Welders, Structural Fitters and Shipfitters

Hollywood, SC posted on July 27

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What makes Metal Trades a great place to work? 

  • Family owned and operated since 1962
  • Excellent work hours
  • Employee retention
  • Work scope diversity


  • Major Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability
  • Supplemental Life Insurance and Vision Care
  • 401-k with match
  • Paid Vacations
  • Paid Holidays



Welder / Fitter 

Metal Trades, Inc. is a highly capable heavy steel fabricator specializing in Industrial Fabrication, Barge Construction, Commercial Marine Construction and Ship Repair. We currently have openings for Structural Welders, Structural Fitters and Shipfitters at our facility which is 20 minutes south of Charleston, SC. In business for over 50 years!
Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Advanced Skill level in all Welder/Fitter duties which includes Structural
  • Structural Welder/Fitters are required assemble structural form according to blueprints and have excellent knowledge of welding
  • Selects equipment and plans layout, assembly, and welding, applying knowledge of geometry, physical properties of metal machining weld shrinkage, and welding techniques
  • Bolts, clamps, and tack-welds parts to secure in position for welding
  • Sets up equipment and welds parts
  • May assemble parts by bolting and riveting
  • May repair products by dismantling, straightening, reshaping, and reassembling parts, using cutting torch, straightening press, and hand tools



Welders, Structural Fitters, Shipfitters 

  • Ability to lift 50lbs, work in confined spaces and pass a respirator fit test
  • Structural Fitters must be able to read and interpret complex blueprints
  • Structural Welders must able to Fluxcore weld in all positions
  • Must be able to pass weld test and fitters assessment 
  • Welder/Fitter Combos (must have experience in both)


Works under minimal supervision


  • May require a high school diploma or its equivalent with at least 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area


  • Competitive pay (DOE)
  • Great work environment
  • Working four 10 hour shifts, Mon thru Thurs and must be able to work Overtime
  • Full benefits package, including but not limited to:
  • Medical 
  • Dental
  • Company Paid Long Term Disability
  • Company Paid Short Term Disability
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Vision
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off

The above positions work four, 10 hour shifts, M - TH. Must be able to work OT!  NO Per Diem, direct hire, benefits offered. Visit us online at . Call 843.889.6441, Ext. 5107 to request more information. MTI is an At-Will Equal Opportunity Employer. Females, Minorities, Veterans, Disabled are encouraged to apply. We are an EEO/affirmative action employer.


Please apply in the following manner:


Apply in person at:

4194 Hwy. 165

Yonges Island, SC

(applications at the Guard House)


Mail resume to:

PO Box 129

Hollywood, SC 29449


Human Resource Dept.


For more information call:

843.889.6441, Ext. 5107