PlayCore helps build stronger communities throughout the world by advancing play and recreation through research, education, and partnerships. Our company infuses this learning into its complete family of brands. PlayCore expresses a strong dedication to its mission and values by developing play and recreation products and programs to meet the unique needs of each community we serve.

PlayCore has immediate openings for 2nd Shift Welder’s at Dero/National Recreation Systems located in Lakeland, Florida. Dero designs innovative, high-quality, and functional bicycling infrastructure that people rely on every day: bike racks, bicycle storage, public bike repair, and street design amenities. Real-world insight from the bike-centric lives of their employees influences all aspects of design. Dero takes pride in their American-made craftsmanship, sustainable practices, excellent customer service, and expertise.

Responsibilities to include:

· Laying out, positioning, and securing parts and assemblies according to specifications, using straightedge, combination square, calipers and ruler.

· Tack-welds or welds components and assemblies, using MIG Welding equipment.

· Cuts work piece, using powered saws and cutting torch.

· Observes welded surfaces to evaluate weld quality and conformance to specifications.

· Removes rough spots from work piece, using portable grinder, hand file, or scraper.

· Welds components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.

· Heats, forms, and dresses metal parts, using hand tools, torch, or arc welding equipment.

· Ignites torch and adjust valves, amperage, or voltage to obtain desired flame or arc.

· Analyzes engineering drawings and specifications to plan layout, assembly, and welding operations.

· Develops templates and other work aids to hold and align parts.


Qualified candidates must have fabricator experience producing decorative/ornamental work

· A broad knowledge of welding. This higher-level welder position will require years of formal education in vocational or technical schools or colleges.

Candidate must also be able to:

· Possess a strong work ethic

· Ability to follow directions and work independently

· Must be able to meet tight deadlines and work overtime as required
Dero/National Recreation Systems a PlayCore company considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Referral Program
  • Vision Insurance


  • 8 Hour Shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night Shift
  • Overtime

Supplemental Pay:


  • mig welding: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Welding: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

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