Website Wastequip

Welder Job Highlights

Title Welder
Type Full Time
Experience 6 Months or More
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Eagan, MN, United States
Company Wastequip

Company Profile

Wastequip is the leading manufacturer of waste-handling equipment. Wastequip’s broad range of waste equipment and services are used to collect, process, and transport recyclables, solid waste, liquid waste, and organics. The company’s brands include Wastequip, Toter, Galbreath, Pioneer, Accurate, Amrep, Mountain Tarp, Cusco, and Go to Parts.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Welder who will support manufacturing operations.

Ideally, be a MIG Welder with prior experience in a manufacturing environment.

Educational Qualification

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Technical School (preferred)

Work Experience

  • 6 months or more of related experience or training (preferred)
  • MIG Welding experience (a must)
  • Experienced in a fast-paced production environment (preferred)


  • Chips or grinds off excess weld, slag, or splatter
  • Connects regulator valves to oxygen and fuel gas cylinders for cutting torch. Turns regulator valves to activate the flow of gases, lights torch, and adjusts gas mixture and pressure to obtain the desired flame. Holds and guides torch at proper angle to cut metal
  • Regularly lift or move up to 25 lbs., frequently lift or move up to 50 lbs., and occasionally lift or move 90 lbs.
  • Must regularly stand, walk, reach, stoop, lift, climb or balance, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Examines weld for bead size and other specifications
  • Lays out, positions, and tack welds workpieces
  • MIG Welds along vertical, horizontal, and overhead weld lines
  • Positions parts in jigs or fixtures on bench or floor, or clamps parts together along layout marks
  • Scarfs or grooves welds and parts
  • Specific vision abilities required include distance vision, close vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to read blueprints and measuring tape
  • Ability to understand and carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions
  • Able to pass all EHS-required tests and clearances
  • Knowledge of basic math, tape measure reading, fractions, and decimals


  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Health Care
  • Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Employer’s Statement

Wastequip is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or expression, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status, or any other class protected by applicable law.

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