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Kansas City, KS 66115

Job Number: KS8974091210 Pay Rate: $20 / hour State: KS

Job Description

Job TitleWelder and Fabricator
Department: Production 
Location: 201 E. Quindaro Blvd, Kansas City, Kansas 66117
Reports To: Production Supervisor
Pay Type: Hourly, Non-Exempt
General Work Days/Hours: Monday-Thursday, 6:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Pay Rate: $18.00 - $25.00 Hourly
DOT Position: No
Union Shop: No
Welder and Fabricator
Successful applicant will conduct metal (primarily steel) fabrication and welding daily. Will be responsible for various types of structural welding, including preparation, welding, and finishing operations. Applicant must be able to read, interpret, and understand detail design prints. Successful applicant must be in good physical condition and able to work in a steel fabrication shop environment on a daily basis. 
Company Benefits Available for this Position:
  • Medical, Prescription, Health Savings Account, Dental, Vision  
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match provision
  • Company-paid Life/AD&D for self and family
  • Supplemental Life/AD&D for self and family
  • 8 Company-paid holidays
  • Paid time off benefits
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Employee Assistance Program available 
Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities: 
  • Works directly with shop supervisor, customer, drafter, and peers to produce finished products
  • Must be able to interpret drawings and fit materials to print
  • Proficient in modern welding techniques and equipment
  • Good working knowledge of wire and filler material applications for various steel fabrication.
  • Finish grinding applications using manual and power tools.
  • Utilizes knowledge of various machines, welding practices, mathematics and building materials
  • Must be able to read and interpret drawings and specifications
  • Must have working knowledge of welding shop operations
  • Position requires self-motivated individual who can work independently but also performs well within teams or work groups
  • Successful applicant will be safety conscious and have good housekeeping practices
  • Able to work with minimum supervision and capable of self-checking for completeness and accuracy of work produced
  • Time management
Job Qualifications
  • 18+ years of age
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the United States 
  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Forklift experience required
  • Assembly and welding experience a plus
  • Able to pass a pre-employment drug test and future random drug testing
  • Ability to work overtime as needed to meet production deadlines
Job Skills Competencies:
  • Blue print reading
  • Attention to detail
  • Welding 
  • Ability to work under temperature variations based on weather & production equipment 
  • Eagerness to learn new skills 
  • Accepting and following instructions from multiple supervisors
  • Collaboration with team members
  • Awareness of surroundings and basic occupational health and safety practices 
  • Flexibility and patience for adjusting to changing customer needs
  • Positive attitude
Physical Requirements:
  • Physically able to safely and consistently lift and pull material up to 50 lbs
  • This position requires sitting, standing, twisting, squatting, bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching, pushing, and pulling on a daily basis
  • Must wear applicable PPE to perform job tasks
Employment Disclaimer:
The duties described above are general in nature for the level of work performed and are not intended to be used as a comprehensive list of all the duties, activities, and responsibilities required of job incumbents. Management may assign other duties, activities, and responsibilities as it deems appropriate for the scope of this position and shall be considered a part of this job description. Management has the right to revise this position description at any time, and the duties and responsibilities listed herein do not qualify as a contractual agreement for employment at any time. The Company is an at-will employer, allowing the employee or the employer to sever the work relationship at any time, with or without notice, and with or without cause
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:
The G.W. Van Keppel Company maintains a policy of non-discrimination and complies with and supports all federal, state and local laws regarding employment discrimination. Specifically, the Company does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, citizenship status, pregnancy, mental or physical disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic to the extent prohibited by Federal, state or local law.

About NEXTAFF of Overland Park
NEXTAFF of Overland Park matches people looking for forklift jobs with companies hiring for forklift jobs in Overland Park, Lenexa, Shawnee, Wyandotte and surrounding areas.  NEXTAFF offers a variety of employment such warehouse jobs, assembly jobs, forklift jobs and industrial jobs in the Johnson County and Wyandotte County areas.

For more information about NEXTAFF, visit
Peerless Conveyor & Manufacturing Co.  •  201 E. Quinidaro Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66115  •
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