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United Rentals Welder in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

Great company. Great people. Great opportunities.

As a Welder at United Rentals, you will maintain and repair shoring and shielding equipment to maximize branch productivity. You’ll be dedicated to the service of Trench Safety rental equipment. Every day, you can improve and challenge yourself, and if you have the desire and ambition, you’ll have the potential to work towards higher roles in our Service Department. Like every member of our team, we will rely on you to provide exceptional customer service to our customers.

If you would enjoy the chance to make your mark with the world’s largest equipment rental provider, consider a future with United Rentals. You will be supported by a strong management team that will help you achieve your goals. Plus, you will have the opportunity to relocate to one of our 1,000+ locations.

Additional duties include the following:

  • Layout and apply the appropriate weld type, as per engineering or manufacturing specifications

  • Inspect, repair and paint all rental equipment upon return to ensure that it is rental ready and safe for use

  • Perform non-structural repairs or modifications to rental equipment per manufacturer's specifications

  • Perform active shoring installation welding support on job sites

  • Fabricate projects in the facility as required

  • When required, travel to customer sites for repair/maintenance of equipment

  • Complete work orders on equipment service and maintain an inventory of related parts for repair

  • Ensure a clean and safe working environment

  • Other duties assigned as needed

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Welding school certification

  • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in Arc, MIG and TIG welding

  • Knowledge of metals and materials needed to perform repairs on all shoring, shielding, and slide rail applications

  • Must be able to burn efficiently and with good quality

  • Must be able to identify the type of welder, and wire or rod size, needed to complete safe repairs

  • Knowledge of OSHA applicable state and local requirements relative to trench and excavation shoring and shielding

  • Knowledge of underground construction equipment capabilities and OSHA safe working practices

  • Superior customer service, teamwork and verbal/written communication skills

  • Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record

  • Ability to frequently lift items up to 45 lbs.

This position is deemed Safety Sensitive for purposes of United Rentals’ policies and procedures.

At United Rentals, the largest equipment rental company, we believe that it takes great employees to build a great organization – and we’re passionate about helping our people grow professionally and embrace teamwork in everything they do. Our culture is based on our corporate values and centers on mutual respect, job satisfaction, diversity and a shared responsibility to build a better future.

What's in it for you?

U.S. Full Time roles : Best in class benefits offering includes medical, dental, vision, flex spending and health savings accounts; 401(k) retirement with company match; life and disability insurance; and paid time off including sick, vacation, holidays, and paid parental leave. Comprehensive training and development and career growth opportunities.

U.S. Non-Full Time roles: Benefits offering includes 401(k) retirement with company match; paid time off including sick, vacation and holidays; and comprehensive training and development and career growth opportunities.

Canada: Best in class benefits package which includes medical, dental & vision, RRSP/DPSP*, paid time off, comprehensive training and development, and career growth opportunities.

*Offered for full time roles, non-full time eligibility in select provinces.

Mutual respect for the dignity and fundamental rights of all persons defines our culture. United Rentals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or any other status protected by law. If you need a reasonable accommodation at any point of the application process, please email careers@ur.com for assistance.