Website Komatsu

Welder Job Highlights

Title Welder
Type Full Time (2nd shift)
Experience 3 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing/Production
Location Peoria, IL, United States
Company Komatsu

Company Profile

Komatsu Construction is an indispensable partner in the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics, and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a Welder who will perform single and multi-pass welding using various welding techniques including GMAW (MIG), Submerged Arc, and GMAW-P to fabricate chassis for Komatsu’s world-class electric mining trucks.

Work from blueprints, manufacturing plans, and welding drawings to set up and weld structures.

These individuals will safely and efficiently perform all aspects of fabrication.

Education Level

  • Not mentioned, yet a High School Diploma will be a plus

Work Experience

  • Must have at least 3 years of welding experience, proficiency in GMAW, GMAW-P, and Sub Arc Welding (SAW)


  • Correct welding flaws identified by visual, die penetrant, or U/T inspection
  • Komatsu’s welders perform all phases of chassis fabrication for Komatsu’s mining trucks. This includes sub-component fabrication, frame setup, weld out, and
  • May work closely with the Engineering Department.
  • Perform cleanup of their welding passes
  • Will be responsible for quality and safety of own work including the utilization of appropriate protective equipment.
  • Use cranes to move plate steel and components to set up welding.
  • Works from engineering prints, routings, and procedures with minimum supervision.
  • May use information systems, as necessary to perform job duties.


  • Ability to use carbon arc gouging, acetylene torch, grinders, and most other general manufacturing tools safely.
  • General math skills required, ability to read a tape measure, inch or mm.
  • Must pass the appropriate test
  • Skill to read, interpret, and manufacture parts from weld drawings, weld symbols, and weld procedures.
  • The ability to weld in all positions and run multiple pass welds
  • Will be required to complete a physical commensurate with DOL Medium duty work requirements which includes drug testing.


  • Bonus programs
  • Educational reimbursement
  • Medical programs
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement savings plans

Employer’s Statement

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity 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.

To apply for this job please visit komatsu.jobs.

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