Fabrication Technician - Rails

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Operate and maintain a variety of tools and machines to make new and replacement parts in accordance with specifications.  Identify equipment malfunctions and take appropriate corrective action.  Read and work from fab drawings and/or sketches to determine raw material, dimensions, and layout of parts.  Inspect materials prior to operations.  Installation and testing of electronics. Monitor quality of own work, and work of upstream operations, during fabrication and before moving to next operation.  Count, load, and move processed parts utilizing carts and baskets.  Handle all preventive and necessary maintenance as instructed.   Participate in safety, production, quality, and staff meetings.  Maintain constant housekeeping practices consistent with 5S principles.


  • Inspect equipment for defects and perform preventive maintenance.
  • Review inventory for production and restock material if necessary.  Understand and  use the inventory control cards and techniques correctly.
  • Review sketches and fab drawings to meet production specifications.
  • Using numerous tools and/or equipment, fabricate and assemble parts per the production schedule.
  • Package and transfer finished goods. 
  • Perform work within precision standard of quality, which must fall within the stipulated specifications with a minimum of rework. 
  • Maintain accurate productivity and time management logs. 
  • Perform work within the safety guidelines outlined, and utilize all supplied safety equipment including personal protective equipment.
  • Participate in the training of other employees as assigned by a team leader. Be available for procedure inquires from other employees.  Actively participate in thedevelopment and quality control of the department.
  • Support the performance of the total plant(s) and actively support other         manufacturing areas other than their assigned team, flow line, or machining cell when necessary.
  • Work within Company guidelines and work rules.
  • Promote good housekeeping and maintain a safe work environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Previous power tool use 
  • Understand written and verbal instructions.
  • Able to read shop drawings, cut sheets and sketches.
  • Able to identify aluminum extrusions accurately with limited supervision.
  • Ability to lift 60 lbs and anything over 60 lbs. may require assistance. 


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