Volm Companies, Inc.

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Idaho Falls, ID

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Job title    Fabricator

Reports to    Maintenance Manager

Job purpose

This position is responsible for performing basic and routine tasks of the assigned job, exercising independent judgment, and following all procedures, techniques, safety rules and regulations by using a hands-on approach.  The Fabricator will be proficient in assessing fabrication needs and solutions and carrying out the plan once approved. Monday-Friday 7AM-3:30PM - Overtime when needed to complete repairs or projects for manufacturing deadlines.

Duties and responsibilities

•    Safety/AIB: Continual compliance with all company Safety & AIB policies (PPE/Clothing/Jewelry/etc.)

•    Must also be able to properly set up and use lathes, mills, drill presses, and surface grinders to make or machine parts to specification

•    Must be able to weld MIG, TIG (aluminum and stainless), stick, and solder.

•    Good organizational skill and attention to detail

•    Must demonstrate a positive attitude and work well with all employees

•    Ability to lift 5-50 pounds individually, higher with partner

•    Wear required PPE at all times

•    Create or modify new and existing parts or tooling through the use of machine shop equipment such as lathes, mills, drill presses, taps, dies, surface grinders, sanders, grinders, welders, and drills

•    Fabricate tables, carts, benches, and stands

•    Regularly document, track, record, and update tasks

•    Housekeeping: responsible for maintaining safe, clean and clutter free work areas

•    Complete Annual Safety Training and any additional required training specific for the position

•    Work with team to R&D new machine parts and various items


•    Education: A 2- year degree in a machining field or 3 years of experience as a machinist in a manufacturing facility or machine shop required

•    Experience: Must be able to read blueprints, use dial calipers, micrometer, depth gauges, and scale

•    No attendance issues 

•    Positive demeanor with ambition to solve problems

•    Critical thinker who thrives in a fast-paced and ever-evolving environment

•    Even-keel demeanor and approachable attitude 

•    Independent and able to work under little supervision requirements.

•    Good attention to detail

Physical requirements

•    Constant standing, seeing, hearing, repetitive motion

•    Frequently lifts, carries, pushes, pulls, climbs, balances, stoops, kneels, crouches, crawls, reaches, handling, grasping, feeling, eye/hand/foot coordination

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