Fabrication Welder Duties and Responsibilities:
The Fabrication Welder must be able to read and interpret blueprints, drawings and engineering plans. The Fabrication Welder will use the blueprints along with other data, such as work plans, to develop and design their welding projects.
Fabricate Metal Objects:
Fabrication involves laying out, cutting, fitting, measuring and welding metals to create the desired shape or object. This is highly detailed work and requires the Fabrication Welder to be knowledgeable of many techniques and tools.
Inspect Work and Equipment:
You must constantly inspect and test welds and equipment. Welds are checked for durability as well as meeting specified standards and equipment must be examined to determine if repairs or new equipment is needed.
Fabrication Welder Skills:
A successful Fabrication Welder enjoys working with their hands and has an analytical mind and can physically meet the demands of the job and have an eye for detail. In addition to these traits, possess the following skill-sets.
Ability to proficiently weld stainless steel and aluminum
Basic math skills and mechanical aptitude
Ability to read blueprints and recognize welding symbols and specifications
Knowledge of industry safety practices
Ability to weld component parts in various directions: flat, horizontal, vertical or overhead, etc.
Clamping, holding, tack-welding, heat-bending, bolting, or grinding spare parts as necessary to satisfy the technical requirements and create a welded final product
Control the processes of fitting, burning and welding to avoid problems in relation to overheat, distortion, expansion or shrink of spare parts
At least 5 years experience in TIG Welding
Knowledge of specific welding processes, such as TIG, MIG
Ability to use heavy machinery, such as forklifts and cranes
Job Type: Full-time with Benefits
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $20.00 – $28.00 per hour
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Ability to commute/relocate:
Saint Joseph, MI 49085: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)
Welding: 2 years (Preferred)
Work Location: One location
$20 – $28 an hour
Career Level Others
Experience No experience
Education No education