Manpower Group Welder - Wind Turbine Tower Manufacturing in Pueblo, Colorado

Steel Department

In the Steel Department Welders use cutting edge technology to build the world's best and most advanced wind turbine towers. Their passion for fabricating, along with their strong attention to detail, ensures Vestas turbine towers are ready for shipment to customers.


  • Tack welding, gas metal arc welding (GMAC), flux core arc welding (FCAW), shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), submerged arc welding (SAW) and flame/plasma gouging

  • Setup manual welding, automated welding and flame/plasma cutting equipment by setting parameters and making adjustments

  • Prepare welding joints and repair surface/weld imperfections using flame/plasma cutting equipment and grinding

  • Perform product quality inspections and make corrections as required

  • Operate material handling equipment, overhead crane and rigging, to fit-up and relocate tower section components

  • Replenish welding equipment consumables (wire, tips, nozzles, feed rollers)

  • Perform daily maintenance inspections on equipment and correct minor issues

  • Coordinate with Team Leaders and other production employees to prioritize products to process

  • Maintain a safe, clean and orderly work environment by following all safety protocols and performing routine housekeeping and workplace organization.

  • Perform activities of position as outlined in Production Work Instructions and Welding Process Specifications.


  • Safety mindset is required

  • High school diploma/GED

  • Certificate in welding from an accredited technical school/program strongly desired

  • 1 - 3 years welding experience, preferably in a heavy fabrication industry

  • Must be able to read and interpret production drawings and technical work instructions

  • Able to speak, read and understand English

  • Must pass pre-employment welding skills assessment

  • Must be able to work night shif