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Welding Engineer

Date:  Jun 13, 2024

Longview, TX, US, 75603

Req ID:  30246
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

Komatsu is currently recruiting for a Welding Engineer for our Longview, Texas facility.  Komatsu offer competitive salary, excellent benefits and bonus/merit potential.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain welder certifications.
  • Develop robotic welding processes.
  • Support robotic welding processes.
  • Write robotic welding programs.
  • Design fixturing for robotic welding processes.
  • Ensure all welding meets appropriate welding codes.
  • Assist Design Engineer with joint design and designing for manufacturability.
  • Meet with welding suppliers and vendors to ensure Letourneau Technologies’ welding needs are being met.
  • Keep up to date with new welding processes, technologies, and equipment that will reduce costs, improve through put, or increase quality.
  • Work within the scope of lean manufacturing to ensure weld deposition is being maximized.
  • Provide repair procedures for in house and field repairs as needed.
  • Perform welder training as requested by Quality and or Fabrication Manager.
  • Write work instructions, company procedures, and or policies related to welding and fabrication.
  • Perform quality audits in all fabrication areas on a monthly basis.
  • Provide technical support for all welding and fabrication.
  • Maintain active membership in AWS.
  • Maintain or become a Certified Welding Inspector (CWI).
  • Work with supply chain to aid in any technical questions, qualifying suppliers, and or ensuring quality work is being performed.


  • Bachelor’s Degree (four years of study beyond high school) or a Master’s Degree (five to six years of study beyond high school)
  • Minimum one to three years’ experience, prefer two years
  • Knowledge in the field of welding and heavy fabrication
  • Knowledge in materials and properties
  • Experienced in developing, supporting and programming robotic welding operations
  • Writing procedures, Reading & Interpreting drawings and Standards
  • Welding and International Codes & Standards
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

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: Longview

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