Welder - 3rd Shift


The PALFINGER values of People, Entrepreneurship, Respect and Learning are more than words. We strive daily to create and support an atmosphere of collaboration, transparency, empowerment and customer focus so our greatest assets, our people, can harness their passion, drive and motivation to make a significant impact!

As a global company, PALFINGER offers its customers worldwide hydraulic lifting solutions and stands for the most innovative, reliable and efficient lifting, loading and handling solutions for use on commercial vehicles (PALFINGER Products). In North America, our product portfolio qualifies PALFINGER as a complete truck-equipment solution provider. Furthermore, as a PALFINGER North America Region member, PALFINGER continuously pursues our vision of being the preferred provider of truck equipment. 

Are you ready to help us lift anything and reach new heights in your career? Apply now. 


PALFINGER is searching for Mig welders for third shift to join our team! We are located in Council Bluffs, IA. This position reports to the Production Weld Supervisor.

Your Responsibilities

3rd shift hours - Sunday through Thursday - 8 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.; with potential for Friday - 8 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

  • MIG welding skills – Weld 1/8 – 1/4 fillet bead joining 2 or more pieces of material ranging from 20 gauge to 1/2” thickness of Galvanneal, galvanized or mild (hot rolled) steel. Adjust and set MIG welder to make such a fillet bead.
  • Maintain productivity levels consistent with the requirements for the specific part or assembly.
  • Report to work timely and regularly as scheduled and within company attendance policy requirements.
  • Use and read a tape measure to 1/32 inch and able to convert decimals to fractions and read prints, specifications and use basic hand tools for welding layout work.
  • Inspections-receiving, in-process, final, dock audit.
  • Other duties as assigned

Your Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • 1-2 years welding experience.
  • Must successfully pass basic MIG written and practical weld test before hire.
  • Work in a safe manner following safety rules and use the required safety equipment.
  • Able to bend, reach, push, pull and put parts into positions for welding.
  • Able to lift 60 lbs. frequently and 100 lbs. occasionally from a floor or bench level to a welding table or fixture.
  • Excellent work attendance required.

What We Offer

Salary Range: $31.29 to $33.75 

Hours - Sunday through Thursday, 8:00 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. with potential for Friday - 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

  • Competitive compensation.
  • 401(k) with Company match.
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and short- and long-term disability (depending upon state). Wellness program offered. 
  • Paid Company holidays and paid Personal Time Off (PTO).
  • Opportunity for continuous learning and career growth.

This job posting describes the general nature of work performed by employees within this classification. The information on this posting is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of all responsibilities required of employees assigned to this job. Other duties may be assigned.

PALFINGER is not utilizing any external recruiting agencies for this opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

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JoAnn Petersen

Sr. HR Business Partner
Omaha Standard LLC
3501 South 11th Street | IA 51501 Council Bluffs, IA | United States

Council Bluffs, IA

3501 South 11th Street Council Bluffs, IA | 51501
United States
Palfinger Council Bluffs, IA

Location benefits

  • Job Ticket
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Mobile working
  • Food Allowances
  • Pension Plan
  • Health Measures
  • Fitness Programs
  • Company Doctor
  • Learning Opportunities
  • Parking facilities
  • Employee discounts
  • Company mobile phone
  • Employee participation
  • Health Insurance