TDFA07-2022-03077-Senior Fabricator-Lander

State of Wyoming
Lander, WY View on Map
Apply Before : September 9, 2024
Job Description

Description and Functions

Open Until Filled


Excellent pay and benefits, team environment, rewarding and challenging work! This position works in our Therapeutic Equipment shop and is part of a team of professionals who evaluate, design, and fabricate assistive technology devices for individuals with disabilities.

We have big changes happening at our new facility! WLRC currently services Wyoming residents in an Intermediate Care Facility and is in the process of opening a newly constructed Skilled Nursing Facility as well – the first of its kind in the nation. WLRC truly is an extraordinary place with a rich history and a bright future. Our team members enjoy competitive benefits and compensation packages as part of the State of Wyoming Department of Health!

In all its natural beauty and location in the foothills of the Wind River Mountains, Lander offers various outdoor activities such as fishing, hunting, camping, ATVing, rock climbing, hiking, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing. Sinks Canyon State Park is within seven miles of Lander, and Wyoming is one of seven states with no income tax. View the following link to find out more about Lander and the surrounding areas:

Human Resource Contact: Amanda

The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level.

Designs and fabricates customized equipment not commercially available.

Gathers and analyzes data about the client’s needs for Assistive Technology.

Participates in the collaborative decision-making process that supports systematic consideration of each client’s need for Assistive Technology devices and customized services.

Participates in client evaluations for Assistive Technology equipment.

Determines what commercially available products can be ordered and what custom parts need to be fabricated.

Ensures that objectives and goals set forth by the evaluation team are met.

Verifies all repairs are done correctly to preserve the Assistive Technology systems integrity and ensure client and staff safety.

Generates detailed shop drawings of items or devices to be fabricated and creates a list of raw materials to be incorporated into the design.

Works in collaboration with physicians, nurses, and therapists to meet Assistive Technology goals.

Reads and interprets blueprints and electrical schematics.

Uses a variety of precision machine tools, welders, and hand tools to produce adaptive equipment designs.

Designs and builds tooling to facilitate the fabrication process.

Produces prototype parts to evaluate the conceptual soundness of the design.

Keeps inventory in stock and orders parts and supplies as needed. Determines the most cost-effective approach for parts or systems to be ordered.

Attends training and workshops to improve assistive technology, seating, and positioning management expertise.

Other duties, as assigned. Assists other team members and departments to accomplish their goals and duties cooperatively.



Preference may be given to applicants with certification in Assistive Technology.


Must possess competency in the various uses of shop equipment and hand tools (welding, woodworking, foam properties, vinyl properties, thermoplastics, sewing, and vacuum forming).

Must possess competency in using a wide variety of precision machine tools (lathe, vertical spindle milling machine) and in the fabrication of custom tooling.

Good oral and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively with other departments and disciplines to accomplish goals and objectives.

Ability to use a client-driven and outcome-based approach to address the unique needs of the individuals served.

Ability to work both independently and as part of a team;

Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.

Creative problem-solving skills.



Bachelor’s Degree


0-1 year of progressive work experience (typically in Fabrication) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Fabricator

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Agency may require the ability to obtain a CDL license and to become a certified welder


Education & Experience Substitution:

3-4 years of progressive work experience (typically in Fabrication) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Fabricator

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Agency may require the ability to obtain a CDL license and to become a certified welder

Necessary Special Requirements


Job duties require the ability to twist, bend, kneel, carry, lift, push and pull.

Safely move and lift heavy items.

Must be able to safely move (twisting, bending, kneeling, pushing, pulling), position, and lift people with multiple and severe disabilities.

Exposure to hazardous conditions (examples would be mechanical, cuts, burns, loud noises, chemicals. bio-hazards, and the elements).


FLSA: Non-exempt

Employees of this facility will be expected to follow all rules and requirements established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding COVID-19.

A background check, including the taking of fingerprints, will be completed through the Wyoming Department of Criminal Investigation, the Department of Family Services, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for every successful applicant.

Pre-employment drug and alcohol testing will be conducted on safety-sensitive positions. Drug testing will be conducted on any position if reasonable suspicion exists.

The Wyoming Life Resource Center participates in E-Verify. We will provide the Social Security Administration, and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. *Please note that we do not use this information to pre-screen job applicants.

The Wyoming Department of Health offers an excellent benefits package, including medical/dental/vision insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, state retirement plan, deferred compensation program, and longevity pay.

Supplemental Information

048-Wyoming Department of Health-Behavioral Health Division-Wyoming Life Resource Center

Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.


The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.

There are many benefits to living and working in Wyoming. Beautiful country with wide-open spaces and clean air, great recreational opportunities, and no State income tax to mention a few! In addition, the State of Wyoming offers State employees a very generous benefits package. Please click here for more information on the State of Wyoming employee benefits*.

$3,709 – $4,780 a month

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