Fabrication Operator

Top Fabrication Operator Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Fabrication Operator. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Fabrication Operator resumes they appeared on. For example, 12.1% of Fabrication Operator resumes contained Safety Procedures as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Fabrication Operator actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Fabrication Operator resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Safety Procedures

high Demand
Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Comply with all applicable safety procedures and report unsafe conditions or potential safety hazards to team leader or appropriate resource.

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2. Drill Press

high Demand
Here's how Drill Press is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Cut materials to specified sizes for installation using power saws, tile cutters and drill press.
  • Use ADA, a drill press type machine, to drill holes in glass by hand.

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3. Laser

high Demand
Here's how Laser is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Operated a Laser to fabricate parts according to specifications on blue prints.
  • Operated laser and turret machines to cut hoods for transformers.
  • Used Tru Tops Cad/Cam nesting software to program a Trump L3030 laser.

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4. Final Inspection

high Demand

5. Clean Room Environment

high Demand
Here's how Clean Room Environment is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Performed manufacturing operations for semiconductor fabrication in a clean room environment, including both silicon and GaAs substrate technologies.
  • Maintained, set up, and operated processing machines while working in a clean room environment with high temperature diffusion furnaces.
  • Clean Room Environment Soldering/ Microscope Wafer Fabrication

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6. Set-Up

high Demand
Here's how Set-Up is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Adjusted and corrected machine set-ups to reduce thicknesses, reshape products, and eliminate product defects.
  • Perform set-up duties in accordance with production documentation (SOP / MOPs).

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7. RAN

high Demand
Here's how RAN is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Contacted carrier representatives to make arrangements or to issue instructions for shipping and delivery of materials.
  • Transported liquid and packaged materials to and from specified destinations.
  • Worked on the assembly line for 2 years doing tasks that ranged from assembly to packaging.
  • Operated a press brake machine to form cabinets for liquid filled transformers to blue print specifications.
  • Certified Equipment Operator (Forklift, Combination Lift, 20 ton Remote Overhead Crane).
  • Perform transactions necessary to maintain accurate records and inventory balance through use of the computer.
  • Maintained tools, including preventive maintenance, to make sure the tool ran correctly.
  • Load and unload equipment chambers and transport finished product to other areas for further processing
  • Lift or move material and finished products using large over head cranes or hoists.
  • Operated a computer numerical control (CNC), fork lift, and overhead crane
  • Fabricated marble and granite to fit customer's need for any room desired.
  • Performed beginning and end of line clearances, verifying print copies.
  • Arranged and stored materials, machines, tools and equipment.
  • Arrange all parts in bundle to prepare for storing/shipping.
  • Transported materials, tools and machines to installation sites.
  • Assembled liquid filled cabinets for transformers.
  • Performed high uniformity and guaranteed repeatability and Quality Control Inspections.
  • Operated automated cranes, 300-ton punch presses, high-speed Lamina presses, and straight-side / progressive / high-speed carbide dies.
  • Set up ,program,operate,and maintain granite,marble,quartz saw.
  • General Electric Fabrication Operator "A" Determine shearing methods, sizes tolerance requirements and made adjustments to gage.

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8. Etch

high Demand
Here's how Etch is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Certified in SDS Multiplexer Reactive Ionic Etcher-Inductively Coupled Plasma.
  • Cleaned, etched, aligned, and lithographed wafers to produce various devices.
  • Employed acid sinks in order to etch away chemical residual from the wafers.
  • 05452Specialized in daily operation of LAM and AMAT Plasma Etcher platforms.
  • Operated equipment in performing alignment, masking, etch and diffusion.
  • Operated plasma etch equipment in the production of wafer fabrication.
  • Experience in both wet and dry etch clean-room laboratory.
  • Specialized in etch, diffusion and photo area tools.
  • Trained all new hires Etch and Photo Area.
  • Interpret prints, drawings and sketches.
  • Read and interpret blueprints and sketches.
  • Worked in wet etch dept.
  • Accomplished this using equipment such as ASL-Laminator, expose units, clean lines develop / etch /strip lines.

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9. Aluminum

high Demand
Here's how Aluminum is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Operate any coil fabrication machine producing aluminum coils.
  • Operate 130 ton press brake to manufacture parts from aluminum and cold roll steel.
  • Remove aluminum from paint line and stack metal for shipping.
  • Used aluminum welder plasma cutter for doors, etc.

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10. Hand Tools

high Demand
Here's how Hand Tools is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Performed quality inspections using drawings and hand tools.
  • Hand tools including grinders and nematic wrenches and sanders.
  • Operated Varian Ion Implanter and Strastbaugh Planarizer and a variety of hand tools.

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11. ISO

high Demand
Here's how ISO is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Detect faulty operation of equipment or defective materials and notify supervisors.
  • Recognized and reported defective material and equipment to supervisor.
  • Entered data for all events for verification of SPC purposes to help maintain ISO9001 qualifications.
  • Communicated all unresolved issues / constraints to the supervisor in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Run orders according to due date or by direction of supervisor or team lead.
  • Practiced strict quality control using SPC, Lean/Six Sigma and precise ISO standards.
  • Performed specials tasks, projects, or assignments as delegated by supervisor.
  • Coordinated efforts with Supervisor and Leads to increase throughput and prevent bottlenecks.
  • Listen to directions from supervisors.
  • Reported to Manufacturing Supervisor, Gregory Martz

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12. MIG

high Demand
Here's how MIG is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Finish Grinder CNC Machine Operator * MIG Welder * Bead blast Operator * Safety Committee
  • Passed two eighty hour in house courses in Mig and Tig welding.

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13. Heavy Equipment

high Demand
Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Operated various types of heavy equipment to relocate fabricated products as necessary.
  • Run heavy equipment and make repairs as needed.
  • Operated heavy equipment; dozer, excavators, packer, skidster, and loader.

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14. Amada

high Demand
Here's how Amada is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Operated Amada Pega 2000 computer with operating tool machine to perform task for fabrication of products.
  • Back up Group Leader Setup and operate Amada turrets and press brakes

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15. Assembly Line

average Demand
Here's how Assembly Line is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Reorganized and streamlined assembly line for better production.
  • Decide which panels to bend daily to satisfy 3-6 assembly lines with a single machine and welder.

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16. Stainless Steel

average Demand

17. Lean Principles

average Demand
Here's how Lean Principles is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Job duties included quality inspections, setting daily output goals, updating SQDCC boards, implementing 5S and other lean principles.

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18. Quality Standards

average Demand
Here's how Quality Standards is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Program and run parts in accordance to quality standards.
  • Examine products to verify conformance to quality standards.

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19. Machine Operation

average Demand
Here's how Machine Operation is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Started machine operations by inserting control instructions into control units.
  • Perform basic machine operations using CNC controls.

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20. Data Entry

average Demand
Here's how Data Entry is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Performed data entry for lot movement and measurement data into the computerized tracking system.
  • Performed chips for manufacturing processing, data entry, inventory control, troubleshoot equipment malfunctions, handled multiple projects.
  • Assisted paintline attendant in daily titration tests and data entry of test results.

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21. Tape Measure

average Demand
Here's how Tape Measure is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Specialize in use and handling of Square, Tape Measure, and Caliper tools.
  • Performed material handling, blue print reading, read tape measurer, calipers, micrometers, drips, and scales.

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22. Process Control

average Demand
Here's how Process Control is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Maintained a high volume of documentation and process control charts.
  • Acquired data on Statistical Process Control charts.

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23. TIG

average Demand
Here's how TIG is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Fabricate internal and external components for watertight hatches and windows that are used in the assembly of large ocean vessels.
  • Assist with high-volume spot welding on refrigerator products Trained in house and learned how to tig weld augurs for ice machines.
  • Set up and operate semi automatic SS TIG welding operations.

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24. Osha

average Demand
Here's how Osha is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Maintained a safe and incident free work record according to OSHA.
  • Utilized and enforced safety in accordance to OSHA regulations.
  • Adhere to all safety and OSHA regulation guidelines while maintaining a high quality standard.

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25. Computer System

average Demand
Here's how Computer System is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Input orders in computer system, emergency medical response team, environmental health and safety team.
  • Use pick and place tools and computer systems testing and electronic assembly.

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26. SPC

average Demand

27. Product Specifications

average Demand
Here's how Product Specifications is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Inspected machine parts for conformance to product specifications.

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28. Daily Production

average Demand

29. Msds

average Demand
Here's how Msds is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Trained in proper MSDS regulations related to chemical handling of materials used during manufacture.
  • Practice of safe work procedures Maintenance of equipment Knowledgeable of Hazmat and MSDS

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30. Computer Chips

low Demand
Here's how Computer Chips is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Certified on microscopes and computerized machines and tools used in the manufacturing of computer chips.
  • Inspect computer chips under microscope for scratches and contamination .

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31. Thin Films

low Demand
Here's how Thin Films is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Processed wafers using thin films, diffusion and implant Worked in process control, distribution, and setup production lines.

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32. LAM

low Demand
Here's how LAM is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolt component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding.
  • Performed tasks using single needle sewing machines, bar tack sewing machines, open flame to sear material.
  • Worked on a Lamination machine in a busy Furniture factory, laminating paper to MDF and Particle board.

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33. Semiconductor Devices

low Demand
Here's how Semiconductor Devices is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Performed wafer fabrication functions in the production of semiconductor devices.
  • Operated equipment for fabrication of semiconductor devices.
  • Used SEM/ Standard microscopes and Rudolph Inspection System to inspect semiconductor devices.

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34. CNC

low Demand
Here's how CNC is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Break PressCNC OperatorShear OperatorLP OperatorForklift Operator
  • Operate CNC, Water jet and Bridge saw equipment for the purpose of cutting and polishing Stone and marble.
  • Metal fabrication of various heavy lifting systems using numerous torches, welding, CNC machines, etc.
  • Operated CNC Router machines setting up machines and run checking first pieces.
  • Marvel CNC band saw programmer.
  • Experience with a CNC process.
  • Read prints, set up and run CNC mills, manual mills, drill presses and various other machines.
  • Prepare, operate, and maintain a CNC Mill in the execution of both personal and student operations .
  • press brake), and promoted shortly after to the position of CNC programmer.
  • Set up, adjust, and operate cnc bandsaws, punch presses, brake presses, and shears.
  • Load and Unload steel trucks.Cnc operator, band saw, sheer, duplicator, mill.Fork Lift Operator.

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35. Proper Dimensions

low Demand
Here's how Proper Dimensions is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Position production materials and tooling, and maintain proper dimensions according to print specifications.
  • Lay out work stock from blueprints and confirmed proper dimensions.

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36. Production Equipment

low Demand
Here's how Production Equipment is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Process wafers utilizing fabrication and production equipment, exceeding quotas while maintaining excellent safety record.
  • Set up production equipment to meet product specifications and industry guidelines.
  • Maintain production equipment and materials necessary to complete the operation.

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37. Machine Setup

low Demand
Here's how Machine Setup is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Read work orders to prepare for machine setup.

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38. Gmaw

low Demand

39. Circuit Boards

low Demand
Here's how Circuit Boards is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Operated CNC Drilling Machines drilling circuit boards including countersink and counter bore.
  • Drilled double-sided and multi-layered circuit boards Routed circuit boards Silk screened circuit boards

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40. Oversaw

low Demand

41. IV

low Demand
Here's how IV is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Perform various building maintenance repairs and preventative functions.
  • Created daily reports for management on production activity.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and qualifications on implementation equipment.
  • Performed some repairs and preventative maintenance to machinery.
  • Tool analysis, documentation, and productivity.
  • Pulled and received orders for manufacturing.
  • Developed with other team member a Total Productive Management (TPM) team from the ground to a fully functional team.
  • Operated machine to make IV bags, loaded plastic film, pulled dies and slugs for setup and cleared jams.
  • Delivered or route materials to departments using hand truck, conveyor, or sorting bins.
  • Certified fork lift driver - hand held, stand-up, and sit down lifts.
  • Work within a high-volume production environment, performing daily tasks to support production activities.
  • Logged data received from tools and machines into several databases.
  • Operate fabricator (machine) to produce IV bags.
  • Maintained effectiveness when required to multitasked.
  • Conferred or corresponded with establishment representatives to rectify problems, such as damages, shortages, or nonconformance to specifications.
  • Receive and inspect incoming product and deliver them to the appropriate people in a timely manner.
  • Coordinated material pulls and workflow, was Lead and active member of TQC Teams.
  • Received training on the Trumpf CNC machines to be a back-up/ weekend overtime operator.
  • Trimmed fat off of round meat Lead Union Representative Lead Person on Round table
  • Performed with Schlumberger as a breakout.Receive the bit heads from the ovens and performed the breakout process.

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42. Production Requirements

low Demand

43. Company Standards

low Demand

44. Process Improvement

low Demand
Here's how Process Improvement is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Lead process improvement by applying 5S and lean operating principles.

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45. Customer Service

low Demand

46. Test Cases

low Demand

47. Necessary Level

low Demand
Here's how Necessary Level is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Maintained necessary level of communications between shifts.

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48. Production Goals

low Demand
Here's how Production Goals is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Worked directly with engineering, maintenance and production management on a daily basis to meet production goals for the factory.

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49. Ensure Product

low Demand
Here's how Ensure Product is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Entered data to ensure productivity.
  • Read blue prints and calibers to ensure product met quality specifications.
  • Meet established performance standards to ensure production schedules are met.
  • Measured length of parts reguraly to ensure product meets specifications.
  • Read Blueprints Assemble window frames and units according to specifications requested Ensure products are up to company standards Run CNC machine

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50. PPE

low Demand
Here's how PPE is used in Fabrication Operator jobs:
  • Provided assistance to upper management as needed.
  • Lean Six Sigma, 5S protocols, use of PPE and other safety regulations.
  • Determined shipping methods, routes, or rates for materials to be shipped.
  • Analyzed copper, tin, and lead bath in plating.
  • Pull and lace aluminum coils with copper rings.
  • Sealed lots/ product to be shipped out.
  • Work with chemicals and gases, wear proper PPE * Resolve customers problems with limited scope, promptly.
  • Performed tests on canon stepper including: resist thickness, hotspot exposure dosage and defect checks.
  • Processed electro-less and electro-copper plating.
  • Mask aluminum and copper bars and accessories Read blue prints Process materials using an assembly line

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20 Most Common Skill for a Fabrication Operator

Safety Procedures16.1%
Drill Press12.5%
Laser9.1%
Final Inspection8.5%
Clean Room Environment5.4%
Set-Up5%
RAN4.8%
Etch4.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Fabrication Operator

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
12.1%
12.1%
2
2
Drill Press
Drill Press
9.4%
9.4%
3
3
Laser
Laser
6.8%
6.8%
4
4
Final Inspection
Final Inspection
6.3%
6.3%
5
5
Clean Room Environment
Clean Room Environment
4.1%
4.1%
6
6
Set-Up
Set-Up
3.8%
3.8%
7
7
RAN
RAN
3.6%
3.6%
8
8
Etch
Etch
3.5%
3.5%
9
9
Aluminum
Aluminum
3.2%
3.2%
10
10
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
3.2%
3.2%
11
11
ISO
ISO
2.1%
2.1%
12
12
MIG
MIG
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
2.1%
2.1%
14
14
Amada
Amada
2%
2%
15
15
Assembly Line
Assembly Line
2%
2%
16
16
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel
1.8%
1.8%
17
17
Lean Principles
Lean Principles
1.8%
1.8%
18
18
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
1.8%
1.8%
19
19
Machine Operation
Machine Operation
1.8%
1.8%
20
20
Data Entry
Data Entry
1.7%
1.7%
21
21
Tape Measure
Tape Measure
1.7%
1.7%
22
22
Process Control
Process Control
1.4%
1.4%
23
23
TIG
TIG
1.4%
1.4%
24
24
Osha
Osha
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
Computer System
Computer System
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
SPC
SPC
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
Product Specifications
Product Specifications
1.1%
1.1%
28
28
Daily Production
Daily Production
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Msds
Msds
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Computer Chips
Computer Chips
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
Thin Films
Thin Films
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
LAM
LAM
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Semiconductor Devices
Semiconductor Devices
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
CNC
CNC
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
Proper Dimensions
Proper Dimensions
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
Production Equipment
Production Equipment
0.8%
0.8%
37
37
Machine Setup
Machine Setup
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
Gmaw
Gmaw
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Circuit Boards
Circuit Boards
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Oversaw
Oversaw
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
IV
IV
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Production Requirements
Production Requirements
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Company Standards
Company Standards
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Process Improvement
Process Improvement
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Customer Service
Customer Service
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
Test Cases
Test Cases
0.6%
0.6%
47
47
Necessary Level
Necessary Level
0.6%
0.6%
48
48
Production Goals
Production Goals
0.6%
0.6%
49
49
Ensure Product
Ensure Product
0.6%
0.6%
50
50
PPE
PPE
0.6%
0.6%

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