Category Archives: Careers at LeJeune

Custom Steel Fabrication for Industrial Construction

The term industrial construction may not sound very sexy, but things change when you understand what’s involved. Some examples of the size and scope of custom steel fabrication for industrial construction may open your eyes a bit. It’s all around us, in buildings, bridges, skyscrapers, stadiums, and a variety of other distinctive structures, so here’s […]

LeJeune Spotlight: LeJeune Vikings Stadium Project

The newest addition to the Twin Cities skyline is taking shape in downtown Minneapolis. Towering construction cranes have been masterfully shaping the clear roof atop US Bank Stadium, the new home of the Minnesota Vikings. LeJeune Steel Company (LSC) is feeding this building bonanza with a team of some 400 steel fabricators and welders working […]

10 Great TIG Welding Tips

Let’s talk about welding and horses for a moment. Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), commonly referred to as TIG welding, is something like a thoroughbred – pure, high-maintenance, and beautiful. Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), commonly called MIG welding, is a workhorse – hearty, agile and steady. While MIG is the industry go-to method – […]

AISC Certification: What You Need to Know

Does your heart skip a beat when you stare over the balcony in a 50,000 seat stadium? Wondering whether it will hold? If not, thank the construction safety and quality control organizations like the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC). You need to know about this non-profit group, because AISC certification sets the quality standards […]

Welding Safety: LeJeune Steel Wins Award for Workplace Safety

Few things are more important to LeJeune Steel than welding safety. The company fabricates some 40,000 tons of steel each year in its Minnesota and Wisconsin facilities and employs hundreds of fitter-welders. Workstation safety and required protective equipment are among the issues addressed during training in the first 80 days of work for new hires, […]

How to Get a Fitter Welder Apprenticeship

The idea behind a fitter welder apprenticeship is to turn raw skills into talent by allowing an experienced professional to mentor and develop a less skilled tradesperson. It’s a time-honored system that allows crafters to earn while they learn, and it is responsible for developing many of the top craftspeople at LeJeune Steel. A formal […]