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Welder, Pryor, OK, US, ID# 18275

Join the team who values your skills and expertise. Cherokee Nation Red Wing (CNRW) is a military service company focusing on aviation weapon systems life-cycle support. CNRW helps you make the most of your skills by taking a personalized approach to solving our customers’ toughest challenges. The approach gives warfighters the quality they expect from a team that can handle every detail a team of experts, like you.

Cherokee Nation Red Wing is part of Cherokee Federal – a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation’s mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. For more information, visit


Perform fitting of assembly to be welded. Assemblies are of different material type including aluminum, steel, and stainless steel. Selects appropriate welding type for the job; mig, tig, or stick welding. Adjust settings on welding machines to perform weld and makes adjustments as needed. Follows established quality and safety standards.


Includes the following (Other duties may be assigned):

  • Performs fitting of assembly
  • Operates one or more types of welding machines
  • Sets and adjusts machine settings as necessary
  • Reads and interprets blueprints to ensure proper weld locations, type of weld, dimensions and tolerance levels of the finished product
  • Must follow step by step work instruction
  • Must be able to pass welding certification test to Section 4 of AWS D1.2/D1.2M Structural Welding Code.


No supervisory responsibility. Routine assignments received with set guidelines, organizes own work, and sets own priorities.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or six months of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. At least six months experience. Welding Certification is preferred.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, drawings and technical descriptions. Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions and must be able to use an inventory system. Interpersonal skills; patience; problem solving skills; attention to detail; organization skills; accuracy; time management; basic math skills.


The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job:

Moderate sound (e.g., business office with office machines and computers, people traffic), some outdoor weather conditions and all routine job tasks inherent in position; the ability to stand and walk one-third to two-third of the time; the ability to talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle or feel; close vision; lift and move up to 50 pounds; color vision; depth perception and ability to correct and adjust focus.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


I acknowledge that the duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed and that there may be other duties assigned by my supervisor. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

I acknowledge that I have read and understand this job description.  Because my employment at CNI remains at will, it does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.


About Cherokee Federal
Cherokee Federal – a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses – is a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation’s mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. Our team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health, and technology portfolios.

Since 2012, the Cherokee Federal team of companies has won more than $5 billion in government contracts. Our 3,000+ employees work in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.

Why choose Cherokee Federal? Visit our website and learn about the great reasons to join our team.


Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster;   and

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