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Welder Job in Chillicothe, Ohio US


Chillicothe Kenworth, Inc. - Chillicothe, OH

Posted: 1/29/2024 - Expires: 4/28/2024

Job ID: 269017948


Job Description

Job Details

Job Title


Business Function


Branch Name

MHC Roadforce Manufacturing




135 Redd Street





Job Overview & Essential Functions

Murphy-Hoffman Company, LLC is North America's largest Kenworth truck dealership group and leasing group. As MHC continues to grow, we have an opening for a Welder. The Welder is responsible for assembling fabricated components for truck equipment together using appropriate tools and high heat, performing all welding operations on dump truck bodies within specified parameters.

MIG welds materials to join fabricated components for truck equipment on dump truckbodies using appropriate tools and welding equipment.
Reads and interprets technical drawings, blueprints, and factory diagrams.
Measures and cuts materials to specifications ensuring accuracy.
Uses hand and power tools (including, welders, plasma cutters, saws, drills, sanders, files, and grinders) and available lifting equipment such as overhead cranes, jib hoists, jacks, and forklifts.
Inspects grooves, angles, gap allowances, and related aspects of assembly to ensureconformance to specifications. Inspects finished work to ensure it meets specifications,is free of defects, and maintains structural integrity.
Provides general shop support activities in support of welding projects, andassignments, assisting others when needed.
Maintains a neat and orderly work area, performing all work assignments in accordancewith safety, security and business practice requirements, protocols, and policies.
Performs other related duties as assigned.


This position has been designated as a safety-sensitive position. Any person performing the position while under the influence of marijuana or any other illegal drug may constitute a threat to health or safety or in which a lapse of attention could result in injury, illness, or death, including without limitation a position that includes the operating, repairing, maintaining, or monitoring of heavy equipment, machinery, aircraft, motorized watercraft, or motor vehicles or handling of hazardous materials and/or waste as part of the job duties.


Minimum of two years of hands-on experience and on the job training.
MIG welding with sheet metal, vehicle, or mechanical experience is a plus.
Must have and maintain the necessary tools to perform position responsibilities.
Ability to read and interpret tape measures, technical drawings, blueprints, manuals, and factory diagrams.
Must be available to work at heights, confined spaces, and various temperature conditions as required.
Ability to work well and effectively communicate with others.
Standing over 50% of the time while performing welding operations.
Lift and carry various tools, welding equipment, and fabricated components up to 125 pounds.
Push and pull tool carts, welders, and parts bins.
Kneel, squat, and stoop 50% of the time while welding to reach underneath and on top of equipment.
Climb up and down stairs and ladders up to 33% of the time to reach various heights while welding and climb on and off truck equipment.
Reach below knees and above shoulders to weld and perform other necessary tasks


Competitive Salary
Medical, Dental and Prescription Insurance
Disability and Life Insurance
Paid Time Off program
401k and Profit Sharing with Employer Match
Flexible Spending Account
Internal Promotion Opportunities
Tuition Reimbursement Program
On the Job Training

About Us

MHC is an expansion of the original company, Ozark Kenworth, Inc. Ozark Kenworth started in Springfield, Missouri, in January 1975. Opening for business without a Parts or Service department and only three employees in a temporary facility. From there, the company grew and expanded. MHC is now a multi-state network of full-service diesel truck dealerships, leasing and rental operations, transport refrigeration locations, and a finance company which offers a complete array of finance and insurance services. We believe in fostering an environment that helps employees realize their full potential - a place where you can grow as a person and a professional.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
No school grade completed
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
Licenses / Certifications:
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Applied Math: 4
Graphic Literacy: 4

Workplace Documentation: 4