• Shop Welder

    Job Locations US-CA-SAN LEANDRO
    Requisition #
    Diesel Technican - Earthmoving
  • Overview



    Customer First | Integrity | Excellence | Teamwork | Fun!


    Peterson Tractor has an immediate opening for a Shop Welder in the San Leandro, CA location. 


    About Us:

    At Peterson our Vision is to be our customers’ first choice.   We put our customers first and continually strengthen our partnerships through our employee’s hard work, ingenuity and determination.  Our 80 year history is a reflection of our collective efforts and focus.


    We provide a family oriented environment that promotes safety, personal growth and professional achievement.   Critical to our continued success is hiring and developing exceptional employees.  We are deeply committed to providing an environment necessary to attract and retain engaged employees who will relentlessly strive to reach Peterson’s strategic goals and vision.  We have high standards for our employees, with good reason.  They represent Peterson, our family, our brand, and our values to customers and our team members.


    Why Peterson?

    We have high expectations and so do you.  You are exceptionally motivated, have outstanding skills, and are looking for more than just a job.  We offer competitive wages, generous benefits, and promotional opportunities at a family owned and operated business that really cares about employees.  If you want to work side-by-side with others who are passionate about customer service, consider joining our team.  You can help us write more chapters in our success story as we move towards celebrating our 100 year anniversary.



    Reporting to the Weld Shop Service Manager, performs welding and machining processes for repair and custom fabrication projects. 

    Maintain a safe working environment and observe all safety procedures, laws, policies, and rules. Communicate with internal and external customers in a manner that promotes a positive relationship. 


    Perform the following welding and fabrication operations in the weld shop and occasionally on customer sites as needed with occasional supervision:


    • Perform general welding repairs.
    • Fabricate new components from shop drawings and/or blueprints.
    • Keep work area clean throughout day to ensure safe work environment.
    • Perform assigned tasks in a timely, accurate, and efficient manner
    • Follow manufacturer and company installation and service guidelines and procedures to ensure quality work
    • Perform basic computer skills using Word, Excel, DBS, and email.
    • Attend scheduled training classes, department, and safety meetings.
    • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.




    1 to 2 years of welding experience. 

    • Ability to fabricate from templates and drawings.  Ability to read and comprehend schematics and technical literature.  Possess ability to perform basic computer skills using Word, Excel, DBS, and email.
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general blueprints, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
    • Ability to write coherent and logical service reports that can be understood by internal and external customers
    • Ability to apply concepts of basic math, algebra, and geometry
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
    • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations


    Welder, measuring tools (measuring tape, square), hand tools, impact wrenches, plasma cutter, metal shear, band saw, hydraulic press, torch, track torch.


    Peterson Tractor Company is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.  Minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. A drug screen and background check is required.


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