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  • Sector: Manufacturing
  • Function: Welder
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  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiration Date: 11 December 2022
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2173562_1668128780

Job Number: 2173562

Nelson Connects is currently hiring for our Petaluma client who has been in business for over 70 years is looking for full time Production Welders to work in a high volume commercial weld fab shop.

The work includes repetitive welding of sub-assemblies and assemblies, 1/4"-5/8" mild steel, using fixtures and guides.

*You must be able to perform a MIG weld test on mild steel. It is an informal test, but it will look for smooth consistent welds that you would expect to see on professionally made commercial equipment.


  • Must be able to MIG weld mild steel consistently
  • Be familiar with MIG welding machines and how to operate them
  • Experience in a production environment or the ability to adapt to high volume work is a must
  • Experience with shop fabrication tools (i.e. band saw, drill press, overhead cranes etc.) and layout tools (i.e. combo square, protractor, calipers, measuring tape etc.) is a plus
  • The ability to read and understand shop drawings and weld symbols is a plus
  • Must be a motivated individual and possess basic tools, helmet, gloves, etc.

This position is concentrating on production work that requires fewer skills than journeyman level welder/fabricators but all levels above the minimum requirements will be considered.

Pay is $27.00 - $28.00/hr. based on abilities & experience.

Day or Swing Shift Available:
Day Shift is Mon - Fri, 6:30am - 3:00pm
Swing Shift is (4/10's) M-TH, 3:00pm - 1:30am

This is a a union shop with good benefits.

About Nelson Connects:

If you're looking for a new opportunity, the recruiting and staffing experts at Nelson Connects can help. We work with companies of all types and sizes across all industries. We help people like you find exciting roles with employers ranging from Fortune 100, government, and nonprofit organizations to local businesses, industry leaders, and the most agile start-ups. The candidates we work with appreciate our responsive approach, genuine relationships, and exceptional service. With a commitment to transparency, authenticity, and credibility, we look forward to our jobs every day, and we're excited to help you find the job you've been looking for. Nelson is an EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.