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Fitter/Welder - 1st, 2nd, and Weekend ShiftNewport News, VA | Job ID 70855

  • Job ID 70855
  • Division Mining
  • Organization Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.
  • Area of employment Production
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time
  • Date of entry 01/24/2024

The Fitter/Welder lays-out, fits, and welds fabricated components to assemble structural forms such as heavy equipment frames, tanks, and other mining equipment parts by performing the following duties.


  • Completes successfully all required weld tests.
  • Selects equipment and plans layout, assembly, and welding.
  • Lays-out, positions, aligns, and fits components together.
  • Bolts, clamps, and tack-welds parts to secure in position for welding.
  • Sets up equipment and welds parts, using arc, gas-shielded arc, submerged arc, or gas welding equipment.
  • Handles and disposes of hazardous materials.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Job Skills: Possesses the skills and knowledge needed to perform tasks efficiently and competently.
  • Communications: Organizes and expresses ideas and information clearly, using appropriate & efficient methods of conveying the information.
  • Oral Communication: Speaks clearly; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication: Writes clearly; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions.
  • Analytical Thinking: Breaks down problems and issues into components and analyzes the costs, benefits, opportunities and risks associated with each alternative solution.
  • Cost Awareness: Aware of the assigned budget for each task. Strives to keep costs within the budget, and makes manager aware when budget will be exceeded.
  • Initiative - Works independently to solve problems. Looks for opportunities to take on more responsibility.
  • Understanding Roles & Responsibilities: Demonstrates clear understanding of the expectations of the job.
  • Organizational Support: Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
  • Quantity: Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.
  • Dependability: Follows instructions, responds to management direction.
  • Ability to Learn New Skills: Learns new skills quickly. Is able to work independently to master new skills and tasks.
  • Education and Self Development: Identifies personal strength and weaknesses, and targets areas for self-improvement. Participates in educational opportunities and works towards developing new skills or enhancing existing skills.
  • Innovative Thinking: Looks for ways to improve effectiveness by implementing new ideas and more efficient approaches.
  • Sharing Knowledge; Communicates the knowledge gained from education and experience to others in the organization who may benefit.
  • Attendance: Consider number of unexcused absences from work and promptness in observing work starting time, break periods and quitting time. 0-2 pts = Exceeds; 3-5 pts = meets; 6+ = does not meet.

Our Offer

An interesting and ambitious role in a successful international company. We offer a secure work environment with a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary. We hire as soon as possible.

Have we awoken your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your online application. If you have any questions, please contact Nicole Alden.

Liebherr-America, Inc. and its US affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
If you are a California resident, please visit Liebherr USA, Co. Privacy Statement for more information regarding how Liebherr-America, Inc. and its US affiliates collect and process your personal information.

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  • Job ID 70855
  • Division Mining
  • Organization Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.
  • Area of employment Production
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time
  • Date of entry 01/24/2024

The company

In line with its international growth, Liebherr’s venture into the United States began in 1970. Within a couple of years, the company expanded and completed its production facilities in Newport News, Virginia, for its product line of hydraulic excavators. It was later converted into Liebherr’s manufacturing facility for mining trucks and remains home to Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News, Co. In addition to its production facility, Liebherr markets a wide variety of products and technologies through its companies located across the United States. The companies are Liebherr-Aerospace Saline, Inc., Liebherr Gear Technology, Inc., Liebherr Automation Systems, Co., and Liebherr USA, Co., the umbrella company for 12 product segments that are positioned across the United States.​


Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.

4100 Chestnut Avenue

23607 Newport News, VA

United States

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Nicole Alden


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