Sahuarita , AZ , US
Nov 19, 2021
Dec 19, 2021
Trade & Skilled
Full Time
PURPOSE: Utilizing welding expertise, maintain mining equipment (haul trucks, loaders, dozers & other ancillary equipment) for open pit copper mining operations. U tilizes blueprints and sketches to layout, fabricate, construct or repair piping, ductwork, steel structures and plant equipment by cutting, welding, riveting and assembling ferrous and nonferrous plate, heavy sheet metal and structural shapes in both field and shop areas.


Journeyman level welder position:
  • MiG, Tig, GSMA, SMAW, FCAW , oxygen-acetylene cutting systems, and plasma torch systems.
  • Ability to read prints, layout and fabricate, work from verbal communication
  • Able to operate metal fabrication equipment (shears, rolls, brakes, punch, saw, etc.)
  • Able to pass Company welding test
  • Ability and willing to work rotating shifts and rotating days off, if required
  • Able to plan work to be performed by interpreting engineering drawings, sketches, work orders and verbal instructions.
  • Able to make materials, supplies, and tools list for the assigned work.
  • Able to carry material and equipment to be used on the job.
  • Ability to make simple and complex layouts for cutting, welding, shearing, punching and drilling per blueprints or specifications.
  • Able to cut, forms, shapes, assembles, fabricates, weld, dismantles and installs using hand and power tools, welding, cutting, and burning equipment as required in performing duties.
  • Ability to rig material and equipment for lifting as required.

  • Miscellaneous Requirements:
    • Experience in mining and heavy equipment repair required
    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
    • Minimum of 8 years' experience in all position welding, air/arc/gas cutting, gas welding, and working with various types of metals. Welding certification required.
    • Must provide own tools of the trade
    • High School Diploma/GED
    • Valid Arizona Driver's License
    • Basic ability to speak, read and write English

    A core value of ASARCO LLC is "Safety First." The Company is committed to help employees continuously improve their efforts to work in the most safe, inclusive, socially and environmentally responsible manner practicable. Employee safety and health, both on and off the job, are critically important to the Company. Therefore, ASARCO LLC requires employees to have and effectively demonstrate good working knowledge of modern safety systems. Each employee will take prime responsibility for ensuring that s/he works within all required safety procedures and processes.

    ASARCO LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates must possess a current and valid driver's license. Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful criminal background check and pre-employment physical including a drug screen (hair analysis).

    ASARCO LLC offers an excellent low-cost benefits package for medical/prescription/ dental/vision, disability coverage, life insurance and other optional coverage and 401(k) plan with company match.