City of Garland, TX

Welder - Environmental Waste Services

Location US-TX-Garland
Posted Date 2 months ago(6/4/2020 3:49 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings Remaining
EWS - Delivery
USD $15.91/Yr.
USD $22.96/Yr.
Target Hiring Range
$15.91 - $22.96/hr
Regular Full-Time

Position Summary

Provide welding and/or painting repairs and maintenance of commercial containers and facilities as needed. Pick up and deliver containers.


Target Hiring Range: $15.91/hr - $19.25/hr

Essential Job Functions

  1. Repair, paint and maintain commercial containers.
  2. Use welding equipment to repair all sizes of commercial containers (roll offs, front loads, and compactors), such as sleeves, lids and bottoms.
  3. Fabricate parts as needed for repairs.
  4. Perform minor repairs, painting, installations, or other tasks as needed at Solid Waste and Recycling Services site.
  5. Keep in contact with internal and external customers by telephone.
  6. Transport commercial containers needing paint or repair to the shop or holding area.
  7. Deliver new or repaired containers to customers.
  8. Turn in completed work orders indicating finished repairs to containers to Customer Service.
  9. Drive and operate forklift truck.
  10. Pick up service orders for delivery or exchange of commercial containers.

Minimum Education & Work Experience

 High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
 2+ years’ experience operating as a commercial welder
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

Education/ Experience:     

  • 2-4 years of experience welding fabrication and painting
  • Driving experience with a good driving record


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:           

  • Ability to read and write, read maps and perform basic math
  • Advanced skill in MIG, TIG and stick welding
  • Skill in air arc gouging
  • Skill in utilizing a cutting torch
  • Skill in utilizing a plasma cutter
  • Skill in aluminum and various metal welding


Licenses & Certifications

 Ability to obtain Class B Texas Driver’s License within 6 months of hire.
 Current and valid welding certification is preferred but not required.

Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

The incumbent frequently works exposed to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of work performed outside or with exposure to risk.


Models Organizational Values
Customer Service
Interpersonal Skills
Problem Solving
Adaptability/ Flexibility
Technical Skills
Work Environment Safety
Managing Conflict
Negotiation Skills


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