Grinder Operator in Fresno, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/27/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Fresno, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    28 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt has an immediate position open for an entry level candidate with grinder experience!  The company is located in Fresno and has many opportunities for growth!  Join our team and find your new career....

Duties & Responsibilities

Grind/Prep/Powdercoating Dept.

The utility employees in the Paint/Powdercoating Department will do an assortment of activities to prepare the workpiece for paint and powdercoating.  This is a labor-intensive position.

Standing for the majority of the work shift.  This job position is not conducive to sitting.

Climbing onto work platforms and in and out of large workpieces to grind top surfaces and interior areas.

Bending and stooping as needed.

Holding the grinder at various positions including overhead and at ground level.  The grinders weigh between 4 and 7 pounds.


Examines and feels surface of workpiece for defects.

Inserts selected grade of abrasive disk into portable grinder.

Starts grinder and moves it over the surface and edge of the workpiece to remove scratches, excess weld material, burrs, weld spatter, sharp edges, rust and general defects to improve the appearance of the workpiece.

Profile any corner or edges required by a specific design.

Checks welds for porosity and pinholes.  If any weld irregularities or defects are found, checks with the leadman to determine if the workpiece needs to be returned to ROPS or cab weld-off line for repairs.

Using the jib crane, hangs the workpiece on the monorail for transport to the blast booth.

Replaces worn abrasive disks.

Keeps the grinding area clean and organized.

1st and 2nd shifts available

Pay ranges from $15-$16/hr

If you have the experience and would like to find out more, please apply and call Mayra at 559-435-1255 today!