Welder – 2nd Shift


Join Our Movement!

We’re a growing company that designs and manufactures playground equipment for communities all around the world! Be part of something bigger with Burke by Joining Our Movement! We’re seeking Welders who are detail-oriented, able to pass the onsite weld test and seeking an environment to learn and grow while helping us take play to a higher level. Full time or Part time positions available on second shift starting at 4:30pm Monday through Friday. Hours can be discussed during the interview process.

What Moves You?

We’re not going to lie; this is an amazing opportunity. It requires hard work, a lot of innovation and enthusiasm and, of course, an abundance of Purple Passion (def. a love of play, bringing play to communities and specific love of Burke and those you work with)!

What you’ll do –

This role helps us deliver high-quality play and playground equipment to communities around the world by:

  • Welding parts together to construct the world’s coolest playgrounds
  • Reading and interpreting production drawings to create the quality products we deliver to our customers
  • Performing thermal cutting, grinding and other activities requiring the use of pneumatic hand tools
  • Inspecting products to ensure they conform to all quality standards

Welding PPE

We use 3M™ Speedglas™ Heavy-Duty Welding Helmets in our welding department. We supply these as part of our PPE program and they are available to all welders. Here are a couple of links showing the 3M™ Speedglas™ Heavy-Duty Welding Helmets:

  1. 3M Speedglas G5-01 Heavy Duty Welding Helmet Brochure
  2. G5-01 Replacement Parts Poster
  3. 3M Speedglas G5-01 Features and Benefits Video [Available in the US]

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, you will be regularly required to walk and be able to reach with your hands and arms. On a regular basis, we will need you to be able to lift and/or move up to 75 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds and be able to stand for up to 8-10 hours.


We have an awesome team at Burke and the right individual for this role will fit well within our culture of teamwork, straightforward and open communication. Oh, and you need to have a passion for play!



Comprehensive medical including optional dental and vision insurance and health savings or flexible spending accounts

401(k) with match

Employee assistance program

Life insurance

Disability insurance

Work-Life Balance:

Flexible schedule

Paid time off

Employee Appreciation:

Summer food truck parties every week

New fitness center


Referral program

Qualifications That Move Us!

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Specific experience with wire welding preferred (MIG welding)
  • Able to read production drawings and schematics
  • Basic to Intermediate Math Skills
  • Ability to follow direction and safe operating procedures

Burke is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Military veterans are encouraged to apply.


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