Metal Fabricator Job Description Sample
Fabricate parts using various Brakes & Shears to create, cut, bend, shape and customize metal materials into a variety of forms.
Specific Duties & Essential Functions:
Ability to read and interpret detailed drawings, blueprints and shop drawings to produce desired forms
Determine material blanks, layout, cut, notch per blueprints
Maintain all tolerances as indicated by blueprints
Collect correct materials needed to fabricate parts
Performs routine maintenance on machines and tooling
Additional duties as assigned
Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy environment by adhering to organizational standards and policies, and legal regulations including Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) and Environmental Protection Act (EPA).
Seeing, hearing, speaking, stooping, bending, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting (up to 75 pounds), fingering, grasping, feeling.
Specific Skills & Knowledge Required:
Must be able to distinguish different types of metals and material thickness
Must be able to apply mathematics including converting fractions to decimals
Must be able to produce material blanks based on blueprint information
Capable of working with steel, aluminum, stainless, brass and copper as well as MIG or TIG
Must have tools relevant to the Sheet Metal trade
- High school diploma or GED diploma, or related experience or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Job Type: Full-time
Position Description Benefits Supplemental Questions
Seattle Center is seeking a highly skilled professional to join our trades' team with the Technical Facilities Management (TFM) unit. This position is responsible for repairing equipment, buildings, machinery and vehicles. This position requires that the person know how to interpret drawings and specifications and be able to lay-out work using blueprints, schematics along with manuals. Technical guidelines and metal fabrication work procedures are used in deciding how to repair or fabricate a piece of equipment. Knowledge of metal working skills, as well as advanced knowledge of constructions and maintenance of a variety of machines, is required. This position reports directly to the Plumbers Crew Chief.
Fabricate and repair brackets, frames, pump installations, tanks, piping, panels, tools, shafts and related mechanical equipment.
Weld materials using arc, carbon arc, metallic inert gas, tungsten inert gas and oxygen-acetylene processes on a variety of both ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
Interpret drawings and specifications and lays out work; marks dimensions, angles, cutouts on metal plates and pipe.
Shape, punch, drill and secure metal parts, cages, steel decks, trusses, machinery foundations, brackets and handguard rails.
Repair piping for Boilers and chilled water systems.
Prepare preliminary cost estimates of materials and labor for specific tasks when needed.
Design, layout and fabricate a variety of sheet metal ducts, guards, doors and flashings for items such as heating/ventilating/air conditioning systems, machinery, cages, buildings and roofs.
Coordinate work activities with other skilled trades depending upon work task.
Perform preventive maintenance and repair of small engines (i.e. Electric Scooters, Backpack Blowers, Diesel Pressure Washer/Generators.
Communicate and coordinate with the crew chief and TFM campus team for support when needed.
Make suggestions to crew chief about different/better ways to manage and maintain equipment.
This position will serve as the department Certified Playground Safety Inspector. This is an integral part of Seattle Centers metal campus operations and responsibilities. A Playground Safety Inspector Certification is required (or obtained during the first 6 months of employment).
- Requires a journey-level status in structural iron, sheet metal or metal fabrication, layouts, repair, welding or burning or four years as a metal trades helper under a metal trades journey worker (or a combination of education and/or apprentice training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class).
Valid Washington State driver's license
Certified Playground Safety Inspector (within 6 month of employment)
Preference will be given to applicants who possess these
Possess a Washington Association of Building Officials (WABO) Certification.
Ability to interpret drawings and specifications.
Read and understand blueprints, manuals and schematics.
Possess excellent customer service skills with the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
Seattle Center is a values-based organization that encourages employee participation, open communication, teamwork and collaborative problem-solving. Must be willing to solve issues constructively.
Ability to work within a diverse workforce and be effective in a team setting or alone after being given oral or written instructions.
Ability to organize work, solve medium to complex problems and manage competing and inflexible deadlines.
Work Environment/Physical Demands:
Must have ability to lift 50 pounds and may participate in work that requires frequent lifting of more than 50 pounds.
Must be able to stand, walk or bend for extended periods of time.
Must be able to work outdoors in all types of weather.
Must be able to work in cramped spaces as well as all heights.
Required to handle or work with toxic/hazardous equipment and substances.
Additional Information:How to Apply:
Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Submit the following items to be considered for these vacancies:
NEOGOV online (or paper) application
Your application may be rejected if these items are missing or incomplete. Note, simply providing a cover letter and résumé is not a substitute for completing the application itself.
Successful candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment physical.
Selected candidates will be required to submit a Driver's Abstract (at your own expense) that demonstrates a good driving record.
In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all persons offered employment are required to provide proof of identity and authorization to work in the United States at time of hire.
About Seattle Center:
With over 12 million visitors each year, the Seattle Center is one of the top tourist attractions in Seattle. The various venues and event types happening on campus reflect the rich diversity of our community. Seattle Center employees directly impact the way people see, understand and experience the City of Seattle and the Pacific Northwest region. This position offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment performing a critical function that offers complexity, variety and fun – all while contributing to the legacy of an iconic Seattle community asset.
For additional information about Seattle Center, please visit our website at: www.seattlecenter.com
- Utilizes shop paperwork and templates to produce quality hollow metal doors and frames.
- Check production worksheet for daily assignments.
- Ensure work area has proper tools and is organized.
- Set up, operate, and maintain company tools (power grinders, jig saw, MIG welders, band saw, etc.).
- Read work orders to determine product specifications and materials requirements.
- Review drawings or other instructions to determine task sequences.
- Manually lift, move, and lay out materials to prepare for assembly.
- Position or tighten clamps in position for welding.
- Position, align, fit, and weld parts to form complete units, following layout specifications, and using welders and hand tools.
- Smooth surfaces or edges, using hand files and portable grinders.
- Verify conformance of workpieces to specifications, using squares, rulers, and measuring tapes.
- Education: High school diploma or equivalent
- Experience: Grinding and/or MIG welding experience preferred but not required.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
- Mechanical Knowledge
- Mathematics Knowledge (ability to read measuring tape)
- Time Management
- Active Listening
- Reading Comprehension
- Operations and Control
- Equipment Selection
- Quality Control Analysis
- Close vision; peripheral vision
- Depth perception; ability to focus
Physical Demands & Work Environment
Employee must regularly stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear. Employee must frequently stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and occasionally climb or balance. The employee must regularly move material weighing up to 100 pounds, and frequently more than 100 pounds. The employee is regularly working near moving mechanical parts; around fumes or airborne particles; and in extreme (non-weather) heat or cold.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Overtime may be required.
Responsible for fabricating all standard architectural post and panel projects in this department. This is the initial stage of fabrication where cut, files, welds, or other types of manipulation are necessary.
Assembles all architectural post and panel signage from detailed drawings*
Interprets, installs, and tests lighting components of all illuminated architectural signage*
Prioritize work orders with shipping date and production time*
Thoroughly inspect your work at all times to guarantee a superior finished product*
Maintains the condition of your work area, keep it free from trash and other unnecessary equipment*
Follows company safety policies and procedures*
Performs other duties as assigned*
Skills and Competencies:*
MIG and Stick Welding experience preferred*
Good eyesight (corrected or uncorrected) and the ability to distinguish color is necessary*
Must be reliable, punctual, accountable, proactive and show initiative*
Must be organized, innovative, flexible and poses technical aptitude*
Demonstrates impeccable attention to detail and dexterity*
Minimum high school graduate or GED equivalent*
Associates degree is a plus*
Minimum 3 years experience in industrial setting*
We are looking for full-time employees that have fabricating experience. You will be working on industrial dryers and rotary equipment. Must be able to read blueprints. Must be familiar with MIG welding and working with a helper. First, shift position available Monday-Friday starting at 6 am. Temp to hire position.
JOB SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS
Dexterity: Metal fabricators work with their hands, whether directly manipulating components or using controls on an assembly machine.
Math: Basic math is needed due to the technological needs of many fabrication plants.
Mechanical/Technical Skills: Metal fabricators need to be able to read and understand blueprints, manuals, and work with computers, machines and motion-control robots to do their job.
Strength: Metal fabricators require strength to lift heavy objects during the fabrication/assembly process.
Stamina: Metal fabricators are on their feet for long periods of time often doing repetitive motions.
- Ability to understand oral and written instructions of a technical nature
- Effective English reading and writing communication skills
- Ability to operate different tools, and to troubleshoot equipment problems
- Good interpersonal and teamwork skills
- Ability to lift in excess of fifty pounds
- Welding experience or AWS certification
- Press Brake Operator experience
- Sign fabrication experience
The Metal Fabricator fabricates and assembles structural steel products for industrial automation, such as mezzanines, platforms, support structures and weldments.
Sets up and operates fabrication machines, such as brakes, rolls, shears, flame cutters, and drill presses
Creates and assembles metal workpieces
Follows specifications in job orders, verbal instructions, and blueprints
Observes machine operation to detect workpiece defects or machine malfunction
Measures workpiece dimensions to determine accuracy of machine operation
Performs minor machine maintenance such as oiling machines, dies, or workpieces
High School Diploma or equivalent
Minimum of 1 year of experience preferred
Ability to read blueprints
Knowledge of standard and metric measurements
Knowledge of quality assurance and self-inspection techniques
Self-motivated and detail-oriented
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REV (REVG) is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. We serve a diversified customer base primarily in the United States through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial and Recreation. We provide customized vehicle solutions for applications including: essential needs (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, mobility vans and municipal transit buses), industrial and commercial (terminal trucks, cut-away buses and street sweepers) and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles ("RVs") and luxury buses). Our brand portfolio consists of 30 well-established principal vehicle brands including many of the most recognizable names within our served markets. Several of our brands pioneered their specialty vehicle product categories and date back more than 50 years. Investors-REVG
The name says it all. LEADER has been paving the way in the ambulance industry since 1975 thanks to a customer driven approach to design.
As the parent company of 30 specialty vehicle brands, including LEADER, REV Group connects and protects communities around the clock and around the world with a lineup of vehicles that have long served the commercial, emergency and recreation markets. Together, these vehicle brands have manufactured more than 240,000 vehicles in service today — a bumper-to-bumper feat that stretches from New York City to Dallas. Among REV's lineup of brands, you'll find vehicles that help fight fires, transport patients to emergency rooms, shuttle passengers to the airport and unite families across the country. Our vehicles offer mobility to people with disabilities, move freight to the world's ports and carry children safely to school back home. In short, we build "Vehicles for life."
Fabricate metal parts using a variety of sheets of metal, installation of sheet metal parts with screws, adhesive or other general fastening methods. Proficiency in all areas of welding procedures.
Be familiar with operation of hydraulic shears, press breaks, and punches
Read and interpret shop orders thoroughly
Must read blueprints and perform shop math to layout, fabricate and weld various parts and assemblies
Must be able to weld all types of metals, set and maintain welding machines and weld vertical, horizontal and overhead
Perform all Mig and Tig welding procedures, including machine settings, bottles and necessary fittings
Welding of mild steel and aluminum where required
Stay current in TPM and basic mechanical adjustment on all equipment as needed
Set work priorities to meet production goals as scheduled
Meet all QA and QC standards for each task
Meet standards of safety and 5S
Be compliant with the rules of conduct and attendance per company handbook
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.
Three (3) years sheet metal/body fabricating or acceptable training
Two (2) years prior welding experience
Must be able to pass and maintain an AWS Welder Certification
Must possess knowledge of Mig and Tig welding machines
Inspect welds for crack, burn through and weld spatter
Ability to perform maintenance on welding equipment
Ability to assemble customer prototype metal components
Ability to use grinder, sander, rivet guns, saws and other air tools
Ability to read, write comprehend and verbally communicate simple instructions, short correspondence and memos in English
Ability to read and use a linear and other measuring devises
Ability to recognize quality expected and be able to reproduce it
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40#'s
The employee is regularly required to stand or walk; use hands to finger; handle or feel objects; and reach with hand and arms for 10 hours a day.
The employee is required to be squatting, kneeling or bending position
Job Title Metal Fabricator
Auto req ID 17496BR
Full / Part Time Full-Time
Employment Type Regular
Country United States
Job Introduction Essential Duties
Perform basic journey-level fabrication operations involving conventional sheet metal shop equipment, welding processes and related manufacturing equipment.
Use basic welding and conventional sheet metal shop tools, measuring tools, and shop accessories.
Perform shop calculations utilizing knowledge of material characteristics to determine overall design intent.
Provide solutions or alternative approaches to solve basic technical manufacturing problems.
Assemble metal components to prepare for welding.
Fabricate fixtures and holding devices used during welding and manufacturing processes.
Provide general shop support activities in support of Area Shops.
Perform all assignments in accordance with ES&H, security, and business practice requirements and policies.
- May be required to work with radioactive, toxic or high explosive materials.
Essential Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Basic Journeyman level experience equivalent to completion of an apprenticeship program in the fabrication technology.
Basic experience using related shop equipment, hand tools, and measuring instruments.
Basic knowledge of ANSI Y14.5 drafting standards (read and interpret blueprints) to produce parts and assemblies.
Basic technical knowledge in sheet metal operations, procedures, standards, and techniques in a variety of materials and related equipment (e.g., MIG, TIG welding).
Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills.
Desired Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
- Experience welding of both thick and thin materials (e.g., .125" Stainless Steel - 2" Aluminum)
- Experience with machine shop tools and precision fabrications.
Pre-Placement Medical Exam: A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.
Pre-employment drug test: External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.
Anticipated Clearance Level: Q (position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
We are Equal Opportunity Employers. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.
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In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.
Akima Infrastructure Services, LLC (AIS), is actively seeking individuals who can contribute to national security within the science, technology, and engineering fields as part of our supplemental labor team at vital federal research and development installations supporting the Department of Energy. AIS has an established history of contributing to the success of their customers mission. Available employment opportunities may range from administrative and logistical support to advanced technical positions.
Qualified applicants must be a US citizen, at least 18 years of age, and able to meet pre-employment requirements including any required physicals, drug screen, and/or background investigation to satisfy clearance requirements from the Department of Energy.
Successful candidates will be employees of AIS, a premier government contractor charged with employing highly-motivated and well-qualified personnel who can advance the missions of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, CA. Though employed by AIS, the employee will take day-to-day direction from technical personnel employed directly by the research laboratories. Pay, benefits, Human Resource, and Employment Management functions are provided by AIS.
Under close supervision, provide basic journeyman sheet metal/welding fabrication skills and general manufacturing support to fabricate and process parts to customer requirements. This position requires close technical interactions with shop planners and supervision, as well as customers. The successful candidate will report to the Area Shop Supervisor.
This position may require the successful candidate have the flexibility to work overtime, shift and or weekends to accomplish goals. The successful candidate will be required to pass various on-site training modules to pursue work assignments.
Sheet Metal Fabricator
Experienced sheet metal fabricator needed on 1st shift for company located in the downtown Grand Rapids area. Must possess the following abilities: Read engineering drawings, sketches and work specifications to be performed, and lay out, measure and mark sheet metal according to drawings or templates Develop patterns for sheet metal. Operate metalworking machines such as shears, brakes, punches, and drill presses, including CNC equipment to cut, bend, punch, drill, shape or straighten sheet metal. Operate computerized plasma cutting equipment to cut sheet metal. Install and use rigging and hoisting equipment.
Fit and join sheet metal parts using riveting, welding, soldering, and similar equipment to fabricate products such as ventilation shafts, exhaust hoods, partition frames, dust collection piping, material handling systems, roof decking, and sheet metal buildings.
Install sheet metal products according to specifications and building codes. Grind and buff seams, joints and rough surfaces.
Inspect product quality and installation to ensure conformance to specifications. Sheet metal workers may specialize in onsite installation of shop manufactured or sheet metal products, or servicing and maintenance of installed equipment and systems.
Must posses a valid Michigan Driver's License., and able to obtain a Chauffeur's or CDL in the future. Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm. Possible overtime and weekends. Must have own tools and welding hood.
Williamson Employment Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate in the assignment of its employees on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability or veteran status. Discriminating orders will not be honored.
Metal Fabricator - 2Nd Shift
Would you like a 3-day weekend every week? Work four 10-hour shifts Monday – Thursday and enjoy your weekends!
LaForce is looking for a 2nd Shift Metal Fabricator to be responsible for set-up and operation of CNC Mechanical Shear, Hydraulic Press Breaks and Punch Presses in the fabrication process of hollow metal frames and frame components.
The job responsibilities for this position include set-up and operation of equipment and processes in the Bending Department. More specifically, the job activities include figuring and shearing steel flats, bending hollow metal frame components, punching hardware preps, spot welding hardware reinforcements and assembling components. Other activities include the ability to understand and apply basic principles of metal forming, fork lift operation and other fabrication processes. Also expected is actively support and participate in Continuous Improvements activities by applying Lean Manufacturing tools to daily activities.
Set-up and operation of spot welding equipment
Interpret pertinent information from shop orders, shop drawings and frame templates
Safe operation of fork lift trucks for movement of materials
Maintain accurate paper work and record keeping
Assist in other operations as needed
High school diploma or general education degree (GED), and one to three months of related experience and/or training.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
The employee is required to frequently use hands to lift up to 69# Floor to 60", carry up to 69#, and push/pull up to 100# force.
The employee is required to occasionally sit, climb or balance (in and out of fork lift), talk or hear, grip up to 75# Force and climb/balance or step up 19"
LaForce offers great benefits and a fun, professional working environment.
401K plan with a match
Paid time-off (Vacation and Sick time)
Company Wellness Program
Company Provided Tools
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