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Fabrication Welder

Houston, TX 77066

Posted: 04/04/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Welding Job Number: LW1902398314 Pay Rate: $19-24 / hour

Job Description

Fabrication Welder

Pay: $19-24/hr

Location: 77066 Area (Willowbrook Area)

Testing Requirements: Will be taking a Welding Test 

Required Experience: 
  • Two plus years of experience welding in a manufacturing or industrial setting required
  • Two plus years of experience in forklift operating required
  • Two plus years of experience in the use basic tools (squares, clamps, fillet gauge, angle finder, etc.) required
  • Two plus years of experience in shear, brake press, turret punch, CNC laser, ironworker, band saw, welding machine, cutting torch, plasma cutter, grinder, overhead crane, ratchet straps, and other hand tools required
  • Two plus years of experience in applicable QAPs (Quality Assurance Procedures) required

The Fabricator produces a variety of sheet metal parts, which meet dimensional requirements. Set up and align parts per shop prints in preparation for welding and perform welding operations, and final fabrication assembly. Working either individually, or as part of a small team to produce metal buildings and enclosures.

Job Duties:
  • Consults blueprints, work orders, and/or schematics to safely construct specified structure; develops additional sketches if needed.
  • Selects appropriate material for each job based on the desired or necessary strength.
  • MIG welds mild and stainless steel.
  • Cuts, bends, and shapes sheet metal to required dimensions.
  • Measures, cuts, and welds pieces together according to specifications, blueprints, or directions.
  • Hammers, chips, and grinds workpiece to cut, bend, and straighten metal to meet specifications.
  • Verifies conformance of workpiece to specifications, using square, ruler, and measuring tape.
  • Connects pieces or secures seams by riveting, rolling, soldering, or using steel screws.
  • Performs assigned work on assembly such as punching holes for screws or bending gutters.
  • Sets up and operates fabricating machines, such as brakes, rolls, shears, flame cutters, and drill presses.
  • Coordinates required shutdowns and startups of equipment with other departments after sheet metal installation.
  • Develops and maintains records for projects and repairs
  • Maintains clean and orderly workspace
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Notify the lead person or Inspector when the product is ready for inspection
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area each day and returns tools to their proper locations
Preferred Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • 1G & 3G Welding certification preferred
  • Forklift certification preferred
Minimum Qualification
  • High levels of organizational and time management skills required
  • High levels of analytical, observational, and active listening skills required
  • High levels of reliability required
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal required
  • US work authorization without sponsorship required
  • Ability to pass physical, drug, driving, and background check required
  • Ability to physically push, pull, and lift 50lbs or more required
  • Ability to stoop and bend required
  • Ability to sit, stand, and walk for four plus hours at a time required
  • Ability to read a tape measure and prints required
  • Ability to convert decimals to fractions and utilize conversion charts required
  • Excellent manual dexterity required
  • Excellent color vision and eyesight required

Meet Your Recruiter

Doris Breaux
Industrial Recruiting Manager

Hi, I'm Doris proudly serving TPI Staffing Since 2015! 


With over a decade of successful experience in the staffing industry, Doris manages an experienced team of Industrial Recruiters. During her tenure she has earned several internal awards including Top Temporary Recruiter. She brings to TPI Staffing the ability to strategically partner with our clients and hiring managers to identify your skilled/craft needs.


Located at our Corporate/Cypress Office 21840 Northwest Freeway, Ste. E, Cypress, TX 77429 open Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Email me with your Name and updated resume after you have applied.

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