• Journeyman Field Welder - Tractor

    Req No.
    Regular Full-Time
    Union or Non-Union
    Union - 150
    Altorfer Industries Inc.
  • Overview

    POSITION SUMMARY: Journeyman Welder must be able to perform service repairs to include components, other general repairs, and maintenance; providing a superior service and representing Patten’s professional image.

    Basic Duties

    PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES (including, but not limited to):

    • Perform welding repairs using TIG, MIG, and stick
    • Fabricate repairs as needed through torching, cutting, and welding.
    • Experience with machining / milling tools and equipment
    • Perform all duties in both shop and field environments
    • Ability to properly and completely fill out all service reports, machine checklists and other service reports within department guidelines.
    • Completes all paperwork before moving on to next job; communicates extra time needed to complete tasks to immediate supervisor.
    • Ability to use SIS, ET, parts and service manuals.
    • Properly segment jobs and order parts accordingly.
    • Return unneeded parts immediately upon job completion, complete all necessary warranty documentation and send completed follow up forms on a timely basis.
    • Effectively communicate job status to Service Manager and office personnel.
    • Works in an efficient manner in the shop.
    • Capable of in-depth electrical, hydraulic and power train related troubleshooting using prescribed tool, guidelines and documentation.
    • Maintain Patten supplied tooling and equipment, including personal tooling
    • Technician may be required to orchestrate special parts arrangements to ensure that downtime is reduced as much as possible
    • Perform mechanical work relating to the business of the department.
    • Keep current with industry standards.
    • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction, with excellent work ethic, neat appearance and good communication skills.       Take full ownership of job.
    • Use safe working practices and adhere to all Patten safety initiatives.
    • Redos or excessive labor are not to exceed 5% of total labor hours worked and no cases occur where the customer or company’s equipment is damaged due to mechanic’s neglect or abuse.



    High School diploma or equivalent. Welding certification from an accredited trade school or a minimum five years welding experience.



    • Proficient in welding using Stick and MIG
    • Able to make decisions by themselves.
    • Ability to perform high quality repairs, in an efficient fashion, and maintain a clean working environment while working in the field.
    • Must be able to work independently.
    • Ability to use resources for information (when written documentation is not available)
    • Has good decision making practices and ability to follow directions.
    • Demonstrates effective communication ability, representing Patten’s professional image to customers and offer personnel.
    • Must have good organizational skills and ability to write technical reports.
    • Must have intermediate keyboarding skills with a basic knowledge of Office software, preferably MS Word.


    Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets


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