Metal Worker Job Description

Metal Worker Job Description

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Metal worker provides instruction to equipment users on electrical safety, safe operation, and care of equipment.

Metal Worker Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective metal worker job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included metal worker job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Fabricates, assembles, installs, and repairs sheet metal, machined, and plastic parts and equipment, including control boxes, drainpipes, ventilators, flashing, hoods, pans, and related items
Sets up and operates fabricating machines including power shears, power brakes, bending rolls, welding equipment, grinders, and sheet metal tools
Other duties include assisting the maintenance department and cleaning work areas and equipment
May be required to operate equipment such as towmotor
Maintain housekeeping standards, including sweeping and wiping down equipment
Polishing of as-cast rotating equipment components
Pre-hang raw metal parts on the paint line without product standards
Change hook bars, as needed without production standards
Inspect parts before hanging, without production standards
Change paint hooks, per hook size, as needed without production standards

Metal Worker Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Metal Worker

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CWI, AWS, ASE, OSHA, OSHA10

Education for Metal Worker

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the metal worker job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Collage and University Degree in Education, Department of Education, Math, Supervision, History, The College, Construction, Industrial, Welding, Project Management

Skills for Metal Worker

Desired skills for metal worker include:

Job site safety ability to complete a company specific safety orientation
Hydraulic and pneumatic systems
Mechanical
Health
Safety and environmental procedures
Ability to use appropriate safety equipment and Personal Protective Equipment
Building and safety codes
Equipment
Rules and regulations
Soldering

Desired experience for metal worker includes:

Count and record (check marks sufficient) small metal parts and powder paint containers, as needed for physical inventory
Rotate positions during breaks
Inspect painted parts for quality issues
Install/remove weld nut plugs and weld stud caps
Assist hand spraying and tank clean-up
Responsible for understanding how metal works and forms

Metal Worker Examples

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Metal Worker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of metal worker. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for metal worker
  • Perform equipment work order management using asset management database
  • Operate locomotive, passenger coaches and prime mover as part of team to move rail equipment
  • Maintains inventory of stock & requisitions needed materials, equipment & supplies
  • Maintains & cleans equipment & tools
  • Material handling is required
  • Grinding experience is a plus
  • Builds ductwork involving transitions, connections, seams, and joints
  • Fabricates, installs, and maintains gutters, rainspouts, and rainproof heads on roofs
  • Inspects assemblies and installations for conformance with specifications, using measuring instruments such as calipers, scales, and micrometers
  • Fabricates, forms, machines, shapes, and welds metals and plastic parts
Qualifications for metal worker
  • Must meet Export Control Regulations (ITAR)
  • 2 years experience in fabrication, assembly, and installation of prototype sheet metal and related parts
  • Experience with Blueprint II reading
  • Jefferson City, MO
  • AGMO Form 335-1-R is required - see instructions under How to Apply
  • Membership in Missouri Army National Guard is required for this position
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Metal Worker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a metal worker. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for metal worker
  • Paints metal stock and fabrications
  • Selects and uses appropriate materials, tools, techniques, and methods in accordance with design and job requirements
  • Selects and uses appropriate methods and materials to fasten metals and plastic components
  • Interprets blueprints, sketches, diagrams, and job specifications
  • Develops patterns by parallel line, radial line, and triangulation
  • Transfers and duplicates patterns
  • Prepares records, detailed reports, recommendations, and similar prepared information for supervisory and management use
  • All duties and responsibilities of the Mechanic Metal Worker I classification
  • Responsible for handling and processing incoming raw material preparing materials for shipping
  • Must maintain the shipping log, and prepare shipping information and certifications
Qualifications for metal worker
  • Five years experience in the trade
  • Able to interact with diverse groups of people
  • Understand the effects of the material used on finished surfaces
  • Able to verify paperwork and tickets
  • Determines skinning method
  • Must be comfortable working in a unionized, multi-machine job shop environment
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Metal Worker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a metal worker. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for metal worker
  • Oxy-propane and arc welding
  • Additional duties as assigned in accordance with union agreement and incidental work rule provisions
  • Participates in repairing roofs, gutters, downspouts & flashings
  • Welds metals & installs metal security fixtures, electrical appliances & furniture
  • Designs/redesigns, fabricates, modifies, installs & repairs more complex sheet metal &/or structures, steel/heavy metal parts, components, items & assemblies (e.g., security & storage areas, fire escapes, cell doors, grates, security gates, bars, cell beds)
  • Plans & evaluates jobs
  • Estimates time, cost & materials needed for work orders
  • Lays out patterns & cuts, bends, welds, buns & fabricates various metal parts
  • Prepares & maintains required records & reports (e.g., broken tool, shop security, work completed daily, inmate evaluations) manually &/or electronically using personal computer & office systems software
  • Assists other building maintenance/trades crews as assigned
Qualifications for metal worker
  • Individuals should have experience working with metal alloy material
  • Experience working with or around roll grinding, rolling mills, slitting, and cleaning machinery preferred
  • Individual must be willing to work on varying shifts and on weekends if needed
  • Individual must have a high school diploma or GED certification
  • Experience working with a drill press and reading blueprints
  • Knowledge of riveting and welding
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Metal Worker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of metal worker. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for metal worker
  • Repairs leaks in metal roofs, walls and ceilings by soldering
  • Basic maintenance on the equipment
  • Utilizes Oxygen/Acetylene, Carbon Arc, Plasma cutting equipment to dismantle assemblies and to cut material to size and shape
  • Embrace our Zero Harm objectives
  • Produce quality product and work efficiently
  • Contribute to our Continuous Improvement approach and actively help to reduce waste in our processes
  • Undertake any other duties as required by the Production Foreman
  • Follow written work instructions and diagrams
  • Independently perform as a certified technician installation, construction/fabrication, modification, assembly, repair, fit check, cutting, forming of sheet metal, plastic and other material compositions required for the manufacturing and/or installation of ducts, pipes, louvers, boxes, diffusers, shields, deflectors, trays, screens, frames, braces, handrails, doors, including sheet metal layouts where no true view exists
  • Work from electronic, written and or verbal information, blueprints, sketches, specifications and applicable codes and standards
Qualifications for metal worker
  • Must have full UK Driving Licence
  • All applicants must have an unrestricted right to work and live in the EU
  • 2-5 years of experience, Journeyman status preferred
  • Experienced operator of Treaple guillotine, folders and hand jennys, pedestal drills
  • Experienced hand tool operator, including tinsnips, nibblers, hand shears, grinders/cutters, linishers and hand drills • Knowledge of riveting and welding
  • Theoretical knowledge and practical ability to carry out work within specified Business Uni
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Metal Worker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a metal worker. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for metal worker
  • Assist machine operator with loading sheet metal into metal fabrication machines
  • Unloading completed products from machines
  • Machine operation to cut or bend sheet metal
  • Stacking or packaging completed products to be shipped to customer
  • Problem solve, assist with design and provide fabrication engineering options
  • Tack weld and assemble JIG arrangements
  • Measure and manufacture transitional ventilation sections
  • Work under minimal supervision within a large team of multi- trades
  • Carry out structural repairs
  • Manufacture parts from sheet material
Qualifications for metal worker
  • Experience in industrial part finishing (grinding, polishing)
  • Experience working with grinding, mills, slitting, and cleaning machinery preferred
  • Committed to continuous self improvement and demonstrate the ability to function as a positive member of a maintenance team
  • Must be able to meet physical requirements with or without accommodation
  • Proven good attendance, performance, and safety record in previous job(s), school or employment programs
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and get along with others in a stressful environment

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