The Fabricator is responsible for crafting and assembling metal components used in the production and modification of custom vehicles. This role involves working with a variety of materials, including sheet metal, aluminum, and alloys, to create structural elements, body panels, framing and customized features. The Automotive Metal Fabricator must possess a deep understanding of automotive design, fabrication techniques, and welding processes.
Select appropriate metals and materials for automotive fabrication projects. Cut, shape, and prepare materials for fabrication using tools such as forming hammers, bead machines, benders, and brakes.
Metal Forming and Shaping:
Utilize various techniques, including bending, rolling, and stamping, to shape metal components for automotive applications. Operate brake presses and other machinery to form precise shapes and angles.
Welding and Joining:
Perform various welding techniques, such as MIG, TIG, and spot welding, to join metal components. Ensure structural integrity and quality of welded joints.
Customization and Modification:
Fabricate and install customized features, body panels, or modifications based on design specifications.
Assembly and Integration:
Assemble fabricated metal components into automotive structures, ensuring proper fit and alignment.
Finish metal surfaces through grinding, polishing, and coating processes to achieve a clean and treated appearance.
Conduct inspections to ensure finished automotive components meet quality standards and specifications. Address any defects or issues through adjustments or rework.
Work closely with management, designers, and other team members to address technical challenges and modifications during the fabrication process.
Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines when operating machinery and handling materials. Maintain a clean and organized work area to prevent accidents.
Proven experience as an Automotive Metal Fabricator or similar role.
-In-depth knowledge of automotive fabrication techniques, materials, and industry standards.
-Strong welding skills and experience with various welding techniques.
-Attention to detail and precision in fabrication work.
-Physical stamina and strength to handle the demands of the job.
-Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Education and Certification:
-High school diploma or equivalent.
-Vocational training or apprenticeship in metal fabrication, with a focus on automotive applications.
-Welding certification is highly desirable.
This job description provides a general overview of the responsibilities and requirements. Actual job descriptions may vary based on the specific needs and expectations of the employer.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $30.00 – $65.00 per hour based off experience.
Expected hours: No less than 40 per week
BenIfits: PTO, Flex Time, Paid Holidays and Health Insurance options.
Relocation assistance available based of experience.
Please come prepared with examples of work and being tested for fabrication/welding proficientcies.
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