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Welder III (Shop)

Date:  Apr 28, 2024

Elko, NV, US, 89801

Req ID:  27792
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including TimberPro, Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

Sign on Bonus - Up to $2,500.00

  • Swing Shift from 3:15 pm to 1:45 am.
  • Primary focus on a safe work environment and employing safe work practices on a consistent basis.
  • Perform a variety of welding and cutting applications (including air arcing).
  • Lay out and perform complex repairs with a high level of accuracy and quality.
  • Assess equipment repair needs and developing repair processes.
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and perform minor repairs to most assigned tooling; wire feeders and welding machines.
  • Work in a diverse team environment.
  • Work efficiently and productively at all times to maintain a billable rate according to department and company objectives.
  • Minimize loss/spoilage of raw or in process materials.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Proficient at Carbon Arc Gouging & Oxy/Fuel Torch
  • Understand Weld Symbols & proficient at Print Reading
  • Certified Rigging & overhead crane experience
  • Proficient at Fitting/Layout
  • Experience with a variety of welding electrodes.
  • Experience with carbon arc gouging.
  • Must be able to pass a weld certification according to Joy Global/Komatsu Quality standards.
  • Ability to apply advanced trades mathematics (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, and fractions).  Simple use of formulas, charts, tables, drawings, specifications, schedules, wiring diagrams. 
  • Ability to interpret complicated drawings, specifications, charts, tables, and handbook formulas.
  • Ability to use all varieties of precision measuring instruments.
  • Ability to analyze and update reports, forms, records, and comparable methods of data collection/communication tools.
  • Mechanical aptitude and ability to read and understand machinist-measuring instruments.


  • Approximately 3+ years of experience with carbon arc gouging and FCAW welding electrodes, predominately 1/16" and 3/32" diameter.
  • Must pass 1" weld certification test (1G, 2G, 3G, and 4G) with FCAW within 90-days of hire.

Additional Information

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Elko

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