AIDT is seeking applicants for Welding/Rigging pre-employment training at Valley Joist, Inc. located in Fort Payne, Alabama. Valley Joist, Inc. is a company that designs, engineers, and manufactures a full range of steel joist and deck product systems. With over 6 decades of experience, Valley Joist + Deck is proud of our quality products and commitment to service.


PAY: $11.00 PER HOUR



  • Weld assembled joist together.
  • Occasionally operate crane controls to flip large joists 
  • Receive/discharge joists - may be performed by power rollers
  • Continuous handling required while welding joist, welding lead, receiving and discharging joist, during laydown and flipover, etc.
  • May be required to lift 1 welding wire per shift. (individually and/or with group)
  • May be required to stand for long periods of time
  • May be required to bend/stoop
  • Capable of performing in a fast-paced manufacturing environment


  • Previous welding experience preferred
  • Able to communicate effectively with other team members
  • Ability to add and subtract/ complete basic math functions
  • Ability to effectively work in a loud environment 
  • AWS certification is a preferred


  • Valley Joist, Inc. provides a comprehensive and affordable benefits package for our team members.
  • Bonus/Incentive plan for fast-paced workers
  • EOE/M/F/Disability/Vets


Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking the "Apply" button below.

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