Heavy Equipment Welder / Fabricator

  • Valley Proteins, Inc.
  • 8415 Southeast 1st Avenue, Amarillo, TX 79118, USA
  • 06/10/2021
Full time Diesel Mechanic Heavy Equipment Installation-Maint-Repair Skilled Labor Welding

Job Description

Imagine a more stable, rewarding career working on a specialized fleet of trucks with an industry leading, essential manufacturer. Take advantage of this opportunity where you will earn an excellent compensation and benefits package while advancing your technical skills.

We are looking for a Heavy Equipment Welder/Fabricator to join our Amarillo, TX team. This is a pivotal role where you will be responsible for repairing company fleet to meet DOT standards and to be dependable on public highways and performing preventative maintenance service on company fleet to minimize down time.

The scheduled hours for this position will be from 3pm-12am.

As a member of the team, you can expect:

  • Competitive pay – $900-$1,100/week
  • Great Benefits – medical, dental, vision, profit sharing, paid time off
  • $500-$1000 annual contribution towards healthcare
  • 3% guaranteed contribution to your 401(k) account
  • Variety – Work on different trucks every day, and never have a dull moment!
  • Advancement opportunities – We are always looking for key players motivated to move up into higher level roles

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Minimum of 3 years relevant mechanical experience.
  • Possess strong mechanical abilities relative to fleet.
  • Knowledge of metal fabrication, cutting and welding is a must.
  • Possess their own tools.
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical drawings and blue prints.
  • High competence on all truck/trailer systems.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform scheduled service on all vehicles.
  • Perform minor repairs to equipment, including but not limited to; cutting, welding, changing tires, and replacing lights.
  • Perform inspections.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Maintain records of repairs and enter into SAP system for tracking.

About the Company:  Since 1949, Valley Proteins, Inc. has been a leader in recycling used cooking oils and animal by-products into high-quality ingredients for biodiesel, livestock feed, and pet foods. Our focus is on customer service and protecting our environment for a sustainable future.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran.