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Welder Specialist

companyGalbreath, LLC
locationWinamac, IN 46996, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Wastequip's Galbreath division has a great opportunity for a Welder Specialist in our Winamac IN location. The Specialist Welds metal parts with MIG welding equipment as specified by layout, jigs, or prints. The welder will also do basic electric and hydraulics while building the trailers.


    • Positions parts in jigs or fixtures on bench or floor, or clamps parts together along layout marks.
    • Lays out, positions, and tack welds work pieces.
    • Welds along vertical, horizontal, and overhead weld lines.
    • Connects regulator valves to oxygen and fuel gas cylinders for cutting torch. Turns regulator valves to activate flow of gases, lights torch, and adjusts gas mixture and pressure to obtain desired flame. Holds & guides torch at proper angle to cut metal.
    • Examines weld for bead size and other specifications.
    • Scarfs or grooves welds and parts.
    • Chips or grinds off excess weld, slag, or splatter.
    • Mechanical: Use of hand tools & power tools are necessary to performs hoist installation.
    • Mig Weld along vertical & horizontal weld lines and examine welds for bead size and other specifications. This also includes torch set up & use.
    • Employee operates drill press, band saw, parts washer, & overhead hoist.
    • Installation of basic electric and hydraulics.
    • Be able to cross train and work in other departments if needed.
    • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or GED
  • One to three months of related experience and/or training preferred
  • Six months or more of welding experience required
  • Electrical and Hydraulic knowledge preferred
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Knowledge of basic math, tape measure reading, fractions & decimals
  • Ability to understands & carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions

About Wastequip

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C. with manufacturing and service facilities throughout North America, Wastequip is the leading North American manufacturer of waste handling equipment. Wastequip is the only manufacturer to offer a full line of steel and plastic products to collect, handle and transport just about any type of waste and recyclables.

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