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Welder Trainee

Knoxville, Tennessee

Waste Connections of Tennessee, Inc is looking for a high energyWelder to join our team in Knoxville, TN

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform welding and repair of trash containers and compactors as well as trash trucks in our fleet.
  • Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with Corporate and OSHA standards.
  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair times.
  • Ability to effectively communicate needed repairs or tasks.
  • Typical schedule is Monday-Friday, occasional Saturdays as needed.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:

  • Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.
  • Work environment may be indoors in a shop, or outdoors to repair containers in the yard. Usually well-lighted and ventilated. Sometimes necessary to work in awkward or tight positions and to handle greasy or dirty tools. These factors require following basic safety precautions.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in Stick and MIG welding.
  • Fabrication experience aplus!

Apply todayand Connect with Your Future!

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement.

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veterans)

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