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Job description - Fabricator / Welder

Full Time - Day Shift - Overtime available

The primary responsibility of the fabricator is the welding and fabrication of GK products using a variety of materials.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify universal weld symbols and various materials, so you will be able to both describe and perform proper welding procedures
  • Understand work prior to beginning each job by studying work orders, drawings/plans, materials, specifications, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and welding parameters: interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances.
  • Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
  • Weld with various types of wire and rods.
  • Avoid overheating parts and pay attention while fitting, burning and welding them to prevent any warping, shrinking, distortion or expansion of the material.
  • Fabricate to the specified tolerances laid out for each job.
  • Examine work pieces for defects using proper measuring tools to ensure conformance with specification.
  • Complete assigned work within given timeframe according to specification.
  • Report all non-conforming material to Supervisor immediately.
  • Notify department lead of parts shortages and other issues.
  • Ensure all finished jobs are marked with identification tags and all checklists and forms are completed as per ISO and GK standards.
  • Position, align, secure and assemble parts and pieces in the correct sequence and stage them accordingly prior to release.
  • Maintain safe operations by adhering to GK Machine safety procedures and regulations.
  • Follow GK protocols on the proper use of cranes.
  • Maintain equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Required: High School diploma or GED from an accredited school system or program.
  • 3-5 years’ fabrication experience preferred with all types of mild steel, stainless steel, and aluminum.
  • Possess a solid understanding of welding equipment and welding accessories.
  • Must be able to read and interpret blueprints, welding process specifications and welding symbols.
  • Must have the ability to weld in all positions with good penetration and quality.
  • Good verbal communication skill.
  • Mathematics: Basic mathematic skills are required.
  • A written test and a welding test will be administered as part of the application process.
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