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Fabricator/Machine Operator - Sheet Metal

Houston, Texas 77066

Post Date: 05/24/2017 Job ID: 902 Company: KW - Houston


Fabricator/Machine Operator -  Sheet  Metal                                                                                          

Summary: Responsible for assisting with the preparation and cutting of all pieces in the manufacturing.   It requires knowledge of the whole manufacturing process enabling rotation through all departments as needed.

Essential Functions:
  • Performs quality assurance by troubleshooting issues as they arise on the floor and takes steps to correct any issues. Checks product for quality defects and remedy issues as needed. Assist in the maintenance of quality books.
  • Checks drawings for quality, issues, etc.  Returns to drafting teams in the event of a concern.
  • Determine project requirements, including scope, assembly sequences, and required methods and materials, according to blueprints, drawings, and written or verbal instructions.
  • Lay out, measure, and mark dimensions and reference lines on material, according to drawings or templates, using calculators, squares, and measuring tapes.
  • Load and unload material as needed using a forklift.
  • Review and accurately correct the punch detail reports.
  • Promote safe work practices among all production employees.

Supervisory Responsibility: No

Technical Skills:
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of sheet metal structures.
  • Ability to interpret blue prints and drawings.
  • Mathematical skills such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, fractions and using a tape measure.
  • Knowledge of all departments’ processes.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office products

Behavioral Skills:
  • Ability to effectively interact and communicate with individuals at all organizational levels as well as external customers, vendors, etc.
  • Ability to conduct self in a respectful and appropriate manner.
  • Ability to safely perform tasks and produce a quality product in an efficient and productive manner to meet schedule.
  • Ability to reason and apply principles of logic to a wide range of factors when monitoring and working on jobs.
  • Being reliable, responsible and dependable.
  • Being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Ability to work independently without constant supervision.
  • Willing to take on responsibilities and challenges, including issuing disciplinary actions.
  • Able to direct and lead others, being sensitive to other’ s needs and feelings
  • Organizational abilities to track multiple projects simultaneously.

Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to work in a heavy manufacturing environment requiring awkward stances and positions such as stooping, crouching, twisting, and reaching for periods of time throughout an 8 to 10 hour day.
  • Ability to stand and walk for majority of 8 to 10 hour day, bend, lift and carry product, equipment and tools up to 70 pounds throughout the day; push or pull product up to 100 pounds several times per shift; use hand tools up to 20 pounds over extended periods of time
  • Must be able to work from 20’ ladders.
  • Ability to interact on the phone.

Education, Training & Certification:  High school graduate or GED

Experience:  Must have at least 2 experience in a manufacturing or construction environment, preferably using hand and power tools.


This job description is a general description of essential job functions.  It is not intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform.  All employees of Global Power and subsidiaries are expected to perform tasks as assigned by supervisory/management personnel, regardless of job title or routine job duties.

Federal contractors are required to state in all solicitations or advertisements for employment that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

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