Metal Fitter Swing Shift - Walla Walla, WA

Employer: Key Technology

Job Description:
Are you looking for a great place to work? Key Technology in Walla Walla, WA is a worldwide leader in food processing technology. As a global industrial manufacturing company, our ongoing innovations provide increased control, continuous processing, sorting, automated inspection, specialized conveying, and grading and sizing, in processed fruits and vegetables, nuts, dried fruit, fresh-cut produce and more.

We are currently seeking a Metal Fitter to join our team.


Metal Fitters will use engineering drawings, set up metal components in preparation for welding and perform straightening operations after welding.

At all times safety is a top priority while performing any part of the job.
Use fixtures, templates, stops, and guides to set up equipment as required by engineering drawing.
Operate basic equipment like pneumatic and electrical grinders, acetylene torches, and plasma arc cutters.
Use layout tools such as squares, levels, straight edges, lines and tape measures to accurately set up metal components for welding.
Heats, forms, and straightens metal parts, using hand tools, torches, or welding equipment.
Use weld machines to tack components into place.
Assist Welders during weld process.
Other duties as assigned.

High school diploma or GED. Must be able to read blue prints, follow written and verbal instructions. Must be able to read measuring tapes and be able to do simple calculations with fractions. Basic MIG and TIG welding abilities preferred but not required. Experience in a metal shop environment and working with hand tools are a plus. Must be able to operate a forklift.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Why Work at Key?

Competitive wages
Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Health Savings Account,
Paid time off, paid holidays
401K Savings Plan with company match.
Tuition Reimbursement, promote from within, shadowing opportunities
Beautiful Eastern Washington location close to mountain, desert, large river (Columbia and Snake Rivers) and outdoor activities.
All candidates must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and background and reference check.

Contact Person:
Location: Walla Walla, WA
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: $17.15

Posted on June 15, 2022

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