Welder

Req No.
2017-1586
Katherine Landing
Bullhead City
AZ
Category
Maintenance
Type
Seasonal Full-Time
Targeted Job Start Date
3/1/2018

Company Overview

The California Parks Company is a privately owned award winning outdoor recreation, resort, retail and event management Company based in Red Bluff, California. Since 1975, The California Parks Company has been providing our superior level of service and commitment as concessionaires to our partners in local, state, regional and national agencies.

From tent camping with the giant redwoods at Big Basin to having an unforgettable company picnic atop of Angel Island, and having wedding ceremonies at Silver Falls State Park, you will experience some of the most spectacular places in the world managed by The California Parks Company.

 

We pride ourselves on providing you with great experiences in the great outdoors!

Location Overview

Located nine miles north of Laughlin on the Arizona side of Lake Mohave, Katherine landing features RV facilities, boat rentals , boat slips, launch ramp, picnic area, marina, dry storage, restaurant, snack bar, general store and other resort amenities. Boat rentals range from personal watercrafts to 16-foot fishing boats to 18 foot runabouts for waterskiing and exploring, 24-foot patio boats and house boats that sleep up to 14 people.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Work Schedule:
Must be able to work weekends, holidays and multiple shifts including split shifts based on business needs. 

Position Summary:

  • Fabricate and assemble metal structures and equipment through the use of welders, cutters, shapers and measuring tools.

Use multiple welding machines to repair and maintain metal equipment and structures of various sizes. 

  • Cut and join metals and other materials at our boat facilities.
  • Operate appropriate equipment to put together mechanical structures or parts with a great deal of precision.
  • Must be competent in using potentially dangerous equipment following all safety precautions.
  • Have a steady hand and great attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of different kinds of metal and their properties is essential. 
  • Read blueprints and drawings and take or read measurements to plan layout and procedures.
  • Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements.
  • Set up components for welding according to specifications (e.g. cut material with powered saws to match measurements).
  • Operate angle grinders to prepare the parts that must be welded.
  • Align components using calipers, rulers etc. and clamp pieces.
  • Weld components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal or overhead).
  • Repair machinery and other components by welding pieces and filling gaps.
  • Test and inspect welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws.
  • Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety.

Qualifications: 

  • Proven experience as welder.
  • Experienced using a variety of welding equipment and procedures (TIG, MMA etc.) 
  • Experience in using electrical or manual tools (saws, squares, calipers etc.) 
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings.
  • Knowledge of relative safety standards and willingness to use protective clothing (face-shield, gloves etc.)
  • Deftness and attention to detail 
  • Proficient in English
  • Successful completion of a relevant apprenticeship program is required.
  • Professional Certification (e.g. an AWS welding certificate) will be a plus.

 

 The California Parks Company, dba Urban Park Concessionaires, California Guest Services, In., and Quagga Inspection Services, LLC, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status

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