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Welder Assembly (Large Structure) - 2nd Shift

Date:  Nov 18, 2023

Milwaukee, WI, US, 53214

Req ID:  27330
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.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Assembles large structural sections on Komatsu Mining products by aligning, fitting, tacking and welding, assembles mechanical units. Loads and secures heavy machinery and equipment to car for shipment, welds angles to cars or parts, bolts or any other type hold downs for loading.
  • Receives work assignments and instructions, when required, obtains and checks drawings to determine layout, sequence of operations and visualize complete structural components, lays out work applying shop mathematics using appropriate measuring and marking tools as required. Assembles pieces according to layout, tack welds, trims pieces with burning torch when necessary to obtain accurate fit; obtains specified size and type of electrodes, selects amperage on assigned AC or DC machine for type and thickness of material, and welds structural sections using accepted arc welding procedures.
  • Manually hitches and moves heavy weldments, sections, and parts using overhead crane, lays out and marks locations for lining up and assembling units, drills, reams, and taps holes as required. Files and grinds surfaces when necessary. Hitches unit or piece exercising care not to damage it; move and place load on car; weighs load as required. Nails timbers, blocks, boards to floor and supports as required. Operates saw(s) to cut timbers, blocks, wedges, boards, etc. when necessary.
  • Welds angles to cars or parts, bolts or any other type hold down for loading, welds flat, vertical and overhead. Aligns, assembles, and welds structural components. Assembles and aligns motors, generators, collector brackets, etc. on mining equipment. Match marks various sections for assembly and disassembles as required for shipment.


  • Previous Welding and Large Assembly experience needed.
  • Ability to work 2nd Shift.
  • Must be able to communicate well within a team structure.
  • Available for work approximately 40 hours per week.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to multi-task and be flexible.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality-always.
  • Team oriented.
  • May be asked to work weekends. Ability to work weekends as needed.

Additional Information


  • Starting wage is $29.80 / hour.
  • Shift premium Available for off shift roles.
  • Vacation and personal time after 6 months of service.
  • Insurance after 75 days of service.

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: Milwaukee

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