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Welder (North Bend)

North Bend, WA, US

Genie Industries/Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP), a leader in the manufacturing of aerial work platforms, is now hiring Production Specialist in our North Bend Facility.  Here is your opportunity to be part of “Our” team and build the big blue booms or scissor lifts that you often see near freeways, construction sites, and airports.


North Bend is 30 miles east of Seattle, WA with a beautiful drive and view. Genie North Bend location has eight main departments (Safety, Warehouse, Manufacturing, Logistics, Supply Chain, Quality, HR, and Engineering/Maintenance). Team members perform fun and productive hands-on experience with putting together Genie parts, machines, and packages for customers.

The Production Specialist is a great way to get your foot in the door! We are looking for people that have a positive outlook in general, that can demonstrate productive behaviors, are reliable and possess basic industrial skills.  


Responsibilities and Scope:

Performs skilled production welding of steel, alloy, and aluminum structures and components

Essential Functions (Listed in order of % of time)

•Reviews blueprints and other schematic drawings to locate weld symbols for the sub-assembly or assembly.

•Arranges parts and structures of complex weldments, often without use of patterns or fixtures.  Verifies that layouts comply with drawings and symbols.

•Loads, unloads, and places into position a variety of welding fixtures, depending on the production team needs.

•Measures distances using precision devices.  Verifies accuracy by comparing to measurement specifications.

•Prepares welding equipment for proper usage.  Verifies proper energy source and supplies.  Prepares the layout of equipment to perform as needed.  Moves equipment in to proper location to maximize safety, function, and quality.

•Assures that welds conform to Genie quality standards and product specifications.

•Orients, oversees, participates in and reviews the work performed by Welding Technicians and Helpers.

•Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.


Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge and Skills

  • Requires 1 year experience of MIG welding techniques and special skill at setup, verification, and operation of welding equipment. 
  • High school diploma, or equivalent, plus one year of production welding experience and/or one year of MIG welding experience with steel, special alloys, and aluminum.  Formal technical education in welding can substitute for experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Requires sufficient welding skill to comply with Genie quality standards and product specifications.  Requires a working knowledge of blueprint layouts and symbols. 
  • Requires a working knowledge of Genie quality principles, safe work habits, and continuous improvement methods
  • Requires skill at resolving work station-related problems affecting equipment, production, or quality.  Requires sufficient human relations skill to convey information to and maintain harmony with team members
  • Requires a working knowledge of production processes and equipment


  • Requires the ability to perform welds according to production and workflow requirements. 
  • Requires the ability to perform complex layouts of parts prior to welding, to accurately identify weld locations, and perform detailed measurements
  • Requires the ability to pass the Genie Weld Test


Physical Abilities

  • Requires ambulatory ability to walk, stand, reach, stoop, bend,  kneel, and crawl on a continuous basis; up to 10 hours a day.
  • Requires the ability to lift, pull, push and guide medium weigh objects (20-40 pounds) on a continuous basis.
  • Requires sufficient hand-arm-eye coordination to guide objects into specific placement or alignment, and make precise measurements.
  • Requires visual acuity to observe moving objects and events, select, and place materials. Requires auditory ability to project voice in a production environment and hear instructions


Working Conditions

Works in a manufacturing environment that requires the ability to move materials or equipment weighing up to 50 pounds on a continuous basis.  Uses welding equipment and tools to perform welding production.


Licenses and Certificates

Welding certificate preferred



Location: US-WA North Bend-B30 HR 

Department: Operations 

Job ID: 5281 


Terex Overview:

Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world. Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community. Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact. The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship. It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University. Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers. It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector. Terex is a place where you can work and grow. Come talk to us!


Additional Information:

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status as a special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or other qualifying veteran.


The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.


Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue