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Automotive Welder in Los Angeles, CA at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 5/21/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    9228 Tujunga Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

As a part of our continued growth we are looking for dedicated and passionate Welders. As a Welder you will be responsible for removing and repairing structural imperfections in wheels such as cracks, and breaks. Operators use sandblasting, hand rotary grinding, and welding equipment. If you like growth and working with happy, enthusiastic individuals, you'll enjoy a career with us!

 Essential Job Duties:

  • Operator lifts the wheel from the staging cart to the worktable for initial inspection.

  • Operator lifts and carries the wheel from the worktable to the sandblasting chamber.

  • Operator inspects and repairs wheels with welding and other tools, and returns it to a staging cart.

  • Follow supervisor instruction and all safety policies/procedures and adhere to all personal protective equipment (PPE) policies.

  • Assumes other duties as assigned.

Company Overview:

LKQ Corporation (NYSE: LKQ), an S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company, is a leading global value-added distributor of vehicle repair parts and accessories. The Company is the leading North American provider of recycled automotive and aftermarket collision parts as well as specialty accessories for automobiles, trucks, recreational and performance vehicles.

LKQ Europe, with operations located in 15 countries, collectively is the largest distributor of automotive aftermarket mechanical repair parts and related products in Europe, holding leading market positions in the United Kingdom, Italy, The Netherlands, The Czech Republic and Slovakia. Globally, the Company has more than 1,100 operating locations and 40,000 employees.

LKQ has an entrepreneurial, growth orientated culture and since 2005 consolidated revenue has grown at a compound annual rate of 28%. Come join the family and be LKQ Proud!

We offer:

* Competitive Pay 401k Plan with generous employer match
* Insurance Plans for (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability)
* Paid Holiday leave days and a Paid Time Off Program
* Tuition Reimbursement
* A top-notch leadership team with the experience needed to grow and develop your career

Job Requirements

Education & Experience:

High School Diploma and/or GED.


Welding experience

Machines, Equipment, and Software:

Operator's use daily sandblasting, hand rotary grinding, and welding equipment. Operators must use several various protective equipment items all the time.

Essential Physical Demands/Work Environment:

The welding position requires for the person to stand for most of the day. He has to lift, pull small parts on a regular basis and occasionally lift up to 75 pounds. There is equipment provided for heavy materials. He also moves around and bends regularly throughout the day.