Shop Welder

Location: Gillette WY Posted Date: November 10, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 17073 Careermine Job Id: 1819313

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, industrial and forestry industries that maximizes value for customers through innovative solutions. With a full line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels and a global service network, we help customers safely and sustainably optimize their operations. Our Komatsu, P&H, Joy, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC and Gigaphoton equipment and services are used to extract fundamental minerals and develop modern infrastructure.

Job Overview

The Welder will work under the direction of a more highly skilled Welder, Lead or Supervisor in a shop or field service environment.


  • Primary focus on a safe work environment and employing safe work practices on a consistent basis.
  • Perform a variety of welding and cutting applications (including air arcing).
  • Lay out and perform complex repairs with a high level of accuracy and quality.
  • Assess equipment repair needs and developing repair processes.
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and perform minor repairs to most assigned tooling; wire feeders and welding machines.
  • Confined Space Task Trained.
  • Hexchromium Task Trained.
  • Certified 1/16" 3G
  • Certified 1/16" 4G
  • Proficient at Carbon Arc Gouging
  • Proficient with Oxy/Fuel Torch
  • Understand Weld Symbols.
  • Moderate, physical demand, continuous lifting or moving light weight to moderate weight materials and working in difficult positions.

Education / Qualification

  • Experience withy a variety of SMAW and FCAW welding electrodes.
  • Must be able to pass a weld certification according to Komatsu Mining Quality standards.
  • Ability to apply advanced trades mathematics (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, and fractions). Simple use of formulas, charts, tables, drawings, specifications, schedules, wiring diagrams.
  • Ability to interpret complicated drawings, specifications, charts, tables and handbook formulas.
  • Consistently promotes the Komatsu Mining safety culture which includes but is not limited to:
    • Understands and complies with all established Cardinal Safety Rules.
    • Working safely, promoting the safety of coworkers.
    • Constantly looking for ways to improve and maintain a safe working environment by completing FLRA's, Near Miss Cards and Safety Observations.

We are 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 veteran status.