality and make adjustments to maintain optimal weld integrity.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area, ensuring proper storage of welding equipment, tools, and materials.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Welding experience
  • Experience in the manufacturing industry is desired.
  • On the job training provided.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of standing, pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying materials.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds at a time.

Required Skills:

  • Strong attention to detail with ability to focus on a given task.
  • Enthusiastic about learning new skills and technology.
  • Effective time-management tactical approach to work prioritization.
  • Commitment to continued development through the DeGeest Strong Standard Program.
  • Read, speak, and write the English language.
  • Good communication skills.

To better serve our employees, we offer competitive benefits as follows

Hiring Salary Range: $20.00-$25.00/hour 
Bonus Programs 

Medical – Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Account
Dental and Vision Plans
STD/LTD and Voluntary Life/AD&D Plans

401k with company match

9 Paid Holiday, 1 Floating Holiday
PTO for New Hires

Additional Incentives
Safety glasses and steel toe boots reimbursement
Work shirts provided by DeGeest
Free Pizza Wednesdays

Note: The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. This position is eligible for a bonus. 

Equal Opportunity Employer:
DeGeest is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.