METAL FABRICATOR

Vector is seeking to hire a full-time metal fitter/fabricator. Hourly compensation $18-24, commensurate with experience, plus health benefits, paid vacation, overtime and sick pay. Standard work hours are 8am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. Vector is an equal opportunity employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ability to read shop/construction drawings, use measuring tools, and do math calculations

  • Developing layouts and plan sequence of operations

  • Awareness of personal and workplace safety 

  • Understanding and experience with basic metal fabrication equipment, including hand tools as well as industry standard power tools. 

  • Tools used include, shear, iron worker, band/cold saw, drill press, plasma torch, oxy/acetylene, bench grinder, coping machine, table saw, and others. Specific skills include the following

    • cutting and fitting to tight tolerances

    • welding TIG, MIG - steel, stainless, aluminum

    • grinding - MUST be proficient with 4 1/2" grinder

    • finishing - e.g., directional stainless steel, hand rubbed, etc.

    • priming and painting 

    • rigging and overhead crane experience

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Valid driver's license

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Experience (3 years preferred, willing to train the right candidate) in the metal fabrication industry and a desire to learn new skills

  • Well-developed organizational and communication skills, including strong and consistent attention to detail and time management

  • Ability to envision creative solutions to problems as they arise, both independently and collaboratively

  • Interest and knowledge of sculptural arts

  • Experience with machining/lathe, brazing/soldering, and chemical patinas

  • Basic woodworking skills

  • Understanding of machinery/tool maintenance and repair

To apply please send cover letter, resume, references and images of work you have personally completed, demonstrating both skill set and experience to careers@vectorfabricating.com