Welder - Ditch Witch
Production Welder I
Day Shift:6:00 AM-4:30 PM, Monday-Friday
Night Shift:8:00 PM-6:00 AM, Sunday-Thursday
What Can We Give You?
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K Matching up to 4%, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, 10 Paid Holidays, Paid Parental Leave, and more!
Welder I at Ditch Witch:
This employee welds components used to build Ditch Witch equipment.
What Will You Do?
Read information from blueprints, technical manuals or other documents.
Set up fixtures, mount parts in fixtures, and perform mechanical assembly. This includes using hand and air tools such as wrenches, torque wrenches, impact wrenches, screwdrivers, hammers, etc.
Use a hoist to lift and position large, heavier components and completed weldments.
Set up, adjust, and operate MIG welding equipment to weld machine components.
Remove components from fixtures, clean and check them for quality, and correct errors or deficiencies of weldments.
Use a computer to check the location, inventory, routing of parts, and to record inventory transactions.
What Do You Need?
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
Have appropriate MIG welding experience OR have completed a formal welding training program (or the equivalent in training and experience).
Pass required entry-level plate test for production welding.
Have appropriate mechanical skills, including experience using hand and air-powered tools (wrenches, screwdrivers, hammers, etc.).
Have appropriate reading, clerical, and basic math skills.
Manufacturing plant conditions (indoors, with variable temperature, humidity, noise, and dirt).
Use of personal protective equipment including a welding hood, gloves, and sleeves, safety glasses, face shields and hearing protection.
Physical hazards such as powered vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic, sharp objects, moving machinery, electrical arc-welding equipment, and materials handling.
Working with hazardous materials, including solvents, oils, grease, and pressurized gases.
A variable work schedule (ranging from 8-12 hours daily depending on production needs, with overtime paid after 40 hours per week) and some scheduled work on Saturdays.
An expectation to work at least 50% of Saturdays.
Essential Physical Functions:
The physical demands for this job are classified as medium and include the following:
Be able to handle items weighing over 60 pounds from floor to knuckle.
Be able to handle pull or push items up to 50 pounds.
Be able to handle items up to 35 pounds from knuckle to shoulder.
Be able to handle items up to 25 pounds from shoulder to overhead.
Job requires frequent walking, twisting, bending, squatting, kneeling, and climbing.
Job requires continuous walking.
Job requires occasional sitting and elevated work.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and related needs and conditions, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.