Sheet Metal Fabricator


  • Posted 3 years ago
  • Coxsackie, New York
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Sheet Metal Fabricator


LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking a Sheet Metal Fabricator for a position in Coxsackie, New York.


Job Duties and Responsibilities:


The sheet metal fabricator set up and operation of various machines, hand tools, and pneumatic tools which may heat, bend, form, press, stretch, shrink, straighten, notch, punch, roll, cut, refine, grind, drill, machine or otherwise change the original shape of various sheet metal or extruded metal products to engineered drawings, tools or customer specifications. Also, must be able to use precision and standard measuring tools, read engineered as well as non-dimensioned drawings, and read and comprehend customer specifications, engineered planning and operation sheets. 

  • Performs basic Baan transactions (clock in/clock out, labor reporting, dispatch list)
  • Verify the operation as specified in the traveler as it relates to the operation being performed (i.e. the proper material, thickness, process, etc.)
  • Ability to understand layout and plan sequence of operations.
  • Be able to set equipment controls and timers.
  • Set up machinery and dies.
  • Be familiar with machine operation and controls.
  • Be capable of making any necessary adjustments ensuring the quality of parts remains consistent.
  • Be able to refine parts for cosmetic or other customer-specified reasons.
  • Use precision measuring tools in set ups and quality assurance.
  • Use necessary inspection media to ensure consistent quality.
  • Be familiar with customer specifications as they relate to the operation being performed.
  • Have a familiarity with machine maintenance and upkeep for the machine being utilized.
  • Compose and/or edit operation sheets.
  • Receive forklift training.
  • Observe all safety rules while performing tasks.
  • Be familiar with all Lean Manufacturing principles.
  • Follow 6-S guidelines.
  • Cross train in other facets of fabrication.
  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime as necessary.
  • Acceptable attendance is an essential function of the position.

Qualifications and requirement:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • 6 to 12 months’ aerospace manufacturing experience is preferred.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude required.

  • Math Skills – decimals, percentages, fractions - geometry and trigonometry preferred.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and mylars.

  • Read and understand internal procedures and policies and travelers.

  • Understand and follow through on both verbal and written instructions.

  • Team oriented with a continuous improvement outlook.

  • Computer Skills - able to learn new screens, reports, functions, software programs and internal ERP systems.

  • Communicates courteously and professionally at all organizational levels.

  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively.

  • Frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

  • Annual baseline hearing test is required.

  • Occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, or crouch

  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Must be able to pass Background Check and Urinalysis.

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.


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