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Shop Welder

Wyoming Machinery Company
Job Description


To weld, fabricate, buildup and repair construction, mining equipment parts.



Regularly inspects customer"s equipment for weld/salvage possibilities by visual inspection, and by the use of testing, diagnostic and measuring equipment to determine problems or malfunctions. Regularly welds/salvages parts on frames, engines, hydraulic systems, attachments and related power train systems and do all sorts of custom fabrication. These repairs must meet or exceed the expectations of the Weld Shop Supervisor and the customer. Regularly writes detailed and accurate service reports stating the nature of the job and what has been done. Must be able to work a rotating shift; to include days, evening and nights.



Regularly reviews data from the troubleshooting and inspection process to work up detailed, accurate and cost effective job estimates. Regularly reviews data from the troubleshooting and inspection process to work up detailed and accurate parts orders. Regularly is required to operate mining and construction equipment. Regularly is required to clean and service all welding machines and is required to keep a clean work place. Must work with a positive attitude, spirit of cooperation and mentor co-workers. May be required to work out of town occasionally.




Shop welder must be able to read and understand English, read and understand parts books, service manuals and fabrication blueprints following ANSI, SAE and/or Caterpillar"s blueprinting standards. Must have the ability to hand sketch drawings legibly enough for other welders to understand and follow. Welders must have a welder"s background, must have the ability to think and work their way through

difficult project or problems. Welders must have enough mechanical background to be able to D & A equipment to fabricate repairs. Required to be certified AWSSD1.1.



Shop welders must have the ability to read and comprehend service literature and basic measuring tools and to know and understand basic arithmetic. Must be able to write meaningful and legible service

reports. Must know and understand various types of systems on a large number of different kinds of equipment, and must be able to use their ability in a meaningful and productive manner during the course of their daily job assignment.



Shop welders need to have been exposed to construction and mining equipment thru Technical Schools or on the job training as a welder or welders helper at a repair shop, construction company, small

contractor or mine.



Shop welders regularly use: hand wrenches, hammers, impact tools, torque wrenches, screw drivers, basic and advanced measuring tools, overhead hoist, slings and chains, run stick welders, mig welders, tig welders, gas welders, air arc torch welders, tool grinders and numerous other specialized testing, adjusting and measuring equipment. Most often the majority of the above hand tools must be furnished by the employee.



In a standard 8 hour shift a worker must:

1. Walk, sit and/or stand 8 hours on a concrete floor in a shop that may be very warm or cold.

2. 50 lb weight lifting restriction.

3. Use hand for simple grasping, pushing/pulling and fine manipulation.

4. Use feet frequently in repetitive movement.

5. Have the physical ability to work in any position on a piece of equipment.

6. Frequently bend, squat and climb.

7. Be willing to be exposed grease, oil and dirt.

8. Be willing to work overtime as needed.

9. May be required to have a CDL.

10. May be required to have current MSHA training.

Wyoming Machinery Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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