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Freedman Seating is looking to add to our team of skilled welders!  For over 125 years, we’ve been engineering and manufacturing seats and seating related products for many different applications. Our product lines include bus, rail, marine, delivery truck, specialty and commercial vehicle seating. Consistent growth and expansion has earned Freedman Seating recognition as the leading manufacturer of transportation seating solutions. Manufacturing seats for buses, Freedman Seating supplies the major OEMs, over 250 bus distributors, the federal government, and many states and municipalities. The family of Freedman Seating bus seats includes products for small and mid-size coaches, para transit vans and buses, public transit buses, and private bus operators.

Job Description

Your job is important as it provides the foundation for seats that occupy a variety of mass transit vehicles throughout the United States. The welder’s main responsibility is to join, fabricate, and repair metal, including but not limited to carbon, stainless steel and aluminum, by applying appropriate welding techniques and maintaining Freedman Seating quality standards. Able to MIG and TIG weld required, the ideal candidate will also have a steady hand and great attention to detail. Knowledge of different kinds of metal and their properties is essential.



  • Interprets blueprints or job procedures to determine appropriate welding process.
  • Ability to weld with minimal quality issues and meet minimum production rates.
  • Inspects completed welds to determine structural soundness.
  • Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. At least 5+ years of welding experience preferred.
  • Basic shop math, ability to measure weldments using quality control equipment, blueprint, welding symbols, and weld discontinuity knowledge required.
  • Performs basic fit up operation in preparation for welding, on stock and standard products as well as prototypes, and with and without the use of fixtures.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. May lead, direct and train others. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.
  • W.S. certification and/or qualification required

Benefits & Culture 

Our mission is to produce excellent transportation seating products with impeccable service that exceeds customer expectations. This shall be accomplished in an atmosphere promoting continuous improvement and innovation of our products, and personal growth for our employees.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Optional 401K
  • Workout Facility
  • Annual Summer Company Picnic
  • Annual Soccer Tournament
  • Annual Softball Tournament
  • Food Truck Friday’s
  • Manufacturing Day Celebration
  • Annual Health Fair + Free Flu Shots