Welder Trainee

San Leandro, California
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San Leandro, California

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Job Description

PeopleReady is looking for Welder Trainee to lend their highly sought-after skills to our clients. As a Welder, you will use hand-welding, flame-cutting, hand-soldering, or brazing equipment to weld or join metal components. A Trainee is a Temporary worker employed through a People Ready Skilled Trades. This status lasts up to 90 days. After 90 days, if expectations and Step-Up testing are met Trainee will advance to Apprentice and be an Employee of our Client.


  • Must have done some welding, whether in a formal or informal setting.  Does not need a certification, but certification is appreciated.  Understand the basic function of welding and how to use the safety equipment. 
  • Must have ability to take parts of a final product and assemble. Can follow/understand a manufacturers manual. 
  • Must be Mechanically Inclined/ have the ability to intuitively see how things work. 
  • When on a Jobsite, you must be representative of the Client Service and Values of Client.  Always show professionalism. 
  • Work in a Team Environment productively. Show you can take directions and follow through until the task is completed. 
  • Be Punctual/ on time for work, and to jobsites. Acknowledge schedules work in tandem and a lack of punctuality can affect more than one schedule. 

Qualifications & Experience

  • • Driver’s License: Must be a valid driver’s license. Must not be expired or suspended.
  • • Insurable: Driving record must be such that we can insure you in our vehicles. Can pass back-ground check from our Insurance Agency.
  • Strong work ethic
  • Able to focus on details at all times
  • Able to lift 50 pounds in order to load and unload materials as well as carry needed tools to and from the jobsite
  • Able to work in varying inside and/or outside temperatures, which may include heat (temperatures above 100 degrees) or cold (temperatures below 32 degrees), in addition to fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, etc.
  • Experience with commercial garage doors and warehouse dock lifts is a plus.

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PeopleReady Skilled Trades is a specialized division of PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI). Since 1987, we have connected tradespeople and work across a wide range of trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, solar installations and more. Whether you need a single tradesperson or require a coordinated effort to dispatch skilled workers across multiple projects, we ensure you have the right people with the right tools, on-site and on time.