Welder - Sunnyside, WA

Employer: SunSteel

Job Description:
Location: Sunnyside, WA
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt
Salary: Determined on Experience
Employment Type: Full-Time
Benefits: Comprehensive Benefits Package

JOB SUMMARY: May perform multiple tasks as assigned including Production Team tasks. Performs Fitting, Welding or Machine Operations by reading blue prints/work orders, gathering required parts, taking measurements in standard and metric systems, setting up materials for welding (GMAW) and welding the structural steel products (columns and beams, etc.) Machine operation may include any of the industrial steel fabrication machines in the facility. May also perform multiple tasks including Forklift & Crane operation, and Preventive Maintenance tasks on a variety of equipment.


Check equipment for working order and work area for safety.
Read Work Order, structural steel blue prints, drawings and specification sheets.
Set up equipment.
Lay out parts according to work order and structural drawings.
Perform math functions in standard and metric such as read tape measure; take measurements, mark the product, and add and subtract simple fractions and metric measurements.
Tack or Weld structural parts into place using wire feed welding equipment (GMAW).
Perform welding of simple and fillet welds requiring multiple passes and penetration.
Set up and operate equipment using computers and manual controls.
Operate various cranes and other equipment (including forklifts and trucks) to move and load raw materials and products.
Operate Machinery in a safe and productive manner.
Move finished product to staging area.
Notifies Supervisor or Lead of needed repairs.
Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisor


Structural Steel Welding experience required for Fitter and Welder positions.
Blue Print Reading experience required.
Able to perform basic math skills in both standard and metric systems: add, subtract, multiply, simple fractions. Read tape measure and take measurements and mark the product.
Able to pass a Pre-Employment Drug Screening and a Criminal Background Check.
Regular and punctual attendance. Overtime is a requirement of employment.
Able to lift up to 60 pounds.
Possess a strong sense of urgency.
Work independently and/or as a willing cooperative team member.
Willingly take direction from Supervisory and Lead personnel.
Follow quality procedures and demonstrate strong safety awareness.


Regularly required to stand; use hands and fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. Frequently required to balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


In general, employee is exposed to a structural steel fabrication environment with excessive noise levels; occasional exposure to vibration and outside weather conditions; frequently works near moving mechanical parts; frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles; seldom works in high, precarious places and is seldom exposed to risk of electrical shock. See Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) for potential job hazards.


Life Insurance
Disability Insurance
Paid Time Off

SunSteel is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V). Requests for special accommodations should be directed to the Human Resources Department.

Contact Person:
Location: Sunnyside, WA
Application Method: https://www.sunsteelllc.com/job/fitter-welder/
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on January 04, 2021

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