ASAP METAL FABRICATORS, INC: Welder (Swing Shift) - Yakima, WA

Employer: ASAP Metal Fabricators, Inc

Job Description:

This job posting is for the full-time position of Welder Fabricator with ASAP Metal Fabricators, a sheet-metal manufacturing job shop in Yakima, WA. Pay will be DOE.

We are a small business with local owners, you won’t be treated like a number here. We believe that our people are our greatest assets, and we are always looking for great talent and great attitude to add to our team. We plan to grow, and we’re looking for long-term people to grow with us!

We are looking for a welder/fabricator who likes to build new and different parts every day, in a job-shop manufacturing environment. Here are some details:

Typical Responsibilities
Measure and mark work pieces using straightedges, rules, and calipers
Cut and smooth metal components using plasma cutters, portable grinders, lathe, and milling machines
Read and interpret blueprints and production drawings to lay out welding projects
Operate forklifts/cranes and use them in conveying work materials to welding site
Collaborate with project managers and welding supervisors to ensure smooth work operations
Guide and direct the activities of inexperienced/trainee welders
Maintain safety guidelines and regulations to ensure a risk-free work environment
Perform welding operations in accordance with set specifications and configuration
Carry out welding according to set dimensions to meet general test requirements
Organize and clean welding equipment on a regular basis
Monitor inventory level of materials to notify supervisor of stock shortage
Bore holes through metal workpieces using drill press
Weld materials in flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions
Adjust gas gauges to set the flow rate of shield gas
Perform welding of metal alloys to specific dimensions, tolerances and layouts
Use measuring tools such as micrometers and calipers to inspect angles, grooves or gap allowances
Apply knowledge of metallurgy and geometry in selecting welding equipment and configuration.
Keep work areas clean and organized, take proper care of all equipment and facilities.
Follow all company rules and policies
Provide a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given task
Follow all safety rules and quality standards
Work with team members to maximize productivity and efficiency
Maintain communication with lead welder, supervisor, engineer, or project manager to overcome obstacles, time consumption and to produce the best quality efficiently
There will be opportunities to cross-train, gain new skills and support other areas of the business. Come and grow with us!

Preferred Qualifications
Ability to use MIG, TIG, FCAW, SMAW, and Pulse Arc machines
Ability to weld stainless steel, carbon steel, and aluminum in various alloys and gauges.
Ability to identify spool wire type or filler metal type to weld a specific alloy
Ability to connect cables, gas cylinders and set welding machine to obtain amperage, voltage, pulse, frequency, and wire feed speed as the material dictates or as blueprint welding procedure requires
Must be able to read blueprints, drawings and diagrams to determine specific welding requirements
Must be a certified forklift truck operator
Must have valid driver’s license in good standing
Great attitude

Preferred Experience
Ability to understand basic mechanical and manufacturing techniques.
Three years minimum experience or training
High school diploma or GED required

The business operates on a 40-hour workweek. Overtime is discouraged, but may occasionally be required. Standard hours of operation are:
Monday-Thursday, 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday, 7:00 am - 2:00 pm

All employees are eligible for medical benefits and receive Paid-Time-Off.
If you have a great attitude and are looking for an opportunity to grow in an environment where you will be treated like a person, then APPLY NOW, and let’s have a conversation!

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $17.00 - $26.00 per hour

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

8 hour shift
Day shift

Weekly day range:
Monday to Friday
Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
Yakima, WA 98902: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Work Location: In person

Contact Person:
Location: 315 S 3rd Ave • Yakima, WA
Application Method: Apply through Indeed
Base Pay: $17.00 - $26.00 DOE

Posted on August 24, 2023

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