Welder - Sunnyside, WA

Employer: Lynden/Milky Way

Job Description:

LTI / Milky Way is seeking a Welder to join our small, industry-recognized staff in the fabrication and repair of tankers! We offer a great schedule, competative pay, excellent benefits, and unparralleled opportunity for career advancement!

LTI, Inc./Milky Way is a family-owned company with a long, proud history that has become a modern, innovative leader in the transportation industry. We are looking for a mechanic to join our Seattle team today!

We offer:

Competative pay and an excellent health and welfare package that includes medical, dental & vision insurance, group term life insurance, a 401 (k) Plan and a Defined Contribution Retirement Plan
Paid Holidays
Paid Vacation
Quality equipment to work on and facilities to work in - we are consistently upgrading our equipment.
Incrdible career advancement opportunity. More than 75% of our management team began their career as a company driver or mechanic.
Additional career opportunities within the Lynden Family of companies, unmatched in the transportation industry.

Apply by clicking the link below and seaching for the Welder job listed in Sunnyside.

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Or, visit www.lynden.com/employment


The Welder is a vital member of the LTI, Inc. Maintenance team. The primary duty of the Welder is performing fabrication and repair to all LTI, Inc. Equipment; primarily our fleet of food grade stainless steel tank trailers, while observing all company safety and regulatory policies. The Welder works in close collaboration with Maintenance Managers, Truck Shop Employees, and Maintenance Assistants, as well as our Drivers, Wash Bay Staff and Yard Crew.


Complies with all company safety policies, including use of protective equipment.

Perform all duties in compliance with DOSH and OSHA standards

Follows policies for inspection, maintenance, testing, and repair of LTII equipment.

Weld / Grind / Polish mild and stainless steel to food grade finish

Fabricate and repair stainless steel tankers

Climb Ladders

Keep work area clean safe and orderly

Must sometimes work in Permit Confined spaces for extended periods of time

Assist the truck shop technicians in performing maintenance and repairs to tractors

Worker makes certain that all emergency equipment such as chains, light bulbs, fuses, etc. are available in case of need.

Performs all truck, tanker and trailer maintenance necessary as defined by LTII requirements.

Accurately diagnoses and repairs LTII equipment, removing and installing truck, tanker and trailer parts correctly and safely. Repairs or replaces defective parts. Lubricates and cleans parts.

Complete repair orders using company maintenance software systems, recording materials used, type of work accomplished and maintenance system codes.

Must possess the ability to safely and properly use shop tools such as Welders, drill press, grinders, band saws, calipers, plasma cutters, oxy-acetylene torches, hand tools and other shop general tools

Perform other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Technical School degree in related field is

recommended, or 2-5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of

education and experience.

Proficient in MIG and TIG Stainless Steel and Aluminum Welding
Ability to read and understand shop drawings
Able to perform basic shop math accurately
Must be able to work individually and in Team environment
Consistently demonstrate a positive and “Can Do” Attitude
Able to work overtime and multiple shifts
Able to determine material types and gauges
Must possess a keen attention to detail and the ability to follow all safety regulations
Must possess effective written and verbal communication skills (fluent English required, additional languages a plus)


WABO Certification a plus

Forklift Certification


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 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.


Employee is required to wear PPE as outlined in Company’s Industrial Health and Safety Manual Chapter 2.27 PPE Program, which may include hard hat, safety toe shoes/boots, gloves, safety glasses/goggles, hearing protection, respiratory protection and arctic gear.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.

The noise level in the work environment ranges from moderate to moderately loud.

Contact Person:
Location: Sunnyside, WA
Application Method: https://external-lynden.icims.com/jobs/3898/job?utm_source=indeed_integration&iis=Job+Board&iisn=Indeed&indeed-apply-token=73a2d2b2a8d6d5c0a62696875eaebd669103652d3f0c2cd5445d3e66b1592b0f&mobile=false&width=910&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-480&jun1offset=-420
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on June 17, 2021

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