Waste Connections
Portland, OR 97220 View on Map
Apply Before : September 9, 2024
Job Description

Arrow Sanitary a Waste Connections Company, is looking to hire a Welder to join our team in Portland, Oregon near Airport Way.

Schedule will be Monday – Friday 7:00am to 3:30pm. Highly Competitive Wage DOE! With a $1,500 Stay On Bonus!

Why Join Us?

CULTURE: It’s a Great place to work! We work in an environment where empowered, self-directed all-stars know what they do is important.

INTEGRITY: Our definition is “saying what you will do and then doing it!” We keep our promises to our customers and our employees.

RESPECT: We show respect for our customers and fellow employees. Respect for ourselves grows through all the hard work and great service we provide to the communities we are privileged to serve.

Responsibilities include:

Main duties will be welding and fabrication on Drop Boxes, Compactors, Containers and Truck Fleet.

Ability to effectively communicate and understand needed repairs and/or tasks.

Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements

Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with corporate and OSHA standards.

Welding, painting and grinding responsibilities.

Welding/Cutting abilities to include MIG, TIG, Stick, Aluminum, Plastic, Brazing, Carbon Arc, Plasma Cutting, OXY Acetylene, MAP Gas and Propane.

Utilize needle scaler, grinder, drill, drill press, sanders, band saw, hand tools, hammers, sledge hammer, tape measure, shear, metal brake, angle finder, level and shop press.

Driving a forklift.

Available to help Mechanics in maintenance shop as required.

General cleaning responsibilities.

Equipment safety checks: air compressors, welders, ladders, extension cords, miscellaneous hand tools.

Maintain and track inventory of parts and supplies.

Test and inspect welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws

Weld components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal or overhead)

Operate angle grinders to prepare the parts that must be welded

Set up components for welding according to specifications (e.g. cut material with powered saws to match measurements)

Minimum Job Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Experience using a variety of welding equipment and procedures (TIG, MMA etc.)

Experience in using electrical or manual tools (saws, squares, calipers etc.)

3-4 years of experience as a Heavy Duty Welding

Ability to Stand for 8+ Hour Shifts.

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds continuously throughout and 8 hour shift.


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. Usually well-light 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.

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at . Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to “Connect with Your Future”.

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $23.00 – $25.00 per hour



401(k) matching

Dental insurance

Employee assistance program

Flexible schedule

Flexible spending account

Health insurance

Health savings account

Life insurance

Paid time off

Referral program

Retirement plan

Vision insurance


10 hour shift

8 hour shift

Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

Bonus pay

Signing bonus


Welders & Fabricators: 1 year (Required)

Welding: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: One location

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