Welder - Shop - 2nd Shift - 26178

Date: May 26, 2023

Location: Mesa, AZ, US, 85210

Company: Empire

Requistion # : 26178 

Location: Mesa 

Position Status:  Full Time (40 hrs week) 

Shift : 2 

Start Time :  2:00 pm 

End Time :  11:30 pm 

Schedule Days : Monday - Friday 

Pay Range: $18.06  -  37.56 




Job Summary:

Repair and/or rebuild structurally failed or worn parts requiring welding process reconstruction.  Work in adverse weather and other adverse shop and field situations presented by customer needs.  Accept all out of town assignments requiring overnight stays.  Communicate orally and in writing information, instructions, and explanations to associates, customers, and management regarding conditions, problems, and recommendations.

Essential Functions:

  1. Fabricate and/or repair metal parts.
  2. Comprehend and interpret sketches and diagrams.
  3. Operate welding equipment.
  4. Prepare service reports.
  5. Plan and control cost of repair jobs.
  6. Maintain company equipment – keep in good clean orderly condition.
  7. Work safely at all times.  Adhere to all applicable safety policies.  Comply with all company policies, procedures and standards.

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Own and maintain required personal tools.
  2. Learn and use Empire, Caterpillar and allied product procedures and systems.
  3. Perform other related duties as assigned.
  4. Maintain current MSHA card if work area requires.
  5. Provide on-the-job training to technicians and helpers as assigned. 
  6. Work overtime as needed.
  7. Travel to remote locations as needed.
  8. Communicate with proper individuals to clarify instructions or discuss scope or progress of job.
  9. Must accomplish training and serve as a Green Belt in support of EMPIRE's Six Sigma program.
  10. Work within and promote corporate values.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  1. Perform complex and innovative welding procedures
  2. Appropriate manner, conduct, and grooming adhere to company policy.
  3. Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively.
  4. Able to read and correctly interpret diagrams & blueprints
  5. Basic knowledge of heat stresses in metal
  6. Know proper use of cleaners and solvents
  7. Ability to maintain consistent attendance.

Education and Experience:

  1. Proof of high school diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  2. Current driver’s license.
  3. 3 years experience preferred.
  4. Current AWS D1.1 and D14.3 certification
  5. Must be able to communicate (speak, read, comprehend, write) in English.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.
  2. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop and kneel.
  3. The employee is regularly required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  4. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, and peripheral vision.
  5. This position is designated as a "Safety-Sensitive Position".   A Safety-Sensitive Position includes tasks or duties that EMPIRE in good faith believes could affect the safety or health of the employee performing the task or others. 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and outside weather conditions.
  2. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.
  3. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. The roles and objectives of this job do not include setting corporate policy, and does not constitute a managing agent of the company.


Empire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 480-633-5440 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


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