• Truck Welder

    Job Locations US-CA-Irwindale
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Source Code
  • 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:

    • 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 & reaching occasionally.
    • 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


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed