World Class Fabricators Since 1976

Career Opportunities

Take your metal fabrication career advancements to another level and join the Rochester Welding team. We are always on the lookout for new team members who value extraordinary level of skill, respect, drive and determination. All available positions are listed below.

Please use our application form to upload your resume along with filling out our application for employment document located below. We will not accept phone calls.

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Available Positions:

Are you an experienced Welder-Fabricator looking for a great environment to apply your skilled Craft? Here at RWCI in our Welding Operations Dept. lies an opportunity of great challenge & reward. Rest assured a no-nonsense approach to applying efficient, best practice, and superior quality in welded fabrications and manufacturing is our daily mantra. This is accomplished through a demanding yet loyal, fun, and sense of pride atmosphere.

• Code-level Welder-Fabricator
• GMAW-S, GMAW-P, GTAW, FCAW-GM, CAG; set-up and operation
• Military, Theme Park, Rail, Equipment & Machinery, Aerospace, Off-road, Automotive
• AWS D1.1, D1.2, D1.3, D1.6, D17.1, and TACOM Qualified/Certified/WPQRs
• Prototype, Job Shop, Batch Run, Production – complex weldments; small and large
• Use ERP/MRP Shop JobBoss system for production monitoring
• Layout, tolerancing, stack-ups
• Clean/Prep/Grind/Bevel
• Straight-edge, Square, Measure, Position, Gapping, Fit & Tack, Fixture, Cut & Trim, build-up
• Temporarily restrain, Pre-camber, weld sequence, heat-straighten
• Preheat & Interpass Control
• Weldout sub-assemblies and marriage
• Clean/Scrape/Deburr work
• Inspect work

• Motivated, ambitious, A “want-to” whatever it takes attitude
• Identifies minor or complex problems and recommends solutions
• Influence and apply creativity in accomplishing tasks
• Attention to detail
• Coachable
• Gather and analyze information, and coordinate work independently or as a TEAM
• High degree of quality and efficiency
• Passionate and drive in one’s skilled trade
• Utilize and embrace lean manufacturing and other cost reduction activities
• Makes sound decisions
• Excellent communication skills

• Armor, HSLAs, CS, HTLAs, Aluminum, Stainless Steel; Plate, Sheet Metal, Shapes
• Shielding gas usage; various & diverse
• Filler metal usage; various and diverse

SUPERVISION (adherence)
• Welding Supervisor oversight (direct report)
• Flow-down (Welding Quality & Production)
• Receive instruction
• Review drawings
• Review welding symbols
• Adhere to WPSs and essential variables thereof
• Conform to job specifications
• SOPs
• Maintenance
• Certified Welding Inspector oversight
• Visual
• Pre-Weld
• During
• After
• Welding Engineering oversight (background/dept. culture)
• Manufacturability and constructability review
• Process selection and efficiency & productivity implementation
• Code Compliance
• Engineering Best Practice
• Customer Specs
• Welding QMS
• Dimensional Control (inspection) oversight
• First Article Inspection
• First piece Inspection
• Pre-weld dimensionals
• Post-weld dimensionals

• Heights, confined spaces, manual lifting, standing, crouching, bending, repetitive motion
• Material handling

• Pass pre-hire physical and drug test
• High School/GED
• 2-5 yrs experience
• Produce acceptable pre-hire weld tests
• Post-Secondary Welding Education certificates/degree preferred

• Must have own tools
• Qualified and certified in Forklift operations
• Basic rigging
• Keeps area clean
• Compliance with personal care, OSHA, and company safety rules

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Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Handle all aspects of Rochester Welding Company’s CNC department
  • Work closely with engineering dept supporting parts that require machining
  • Oversee/lead CNC machining operators
  • Develop and coordinate CNC programs, processes, and procedures
  • Assist with first article setup’s/prove-out
  • Maintain tool inventory
  • Work with engineering dept to design tooling/fixtures for machining centers
  • Help develop work instructions, visuals, organize folders, fixture matrix, action items, control plans, etc.
  • Assist in the development of product design from start to finish, meeting project requirements and Rochester Welding Company’s ISO standards, and do so within the project timeline
  • Issue purchase requisitions to support tooling / maintenance needs
  • Ensure programs/processes of a job meet the production schedule
  • Attend APQP meetings per schedule requirements
  • Demonstrate professional, respectful interaction with other managers and team members
  • Metrics: Gather, analyze & report all CNC matters on a timely manner
  • Ensure that all programs, drawings and processes documents are 100% traceable
  • Communication with plant manager at all times on planning
  • Know and understand ISO / QMS policies & procedures and carry them out correctly
  • Initiate continuous improvement problem solving teams to identify root causes and corrective actions
  • Maintain a well-organized electronic filing system, ensuring critical and/or confidential data is appropriately managed and stored within the Engineering department
  • 5S duties (Sustain, Shine, Standardize, Sort, Straighten); clean & organize workspace, surrounding areas, and common areas
  • Know and understand RWCI’s 5 A’s (Attendance, Accountability, Attitude, Aptitude, Appearance)
  • Be proactive on lean value added CNC processes/programs
  • Identify and recommend implementation value added
    CNC applications for the production process
  • Utilize background knowledge of machining practices, physical and mathematical principles in the creation of designs
  • Proficient on coordinating multiple tasks, understanding and setting priorities, working under minimal supervision and establishing credible working relationships with peers
  • Control all CNC systems to maintain proper accountability
  • Demonstrate utmost discretion in dealing with confidential information
  • Ensures compliance with established safety guidelines
  • Follow your chain of command

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Must be Proficient in SolidWorks, Bob CAD/CAM (CNC machining center), Oi-MD Fanuc language/code.
  • Be an experienced administrator with a background in manufacturing/fabrication
  • Minimum five years of CNC programming experience with high school diploma or GED is required
  • Multi-task efficiently and effectively in a fast pace environment
  • Be a professional team member and treat customers professionally
  • Be able to address identified areas for improvements using out-of-the-box mindset
  • Experience in a Job shop environment
  • Excellence in typing, verbal, and written communication and planning skills are required
  • Effective communicator who can assist engineering department to successful results
  • Understand and value working as a team to accomplish goals
  • Solid understanding of CNC machine controls capabilities
  • Design inputs, plans, outputs, verifying and validating products/parts
  • Understands blue print reading including GD&T
  • Solid understanding ISO


  • QUASAR MV184
  • SHARP 5128SX



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