Welder - Kent, WA

Employer: Nite-Hawk Sweepers

Job Description:

NiteHawk Sweepers a fast moving, high energy, progressive manufacturer of unique parking lot sweepers located in Kent, WA is currently seeking a motivated experienced individual to fill the position of Welder I. Please visit www.alamo-group.com/careers to apply.

Under direct supervision, welds fabricated metal components on production floor. Welds are performed on parts or subassemblies where cosmetics may not be a factor. Set up gas, arc or mig welding equipment. May position and fit basic metal components. Produces component parts to blueprint tolerances.


Maintains welding equipment and makes adjustments on equipment to prepare it to weld different parts or subassemblies.
Performs various simple welding operations (i.e. pins, knuckles, joints) following blueprint weld symbols with limited supervision.
Moves parts and/or workpiece manually, by crane, and secures workpiece in weld fixture or table using clamps and wrenches.
Maintains production quantities, efficiencies and quality on parts welded.
Performs quality control inspections and cleans welded components.
Prepares surfaces to be welded and works with blueprints to verify accuracy of pre-assembled metal components to be welded.
Performs simple measurements using devices or gauges to check work.
Positions or tightens braces, jacks, clamps, cable slings, or may bolt parts in position for welding or riveting. Also performs rework, if instructed.

NOTE: The above information is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification. It is not intended to be construed as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications of employees so classified.


Knowledge of basic procedures of mig welding and cutting tools.
Knowledge and understanding of basic procedures of voltage and amperage for given requirements.
Must possess basic math skills.
Skilled in the operation of grinders and deburring equipment.
Able to perform standard measurements using a tape measure and other measurement devices.
Able to weld simple assemblies with little supervision.
Able to read blueprints with weld symbols and specifications.
Able to lift and position fabricated metal parts manually, using a crane.
Able to wear personal protective equipment.
Able to work overtime and/or including weekends as production schedules dictate.
Able to weld vertical and down.


High school diploma or GED certificate required.
Two-year college degree or associated training preferred.


Work performed in a non-climate controlled metal manufacturing production environment, with constant standing up to 10 hours per day along with twisting, bending, stooping and moving in and around metal fabricated parts. Frequent lifting, pushing or pulling of 50lbs alone and 100> lbs with asistance. Requires sufficient manual dexterity and visual acuity to operate production equipment.

The success of NiteHawk Sweepers is built on the talent and energy of our team. We support and foster an environment of growth and teamwork. As a member of the Alamo Group Inc. family of manufacturing companies NiteHawk Sweepers offers competitive pay and a wide range of employee benefits including:

Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
401(k) Retirement Savings Program with a Company Match
Profit Sharing
Paid Time Off, Sick Leave, and Holidays
Company paid Short and Long-Term disability programs
Wellness Programs
Employee Assistance Programs

For more information about NiteHawk Sweepers go to www.nitehawksweepers.com or follow us on YouTube, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook.
EEO Statement
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Drug Free Workplace

Contact Person:
Location: Kent, WA
Application Method: https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?d=ExternalCareerCenter&c=1054041#/
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on September 08, 2020

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