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Oshkosh Corporation     Jefferson City, TN 37760

**About Oshkosh Defense, an Oshkosh company**

**Oshkosh Defense stands behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. As an industry-leading tactical vehicle manufacturer, every day we strive to meet or exceed our customers' ever-changing needs with next generation defense technologies and advanced systems. We operate with unparalleled commitment to those who depend on our products and services worldwide to perform their missions.**


As a Welder Technician, you will be responsible for operating welding equipment to build high quality parts, subassemblies, and finished product. Your weldments will vary in type, size, and will be performed on a variety of production lines. You will also be responsible for the training and mentoring of assigned welders.

Must receive a passing score on the Welder Qualification test and certify skills as required by program guidelines. Operate an overhead crane to maneuver parts safely into place. Adjust welding parameters according to defined Welding Procedure Specifications. Heat and grind metal parts and components using hand tools, torch, or welding equipment. Weld’s components in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions. Assemble and weld various metal parts together using clamps and various types of production tooling. Properly position material/parts to be welded. Train, train/mentor others, and work in various areas of production in response to production demands. Assist in determining root cause of welding defects and work to determine corrective actions. Ability to read blueprints, interpret welding symbols, and understand weld defects. Use basic measurement tools to validate part dimensional conformance preferred Drilling and deburring of fabricated components preferred Read and interpret engineering drawings and blueprints preferred Attention to detail necessary to adhere to quality standards. Maintain a safe and clean work environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. Maintain a positive working attitude and environment. Mentoring and training new team members to set them up for success Going above and beyond to support the team regardless of the task or hurdle Work in both team and individual settings where continuous improvement is essential. Regular attendance required. All other duties and responsibilities that are assigned.


+ High School Diploma or GED

+ 6 plus months of welding experience either through education or work preferred

+ Ability to perform GMAW welding in a production environment preferred

+ Welding Certification through an educational institution preferred

Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability for any part of the recruitment process, please contact our reception desk by phone at +1 (920) 502.3009 or our talent acquisition team by email [email protected] .

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.

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