Nordco Welder in Kansas City, Kansas

Here at Nordco, we are a major supplier to North American Class 1 railroads, regional and short line railroads, public transit systems, railroad contractors, equipment leasing companies, and rail mills. Nordco also serves industries that rely heavily on rail transportation, including port authorities, agriculture, mining, chemicals, and energy. As a Welder with Nordco, you will have the unique opportunity to grow fast and shape the future of our company; all the while working with leaders in the manufacturing and railroad industry. Our Welder will be tasked with:

  • Perform welding tasks using a variety of different welding techniques to safely produce frames and other components; perform repair welding as required

  • Read, learn, understand and interpret 3D prints/ standard work/schematics and other instructions written or verbal to layout and complete welding of products/components to established guidelines & quality standards

  • Use a variety of hand and power tools following appropriate methods and procedures to complete assembly of components or products

  • Maintain a clean/organized work area through daily 5S and maintain equipment accordingly

  • Comply with all stated Nordco safety requirements and company policies

  • Operation of overhead cranes, forklifts, and other lifting devices

  • Training of new employees

  • Other Job duties as assigned.

    We are looking for Welding professionals with:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • 2 years of welding experience and/or equivalent certification

  • Ability to think critically and troubleshoot problems

  • Ability to operate hand tools and read measuring devices

  • Ability to read and interpret 3D Prints/schematics to complete standard work

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Basic Computer Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


  • Competitive Salary

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • 401k with company match

  • And many more

Work is primarily light duty and requires the ability to regularly lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds. This position requires the ability to sit, stand and walk unassisted. Requires the use of hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is required to talk or hear. Normal correctable vision is required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.