Metal Fabricator, Welder, Assembler
About the job
Position Title: Metal Fabricator, Welder, Assembler
Fabricate, machine, weld, assemble and inspect metal parts to produce digital signage mounts & brackets, height adjustable tables, carts, custom material handling solutions or other products that the company may develop and market. This position may have the opportunity to be involved in the design and prototyping of products.
Reports to: Operations Manager
Duties: Working in a safety conscious manner, the individual performs these major functions:
Study job orders and drawings to determine machining operations to be performed. Read specifications.
Lay out, set up and operate one or more light or heavy metalworking machines such as, saws, drills, brakes, punch presses, and other hand tools to cut, bend, roll, punch and drill, weld or otherwise shape and form metal stock into parts or products
Set up and operate machine tools to perform machining operations, such as drilling, grinding or other machining operations
Operate machines or equipment which weld, bolt, screw or rivet metal parts together
Operate metal shaping machines such as press brakes (in-house training provided)
May cut, grind or chip excess metal from metal products using hand tools
Check products for correct shapes, dimensions, and other specifications
Verify dimensions of parts machined using micrometers, calipers, and other precision measuring instruments
Troubleshoot and perform corrective action or minor repairs
Document work completed
Clean or lubricate equipment and replace parts as required.
Read and interpret welding process specifications
Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments using processes gas metal arc welding (GMAW)
Assemble, fit and install fabricated parts to form subassemblies or finished products using hand and power tools
Position, align and adjust parts for proper fit and assembly and connect cables, tubes and wires as required
Fasten parts together using bolting and riveting equipment or other fastening and joining techniques
Check subassemblies and inspect finished products for quality
Inspect products for conformance to quality standards
Check mechanical assemblies and subassemblies for alignment and proper functioning
Record information on products inspected and work orders. Mark defective parts or products for repair and bring to the attention of the supervisor
Perform minor adjustments and repairs
Transport raw materials, finished products and equipment throughout plant manually or using powered equipment such as the forklift (Note: forklift training & certification to be provided)
Load and unload vehicles using hand truck or dolly
Check, count and weigh materials and products
Maintain proper job costing by accurately tracking time worked against each job
Sort, pack, crate and package materials and products
Assist machine operators, assemblers, and other workers
Clean work areas and equipment as required
This position is full time.
The employee must be comfortable with computers and will receive training on the software used for tracking activities, attendance and communication.
The employee is expected to be familiar with the contents of the employee manual and adhere to safety and production procedures.
Gr. 12 secondary school education is required
Welding experience an asset with the expectation to obtain CWB certification on the job
On-The-Job Training Opportunities
Training on a wide range of CNC equipment
Forklift training and certification
CWB Welding Certification or Ticketing
WHMIS & Safety Training
Training on software used for tracking activities, attendance and communication
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