Fabricator / Welder Technician
Clayton Homes, a Berkshire Hathaway company and the nation’s leading housing provider, is a vertically integrated housing company that builds, sells, and insures affordable housing. Our commitment to creating a World Class Customer Experience is unparalleled in the housing industry and we believe it begins with a World Class Team Member Experience. From entry-level to more experienced positions, we’re actively recruiting individuals who are passionate, positive, and eager to learn. We then equip you for success, whether you’re in the office, in the field, or on the floor. As a member of our team you’ll enjoy excellent benefits, opportunities for growth, and an encouraging culture that supports work / life balance.
The Fabricator / Welding Technician will assist in the design of and implement the fabrication of facility fixtures and tooling.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Perform custom MIG / TIG welding (7018 & 6010 stick)
Skillfully weld various types of steel, metals, and materials
Lay out, position, align, or otherwise set pieces in place preparatory welding and measure dimensions to specification
Clean and degrease parts to be welded using wire brushes, grinders, or solvents
Set up, adjust, and operate welding equipment including electric arc welders, gas shielded arc welders, and gas welders
Read blueprints and drawings for fabrication of designs
Processing improvements of current equipment and designs
Forklift and Overhead Crane operations
Drive company vehicles as required
Prepare fabricated designs and materials for shipment to plants
Communicate needs for parts, equipment, and upcoming orders
Perform other duties as necessary
Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
Must have communication skills and ability to effectively follow directions
MUST BE ABLE TO TRAVEL UP TO 3-4 WEEKS OUT OF EACH MONTH
Flexible hours are mandatory
Must be dedicated to meet deadlines and critical ship windows
Must be a team-player and work cooperatively to meet production goals
Technical school degree in welding, will consider equivalent experience / testing
5+ years welding / fabrication experience
Demonstrated mechanical ability
Welding and Shop Safety knowledge
Full-time team members have the flexibility to create their own health, dental, and vision benefits package. Clayton provides competitive 401K programs, including investment options and company matching for full and part time employees after one year to help our team members achieve their financial goals. Additional benefits include paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement, Employee Assistance Programs, and more.
As part of Clayton’s commitment to Opening Doors to a Better Life, Clayton is now providing paid time for Team Members to volunteer to causes that are meaningful to them through the Clayton Impact program.
Clayton is proud to have earned spots on the following Forbes lists: America’s Best Employers, America’s Best Employers by State, Best Employers for Diversity, Best Employers for Women.
At Clayton, we encourage holistic wellness with physical, nutritional, social, financial, spiritual and occupational programs available online or in-person for team members.
Clayton is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Clayton is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.
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