Agriculture Fabricator/Welder - 3-5 years experience required (Salinas, CA)

Wilbur-Ellis Company
Salinas, CA 93901
United States
Category
Job Description

Do you have 3-5 years of fabrication and welding experience? Are you familiar with agricultural operations and performing light to moderate truck and ag equipment repairs/maintenance?  Can you bend and lift boxes and bags to 65 pounds? If you said yes to all of these questions, we want to hear from YOU!


For nearly a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products and services.  Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us!


General Purpose and Scope of Position:


Wilbur-Ellis is seeking an experienced Fabricator / Welder to fabricate components, repair, and maintain agricultural equipment. The ideal candidate will succeed in this position by reading prints and studying the metal to calculate the accurate requirements to determine the appropriate welding techniques.


Key Skills and Abilities Include:



  • Knowledge of assembly; parts; welding; welding symbols; quality control; and safety (REQUIRED)

  • Ability to read and understand welding drawings

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills (REQUIRED)

  • Familiarity and comfortable with various types of machinery

  • Knowledge of spray and fertilizer equipment (STRONGLY PREFERRED)

  • Strong general mechanical skills


Key Personal Attributes Include:



  • Physically able to read, evaluate, and respond to product specifications and drawings

  • Physically able to stand, walk, squat, lay, pull, push, and lift consistently throughout an eight-hour workday

  • Good hand-to-eye coordination

  • Manual dexterity

  • Accurately perform normal math calculations with ease

  • Positive, friendly attitude to promote a collaborative team environment


Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:



  • Comply with all safety rules and procedures

  • Weld metal parts together to fabricate and/or repair machinery according to layouts, blueprints, and/or work orders

  • Operate tools including but not limited to hand grinder, burning equipment, cutting torch, and other material handling equipment

  • Maintain and complete all required records in a timely and accurate manner

  • Check and inspect welding according to specifications


Generous Benefits


In compliance with all states and cities that require transparency of pay, the base compensation for this position ranges from $26.15 - $34.87 per hour.  Note that wages may vary based on location, skills, and experience.  This position is eligible for vacation, holidays, health, dental, vision, mental health, retirement plans, and other benefits. 


 


COMPANY CULTURE


Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employer


Wilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.


Wilbur-Ellis is for and about people


Wilbur-Ellis has enjoyed over ninety-three years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and a dedication to quality work, our customers and each other.


Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry’s best workforce


Wilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment. 


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