Fabrication Welder Apprentice

Fabrication Welder Apprentice
Tacoma, WA 98424
Posted: December 5, 2023

Job Type:

  • Full-time Bradken Employee (Monday-Thursday 8:00AM – 6:30PM OJT at Bradken Foundry (98409)
  • Related Supplemental Instruction (RSI) will take place on Friday’s 6:00AM-12:00PM once a week for 6 hours following the school schedule on-site at the Bradken facility with instructor.
  • 3-year program partnering with Machinist Institute to become a Journeyman Level Welder

Starting Hourly Pay: $24.92 following increases will be dependent upon the Union Agreement.


  • 18 years of age or older
  • Must be able to pass a background check, physical and drug screening.
  • Eligibility to work in the U.S.
  • No previous experience required.
  • Welding knowledge and experience (preferred)

Ability to commute/relocate: • Tacoma, WA 98409: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Sign-on bonus of up to $1,000 once you commence work with us*.
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance options
  • Life and AD&D coverage provided by Bradken
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage provided by Bradken
  • Paid Holidays, PTO, and Vacation · 401(k) with a company match
  • Employee Training and Education Reimbursement opportunities
  • We also recognize and reward our employees for the great outcomes they produce and for living Our Values with local and global programs.

100 years of knowledge and experience behind us, endless opportunities ahead.

*Sign-on Bonus payments are subject to meeting with policy and criteria.

Prior to commencing employment, you will be required to complete a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol testing.

Bradken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to providing a diverse, inclusive, engaging and flexible environment for our people because great things happen when individuals are given the opportunity to bring themselves into their work. All employment will be based on merit, competence, performance and business needs.

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