Fabrication Specialist -1st shift


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Located in Marion, IA

Salary: $20.00-$30.00

Our client in Marion is looking for a Fabrication Specialist!

The Fabrication Specialist plays a crucial role in creating a competitive advantage for our customers through production of world class equipment, meeting allotted time constraints, and adhering to stringent quality and delivery requirements of MPS and our customers.

Key Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • All teammates are accountable for their ownership of safety and to encourage safety program compliance with all
  • Fabrication and assembly of all equipment from blueprints ensuring fit and finish while meeting agreed upon production time tables.
  • Able to layout, weld, grind, polish and form materials with the available
  • Knowledgeable in SMAW, GTAW, and GMAW welding practices with the aptitude to determine if weld quality meets established standards of the
  • Works with the engineering group to identify potential design issues in the fabrication review phase of projects. Makes recommendations based on experience and best practices to ensure the best product design
  • Attend project start up and close out meetings to review overall hour performance and contribute to best practices for future projects.
  • Review project status daily and modifies build schedule based on material availability, fabrication progress and unforeseen issues. Notifies team lead when a project is projecting past its scheduled due date or over estimated production
  • Set the example for your team, work hard and consistently stay on task while minimizing distractions, have a plan for the day, week and overall
  • Maintains a positive team environment, holds teammates accountable to perform at optimal levels with minimized distractions.
  • Identify and rectify issues as they arise. When appropriate work with Engineering to modify or update designs as necessary to produce a quality product that meets corporate
  • Willingness to work overtime hours as dictated by the project or customer’s

 Required Skills:

  • Process driven, with strong communication
  • Able to conduct themselves appropriately and
  • Efficiency focused, with a drive toward continuous improvement and
  • Ability to build strong relationships with co-workers, while holding them accountable for high standards of
  • Detail-oriented, with the ability to multi-task and juggle multiple priorities with strict
  • Ability to read blueprints and utilize standard measuring
  • Ability to analyze, identify and follow-up to resolve
  • Ability to make sound decisions based on proven
  • Ability to decipher the immediacy of problems and determine an effective resolution for the
  • Ability to handle and resolve conflict in a respectful
  • Strong work ethic with a positive

 Required Experience:

  • SMAW, GTAW, and GMAW welding practices, welding certification or qualification a
  • Forklift           

Position Type:

  • Full-Time, Hourly, Non-Exempt.
  • Hours: 5:00AM to 3:30PM, Monday – Thursday with additional hours as required to fully complete the job requirements.


  • $20.00-30.00
  • Pending Experience

If you or someone you know would be interested in this position, please call 319-363-3345, apply online at www.ExpressPros.com.

Express Office: Cedar Rapids
120 3rd Avenue Southwest
Suite 1
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
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