Welders Apply Here! $15 per hour + benefits and increase pay after training!

Morgan | Portland, OR

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Posted Date 5/16/2019
Description

**PLEASE SEE SPECIAL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR THIS POSITION BELOW**

Morgan Corporation is the largest manufacturer of medium duty freight and refrigerated van and truck bodies in North America.  Founded in 1952, as a small welding shop in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, on the site where Conestoga wagons were manufactured through the late 1800s, we have experienced tremendous growth and continue to look for additional expansion opportunities around the world.  With a total of eleven manufacturing and five service facilities strategically located across the U.S. and Canada, Morgan is able to provide the quality, service, and prompt delivery our customers expect.

A subsidiary of J.B. Poindexter, a privately held diversified manufacturing company, Morgan Corporation offers a vast variety of career opportunities, internally as well as within the J.B. Poindexter family of companies.  We offer competitive salaries and progressive benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance, disability plans, 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more.  We pride ourselves in team member development, performance, recognition, and a culture of diversity and respect.  Whether you are taking the next step of your career or just beginning, joining Morgan’s winning team means being part of a great home away from home.  You will be challenged.  You will be proud.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties and responsibilities of skilled and unskilled welders differ as per their expertise levels. In general, the duties and responsibilities of a welder are:

  1. Weld metals according to customer or employer requirements.
  2. Ensure high safety measures while working such as donning protective gear for the face and body.
  3. Operate heavy equipment such as industrial saws.
  4. Examine the equipment after welding and advise maintenance of defects.
  5. Plan/set up of welding operations before beginning.
  6. Read blueprints and weld according to the plan.
  7. Senior welders will supervise welding operations of junior welders.
  8. Train junior and entry level welders.

EXPERTISE REQUIRED:  

  1. A thorough knowledge of the different methods and symbols of welding and ability to successfully pass the company certification for all welding applications it certifies on.
  2. A thorough knowledge about safety precautions while working.
  3. Ability to read blueprints and understand instructions.
  4. Ability to analyze work at hand and execute welding procedure per training certifications.
  5. Good decision-making skills.
  6. Ability to work in heat and smoke.
  7. Must pass medical questionnaire.
  8. Must be able to finish work within given time

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A high school diploma or GED preferred, but not required.

  • Vocational course in welding or previous welding training.

  • Compensation is commensurate on level of proficiency when taking welding test for certification.

We will provide training for additional welding certifications in the six (6) company welding applications.  

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This job operates in a manufacturing plant environment. While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to talk or hear. The team member frequently is required to stand (sometimes for extended periods); walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms, and lift up to 35 pounds. The team member may, at times, sit, bend, stoop, squat, reach overhead, or crawl (may be in confined spaces). The team member is expected to perform repetitive tasks using their hands, and have the ability to climb ladders and/or work in high places.

SPECIAL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: 

  • Click the link below to complete our application and pre-employment assessment (approximately 35 minutes or less)

  • https://www.ondemandassessment.com/link/index/JB-FXCQ6BFSO?u=158585 
  • After completing your online application, your pre-employment assessment results and application/resume will be more thoroughly reviewed and you may be contacted for a personal interview.                    

DEPARTMENT:         Manufacturing

Other details

  • Job Family Specialized Trades
  • Job Function Manufacturing
  • Pay Type Hourly

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