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Job Description - General Fabricator – Level 2 (mild steel)

Full Time - $22-$25 per hour and up, depending on experience - 3 years' experience

Join our outstanding fabrication team! You will weld and fabricate various materials as outlined in engineering specifications and drawings.

General Fabricator Level 1 (mild steel) Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Able to weld flat and horizontal with GMAW (MIG), solid, or cored filler material.
  • Fabricate using jigs and fixtures.
  • Understand essential print tolerance per print title block.
  • Basic weld print reading and understanding of how to adjust welding machine settings.
  • Read and follow weld procedures.
  • Able to sand/grind to GK grade B finish.
  • Understands basic AWS weld symbols.
  • Able to read a tape measure to 1/32"

General Fabricator Level 2 (mild steel) Duties and Responsibilities:

  • All competencies from level 1 and able to weld all positions with GMAW (MIG), solid or cored filler material.
  • Fabricate intermediate-level jobs using essential layout tools (tape measures, angle finder, squares, etc.).
  • Proficient in understanding print tolerances, dimensions, and intermediate weld print reading.
  • Understand how to adjust welding machine settings for multiple material grades, thicknesses, and filler material types.
  • Read and follow written and electronic weld procedures.
  • Understanding pre-heat for high-strength steel and ability to operate essential fabrication equipment such as jib crane, sheer, handheld plasma cutter, cutting torch, and other tools.

Learning Objectives:

The development of critical thinking and problem-solving to improve processes and efficiency. Learn fabrication techniques such as heat straightening and the use of bracing and strong bars to prevent warpage.

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