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Patten CAT Welder-Heavy in Davenport, Iowa

Working Hours/Days

7:30am – 4:00pm Monday – Friday, Overtime as needed.


Welder must be able to perform service repairs to include components, other general repairs, and maintenance.

Basic Duties

  • MIG welding, flame cutting, print review, fabrication, fitting and measuring .

  • Vertical, horizontal, overhead, uphill and out-of-position welding .

  • Structural welding to high standards.

  • Line Bore welding.

  • Provide excellent customer service.

  • Traveling to customer sites when needed.

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Maintain Altorfer supplied tooling and equipment, including personal tooling

  • Perform mechanical work relating to the business of the department.

  • Keep current with industry standards.

  • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction, with excellent work ethic, neat appearance and good communication skills.


  • Must be skilled in all aspects listed in Basic Duties description.

  • All applicants will be tested on Line Boring, MIG and stick. (This test will be out of position, all up hill and overhead).

  • Must pass a welding test.

  • Knowledge of and ability to interpret engineering drawings.

  • Ability to lift 45-70 lbs.

  • Ability to work for extended periods standing, reaching, kneeling and climbing.

  • Basic computer skills are need especially with programs such as Microsoft, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Must be able to travel to customer sites when needed.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with clean driving record. This includes no more than 2 minor violations within the past 3 years and no major violations within the past 5 years (Motor Vehicle Report will be performed on final candidate).

    Altorfer Inc. is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals- including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

This position will work in the weld shop and may work in a Shop environment. Occasional jobs may take place on customer sites. May, on a continuous basis, walk, bend and lift up to 45-70lbs. The wearing of approved safety equipment ( i.e. steel toe footwear, gloves and occasional respirator) is required. Noise level in the weld shop/mechanic shop may range from moderate to high. Must be flexible during peak season working overtime as needed. Occasional local travel may be required. The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

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Req No. 2021-3906

Category Technicians


Type Regular Full-Time

Union or Non-Union Non-Union

Division Heavy

Company Altorfer Inc