Chief Agri Manufacturing/Production Kearney, Nebraska Grand Island, Nebraska


Chief Agri is seeking a Welder to join the Chief team on 1st Shift. This position will perform welding processes on production materials in accordance with required specifications.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform minor to advanced welding processes on galvanized or raw steel per print specifications utilizing all provided safety equipment properly. Will also operate flame-cutting equipment as needed.
  • Selects the proper voltage, current, heat, gas, and feed settings for the welding operations to be performed. Prepares for necessary weld operations through proper machine and jig setups.
  • Performs first piece approval inspection using appropriate quality control tools.
  • Will move material as needed using forklift, overhead crane, or other methods of material handling.

Qualifications and Skill Requirements:

  • Requires knowledge of welding processes including the ability to read and interpret blueprints.


  • 1st Shift – 6:00am – 4:30pm

The Company:

Putting the needs of customers first has taken Chief Industries, Inc. from a small construction company in 1954, to a highly diverse company with a reputation for manufacturing quality products and offering unparalleled customer service. Through its many divisions and subsidiaries, Chief Industries employs over 1,400 skilled and dedicated employees who produce a wide variety of products, many of which are used around the world.

A division of Chief Industries, Chief Agri originated in 1961 and offers a full line of aeration and material handling products to help grain producers minimize storage costs and maximize the selling price of their commodities. Manufactured to exacting standards using heavy-duty materials and innovative designs, Chief grain conditioning, handling, and storage systems are sold throughout the world and have a reputation for providing many long years of dependable service.

Our Benefits:

This full-time position is eligible for full company benefits, including

  • Paid vacation and PTO policies
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life Insurance
  • Wellness program
  • 401(k) retirement with company match
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • And much more.

**Chief Industries Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the basis of equal employment opportunity for all and to providing employees and applicants with a work atmosphere free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on professional demand, job requirements and qualifications, without regard to color, race, family status, religion or belief, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the settings in which work is being completed. Chief Industries Inc. will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Chief Industries Inc. encourages all to apply for any available jobs. If you need additional assistance with the application process, please call 308-389-7200.**