Technician, Welder

Job req id:  6370

Kennewick, WA, US, 99337-8673

Pay Band: WAGE 


At Nutrien, our purpose is Feeding the Future and we do so with safety, inclusion, integrity and results as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.


Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With nearly 25,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers globally.


We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, act with integrity, and who support inclusion.


Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us raise the expectation of what an agriculture company can be and grow your career.


Reporting to the Maintenance Superintendent, the Welder Technician position plays an integral role in the safe, reliable production of nitrogen-based fertilizers at the facility.  This role requires a dynamic individual who is extremely safety conscience and willing to perform a variety of  related tasks.


What you will do:

  • Ensuring safe and efficient work practices i.e.. housekeeping, tool care, permitting, WHAT cards and productivity
  • Following and adhering to all safety policies, procedures, performing JTO’s, participating by entering near misses, reporting incidents and attending safety meetings as required
  • Performing daily maintenance by welding , cutting, reading drawings, layout, bolting and maintaining stationary equipment
  • Performing daily and routine preventative maintenance (PMs) as required
  • Performing Pipe Fitter Welding work including major overhauls of equipment
  • Documenting repairs and reliability information on equipment
  • Following written procedures and completing detailed checklist
  • Working closely with contractors, vendors and internal departments to develop PM standards on equipment
  • Attending and completing required training internally and externally specific to job skills as required
  • Operate mobile equipment as required


What you will bring:

  • High School Diploma
  • Must have ability to qualify to ASME B&PV Code Section IX for welding carbon and stainless-steel pipe in all positions using SMAW and GTAW.
  • Specific working knowledge of all types of welding, cutting, blueprint reading, layout and bolting
  • High level of skill in the use of all types welding techniques and ASME welding standards
  • Proficient in welding equipment use and best practices
  • Working knowledge of computer systems and data management systems including SAP and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Capable of reading a detail drawings, drawing specifications, detail interpretation and perform work following drawings



Are you a good match? Apply today! 


The estimated salary that Indeed, Glassdoor and LinkedIn suggested does not represent Nutrien's compensation structure.  


Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics


This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


** EOE race/color/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/disability/veteran


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At Nutrien, we never stop growing, because our world never does. Our size can help us weather a storm, but with that ability comes a great responsibility—to our growers and customers, our employees and shareholders, our communities, and the planet. 

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