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Fabrication Technician I

Job Tracking ID:  85347-283341
Location:   Sacramento, CA, CA
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  June 14, 2019
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Job Description:


The Fabrication Technician fabricates Ground Support Equipment for internal use and Production programs, including alteration or modification of existing equipment/assets as needed. Performs activities aligning with production schedule and cost objectives. Additional tasks include manufacture of carts and other production support equipment.


  • Manufactures PSE (Product Specific Equipment) and GSE (Ground Support Equipment).

  • Works multiple different projects concurrently and efficiently.

  • Works on fabrication of parts, utilizing welding, electrical and other mechanical assembly skills, as required.
  • Basic welding skills including lay-up, tack and finish welds in TIG and MIG
  • Saw Operation
  • Deburring, drilling, and tapping of holes
  • Drill press operation
  • Machine maintenance
  • Must be mechanically inclined and have experience using hand and power tools.
  • Follows first-time-yield quality initiatives.
  • Responsible for the quality of manufactured products.
  • Maintains a clean and secure work area, following the 5S Standards.
  • Completes work in accordance with set schedules.
  • Forklift certifiable.
  • Is a good steward of company tools and resources.
  • Able to read and understand blueprints and technical publications
  • Must be able to use a variety of precise measuring devices
  • Communicates effectively, both written and verbal.
  • Complies with established QMS procedures.

Fabrication Technician I

  • Works under limited supervision.
  • Must be able to demonstrate accurate basic math skills.
  • Must be able to interpret and work from industry specifications.
  • Basic computer skills with the ability to navigate around files.
  • Requires high school education or equivalent.
  • Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Fabrication Technician II

  • Preferably 3-5 years of hands-on experience in a fabrication role.
  • Demonstrated ability of Level II duties and responsibilities.
  • Works under minimal supervision.

Fabrication Tech III

  • Preferably 5+ years hands-on experience in fabrication and manufacturing.
  • Works with very little Supervision.
  • Assists the Production Supervisor in planning and coordinating work.
  • May provide training to lower-level Fabrication Technicians upon supervisors request/approval.
  • Requires Welding Certifications (Note: American Welding Society (AWS) D1.6 Structural Welding Code Stainless Steel TIG and MIG requirements)
  • Requires Welding Certifications (Note: American Welding Society (AWS) D1.3 Structural Welding Code Sheet Steel and D1.1 Structural Welding Code Steel TIG and MIG requirements)

Other Job Functions

  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned.



Experience and Skills:


  • Must perform and/or assist all activities normally found in fabrication of PSE, GSE

  • Must be able to work on feet all day while bending, lifting and crouching

  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards

  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors

  • Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary

  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules

  • Ability to effectively communicate professionally in writing or verbally with all levels of personnel 


  • HS Diploma or equivalent

  • Proven experience in a variety of fabrication disciplines.

  • Interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with other employees.

  • General contracting experience/skills.

  • May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship). 


  • Standing, walking, lifting, bending, reaching, grasping, stooping, kneeling, climbing.

  • Working with a variety of hand tools, power tools and other related equipment.

  • Occasionally lifts and carries objects weighing up to 50lbs.

  • Works in non-temperature controlled environments.

  • Works in confined spaces.

  • Utilizes hand and power tools

  • Works with industrial chemicals and adhesives such as epoxy, grease, oils, and cleaners.

  • May work from a variety of surfaces, level or unlevel, when performing job duties.

  • May work extended hours or weekends.

  • Occasional exposure to noise, hazardous materials and dust.

  • Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time.

  • Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones).

Additional Information:
Job Level:   Entry Level (less than 2 years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:   At least 3 Years
Level of Education:   High School/GED
Starting Date :   ASAP