Maintenance Welder/Fabricator, Riverence Provisions LLC
Job Type


Provide Welding / Fabricating expertise with the ability to make mechanical repairs in the Processing facilities working as a team member to make sure that food products are processed according to quality specifications and customer needs.

Essential Functions

  • Welding / Fabricating expertise with the ability to perform mechanical repairs to Processing Equipment that Produces Food Products for Customers
  • Welding Skills: To include, but not be limited to, the use of an oxy-acetylene cutting torch, oxy-acetylene welding, copper pipe soldering, stick welding on mild steel as well as stainless steel, and TIG (Heli- Arc) welding of aluminum and stainless steel. The ability to draw/ draft and layout equipment conveyors, guards etc. for various processing equipment. Welding Certification for sanitary lines or Pressure Vessels would also be beneficial.
  • Hydraulic Systems: To include, but not be limited to, hydraulic motors as well as pumps, pressure switches, directional flow control valves, check valves, hydraulic manifolds, as well as piping and hydraulic fittings.
  • Pneumatics: To include but not be limited to, cylinders, air motors, control valves and piping, and an ability to interpret pneumatic schematics.
  • Electrical: A basic understanding of electricity in both single phase and three phase power for 110V, 230V, and 480V; an understanding of micro-switches, solid state relays, photo electric switches and sensors, and inductive proximity switches. Any experience with programmable logic controllers and computers is beneficial.
  • Industrial Shop Tools: To include but not be limited to, the use of grinders and cutoff saws, band saws, drill presses, hydraulic presses, and pipe threading equipment. A basic understanding of the operation of a lathe is beneficial.
  • Experience: Previous work experience as a mechanic in food processing plants or fish processing plants would be desired. Most power tools are supplied by the company, but you will need to have your own hand tools (standard and metric).
  • Ability to work on various processing machines and equipment as required.
  • Communicate and Work as a Team Member
  • Participate in some discussion about confidential/sensitive matters.
  • Communicate with employees and others through written, oral and face-to-face interactions.
  • Assist other team members in completion of work.
  • Communicate with fellow employees to complete tasks and adhere to safety standards.
  • Ability to work flexible work schedules with varying hours as required.
  • Miscellaneous Duties as assigned.


  • Strong initiative along with the ability to work independently.
  • Good team player with strong interpersonal skills and flexibility.
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Reliable and Dependable to complete all assignments in a timely manner
  • Flexible and able to adapt to assignments as needed

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

The worker is frequently subject to inside environmental conditions: Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes. Worker will be exposed to a 32°F environment on occasion. The worker is subject to noise. The worker can be subject to cold and wet conditions.

Physical Demands

This job involves medium work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

The worker will be required to have a range of motion as follows:

  • Often requires walking, moving or climbing to accomplish tasks.
  • Often requires standing for sustained periods of time.
  • Occasionally requires stooping and reaching.
  • Occasionally requires pushing using upper extremities to press against something with steady force.
  • Occasionally requires pulling using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Lifting is required on an occasional basis.
  • Ability to use pallet jacks is required.
  • Often requires feeling of products perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Repetitive motions are required which involve substantial movements of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

Full-time position work 5 days a week, Some weekends required.

Expected Hours of Work: 7 AM – 3:30 PM


Local travel is required.

Required Education and Experience

  • Experience in fabrication and TIG welding.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Ability to communicate clearly in English and Spanish preferred.
  • Knowledge of production line and packing processes
  • Sanitary Welding Experience
  • Pressure Vessel Certification

Additional Eligibility Qualifications


Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.