Job Title: Welder

Salary Range: Depending On Experience

Status: Full Time

Supervisor: Shop Manager

OVERVIEW:

This position is responsible for maintaining all farm equipment and implements as well as other welding assignments.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Must be familiar with the usage of a MIG welder, Arc welder, and Gas welder.
  2. Will perform some fieldwork when needed.
  3. Able to lift 75 pounds.
  4. Perform other duties assigned.

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of:

  • Materials, methods and skills used in the maintenance of citrus and olive trees including pruning, fertilizing and irrigation.
  • Safety practices and procedures.
  • Operation of A.T.V and motorized farm equipment.
  • Application and use of herbicides, insecticides and fertilizers.
  • Hazards of tree maintenance work.

Ability to:

  • Must have general welding experience skills.
  • Perform a broad range of welding and fabrications.
  • General welding compliance with prescribed operating standards.
  • Interpret and make welding decisions based on maintenance and repair of farm equipment.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able to read and write legibly.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record, must be physically capable of operating a vehicle safely.
  • Able to work outside in hot and cold weather.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours.
  • Have own transportation and come to work on a timely manner.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Three years of skilled experience in welding and the maintenance and repair of Farm equipment. Other combinations of experience and education that meet in minimum requirements may be substituted.

Gila River Farms maintains a drug free workplace

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