Job Description Welder – Fabricator

Job Description

Magnetic Particle Inspector

Department: Maintenance

Shift: Days

Supervisor Responsibilities: None


  1. Create and perform preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines using diagrams / sketches / operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions, and engineering specifications.
  2. Troubleshoot all machinery malfunctions by locating source of problems(s) through observation of mechanical devices in operation, listening for problems and using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  3. Remove (dismantle) and examine defective parts.
  4. Create and/or install replacement / new machinery parts as needed.
  5. Fabricate repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.
  6. Must have working knowledge of rules, calipers, micrometers and other measuring instruments for determining changes in dimensional parts.
  7. Must be a skilled welder / fabricator and have working knowledge of fabrication equipment, hand tools, measurement devices and be able to adjust functional parts of machinery, devices and control instruments.
  8. Monitor compliance and control downtime when performing routine preventive maintenance.
  9. Attend educational workshops, review technical publications as needed.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions:
Will build and maintain production equipment, machinery and mechanical equipment; perform preventive maintenance on said equipment. Troubleshoot mechanical issues by locating problem sources, removing defective parts, and creating or installing replacement / new machinery. Maintain a safe and effective working environment. Work both autonomously and as part of a team. 40-55 hours a week.

Education Requirements: High school diploma, with trade school experience preferred.

Experience Requirements: 2+ years experience in reading blueprints and schematics

Skill Requirements:
Strong trouble shooting skills to find root cause of issues and think logically about solutions; mechanical skills to read blueprints and schematics, and to use a variety of tools and diagnostic devises to service and install electrical parts.

Physical Requirements:
Must be able to work in tight spaces and elevated positions; twisting, turning, bending, and holding arms at / above the head are all common movements; able to lift up to 50 lbs. Must be able to work in extreme temperatures.

TFC Property Responsibilities:
All Maintenance Staff responsible for all tools and walkie-talkies: channel locks, pipe wrenches, pliers, side cutters, screwdrivers, air-operated tools, grinders, cut-off wheels, socket wrenches and sets (metric and standard), Allen wrenches (American metric), hammers, chisels, and measuring tapes. Welders are also responsible for welding helmet, burning goggles, striker, chip hammer, and welding gloves.