METAL FABRICATION TECHNICIAN

  • Salt Lake City Corporation
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • Nov 14, 2020
Steel

Job Description

Overview We are looking for aMetal Fabrication Technicianto design, fabricate, weld, and repair metal structures, piping, parts, tools, and equipment. This position will also assist on special projects involving the need for specialized metal structures or equipment. This position will remain open until filled and may close at any time without notice. Responsibilities + Uses oxyacetylene torch, wire-fed and square wave tig welder, plasma cutter, other welding and iron-working equipment to join, repair, fabricate, and re-form metal structures. Performs simple welding, down-hand welding, vertical, horizontal, overhead welding, pipe welding (all positions), lead, deep-groove, lap-joint, but-joint, corner and filet welding with bare and coated mild steel rod (arc and acetylene), tungsten inert gas (tig) and metal inert gas (mig) as needed. Works with all types of other materials and metals including cast iron, medium carbon and high carbon, tool steel (hot and cold working), low and high alloys (arc and acetylene), martensitic, ferpitic and austenitic, and non-ferrous alloys. + Responds to work orders generated by various divisions in the department. Interprets and uses construction blueprints, if any, or develops own design for fabricating or building structure, parts, equipment or tools needed. May complete major structural work for seismic stabilization. May design, build, and install roof and other structural braces. Makes weirs and flumes + Designs and fabricates tools and equipment.Makes repairs on the Cities amenities that would include light poles, soccer goals, irrigation boxes, restroom doors, irrigation metal covers, etc. May design and build heavy-duty ladders, safety cages, suspension bridges and catwalks. May fabricate and install special loading beds for utility vehicles and will make repairs on various equipment that is used in the daily maintenance operations. + Designs, fabricates, installs and adjusts structures, piping or equipment as needed. + May order materials. Prepares specifications on types of materials to be used on different jobs. Makes recommendations on metal stock, pipe and weld fittings. Keeps and submits simple records, including work orders, purchase order requests, warehouse orders, and daily work sheets to track work performed and materials used. + May be required to operate heavy equipment such as a forklift, front-end loader or back hoe. This position will work with other trades on various projects such as concrete, fencing, electrical and construction remodels. + Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications + High school diploma plus three years of related journey-level welding and/or metal fabrication experience. Related work experience with emphasis on design and layout may be required depending on specific position needs. + Ability to ensure safety while operating various hand and power tools as required; knowledge of the methods, tools, equipment and materials used in fabrication and welding. Ability to use circumference rule, dividers, protractor, tri-square, compass, and calipers for layout and design. + Possession of a valid state driver's license or Utah driving privilege card. A current Utah Commercial Driver's license, Class A or B may be required, depending on job assignment and departmental needs. Need help finding the right job? We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Requisition ID2020-4780 DepartmentPUBLIC SERVICES Minimum SalaryUSD $24.69/Hr. Maximum SalaryUSD $24.69/Hr. LocationUS-UT-Salt Lake City