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Sedgwick County* Welder in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11635231

Location: Wichita, KS, US


Company: Sedgwick County


Department: Highways


Pay: $13.96 per hour | This position has been approved for a salary increase effective January 1, 2022. New rate will be $16.16 per hour.


Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm




Maintains and operates a wide variety of welding, cutting and heavy construction equipment used in support of County Public Works projects. Participates in snow and ice removal operations.




Operates welding equipment with a high level of proficiency


+ Operates welders, cutting torch, grinders and other welding equipment


+ Repair and maintain many types of road construction and maintenance equipment


+ Performs welding on bridges as necessary


+ Performs welding on asphalt plant and related equipment


+ Wears PPE and follows local, state and federal safety regulations




Operates heavy equipment in support of Public Works projects


+ Operates bulldozer, large front end loader, pneumatic roller, oil distributor and similar type equipment


+ Loads and unloads material and supplies


+ Assists in operations involving chat sealing and crack sealing


+ Assists in the operation of the asphalt plant


+ Performs preventative maintenance and cleans equipment


+ Performs manual work associated with equipment operations




Participates in snow and ice removal operations


+ Operates a dump truck with plow and spreader to clear roads of snow and ice


+ Operates loader to load materials for snow and ice removal


+ Maintains equipment in good condition


+ Ensures equipment is cleaned, fueled and loaded for follow on shift


+ Reports problems immediately to shift supervisor




Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent. Two years’ experience in welding work or equivalent training. Valid Kansas Commercial Driver’s License, Class A w/tanker endorsement.




It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

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