Welder - Bakersfield

Location: Bakersfield, California
Date Posted: 10-16-2018

WELDER
About Us:
Midwest Hose is one of the largest hose and fitting wholesale distributors in North America. Since opening our doors in 1983, we’ve steadily grown and continue to build our loyal customer base, which speaks to how enthusiastic we are for the future! Here at Midwest Hose & Specialty, we believe our employees are the fuel that drives our business, so we treat each person with the respect and value they deserve.
 
We pride ourselves in offering a premier benefits package which includes:
 
  • Very competitive compensation
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Company paid health and dental insurance plans
  • Basic life and AD&D insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • 2 weeks of paid vacation
  • Great work/life balance
  • Casual dress environment
  • Career longevity
  • Professional growth
 
If you want to be part of an ever-growing company and believe that Midwest Hose & Specialty is the place for you to begin your new career path please apply today!
 
Summary of Position:
 
Perform day to day welding and fabrication duties. TIG and MIG experience required.  
 
 
Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Read blueprints and sketches in order to execute jobs and tasks to specification
  • Use electricity and torches to solder together components made from steel, titanium, copper, and other metals
  • Select and use proper tools and equipment for each task such as tape measures and calipers
  • Monitor equipment for appropriate usage and temperature
  • Assess equipment, structures, materials, and job specifications for appropriate welding positions
  • Project management and fabrication
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Maintain professionalism in the workplace
  • Perform any other assigned proprietary duties
 
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Mathematically and mechanically inclined
  • Previous welding and fabrication experience
  • Good reading and writing skills
  • Prolonged standing, walking, stooping, bending, lifting – 100% daily (subject to change daily)
  • Assist in lifting, pushing, and/or pulling up to 70 lbs.; receiving unloads up to 100%; order pulling up to 100%
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands typical in a warehouse environment including but not limited to grasping and fine manipulations with hands, reaching, squatting, climbing, activities working around moving machinery, exposure to marked changes in temperature and humidity, exposure to light dust and fumes.
  • Commitment to work additional hours as needed to complete orders received daily
 
Education and Experience:
  • High School diploma or GED (required)
  • 3-5 years of welding experience (required)
  • MIG/TIG certification (preferred)
  • Additional power equipment experience (preferred but not required)
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