Metal Fabricator, Structural Metal Products

Job Summary

Responsible for assembling structural metal products using tools, machines, and their own hands. Fabricates various types of products.

Primary responsibilities

  • Study and interpret assembly instructions.
  • Fabricate frameworks or shells for machinery, ovens, tanks, and stacks, and metal parts for buildings and bridges
  • Listen to directions from supervisors.
  • Fabricate and assemble structural metal products.
  • Determine if all parts are present.
  • Read and interpret blueprints and sketches.
  • Read parts list.
  • Assemble tools and materials.
  • Positions parts and subassemblies.
  • Interpret measurements.
  • Hammer, grind, and chip workpieces.
  • Verify specifications.
  • Assemble components.
  • Ensure all parts are fitted and screwed in properly.
  • Alter dimensions to fit specifications.
  • Resolve assembly and production issues.
  • Complete preventive maintenance.
  • Troubleshoot malfunctions and perform repairs as needed.
  • Ensure working environment is clean and safe.
  • Operate fabricating machines such as rolls, shears, and flame cutters.
  • Report errors in product line.
  • Check stock to ensure inventory is replenished.
  • Complete quality control forms.
  • Place orders for supplies.
  • Participate in product development.
  • Build prototypes and test products.

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