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Welder (Shop)

Date:  Apr 2, 2024

Virginia, MN, US, 55792

Req ID:  27739
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.


Job Overview

Komatsu is currently recruiting for a Welder to work at our Virginia, MN location.  This position is represented by a union.


What we offer:

  • Hourly Wages $25.55 - $34.15

  • Sign-on Incentive - $2,000.00

  • Comprehensive benefits package

  • Employee discounts to Ford, GMC, Disney, AT&T, Verizon and more

  • Boot, tool and pants reimbursement

  • Paid vacation

  • Excellent job security

  • Ability to be a part of an exciting, innovative company developing new state-of-the-art technology and equipment

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Proficient at Carbon Arc Gouging

  • Proficient with Oxy/Fuel Torch

  • Understand Weld Symbols

  • Certified Rigging

  • Proficient at Print Reading

  • Proficient at Fitting/Layout

  • Must have experience with a variety of SMAW and FCAW welding electrodes.


  • 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. 

  • Ability to use all varieties of precision measuring instruments.

  • Must be able to wear a respirator or fresh air hood when required.

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. #LI-VM1

Nearest Major Market: Duluth MN
Nearest Secondary Market: Superior WI

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