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Industrial Metal Fabricator

at Kelly Group

Posted: 9/19/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1193753
Keywords: welding, fabrication

Job Description

  • Lafayette, IN
  • Lafayette, IN, USA
  • Full Time

The Kelly Group is seeking an experienced Industrial Metal Fabricator for its Lafayette, Indiana, facility. Candidates should have a minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in the layout and fabrication of sheet metal and structural steel.

This position requires the ability to perform these essential duties:

  • Safely and accurately lay out and fabricate straight lengths of ductwork; cones; elbows; tapers; and miscellaneous parts utilizing a bending roll
  • Safely and accurately lay out and fabricate square and rectangular spouting; square to rounds; tapers; offset fittings; and various parts utilizing a press brake
  • Safely and accurately measure and cut various sheet metals utilizing a sheet metal shear
  • Safe operation of an ironworker machine to punch, shear and cut
  • Safe operation of a drill press, punch press, hand grinder and other tools of the trade
  • Reading and understanding of blueprints/drawings, and developing a cut list and/or material list accordingly

Other preferred qualifications sought include:

  • Experience fabricating structural steel, stairs, platforms and handrail
  • Ability to layout and cut sheet metal on a high-definition plasma table
  • Ability to tack weld and/or final weld all fabrications utilizing SMAW, MIG and GTAW of mild steel and stainless steel
  • Thorough understanding of techniques to set up welding machines and gases
  • Ability to square up and weld various geometries and components
  • Ability to perform vertical and horizontal welding
  • Understanding of various weld form symbols on blueprints
  • Ability to safely rig material and utilize overhead cranes
  • Basic computer skills

The Kelly Group offers a complete benefits package, including a 401(k) plan and health, life and dental insurance.


The Kelly Group is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.