BEDROCK: Fabricator

Job Description:

Primary Function:

According to job orders or blueprints, fabricates and assembles structural metal products to create pieces of items designed for truck beds

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Plans, lays out, fabricates, assembles, installs and repairs sheet metal parts, and products, utilizing knowledge of working characteristics of metallic materials, machining, and layout techniques using hand tools, power tools, and equipment
  • Reads and interprets tape measure, sketches, or product specifications to determine sequence and methods of fabricating, assembling, and installing sheet metal products
  • Selects gauge and type of sheet metal, such as galvanized iron, steel or aluminum according to product specifications
  • Sets up and operates fabricating machines, such as shears, brakes, presses, forming rolls, and routers, to cut, bend, block and form, or straighten materials.
  • Trims, files, grinds, deburrs, buffs and smoothes surfaces, using handtools and portable power tools
  • Spot welds, solders, bolts, rivets, screws, clips, and bonds component parts to assemble products using handtools, power tools, and equipment
  • Installs assemblies in supportive framework according to blueprints, using handtools, power tools and handling devices
  • Inspects assemblies and installation for conformance to specifications using measuring instruments such as calipers, scales, dial indicators, gauges and micrometers
  • May operate computer-aided-drafting (CAD) equipment to develop scale drawing of product or system
  • May operate laser-beam cutter or plasma arc cutter to cut patterns from sheet metal
  • All other duties assigned by management


  • Demonstrated ability in the comprehension of and practical application of workmanship standards, including checking finished weld product for accuracy


  • Ability to use all applicable tools and gauges
  • Ability to read blue prints and follow directions

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand on floor and/or floor mats for up to, ten (10) hours per day, or sit on stools for up to ten (10) hours per day (67-100%)
  • Must be able to obtain parts and supplies 10-50 feet away less than 1 hour per day (0-33%)
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds frequently (34-66%) and 75 pounds assisted lifting occasionally (0-33%) from one (1) to four (4 ) feet levels
  • Must be able to carry 40 pounds occasionally (0-33%) from 10 to 60 feet distances
  • Required movements include bending, reaching, twisting waist, and rotating wrists and shoulders frequently (34-66%)
  • Must be able to push and pull a pallet jack weighing from 200 to 2000 pounds and up to 4000 pounds with assistance

Work Environment:

Employee will be inside 80-90% of the time with temperature extremes ranging from 50-110 degrees. There are odors and smoke from the welding. Any exposed skin may be subjected to electrical arc light.

  • Indoors and outdoors
  • Loud noise environments
  • Climate-controlled environment
  • Extreme heat, cold, wet or humid conditions(weather-related)
  • Fumes from equipment or airborne particles