Welder Fabricator in Goleta, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 4/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Goleta, CA
  • Job Type:
    Industrial
  • Duration:
    N/A
  • Date Posted:
    4/15/2018
  • Job ID:
    103815
  • Pay Rate
    $45000.0 - $69000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    805/560-8658

Job Description

We are seeking a Direct Hire Welder Fabricator to work on projects for a fun manufacturing company based in Goleta. Their job is essentially designing, cutting and shaping metal. A Welder Fabricator may be involved in the creation of new structures or objects or may be hired to repair existing ones.

Welder Fabricator Duties and Responsibilities 
The type and scope of a project will greatly determine the duties of a Welder Fabricator, but there are some primary duties that are consistent across the board. We analyzed current job listings to identify the following primary tasks and responsibilities.

Read Blueprints

Welder Fabricators must be able to read and interpret blueprints and engineering plans. The Welder Fabricator will use the blueprints along with other data, such as work plans, to develop and design their welding projects

Fabricate Metal Objects

Fabrication involves laying out, cutting, fitting, measuring and welding metals to create the desired shape or object. This is highly detailed work and requires the Welder Fabricator to be knowledgeable of many techniques and tools.

Inspect Work and Equipment

A Welder Fabricator must constantly inspect and test welds and equipment. Welds are checked for durability as well as meeting specified standards and equipment must be examined to determine if repairs or new equipment is needed.

Welder Fabricator Skills
A successful Welder Fabricator enjoys working with their hands and has an analytical mind. They can physically meet the demands of the job and have an eye for detail. In addition to these traits, employers look for applicants with the following skillsets.

Core skills of the Welder Fabricator will need the following:

Ability to use variety of tools and equipment
Basic math skills and mechanical aptitude
Ability to read blueprints and recognize welding symbols and specifications
Knowledge of industry safety practices
Advanced skills: While most employers did not require the following skills, multiple job listings included them as preferred. Add these to your Welder Fabricator toolbox and broaden your career options.

Knowledge of specific welding processes, such as TIG, MIG and ARC
Ability to use heavy machinery, such as forklifts and cranes

For immediate consideration, please call our Santa Barbara Volt Workforce Solutions office, at (805) 560-8658, to schedule an appointment. As a convenience, Volt can email you the application to be completed in advance of your appointment. 

Volt Workforce Solutions Is An Equal Opportunity Employer