Fabricator & Welder

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Lucas MWF is in search of an experienced fabricator who can enhance our fabrication team. This position will expose you to a wide variety of projects both in the shop and out in the elements. In addition to working with a variety of metals, plastics, and wood types, other materials are often utilized in our projects. He/she will need to be self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, and collaborate in a team environment.

  • 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
  • Daily salary, weekly pay
  • Day shifts, 8-10 hours per day
  • 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 a wide variety of fabrication projects ranging from small items/assemblies to structures and equipment.
  • 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 press, grinders, saw and cutting table, forklifts, scissor lifts, telescopic forklifts, booms, and material lifts.
  • Willingness to periodically complete mobile welding operations


  • Must possess a wide range of your own basic hand tools and mechanical skills
  • Must have experience in metal fabrication, at least 5 years of hands-on experience preferred
  • High school diploma / equivalent
  • Knowledge of welding techniques: MIG, TIG, Stick, FCAW, and Brazing
  • Capable of using oxy/fuel torch
  • Knowledge of all common metal types including but not limited to copper, light-weight aluminum, industrial iron metals, stainless steel, carbon steel, nickel, copper, and aluminum.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematics
  • Ability to interpret measurements, read fractions, and a tape measure
  • Ability to read shop prints
  • Understanding of basic hand and power tools and their use
  • Ability to continuously move and lift 50 or more pounds
  • Ability to promote workplace safety and lead by example
  • Insurable driver’s license a must (through our provider)
  • Reliable transportation


$22-25 per hour, depending on experience

  • Competitive base pay
  • On-the-job training in other niche areas such as, but not limited to, abrasive blasting, coatings, machining, blacksmithing, and equipment repair