• Bin (Mig) Welder

    Job Locations US-CA-Sun Valley
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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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