Fabrication Technician


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Located in Crystal Lake, IL

Salary: $18.50/hr


Well-established and growing metal manufacturing company in Crystal Lake is seeking a Fabrication Technician / Laser Operator to work on 3rd shift. This is a long-term, permanent position with a booming company.


Job Highlights:

  • Competitive pay $18.50/hr
  • 3rd shift
  • State of the art machines


Fabrication Technician / Laser Operator Duties:

  • Operate Laser Machine--also known as flexible bending and punching technician.
  • Cross train on other machines in fabrication (Turret, Slitter, Pivatic, Roboformer, P4/S4)
  • Provide information on problems and potential solutions through analysis
  • Navigate successfully through machine software
  • General maintenance on machine
  • Perform setups using test instruments such as a steel ruler, calipers or micrometer
  • Operate forklift/fork truck to unload machine
  • Run more than one automated machine at a time
  • Create setup programs using Windows based computer programs
  • Check quality of dimensions using tape measure/caliper


Fabrication Technician / Laser Operator Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 6-12 months previous metal / fabrication machine operation experience
  • Forklift experience
  • Experience in laser technology preferred
  • AutoCAD experience a plus
  • CNC programming a plus
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to read blueprints and use calipers, micrometers, etc.
  • Basic Microsoft Word, Excel skills


Hours: Monday - Friday | 10 PM - 6 AM

Pay: $18.50/hr


Three Ways To Apply for this laser operator position: (pick one)

  • Email your resume to arizmn@wernerco.com
  • Apply online and submit the application to the Crystal Lake, IL location
  • Call Nancy at 815-356-4634



Express Office: Crystal Lake
580 East Terra Cotta Avenue
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
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