Fabricator/’TIG Welder

Erie, PA 16506 View on Map
Apply Before : September 9, 2024
Job Description


Position Title: Fabricator Level 2 Reports to: Fabrication Supervisor

Department: Fabrication _____ Exempt __√__ Non-Exempt

As duties and responsibilities change, this position description will be reviewed and subject to changes of business necessity.


Follow all ISO Company procedures and Company mission statement. Operate fabrication equipment

(such as press brake, rolls, punch press, welding equipment, etc.) while learning from, and following the directions of, the fabrication group leader. This will include but will not be limited to, maintaining effective communications with the other fabricators, promoting a harmonious work environment, and following standards, procedures, and company policies.


1. Ability to work daily and on time.

2. Adherence to company policies and procedures.

3. Ability to be an effective communicator/listener.

4. Assure safety policies are strictly adhered to.

5. Ability to be a team player, as well as work autonomously.

6. Provide excellent customer service both externally and internally.

7. Professional development and willing to cross train.

8. Maintain a clean and neat work area.

9. Set up and/or operate machine tools associated with fabricating shops to fulfill customer requirements and assure quality on each job. To include: brakes, rolls, shears, welding machines, scales, flame cutters, presses, payoff wheels, straighteners, dies, Blanchard (basic knowledge), surface edge grinders, machining (lather, mill and drill press), and cutting equipment (shears, saws, laser, CNC plasma, CNC torch, and aluminum saw).

10. Develop, layout, and plan sequence of operations.

11. Locate and mark bending and cutting lines onto work piece.

12. Hammer, chip, and grind work piece to cut, bend, and straighten metal.

13. Position, align, fit, and weld together parts.

14. Design and construct templates and fixtures.

15. Fabricate and assemble a variety of metal products.

16. Verify conformance of work piece to specifications.

17. Knowledge of lifting procedures and rigging relating to cranes, forklifts, and other lifting devices.

18. Knowledge of wire filler materials applications for various steel alloys, aluminum, and some exotic materials.

19. Applications using manual and power tools.

20. Demonstrate the ability to program machining centers and robotic welders.

21. Maintain a high level of craftsmanship.

22. Machine maintenance & safety; to include basic welding and press equipment.

23. Keep Fabrication Supervisor apprised of machine conditions, and any other potential problems, on a regular basis (use Opportunity for Improvement Forms as needed).

24. Ability to interface with computer systems (AS 400 and general PC operation), complete paperwork, and conduct in-process inspection.

25. Ability to read and interpret blueprints accurately.

26. Ability to read and interpret documents; such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

27. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

28. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees.

29. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

30. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

31. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees.

32. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

33. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportion, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

34. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

35. Ability to maintain accurate records of times, measurements, inventory and procedures associated with the fabricating function.

36. Ability to use conventional and precision measuring instruments.

37. Assure efficient and accurate use of all measuring devices associated with the fabricating, stamping, welding, grinding and machining functions.

38. Demonstrate knowledge on the use of measuring devises and understanding of blueprints. Requires an ability to plan, layout, and perform diversified work which may be characterized as short run production or custom work. Employee may be used to operate tasks on rolls, presses, saws, robotic arm, assembly, painting, packaging, etc.

39. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables.

40. Ability to problem solve.

41. Assures quality of each job to its final destination; identifying all jobs with name and job number, and packaging finished products in such a way as to provide protection from abuse & weather.

42. Assist in the development of quality procedures; consult with management to make recommendations for implementation of techniques to improve effectiveness of policies or processes, as required.

43. Keep abreast of current trends and practices through reading, classes, seminars, etc. as required. This includes honing skills such as understanding blueprints, fab yellow tickets, tolerances, etc., pertaining to fabrication.

44. Willing to cross train.

45. Perform other duties as needed; such as operations helper to assist with tasks rolls, presses, saws, robotic arm, assembly, painting, deburring parts packaging and work on longer production jobs where work in highly documented and welding operations are routing, when other duties are fulfilled.

46. Perform other duties, shop wide, as assigned.



Associate’s degree (BA) or equivalent from a two (2) year college or technical school; one (1) to three (3) years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Technical training in welding and experience of three (3) plus years of related experience or equivalent.

Blueprint Reading

Demonstrated welding experience

Advanced level of production welding:

Under limited and minimal technical guidance employee should/will be required to:

1. Position material to be welded using standard fixtures and one-time fixtures in most cases, and apply hand-eye coordination to achieve the desired welds.

2. Regulate heat and feed; may select electrodes, tips, and rods.

3. Work from complex specifications, drawings, prints, and welding symbols.

4. May provide some technical direction to others.


None required

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $19.00 per hour



401(k) matching

Dental insurance

Health insurance

Health savings account

Life insurance

Paid time off


8 hour shift

Day shift

Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

Erie, PA 16506: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


Welding: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

From $19 an hour

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