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Welder, 1st Shift, Marathon Equipment v862

Environmental Solutions Group encompasses industry-leading brands — Heil Environmental, Marathon, Bayne, The Curotto-Can, 3rd Eye, Soft-Pak, and Parts Central — to create a premier, fully integrated equipment group serving the solid waste and recycling industry. Through extensive voice-of-customer outreach, in-house engineering and manufacturing capabilities, a wide-reaching service network, and proven industry expertise, Environmental Solutions Group is focused on solving customer problems through environmentally responsible products and providing world-class support. Our mission, "Improving Lives," drives us to make a significant difference, both in the marketplace and in the lives of our employees and their communities. For more information, visit

Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $8 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Clean Energy & Fueling, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Climate & Sustainability Technologies. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 65 years, our team of over 25,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what’s possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under “DOV.” Additional information is available at

Operating Company: Environmental Solutions Group – Marathon Equipment

Location: Vernon, AL

Department: Operations

Shift: 1st shift


Position Summary: 

This position is responsible for welding/assembling metal parts together in the manufacturing area.


Roles and Key Responsibilities:

  1. Receives and checks parts lists from department supervisors for parts to be welded/assembled daily.
  2. Manually operates welding equipment to assemble products on Container, Small Container, VIP, Baler, A-Pad Mounting, Small and Large Packer, M-1000, Special Products, dewatering units, and Final Cleaning Mate Lines.
  3. Examines parts and measures dimensions for conformance to blueprints specifications using tape measure.
  4. Chips or grinds out holes, bubbles, or cracks in parts preparatory to filling with weld.
  5. Cleans grease or corrosion from parts, using wire brush or grinder.
  6. Camps broken metal parts together with jig/vice and welds pieces using gas-welding process according to type and thickness of metal.
  7. Receives parts from Fabrication Department and welds into sub-assemblies. Welds sub-assemblies into final products.
  8. Visually inspects parts during welding process to ensure quality.
  9. Records and maintains inventory of parts used on lines daily.
  10. Completes inspection form on products and submits to Technical Service Department.
  11. Manually transports metal parts up to 40 pounds to/from storage area daily.
  12. Performs minor maintenance duties on welding equipment. Includes changing tips, gas diffusers, gas lines, rollers, etc.
  13. Observes all safety regulations and reports any unsafe working conditions to supervisor.
  14. Performs other various duties as may be assigned.



Education:  Requires a High School diploma or GED.

Knowledge: Requires ability to understand general arithmetic; ability to write in an understandable manner; understand verbal or written instructions; ability to read and understand instructions, lists and billing materials; use PC based applications, including Mainstar, Outlook, and Microsoft Office, knowledge normally acquired through high school or equivalent experience.

Mental: Requires normal attention with periods of high concentration intermittently to operate machinery approximately 50% of time.

Physical: Requires walking/standing approximately 70%, lifting up to 40 pounds approximately 15% of time; involves repetitive overhead work approximately 10% of time; involves repetitive stooping, forward bending and crouching approximately 5% of time.

Manual Dexterity: Requires use of hands, arms and feet for repetitive lifting; use of hands and arms to operate all manufacturing equipment, meters, chains hoists, automatic drills and general hand tools and to record written information.

Audible Demands: Requires ability to follow verbal instructions and to hear for safety purposes.

Visual: Requires the ability to visually observe essential functions for satisfactory job performance and safety; color and depth perception required.

Environmental: Involves exposure to plant environments with the presence of dust, fumes, noise, and fluctuating temperatures due to lack of climate control.


Note: Supersedes All Preceding Job Descriptions:

The above job description is intended to describe the general content, identify the essential job functions, and set forth the requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of job functions or requirements.



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Job Function : Manufacturing & Operations


Job Segment: Welding, Sustainability, Inspector, Engineer, Environmental Engineering, Manufacturing, Energy, Engineering, Quality

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