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Welder (Field)

Date:  Sep 20, 2022
Location: 

Elko, NV, US, 89801

Req ID:  22115
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 Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

  • Current MSHA, valid driver license and able to pass pre-employment drug screen and physical job requirements.
  • Consistently promotes the Komatsu Safety-First attitude which includes but is not limited to:
  • Understands and complies with all established Cardinal Rules
  • Working safely, promoting the safety of coworkers
  • Constantly looking for ways to improve and maintain a safe working environment by completing FLRA’s, Near Miss Cards and Safety Observations.
  • Valid CDL preferred.
  • Experience with a variety of SMAW and FCAW welding electrodes.
  • Must be able to wear a respirator or fresh air hood when required.
  • Experience with carbon arc gouging.
  • Ability to apply advanced trades mathematics (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, and fractions).  Simple use of formulas, charts, tables, drawings, specifications, schedules, wiring diagrams. 

Key Job Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Ability to interpret complicated drawings, specifications, charts, tables, and handbook formulas.
  • Ability to use all varieties of precision measuring instruments.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Approximately 5+ years of experience with numerous welding and cutting applications including carbon arc gouging and SMAW and FCAW welding electrodes.
  • Ability to analyze and update reports, forms, records, and comparable methods of data collection/communication tools.

Additional Information

  • Company Vehicle (valid driver license and motor vehicle check required)
  • Referral Bonus:  $500.00 (This position is eligible for an employee referral bonus, if you're being referred by an employee, remember to add their name to your job application)
  • Sign on Bonus up to $5,000.00 (depending on experience)
  • Paid travel time
  • Night Shift Differential
  • Vacation
  • Sick Time
  • Holiday
  • Floating Holiday
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and 401k

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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