Bin (Mig) Welder

Job Locations US-CA-Montebello
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Overview & Essential Job Functions

Position Summary


The Bin (Mig) Welder reports to the Bin Shop Supervisor. The Bin (Mig) Welder is personally responsible for welding repairs, fabrication of new and/or replacement parts for solid waste container (dumpster) bodies.


Essential Job Functions

  • Operate manual and automated welding equipment to repair welds, holes and metal parts on containers and equipment as needed.
  • Positions parts using clamps and tack welds.
  • Ability to fabricate parts and/or components relative to need or availability.
  • Performs safety inspections and checks on containers 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 containers 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 3 years’ experience in welding: MIG and fabrication.
  • Ability to effectively communicate Bin Welding 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.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must possess personal tools.
  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual English / Spanish.
  • Forklift Operator Certification
  • Welder Certification.

Physical/Environmental Demands:

  • Physical:
    • 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, climbing & reaching frequently.
    • Lifting up to 75 lbs. frequently.
  • Environmental:
    • 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
  • 401K
  • 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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