Entry Level Welder/Mechanic


Located in Kelso, WA

Salary: $16-20 DOE

Express is looking to hire an Entry Level Welder/Shop Helper for a client company here in Cowlitz County! This position is evaluation to hire.



Position Overview:


This position will be repairing trailers and doing light mechanical work. Work can range from repairing axles, changing oil/belts, maintenance and upkeep of trailers and trucks. 

Qualified applicants will have mechanical aptitude and be a self starter. 




  • Mechanical experience preferred.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Power tool experience required.
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends as needed

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Weld plastics, steel, and aluminum.
  • Small engine repairs and servicing
  • This handling power tools, grinders, and lathes.
  • Maintaining trucks and equipment.

Minimum qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. on a fairly regular basis.
  • Ability to bend and squat for long periods of time.
  • Work occasional overtime/weekends and travel, when needed.



Pay: $16-20 DOE



Schedule: Monday-Friday, day shift. Must be available for overtime and potential weekend work!



Benefits of working with Express:

  • Medical benefits
  • Sick Pay
  • Referral bonuses

At Express, we will assess your skills; offer you interview and resume writing tips, and work with you to find a job that fits your needs and abilities. You will never pay a fee at Express and you will have the opportunity to earn benefits. We have more than 200 jobs available each month and we want to talk to you! To find our more, contact us today!




  1. Stop by our office at 1208 Washington Way Suite 130, Longview, WA 98632 (Monday-Friday 8am-5pm)
  2. Call Express Employment Professionals at 360-414-1200 to speak with a hiring manager
  3. Text "Jobs" to 360-414-1200
  4. Complete the application on our website www.expresspros.com/longviewwa
  5. Submit your resume via email to jobs.longviewwa@expresspros.com

"All employment offers are contingent on the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws."

Express Office: Longview
1208 Washington Way
Suite 130
Longview, WA 98632
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