Sr. Fabricator

Livonia, MI 48150

Posted: 03/28/2024 Job Number: PW2605822

Job Description

Sr. Fabricator/ Manual Machinist 
Company builds prototype vehicles
Livonia, MI
Day Shift: 4 days/ 10 hour shift 
Pay: Up to $29/hr
Job Summary:
The Fabricator will prepare, cut, shape, and weld metal using hand tools and equipment such as band saws, material brakes, and material shears. 
The role will provide fabrication support for garage and shop services teams. The Fabricator will mentor and oversee team members’ technical deliverables to ensure the company and customer standards are met.
Essential Duties: 
• Operate lathes, Bridgeport's, surface grinders, drill presses.
• Read and interpret engineering blueprints.

• Weld Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) and Metal Inert Gas (MIG), silver solder and operate a spot-welding machine.
• Perform quality checks on completed products.
• Keep shop equipment operating by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, performing preventive maintenance, calling for repairs.
• Lead daily shop organization and clean-up.
• Train, coach, and mentor team members related to their job responsibilities and is available as a
subject matter expert to assist the team and customers.
Education and Experience (required):
• Minimum of 8 years of fabrication work experience.
• Minimum of 3 years of experience operating power brakes, shears and bench machines
• Minimum of 3 years of Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) or Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding experience.
• High school diploma or equivalent.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities (required):
• Advanced technical knowledge with reading, understanding, and executing fabrication and
welding blueprints, schematics, and codes and knowledge of laying out material, taking
measurements using a tape measure, scale, and height gauge. 
Ability to use a surface plate to layout and locate material to X, Y, Z coordinates.
• Advanced ability to TIG and MIG weld steel, stainless steel, cast and aluminum.
• Advanced knowledge to safely operate fabrication shop machinery equipment such as plasma
cutter, Oxy-Fuel torch, Bridgeport, Lathe, drill press, material shear, and press brake. 
Ability to operate vehicle lift.
• Ability to work overtime and weekends.

Education and Experience (preferred):
• Certificate in Welding Technology or related.
• American Welding Society (AWS) Certification.

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