Careers at Kval

We are a rapidly growing manufacturer of heavy-duty industrial CNC door equipment and we are always on the lookout for talented and passionate individuals. Our customer base expands across the United States and into three different continents. We have been in Petaluma, CA since our founding in 1947 and are a stable and conservative company privately owned for four generations; family values are deeply instilled within the company’s corporate culture. New hires will not only be joining our team but will be joining the Kval Machinery Family. As a family we learn to work well with one another, support each other, and build friendships in and outside of the workplace.


To apply online please download the job application form below, fill it out, and email it to us.


Entry-level positions The following positions do not require a resume or any special previous experience, to apply email us a completed copy of this form
Job Title Type Summary
Paint prepper Full-time Multiple Prepare raw materials for painting.
Shop sweeper Part-time Our mills, saws, and other equipment create a lot of debris: the part-time sweeper keeps the shop floor clean.
Maintenance Full-time The yard maintainer ensures the exterior of the factory is being well tended by performing basic maintenance tasks and assisting in the crating of our machinery.
Machinist Full-time Multiple Machinists assist in the production of the raw materials required to build our machinery.
Electrician Full-time Multiple Entry-level electricians assist in the non-live wiring of our machinery and electrical panels.
Fabricator Full-time Multiple Fabricators assist in the assembly of machinery frames.
Sub-assembly Full-time Multiple Fabricators assist in the assembly of smallery sub-assemblies required by our machinery.

Advanced positions The following positions require previous experience
Job Title Type Summary
Machinist Full Time

Our products range from simple pushbutton designs to more complex CNC-operated machining centers. We are looking to fill a machinist position in our Machine Shop.

Electrical Engineer (Service) Full Time

As a Service Engineer for Kval, Inc. you will be immersed in a fast-paced, technology-laden environment working closely with customers in order to research and resolve a wide array of electrical and CNC program issues remotely via telephone.

Automation Programmer Full Time

Full Time Software Programmer Working on Industrial Machines and Systems for Door Production

Field Service Technician Full Time

We are looking for a self-starter Field Service Technician to deliver the desired customer service experience. The goal is to drive service success that improves customer satisfaction, maximizes customer retention and increases profitability.

Maintenance Technician Full Time

We are hiring Maintenance Technicians at our manufacturing plant in Petaluma, CA.

Manufacturing Production Assistant Full Time

Provide quick-response support to all builders on the manufacturing floor at our plant in Petaluma, CA.

Software Developer Full Time

We need a full time Software Engineer to work on the design and production of the software used on our industrial machines. You will write and design software that controls automated CNC door and jamb machinery to optimally feed, clamp, and perform milling routines.

Electrical Draftsman Full Time

We need an experienced electrical draftsman to help in the design and production of electrical and pneumatic diagrams for our industrial machinery, consisting of single and three phase power schematic drawings, PLC I/O schematic drawings, electrical panel layout drawings, load calculations, and air pneumatic schematic drawings.

Part Sales Administrator Full Time

As a full-time Parts Sales Administrator for Kval, Inc. you will be immersed in a fast-paced office environment in which you will accommodate customer requests and purchases via telephone and email. These inquiries include, but are not limited to, machine parts orders (some of which may require research and utilization of 3-D drawings and schematics), order tracking, providing copies of invoices and packing slips, and updating customer records. The Parts Sales Administrator is detail oriented, willing to exceed customer expectations by providing excellent service, and thrives in a team-driven environment by learning and collaborating with colleagues.

Machinery Electrician Full Time

We need individuals to join our Electrical Team. The Electrical team is responsible for getting the machine up and running, which includes panel building, running wires, creating servo cords among other duties.

Machinery Fabricator-Assembler Full Time

We need individuals to join our Fabricator-Assembly Team. Our products range from simple push-button designs to complex CNC machining centers. We are looking for mechanically inclined individuals who are both eager to learn new skills as well as strive to produce the best quality they can regardless of the task.