Truck Welder

Overview & Essential Job Functions
Position Summary
The Truck Welder reports to the Fleet Maintenance Manager and Maintenance Supervisor. The Truck Welder is personally responsible for truck and body welding repairs, fabrication of new and/or replacement parts for dump trucks, trailers and truck work bodies.
Essential Job Functions
Operate manual and automated welding equipment to repair vehicles and equipment.
Ability to fabricate parts and/or components relative to need or availability.
Performs safety inspections and checks on vehicles and equipment.
Must be able in flat and vertical planes (all position welding), examines for successful welds for depth and penetration (i.e. bead size and other specifications).
Completes required paperwork associated with repairing vehicles and equipment; to include documentation of parts usage, and repair times.
Attendance and successful accomplishment of all safety and compliance training.
Qualifications & Environmental Demands
Required Qualifications
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
Trade School Certification.
Minimum of 5 years' experience in welding: MIG, Arc Welding and fabrication.
Familiar with DOT CHP repair processes and controls for Drivers Vehicle Inspection Reports.
Ability to effectively communicate Truck Welder issues and required repairs.
Perform all tasks safely and in accordance with applicable OSHA rules and regulations.
Consistently behaves in a manner that is appropriate and professional.
Ability to read and comprehend service and technical information.
Valid Class C Driver's License.
Acceptable Driver's Record.
Must possess personal tools.
Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
Preferred Qualifications
Bilingual English / Spanish.
Welder Certification.
CDL Class A / B with air brake endorsement.
Heavy equipment operation experience.
Physical/Environmental Demands:
Seeing, hearing, & smelling continuously.
Problem solving, standing, oral communication, analytical ability, Handling (holding), organization, concentration, Eye/hand coordination, working with interruptions & interpersonal abilities continuously.
Sitting, written communication, balancing, bending, crouching, kneeling & walking frequently.
Pushing & reaching occasionally.
Exposure to dust, smoke, fumes, odors, noise, grease, oil, hot/cold temperatures, standing on concrete & vibration continuously.
Exposure to electrical hazards, chemicals, and uneven or slippery surfaces frequently.
Works inside & outside.
Competitive wages
Comprehensive benefit package Medical, Dental, Vision
Employee Assistance Program
Life Insurance
Paid Vacation and Sick Time
Career plan
Recognition programs
Professional development learning
An exceptional work environment
Athens will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and any other applicable state, federal or local laws. EEO/M/F/disability/veteran

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