Hot Job of the Week

Tune in to WJER every Monday during the afternoon show as we chat with a representative of OhioMeansJobs about the “Hot Job of the Week.” Not only will we give you details about a specific job each week, but we'll also discuss tips, strategies, and helpful hints for job seekers.

This week’s topic:
How to answer the interview question - "What's your greatest weakness?"

Hot Job: Certified Welders (4 openings)

Job Code #: T-295-6

How to Apply: Email your resume to: (Please include job title in subject line)

Worksite Location: Base location is Newcomerstown with travel to various worksites.

Job Description: General contractor specializing in railroad bridge construction seeking certified welders replacing & repairing bridges. Must be willing to travel (normally 4-10 hour days on the road).

Details: Typical workweek will be anywhere from 40 to 70-80 hours per week, any day of the week.

Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years old, have a HS Diploma/equivalent with a valid driver's license & reliable transportation. Must be able to do heavy lifting (up to 100 lbs. consistently); be able to do climbing, frequent stooping and no fear of working at heights.

Rate of Pay: Starting wage is $19.00 per hour.

Available Benefits: Health Insurance, Paid Holidays, 401K. 

Pre-employment Testing: Criminal Background, Drug Testing

For more information, visit OhioMeansJobs online at

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