Website Wastequip

Welder Job Highlights

Title Welder
Type Full Time
Experience 1-6 Months
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Sun Valley, CA, 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 looking for a Welder who will support the Sun Valley manufacturing operation. The ideal candidate will be a MIG Welder with prior experience in a manufacturing environment.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have a High School Diploma or GED

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have 1 to 6 months of related welding experience or training.
  • Experienced in a fast-paced production environment is 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 a proper angle to cut metal
  • Employees must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 lbs., frequently lift and/or move up to 50 lbs., and occasionally lift and/or move 90 lbs.
  • Employees 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
  • Positions parts in jigs or fixtures on bench or floor, or clamps parts together along with layout marks
  • Scarfs or grooves welds and parts
  • Specific vision abilities required include distance vision, close vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception
  • Welds along vertical, horizontal, and overhead weld lines
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to read blueprints and measuring tape
  • Ability to understands 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


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

Employer’s Statement

Wastequip is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company is committed to diversity and inclusion in our workforce. 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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