Fabricator Mechanic

Crowder | Spartanburg, SC

Posted Date 5/17/2019

Crowder is a Drug Free Workplace and E-Verify Employer

REQUIREMENTS:  ALL Applicants must be:

  • 18 years of Age
  • Able to Pass a Drug Test
  • Legally Eligible to Work in the US
  • Additional Requirements for Craftworkers:
    • Must have own transportation to and from jobsite every work day (driver's license not required)
    • Must provide own hand tools (excluding power tools)
    • May be expected to travel where the project requires (multi-state opportunities)


Primary function of a Fabricator Mechanic:


  • Adhere to all Company Safety Requirements/Procedures (e.g. constant use of personal protective equipment, PPE)
  • Fabricator/Team Leader responsible for directing fabrication duties in the fabrication area as instructed from the Shop Supervisor or Shop Manager.
  • Willing to be involved in cost reduction projects and corrective actions as directed by the Shop Supervisor or Shop Manager.
  • Works from shop drawings, blueprints, sketches, work orders, and verbal instructions from the Shop Supervisor or Shop Manager.
  • Set up fabrication machinery (e.g. Forklift, Overhead Crane, Shear, Press Brake, Saw, Plate Rolls, Iron Worker).
  • Responsible for assuring all equipment is properly taken care of and maintained.
  • Perform any combination of duties to assist workers in welding, brazing, and thermal and arc cutting activities.
  • Ensure daily and monthly inspections are performed in the fabrication area.
  • Reads and understands blueprints for the selection of materials, measurements and weld types; and performs work to specified tolerances.
  • Ensure that work areas are always clean and orderly.
  • Inspect fabricated parts with measuring tools to insure compliance with drawings & specifications.
  • Assist Quality Control with keeping neat and orderly records on work performed and repairs made.
  • Examine work pieces for defects and measure work pieces with straight edges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications.
  • Make decisions on how to fabricate a part or make a repair when there is no set of direction.
  • Move material in and out of fabrication areas using heavy material handling equipment.
  • Prepare fabricated material in an orderly fashion and turn over to paint / coatings department for next stage.

Responsible for verifying material is ready to ship after all final operations are complete.

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Adhere to all Company Safety Requirements/Procedures (e.g. constant use of personal protective equipment, PPE).
  • Substantial experience in fabrication of structural steel & light - heavy plate fabrication.
  • Willing to be a Team Leader.
  • Extensive knowledge of fabrication machinery and measurement tools.
  • Understanding of all Safety & Shop Procedures
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Geometry & Trigonometry is a must.
  • Physical stamina and strength is required.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; (2) year technical degree is a plus.


At the heart of Crowder’s Mission Statement is the commitment to “make a positive difference in the lives of our employees.” Our comprehensive benefits package is custom-designed to achieve that goal through access to the following benefits:

  • Health Plans, including Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Healthcare Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Wellness Program with Incentives
  • 401k Savings and Profit Sharing Plan with Matching Contributions
  • Life/AD&D Insurance
  • Supplemental Voluntary and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Hospital Indemnity and Critical Illness
  • Company Paid Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Crowder YOUniversity Career-Based Training
  • Educational Assistance
  • Direct Deposit

Benefits may vary based on position and length of employment

Click the Apply button above to be considered for the opening.

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