Welder - PARO


The Palfinger values of People, Entrepreneurship, Respect and Learning, are more than words. We strive every day to create and support an atmosphere of collaboration, transparency, empowerment and customer focus so our greatest assets, our people, will be able to harness their passion, drive and motivations to make a big impact!

Worldwide, PALFINGER is the technology leader, standing for the most innovative, reliable, cost-effective and efficient lifting, loading and handling solutions for use on commercial vehicles. In North America since 1989, our established product portfolio qualifies PALFINGER as a complete truck-equipment solution provider. Industry sectors rely on PALFINGER-built knuckle boom cranes, aerial work platforms and aerial lifts, liftgates, truck mounted forklifts, EPSILON timber & refuse loaders, service truck solutions and container handling solutions.

As PALFINGER American Roll-Off (PARO), a member of the Palfinger North America Region, we continuously pursue our vision of being the preferred provider of truck equipment throughout North and Latin America. If you like contributing your talents, being rewarded for strong performance and enjoy the satisfaction of accomplishment, then we think you have found the right place to come and build a future. It is our belief that you will join a company with a strong heritage and more importantly, a strong future.

Currently we are seeking an experienced Welder in the Trenton, N.J area



Responsible for performing welding needs in assigned areas of manufacturing or installation to make sub-assemblies, assemblies and/or support the welding requirements for mounting truck equipment safely and efficiently to specification following proper welding guidelines. It is also the responsibility of the Welder to ensure that all work being done in accordance with good quality practices and adhere to the AWS Standards.

Essential Duties / Responsibilities

  • Use and read measuring, squaring and leveling instruments within 1/16”.
  • Able to use hand and power tools which may include: welding clamps, vise grips, square, wire cutters, scrapers, hammers, impact guns etc.
  • Able to properly use and maintain oxy/acetylene and carbon arc cutting equipment.
  • Able to properly use and maintain MIG Welding equipment.
  • Reads and understands drawing specifications, and instructions according to Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).
  • Efficiently and safely welds sub-assemblies, assemblies and welding needs to mount truck equipment.
  • Visually inspects welds on completed jobs to ensure quality and specifications objectives are met.
  • Understand and follow all written instructions as per requirements, inspection plans, etc.
  • Accurately complete all required documentation at the time of the task.
  • Assumes responsibility and care of all company tools in assigned/dedicated work centers.
  • Recommends process improvements to supervisor or management.
  • Understand and comply with company policy, safety guidelines, quality system procedures, and 5S and housekeeping standards.
  • Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs. regularly in a safe manner and 100 lbs. occasionally from a floor or bench level to chassis, welding table or fixture/Jig.
  • Physically capable to bend, reach, push, pull and put parts into position for welding
  • Report to work timely and regularly as scheduled per company’s attendance policy and requirements.
  • Perform job reporting transactions into JoScan correctly and accurately.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), 1-2 years technical experience and a Mechanical background.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to update job-related documentation.
  • Ability to effectively present information one-on-one to other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

We Offer

  • Competitive compensation and performance rewards
  • Comprehensive Benefits package with flexible options
  • Competitive paid time off including paternity leave
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Environment of Respect, Transparency, Passion, Collaboration and Continuous Learning

Carolyn Wilcox

Director, Recruiting

Trenton (NJ)

PALFINGER American Roll-off
572 Whitehead Rd. Trenton, NJ 08619
United States