Tanco Engineering Inc.

Plate Welder - Petroleum Storage Tanks

Tanco Engineering has provided the petroleum industry with safe, reliable and high quality tank construction and renovation services since 1979. We are seeking welders in a number of regions but, at this time, we are primarily  looking to fill positions for a project at the ExxonMobil Joliet Illinois refinery. (Interest in other areas please apply). Our first choice would be to fill these positions from the Chicagoland area but the right candidate, willing to travel from outside the area would be considered.

These candidates would be responsible for welding in all positions for new tank construction,  tank shell repairs, fixed roof repairs and floating roof repairs. Qualified and  experienced applicants capable of performing x-ray quality work, will be of immediate consideration.  Pay will range from $17-25 per hour and will be based on experience. Interested candidates should apply directly to this posting. Qualified candidates will be contacted immediately.

Experienced/qualified fitters (welder's helpers) please apply as well.

Required Skills for Tank Welder Job:

  • PRIOR TANK  EXPERIENCE PREFERRED (but not required)
  • 7018 Welding rod experience and certification  (all positions)
  • 6010 Welding rod experience and certification (all positions)
  • 7024 welding rod experience
  • Confined space experience a plus
  • Able to work at heights when required (50-60 ft. max)