Position Description

Welder - 2 (5 years exp. preferred)
Location Spokane Valley, Washington
# of openings 1
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Are you ready to join a world class team? Wagstaff, Inc. is the place you want to come and build your career! We are a family owned, progressive, international manufacturing company and the world leader of aluminum casting technology. We believe that our employees are our greatest resource, and support them with exceptional benefits, competitive wages, and exciting growth opportunities. We offer a comprehensive wellness program, which includes a 1200 square foot onsite gym! Come and join Wagstaff to become part of our team and family.

This position is currently posted in order to build a pool of candidates for when we have an open opportunity. The application you submit will be considered for any opportunities that become available through December 31, 2019.

Job Summary

Perform various types of welding, brazing and cutting using traditional and advanced processes on a variety of metals such as carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum and copper.  Welders follow blueprints and welding procedures to fabricate Industrial equipment.

Primary Job Responsibilities

• Receive instructions, prints, and work orders for the job. Plan details of working procedure, tools and material requirements
• Fabricate equipment by cutting, burning, and welding various metals. Repair equipment by using appropriate welding techniques and welding equipment
• Adhere to design specifications and related welding procedure specification documents
• Cleans and prepares surfaces to be welded. Sets up, assembles, and tacks weld parts
• Use calibrated precision measuring instruments to make sure the work meets specification. Record dimensions on Quality Assurance Forms (QAF)
• Participate in design reviews
• Identify and initiate product/process improvements
• Document work processes
• Keep equipment and work area clean and orderly
• Abide by company policies
• In order to achieve business objectives, work weeks in excess of 40 hours may be required
• Willingness and ability to cross-train
• Other duties as assigned


• High School diploma or GED
• Minimum of five (5) years welding experience required
• May substitute two (2) years experience for Associate of Arts degree in Welding Technology
• May substitute one (1) year experience for accredited trade or vocational welding certificate
• Minimum requirements shall be in conformance with the Structural Welding Code for Steel standard with the following specifications:
• Test Position: 3G or greater
• Joint type: complete joint penetration groove weld qualifying for unlimited thickness
• Material: ASTM A36 mild steel or equivalent material specified as a Group 2 prequalified base metal
• Processes: Flux core Arc Welding (FCAW) and/or Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
• Ability to interpret mechanical drawings for proper applications of tolerances, fit, and
process control

Working Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be exposed to moving mechanical parts, machinery and equipment, and vibration. The employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. While performing some job duties, there is a risk of electrical shock and other risks associated with a manufacturing environment. Job duties may require work in high, precarious places, work in outside weather conditions, and exposure to extreme temperatures in some cases. The noise level in the working environment is often loud. Because of this environment and associated risks, use of job appropriate personal protective equipment and clothing is required.

Mental and Physical Requirements

The physical and mental requirements described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Key: Constant -71%+, Frequent-31-70%, Occasional- 11-30%, Seldom, 0-10%
Reading Frequent
Lift 10 lbs. or less Constant
Writing Occasional
Lift 10-25 lbs. Frequent
Speaking Frequent
Lift 26-50 lbs. Frequent
Interpreting Data Constant
Lift 51-100 lbs. Occasional
Planning Frequent
Lift 101+ lbs. Seldom
Organizing Frequent
Carry 10 lbs. or less Constant
Supervising Occasional
Carry 10-25 lbs. Frequent
Problem Solving Frequent
Carry 26-50 lbs. Frequent
Attention to Detail Constant
Carry 51-100 lbs. Occasional
Multi-Tasking Frequent
Carry 101+ lbs. Seldom
Sit Occasional
Push/Pull, Slide/Transfer 10 lbs. or less Frequent
See Constant
Push/Pull, Slide/Transfer 10-25 lbs. Frequent
Stand Frequent
Push/Pull, Slide/Transfer 26-50 lbs. Frequent
Walk Frequent
Push/Pull, Slide/Transfer 51-100 lbs. Frequent
Drive Occasional
Push/Pull, Slide/Transfer 101+ lbs. Occasional
Hear Constant
Climb/Balance Frequent
Turn/Twist/Lean Constant
Stoop/Kneel/Squat Frequent
Reach/Manual Dexterity Constant
Crouch/Crawl Occasional
Bend Frequent


Wagstaff, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation for purposes of participating in the application/hiring process with Wagstaff, Inc. If you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the wagstaff.com careers as a result of your disability,  you can request reasonable accommodations by calling Spokane, WA Jobs (509) 922-1404 ext. 3911 or Hebron, KY Jobs (859) 689-6261.  Thanks for your interest in Wagstaff, Inc.

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