Fabrication Team Lead

We seek an experienced Fabrication Team Lead for a leadership position in our welding company.

Lucas MWF is in search of a Fabrication Team Lead who will motivate and further the operations of our fabrication teams. This position exposes you to a wide variety of operations both in the shop and in the field, as well as in-office processes. This position requires interaction with outside representatives, residential, and commercial clients.

Experience in metal fabrication, blueprint reading, stick welding, TIG welding, and MIG welding is mandatory. In addition to working with a variety of metals and other materials, you will need to be comfortable with measuring and cutting equipment. This person will also need to exemplify and exercise personal safety practices.

Our fabrication team members are versed in a variety of operations and in the event a member steps out, the Fabrication Team Lead will need to step in. This position entails some teaching responsibilities, some project management duties, and periodic travel responsibilities.

Application Weld Test:

  • A weld test will be mandatory in aluminum, stainless, and mild steel.

This position requires an up-to-date resume. Please have one prepared to submit at the close of your application.

Position Details

  • Full time, year-round
  • Hourly-based, weekly pay
  • Day shifts, 8-10 hours per day
  • Overtime may be required
  • Project-based timelines
  • Mobile repair, exposed to the elements
  • Possible travel, within 100 miles

Job Description

  • Work interdependently to accomplish tasks effectively and efficiently
  • Responsible for participating in and overseeing a wide variety of fabrication projects
  • Performs a range of duties including but not limited to:
    • Study and interpret assembly instructions
    • Fabricate and assemble structural steel products
    • Read and interpret blueprints and sketches
    • Interpret measurements
    • Operate equipment, including but not limited to lathes, drill presses, grinders, saw and cutting tables, forklifts, scissor lifts, telescopic forklifts, booms, and material lifts.
    • Willingness to periodically complete, assist in, or train mobile welding operations


Technical Qualifications

  • Must have experience in metal fabrication, at least 5 years of hands-on experience preferred
  • Knowledge of welding techniques: MIG, TIG, Stick, FCAW, and Brazing
  • Must possess a wide range of own basic hand tools and mechanical skills *Required tool list provided at interview
  • Must understand the importance of deadlines
  • Must be able to critically think
  • Has a leadership disposition: self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, and can collaborate in a team environment
  • Ability to interpret measurements, read fractions, and a tape measure

Leadership Qualifications

  • Has a leadership disposition: self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, and can collaborate in a team environment
  • Must have a customer service background
  • Is able to lead and train
  • Ability to perform basic mathematics
  • Is competent in basic Microsoft software (i.e., MS Word, Excel)
  • Perform conflict resolution, and communicate effectively
  • Ability to promote workplace safety
  • High school diploma / equivalent
  • Good driving record and ability to pass random drug testing
  • An insurable driver’s license is a must (through our provider)
  • Reliable transportation


$24.00-$30.00 per hour, depending on experience