Trident Maritime Systems-Heavy Equipment Group

Welder (Weekend Shift) Job at Trident Maritime Systems-Heavy Equipment Group in Iron River, MI


Welder (Weekend Shift)
Come join a leader in the defense and mining industries for over 160 years!
Job Location(s):
Iron River, MI
Start Date:
2 weeks
Employment Term:
Employment Type:
Full Time
Hours per Week:
Work Hours (i.e. shift):
Starting Salary Range:
Not Provided
Required Education:
Required Experience:
1 to 20+ years
Required Security Clearance:
Related Categories:
Defense/Military/Intelligence Analysis, Skilled Trades - General, Production - Welding and Soldering

Position Description

Do you love the outdoors? Located in the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Job includes opportunities to immerse yourself in the breath-taking natural beauty of the outdoors, with picturesque landscapes, tranquil lakes and scenic trails right at your door step. Enjoy work-life balance in a serene environment that fosters a deep connection with nature and offers abundant recreational activities for outdoor enthusiasts.

Whether you’re just starting or looking to further your career. Come apply with us at Trident Maritime Systems – Heavy Equipment Group. We offer 3-, 4- and 5-day work weeks.

Join us where you can work and play!

Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • 401K contribution
  • Long Term & Short Term Disability, Basic Life at no cost to the employee
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurances
  • Paid Holidays
  • Fitness company contribution
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Company Events
  • Excellent PTO policy

Primary Responsibility:
Meet all safety requirements. Combine a Learning Mindset, Positive Attitude, and Strong Work Ethic with the ability to perform assigned welding tasks with some guidance or supervision. Follow and look up weld procedures, work instructions and inspection criteria. 

Team Leaders & Quality 

-GMAW (hard wire) on carbon steel

-FCAW (flux core) and GTAW (tig) welding  
-GMAW (hard wire) on metals other than carbon steels
-Fabrication of structural weldments
-able to read prints
-able to read and follow Weld Procedure Specifications (WPS)
-basic knowledge of weld symbols

Ability to be trained in
-Welder Workmanship and Visual Inspection of welds in a classroom and shop environment.


  • Experience or coursework in basic math, basic blueprint, basic crane operations and rigging.

  • Minimum 1-year welding experience in a heavy manufacturing environment.


  • Ability to Lift, Push or Pull up to 25 lbs individually and/or up to 50 lbs as a team

  • Long periods of standing, crouching, kneeling, and climbing

    PLEASE NOTE: Lake Shore Systems, Inc is excited to join Trident Maritime Systems and will be operating as the Trident Maritime Systems—Heavy Equipment Group. 

Equal Opportunity Employer of Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities/Affirmative Action Employer.
We comply with Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division.


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