Reports to Welding Foreman

Compensation is based on experience and training. The position is eligible for full benefits. New to welding? Coast Machinery is willing to train for this position.

Job purpose: The Welder/Fabricator works in an Original Equipment Manufacturer production facility to fabricate welded components and body of the Marsh Master® amphibious track vehicle. This position also works alongside the service department for welding and fabricating requests.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Fabrication welding of fitted parts and other components
  • Fabricate components from raw materials
  • Lifts, positions, and removes workpieces to assist in fitting and welding
  • Weld components in flat, vertical, and overhead positions as required
  • Leads or assists in layout activities as directed
  • Loads, stacks, and transports stock, tools, dies, and work in process
  • Cleans and prepares material for fabricating, welding, painting, or shipping, including weld passivation
  • Monitor assigned machinery, tools, and equipment while performing routine cleaning and maintenance as directed
  • Follow established safety procedures
  • Employee must demonstrate an attitude that portrays their ability to get along with others, function as a team player, accept constructive criticism from their supervisor and follow established work rules
  • Operate forklifts and overhead cranes with approved rigging methods as directed
  • Perform other routine duties as directed


  • Experience with MIG weld aluminum perferred
  • Must be able to read a tape measure
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and fabricate from those prints
  • Ability to proficiently use cutting torch, grinders, saws, and iron worker
  • Familiarity with basic tools of measuring and when to use for inspection of part
  • Knowledge of welding principles and techniques
  • Must be organized and detail-oriented
  • Standing for long periods of time
  • Bending, lifting, and pushing up to 50 pounds is required

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $10.00 – $17.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


Weekly day range:

Work setting:

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Baton Rouge, LA 70817: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


  • Welding: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location