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Welder/Assembler - 1st shift

Company: Oshkosh Corp.
Location: Appleton
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

About Pierce, an Oshkosh company

At Pierce Manufacturing, we build trucks that protect people and communities around the world. To our team, there is no room for anything less than providing the absolute best. Since 1913, building truck bodies on Model T Ford chassis in an old converted church has evolved to creating highly customized, carefully designed and engineering pumpers, aerials, tankers and rescue units that have no equal. Today, you'll find more than 30,000 Pierce apparatuses on the road that are making a difference in people's lives, every day. To us, every step in the process of building our trucks is personal. From innovation and expertise, to the customization and service. Our trucks are designed to perform under the toughest conditions.

With a career at Pierce, you can expect:

* Competitive Pay - pay based on experience and education, minimum starting rate $17.69 per hour
* Merit increases at 6 months, 12 months, and then annually

* Comprehensive Benefit Package
* Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability benefits, 401k plan & company match, tuition reimbursement, wellness programs, paid vacation, paid holidays
* Effective after 30 days

* Job Stability
* Opportunities for Career Growth
* Competitive Pay & Comprehensive Benefit Package
* Hands-On Approach
* Customer Focus
* Culture for Fostering Teamwork
* Respected Leaders
* People First Culture

Shift Overview:

* Shift times and overtime hours vary dependent on position, department, and location
* 1st shift: Monday - Friday, five 8 hour days, overtime worked before the start of the shift and on Saturday's


The positions within a Welder/Assembler are responsible for interpreting blueprints, job cards, bill of materials, and routing sheets. Deal with problems involving several variables from situations which vary by customized order. Work within precise limits. Bench, MIG, and/or TIG welding experience (aluminum and steel).


Set up and assemble various components for welding. Set up machine for welding Weld aluminum components (bench, MIG, TIG) approx. 10% of time. Weld steel components (bench, MIG, TIG) approx. 10% of time. Mount pieces to welded components. Grind welds. Perform finish plumbing to include; fitting up of pump panel, mechanical linkages, and 4-way package. Prepare pipe for plumbing installation including: cutting and threading. Repair any identified leaks. Weld, thread, and install heavy weld pipe


* High School Diploma or GED
* Technical degree or certificate in Industrial Welding or previous welding experience
* Ability read blueprints required.


* Ability to build or construct product preferred.
* Previous pumphouse fabrication and assembly experience preferred.
* Previous plumbing experience preferred
* Previous pumphouse department experience

Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

Keywords: Oshkosh Corp., Appleton , Welder/Assembler - 1st shift, Other , Appleton, Wisconsin

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