Top Metal Fabricator Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Metal Fabricator. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Metal Fabricator resumes they appeared on. For example, 14.7% of Metal Fabricator resumes contained Drill Press as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Metal Fabricator actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Drill Press

high Demand
Here's how Drill Press is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Metal fabrication, cut metal, ran lathe and mill, limited welding, used grinders, plasma cutters and drill press
  • Operated hydraulic press, hydraulic notching machine, chop saw, drill press, grinders, and other shop tools.
  • Operate forklift to move finished products around Use of pneumatic tool drill press table saw whole saw among other things
  • Used Bridgeport drill press - Laser cutter - Lathe - Pipe bender - Chop saw and spot welded.
  • Used drill press, grinders, saws to prefab parts for welders
  • Used drill press machine, clincher and press break equipment.
  • Operate metal saws, drill presses, and grinders.
  • Belt grinder and drill presses.
  • Used all types of power tools to complet jobs from grinders to drill presses.
  • Drill press, forklift, quality control of finished products.
  • Experience with drill press,mill and lathe machines.
  • Metal fabricator, read blue prints, paint, welder, bridge port drill press, assembly,layout.
  • Fabricate and assemble parts for power sub-stations Use variety of equipment including air tools, and drill presses Forklift Certified
  • Metal grinding Drill Press Hydraulics Final assembly Laser cutting
  • Metal fabrication Lay out Deburring Surfox weld cleaning Welding Drill press operator Read blue prints
  • operate drill press press breaks cutting sher welding tact weldind

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2. Customer Service

high Demand
Here's how Customer Service is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Fabricated metal beams, sorted various metals, various shop up-keeping/organizing, customer service
  • Metal fabrication, plasma cutting, glazing, inventory, customer service, sales, grinding of materials.
  • Utilized sales techniques and customer service standards to finalize all possible sales.
  • Lead customer service agent for Fabrication inquiries.
  • Direct customer service including orders and billing.
  • Involved elements of construction and elements of customer service during in-home/business installations.

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3. Aluminum

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Here's how Aluminum is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Manufactured extruded aluminum evaporator coils, condenser coils, and other products for heat transfer applications.
  • Measured and cut aluminum material for use in manufacturing automatic doors and windows.
  • Performed product assembly by installing aluminum sheet metal planks and brackets to complete the staring systems.
  • Assembled light box fixtures for Apple and sketchers used chemicals to clean metals and aluminum.
  • Trademark uses aluminum extrusion mainly and once in a while they use wood for fabrication.
  • Worked with carbon steel, stainless and aluminum with stock from .018 to 1/2 stock.
  • Assist in building truck bodies, cut sheet and aluminum panels and fiber glass boards
  • Specialized in fabrication of steel, aluminum, metal, and iron.
  • Worked with different materials including aluminum, steel, sheet metal.
  • Trimmed all aluminum parts that were forged and cooled.
  • Fabricate aluminum frames and joints for disaster relief shelters.
  • Assemble pieces to construct aluminum trusses for building construction
  • Fabricated custom products from steel and aluminum.
  • Remove And Replace Old Metals Including Aluminum.
  • Cut, grind, tap, run presses, work with steel and aluminum, drill, machine.
  • work and read from blueprints - break presses and shears - cut with burning torch, weld steel and aluminum.
  • Gained proficiencies and experience in: working with aluminum, high alloy steels, and armored plating.
  • Steel and Aluminum Door Fabrication Manufacture metal doors, sash and trim.
  • Used saws to cut metal and aluminum and Soutered wire.
  • Performed rod stock bendings and truck trailer repairs in aluminum.

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4. MIG

high Demand
Here's how MIG is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Project Leader - Managing System readiness for integration of MRP module and migration upgrade from BAAN 4.0 to LN.
  • Weld metal using various techniques such as MIG, TIG and Stick.
  • Welded & installed body panels using TIG & MIG.
  • Included measurements, material spec, and MIG/TIG welding.
  • Used MIG, TIG, and FCAW-DS as necessary.
  • Utilized MIG, TIG, and ARC welding
  • Metal Fabricator Welded (MIG, TIG) finished and painted aluminum and steel.
  • Assembled heating and cooling air duct piping, mig-welding when needed and delivering completed orders
  • Red blue prints Bend and sheer metal according to blue printsMig welding
  • Owned and operated top of the line steel/aluminum Mig and Tig Welding and Plasma cutting equipment.
  • cross train on press brake operator MIG welding and laser trumpf machine.
  • Experience in Aluminum welding Tig, and Mig.
  • Metal breaking and forming Mig Welding Package and ship completed job
  • metal fabrication, mig, and tig welding
  • Metal fabrication work blueprint reading , mig welding , overhead Crain exp forklift and shipping
  • Metal Fabricator Welding Punch Press Forklift MIG/TIG/Stick
  • metal fab ,mig welding,blueprint reading,hi-lo,painting & installations
  • Metal fabrication Mig welding Spray welding Metal grinding Finish grinding Prep for paint
  • Shear Drill press Brake press Crane operator Mig welder Forklift

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5. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Coordinate safety procedures, including ensuring appropriate logging and labeling of hazardous materials.
  • Maintained area and responsible for safety procedures.
  • Ensured compliance to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Worked efficiently as part of a production team, maintaining production flow and safety procedures.
  • Managed and assigned work to 4 saw operators ensuring safety procedures were followed.
  • Trained new employees in proper safety procedures and protocol.

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6. CNC

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Here's how CNC is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Set up CNC Turret Presses, Operated CNC Turret Presses, Uses Dial calipers, Programmed CNC Turret Presses
  • Perform setups and tear down on various CNC machines, Hydraulic presses and inclined press machines.
  • Run CNC machine, making custom commercial doors, and making architectural store fronts.
  • Used CNC machines to manufacture products in various different ways.
  • Operated riveting machines, Drill press and CNC table cutters.
  • Program and operate CNC Brake Press.
  • Prepared and fabricated custom architectural sheet metal for the roofing and waterproofing industries Programmed and operated CNC sheet metal brakes and shears
  • Perform duties associated with industrial metal fabrication, 3D axis laser cutting, CNC machninig, powder coating, etc.
  • Performed various jobs from bending sheet metal to machining parts in manual and cnc lathes and mills.
  • Set up and operated a CNC Hydraulic Break Press in a safely manner way.
  • Sheet metal fabricator, break press, shearing, cnc router
  • shear, crane, brake press, CNC, dill, band saw, forklift
  • Operated CNC, Terrett and brake presses, quality assurance, use of all measuring insturments.
  • Metal fabricator did slide outs for rv companys all over the world.ran cnc brake press
  • operate metal cutting shear,manual press brake,and CNC press brake following customers orders to size and dimensions as required
  • Metal fabrication, bending railing.Break press, cnc, air bender,metal shears.
  • general warehouse parts prep and assembly shipping and packaging/crating load spotter cnc operator

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7. Hand Tools

high Demand
Here's how Hand Tools is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Press sheet Metal, assembled, used small hand tools, cut metal, trim insulation, read blue prints
  • Positioned, aligned, fitted and welded together parts, using jigs, welding torch and hand tools.
  • Measure insulation, cut and install using hand tools onto pipe lines, tanks and valves.
  • Fabricated machine parts, piping and duct work with hand tools and specialized machinery on-site.
  • Work with hand tools and also layers, shear machine and rollers to Fabricate metal.
  • Utilized shears, brakes, and various hand tools for fabrication.
  • Can use a variety of hand tools and precision measuring instruments.
  • Experienced in grinding metals and using measurements and hand tools.
  • Fabricated sheet metal retainers to exact dimensions using hand tools.
  • Used hand tools and fabricated different fountains and signs.
  • Designed and constructed templates and fixtures using hand tools.
  • Use of all hand tools and most shop equipment.
  • Used various hand tools to cut and attach sheet-metal.
  • Fabricate doors and frames using templates and hand tools.
  • Removed rough spots using hand tools and portable grinders.
  • Use hand tools to adjust machine.
  • Operate hand tools including grinders and torches
  • Use hand tools such as files, taps, dies, punches, hammers, screwdrivers, and wrenches.
  • Use of drill/mill, chop saw, presses, sanders, and various air and hand tools.
  • Fabricated air handlers, commercial heating and cooling units Operated metal cutting machines and various hand tools Operated crane Sheet metal work

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8. TIG

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Here's how TIG is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Positioned and tightened braces, jacks, clamps, slings, bolted parts in position for welding and riveting.
  • Used forklift and spider lift to stack finished lights in wooden typical, tightened lights for shipment.
  • Operate metal winding machinery and Miller TIG welder for steel used in oil drilling industry.
  • Perform quality assurance on individual panels to meet job requirements and tight tolerances.
  • Interpreted blueprints and schematics, TIG welded parts as defined in specification sheets.
  • Cover insulation with metal, install bands and tighten correctly.
  • Use Miller TIG welding machine to weld steel.
  • Investigate work orders closed with high variances.
  • Fabricated & installed stainless steel exhaust systems with TIG Attended custom car builder Gean Winfield s metal shaping class.

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9. Layout Specifications

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Here's how Layout Specifications is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Consulted welding chart, blueprints and layout specifications to select appropriate type, thickness and cuts of metal.

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10. Stainless Steel

high Demand
Here's how Stainless Steel is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Install and repair heating and air conditioning ducts, roofing, stainless steel appliances, siding, and metal partitions.
  • Fabricate products to customer specifications with stainless steel, aluminum, brass, copper and zinc.
  • Use Hand and power tools to fabricate carbon steel stainless steel and aluminum.
  • Insulated pipes tanks and vessels then covered with metal and or stainless steel.
  • Worked with metals including brass, bronze, copper and stainless steel.
  • Cut and assembled copper and stainless steel for whiskey stills.
  • Measured, cut, assembled, and finished stainless steel.
  • Clean shape and assemble stainless steel sheets and assemble.
  • Designed and fabricated stainless steel feeder bowls.
  • Polish stainless steel parts for conveyors.
  • Ground down and polished welds on stainless steel products Cut metal to appropriate sizes
  • Operated automatic press and brake press to manufacture stainless steel commercial cooking units .

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11. Blueprint Specifications

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Here's how Blueprint Specifications is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Metal Fabricator Cut and assembled orders according to blueprint specifications.
  • fabricate and cut metal for welders according to blueprint specificationsrepaired welds

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12. Heavy Equipment

high Demand
Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Operated heavy equipment: Genie, Scissor Lifts, Boom Lift, High Reach, Tractors, etc.
  • Fabricated metal parts for the heavy equipment industry using blue prints, various types of machines, and tools
  • Metal fabricator welder, systems operator, brick machine operator, and all heavy equipment operator.
  • Fulfilled a range of duties for welding, machining, and operating heavy equipment.
  • Measure sheet metal to precise measurements to be cut and bent using heavy equipment.
  • Gear and transmission building for automotive and heavy equipment.
  • Metal fabrication, sercive, and provide service to heavy equipment on site.
  • Operated 30 ton gallion crane plus various other heavy equipment.
  • Metal Fabrication Heavy Equipment Operator Siding Waterproofing Minor Framing Standing of Metal buildings Standing of Industrial/Commercial buildings

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13. Tape Measure

high Demand
Here's how Tape Measure is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Use of Micrometers, Calipers, and Tape measures.
  • Read tape measure and calipers.
  • Measured Tolerances utilizing calipers, micrometers, and tape measures .
  • Check cut parts with digital calipers and tape measures to make sure they are correct thickness and are within tolerance.
  • Check length of core with tape measure every ten cuts to make sure all cores are correct length for order.
  • Examine and measure steel products to verify conformance to specifications using measuring devices such as a tape measure.

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14. Mathematics

high Demand
Here's how Mathematics is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Calculated dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and calipers.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in mathematics such as arithmetic.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in mathematics such as arithmetic, algebra, and geometry.
  • Apply mathematics to calculate angles, radius, and contours.
  • Applied knowledge of shop mathematics, metal properties, and layouts.
  • Advanced knowledge of shop mathematics.

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15. Sand

average Demand
Here's how Sand is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Metal Fabricator - Responsible for prepping parts for painting such as sanding, taping, plugging, and distribution of parts.
  • Worked in multiple phases of metal fabrication, welding, grinding, sanding, reading blueprints, etc.
  • Worked there and learned about melting iron at 28000 degrees to liquid and pouring into sandstone molds.
  • Machined, bent, honed, sanded, and welded steel pipe within mfg specs.
  • Operated pipe cutters, lathes, grinders, sandblaster, and vibratory finishing machinery.
  • Dipped and sanded parts for a polished finish.
  • Work thousand ton presses and cut off saws.
  • Work orders vary from tens to thousands.
  • Puttied and sanded to prepare for paint.
  • Operate Press brakes and sand blasters.
  • Grind metals Sand metals Weld metals
  • Used grinders, cut off wheels, sanders, etc.
  • Power washing/cleaning various components.Sand blasting various components.
  • Read blueprints Ran programmed forming machines; performed sanding, spot welding, painting.
  • Grind and sand,as well as wrap pack load and unload also install.
  • Assisted in various parts of production, sand blasting, powdercoat, welding.
  • Operate 2 sand&gravel plants.
  • Use a large sanding machine called a "Time-Saver" to remove slag and dross from the edges of steel-plate parts.
  • Clean and wipe down metal * Weld and sand metal * Cut and operate machine to form metal
  • Used a spot welder machine.Used a sander to deburr sharp edges off material.

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16. Flame Cutters

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Here's how Flame Cutters is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Operate fabricating machines such as rolls, shears, and flame cutters, report errors in product line.
  • Operate fabricating machines such as rolls, shears, and flame cutters.
  • Set up and operated fabricating machines, such as brakes, rolls, shears, flame cutters and drill presses.

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17. Setup

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Here's how Setup is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Brown & Sharpe Screw Machine setup and operation.
  • read blueprints setup machine to run metals.
  • Programed, setup and operated a Bridgeport with EZ Trac vertical millng machine.
  • Programmed, setup, and ran production on Automated computer-controlled punching/forming system (Salvagnini S4/P4).

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18. Raw Materials

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Here's how Raw Materials is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Formed and cut raw materials to shape and size for welding.
  • Saw and drill raw materials to work order specifications.
  • Full fabrication of raw materials to specs.
  • Gathered raw materials and finished tasks in a timely manner.
  • Provided customers with ideas and information regarding desired home improvements and also picked up and delivered raw materials and items made.
  • Counted raw materials and finished products for bi-monthly inventory.

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19. Verbal Instructions

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Here's how Verbal Instructions is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Fabricated and assembled structural metal products, such as framework for machinery according to job order, verbal instructions and blueprints.
  • Determined project requirements according to blueprints, drawings, and written/verbal instructions.
  • Read and interpreted blueprints, engineering drawings, written instructions, verbal instructions, and specs.
  • Received and correctly processed both written and verbal instructions, prints and work orders.
  • Received and correctly processed both written and verbal instructions, prints and work orders.
  • Processed both written and verbal instructions, blueprints, and work orders.

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20. CAD

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Here's how CAD is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Utilized Bob CAD-CAM software to solve complex fabrication layouts and cnc programs.
  • Fabricated/welded structural and ornamental steel Operated CNC plasma table Operated press brake AutoCAD
  • Work schedule allowed flexibility in attending college, police academy and other activities.
  • Cross trained as Sign Designer: confident and proficient in SignCad and MCMS.
  • Set up, program, and control computer-aided design (CAD) or computer numerical control (CNC)machines.
  • Provide CAD drawings and design details to communicate effectively with international and domestic vendors, customers and internal employees.

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21. Band Saws

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Here's how Band Saws is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Used various power tools, including drills, band saws, jig saws, drill presses.
  • Assembled logging grapples and operated horizontal band saws for production
  • Experience in using routers, drills, and jig saws * Experience in running automatic and manual band saws and table saws
  • Used table saws and band saws to cut cardboard to size for use with various different shipping fillers and packers.
  • Set up, operated, or tended circular saws, band saws, and multiple-blade sawing machines to specified dimensions.
  • Operated programmable and manual band saws for cutting raw material into piece parts to be machined and structural components.

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22. Job Orders

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Here's how Job Orders is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Assembled structural metal products for machinery and metal parts according to specific job orders, read blue prints.
  • Operated forklift and highboy fork truck to retrieve raw materials to assemble job orders.
  • Operate and maintain equipment, process job orders and maintain files on jobs.
  • Cascade Windows - I was in charge of cutting aluminum framing to exact job orders for sliding glass doors and windows.
  • Measured cutter pieces to verified length conformance with job orders, using calipers and micrometers.
  • Cut structural steel with a computerized saw for fabrication job orders and customer sales.

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23. Different Types

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Here's how Different Types is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Designed, manufactured, and installed different types of ornamental metal.
  • Handled different types of hazardous chemicals.
  • Cut different types of metals.
  • Make use of several different types of tools.
  • blue prints, shipping reseving and yousing many different types of istroments of messure
  • Polished aluminum and steel to different types of finishes similar to chrome or smoothing parts to be painted.

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24. Assembly Line

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Here's how Assembly Line is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Design of customer requested custom parts, sketch initial diagrams, raw stock dimension analysis, and assembly line set up.
  • Put together glass windows and metal spacers in between to be further worked on later down the assembly line.
  • Trained new employees on assembly line / machine use and production procedures.
  • check the first cut for length dent hardest assembly line
  • Fast-paced production environment on a warehouse facility, that manufactures a new cosmetic product on an assembly line setup
  • Fabricated parts and assembled oil/water separator tanks via assembly line.

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25. Customer Specifications

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Here's how Customer Specifications is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Fabricated metal to customer specifications, shaped delicate cooling system parts, operated forklift.
  • Fabricated custom hollow metal door to customer specifications.
  • Heat treat and quench various alloys as necessary per customer specifications.
  • Grind metal parts to customer specifications.
  • Metal Fabrication Duties Included: Creation and repair of metal products based on customer specifications
  • Operate and set up of robotic welders.Bend metals to customer specifications.
  • Slit and Bend sheet metal to customer specifications per picklist.
  • Roof ventilation systems: low slope vents, dormer vents, sidewall vents and soffit vents per customer specifications.

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26. Unload Trucks

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Here's how Unload Trucks is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Drive Hi-Lo, to move materials, load and unload trucks.
  • Operated forklifts to transport materials and load/unload trucks.
  • Saw material for jobs that are in the shop and also load and unload trucks when material and products come in
  • Use a forklift or crane to move material from storage to staging as well as load and unload trucks.
  • Used hoist and forklift to help unload trucks as needed Reason for leaving: layoff due to lack of work
  • Load and unload trucks with shipments and supplies coming in and going out.

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27. Shop Drawings

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Here's how Shop Drawings is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Converted blueprints into shop drawings to be followed in the construction and assembly of sheet metal products.
  • Used shop drawings, plasma cutter, iron worker, and GMAW.
  • Build and assemble various projects using blueprints and shop drawings.
  • Used shop drawings blue prints, jigs, GTAW, FCAW, and GMAW.
  • Blue Prints and shop drawings.
  • Interpreted and converted blueprints and customer specifications into shop drawings; laid out and measured raw material for cutting.

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28. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Utilized proper OSHA safety guidelines to effectively get the job done.
  • Fabricated and installed service platforms for machinery, catwalks to OSHA standards and all types shelving units for UPS.
  • Trained in stick welding Forklift Operator Used drills and buffers to improve, make presentable and maintain OSHA regulated saftey gates
  • Obtained OSHA-10 certification allowing company to provide on-location services to clients not previously available.
  • Adhered to OSHA regulation and guidelines as compiled with all other policy and procedures.
  • Experienced in working with hazardous chemicals per OSHA regulations.

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29. Job Site

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Here's how Job Site is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Load and Deliver orders to specified job sites, Via 1 ton and 3 ton truck.
  • Managed installation of metal components and furnishings at Whole Foods and other job sites.
  • Load all needed materials onto trailer and deliver to each job site.
  • Drive trucks and equipment to and from job sites.
  • Complete HVAC metal fabrication on job site/project.
  • Drive the crew to job sites.
  • Buffed and cleaned various projects in preparation for painting palletized banded and wrapped finished products leaving the job site.
  • Hand layout and fabrication of metal fittings Delivered supplies to job sites
  • Fabricated custom metal pieces per blue prints Delivered product to various job sites Installed product at job site

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30. Overhead Cranes

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Here's how Overhead Cranes is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Gained experience operating overhead cranes and forklifts.
  • Performed lubrication and preventive maintenance on rotating mill equipment and overhead cranes.
  • Operate forklifts, side loaders, and overhead cranes to load move and unload materials of varied sizes weights and qualities.
  • Operate overhead cranes * Setup and operate TSUNE/MARVEL Saws * Operate fork-lifts * Use and read digital/dial calipers and micrometers
  • Used various hand and air tools, plasma cutter, torches, overhead cranes, slip roller.
  • Operated forklifts and overhead cranes for the handling and transport of all materials throughout the shops facilities.

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31. Physical Properties

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Here's how Physical Properties is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Applied knowledge of trigonometry, stock allowances for thickness, machine and welding shrinkage, and physical properties of metal.
  • Developed layout and planned sequence of operations, applying knowledge of trigonometry, machinery and physical properties of metal.

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32. Machine Tools

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Here's how Machine Tools is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Set up and operate machine tools such as radial drill press, end mill, and edge planer.
  • Set up and operate machine tools associated with fabricating shops.
  • Build various projects from blueprints using machine tools, hydraulic breaks, rollers and sheers.
  • Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments.

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33. Amada

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Here's how Amada is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Sheet metal fabrication of prototype products Operation and programming of CNC Amada press brakes Product Design / development
  • Cut material to specific length with Amada and Marvel saw.
  • Executed daily operations of the Amada and Hem saws.
  • Read calipers, tape measure, work with tools needed to set Amada Torrents up for production.
  • Operated Bliss punch presses, Amada turrets, Cincinnati shears, Chicago and Cincinnati press brakes.
  • Operate Amada Turret Punch Press.

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34. Door Frames

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Here's how Door Frames is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Fabricated metal parts for door frames Helped owners set up inventory controls
  • Cut raw material to product specifications Assembled aluminum door frames and sashes Performed light welding or aluminum components as necessary
  • Clean, measure, and cut door frames according to orders
  • Cut To Size Metal Door Frames
  • Build patio door frames using necessary tools, and a variety of wood species.
  • Glaze glass into doors, assemble door frames, and attach door hardware.

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35. Smaw

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Here's how Smaw is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Pipe Test.ASME-T008GTAW/SMAW 2 inch Inconel Pipe Test.

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36. Hvac

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Here's how Hvac is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Form and fabricate metal for HVAC usage.
  • Design duct work for HVAC, insulated boxes for plumbing, various roof flashings and chimney covers.
  • Fabricate sheet metal for hvac and awnings
  • Managed large-scale industrial and commercial HVAC installation and service projects.
  • Sheet Metal Fabrication/Delivery/Warehouse-Fabricate sheet metal fittings for HVAC contractors, make deliveries when necessary.
  • Worked with blueprints to determine residential and commercial HVAC needs for various locations throughout the South Coast area.

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37. Final Product

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Here's how Final Product is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Glaze windows Understand blueprints to be able to send final product.
  • Assembled final products, and did final quality check.
  • Work closely with others to assemble final product.
  • Input program and performed QA on final product.
  • Verified quality of finished products and installed final products.
  • Managed prototype process and regularly provided documented measurements for the final product.

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38. Fabricate Parts

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Here's how Fabricate Parts is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Cut, roll, shape, bend, heat treat metal products to fabricate parts.
  • Fabricate parts per print Machine set-up Stairway fabrication Bulk storage tank fabrication Titanium drip-pan fabrication
  • Performed set-up and operation of CNC brake presses and punch presses in order to fabricate parts per orders.
  • Fabricate parts such as motor mounts, firewalls, hinges, and transmission mounts to meet customer demand.
  • Build and fabricate parts for BASF Plant Operations used in the processing and production of Kaolin.
  • Core Fabricator* Welding and fabricating steel and aluminum* Fabricate parts using the most efficient method.

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39. Punch Holes

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Here's how Punch Holes is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Used an iron press to punch holes and cut steel up to an inch thick.
  • Punch holes into steel using 55 ton press.
  • Drill and punch holes in metal for screws, bolts, and rivets.
  • Drill and punch holes in metal, for screws, bolts, and rivets.
  • Drill and punch holes in metal, for screws, bolts, and rivets.
  • Operated a punch press to bend and punch holes in the metal to create up to 25,000 treadmill parts weekly.

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40. Machine Shop

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Here's how Machine Shop is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Led and assisted in various construction projects and repair jobs throughout the machine shop, as well as necessary maintenance.
  • Cut parts to print specifications for fabrication and/or the machine shop with an automatic band saw.
  • Operated forklift to transport cut metal to machine shop for lathing.
  • Operate saw to cut materials for welding and machine shops.
  • Prioritize work order flow for various departments of machine shop.
  • Cut bar stock for machine shop, document and maintain inventory

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41. Reference Lines

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Here's how Reference Lines is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Measure and mark dimensions and reference lines on metal sheets.
  • Measure and mark dimensions and reference lines.
  • Scribed reference lines on material as guided for sawing operations in accordance with blueprint specifications.
  • Interpret and reads blueprints Laying out and marking dimensions and reference lines on material using scribers, dividers, squares and rulers

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42. Product Specifications

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Here's how Product Specifications is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Set and adjust machine controls according to product specifications, utilizing knowledge of machine operation.
  • Studied blueprints, work orders, and machining to determine product specifications and operational sequences.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, sketches, and product specifications to determine sequence, methods of fabrication and installation.
  • Test and adjust machine speeds or actions, according to product specifications, using gauges and hand tools.
  • Selected gauges and types of sheet metal according to product specifications.
  • Selected sheet metal as per product specifications.

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43. Project Requirements

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Here's how Project Requirements is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Analyzed project requirements on sheet metal work.

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44. Quality Standards

low Demand
Here's how Quality Standards is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Operated various types of machinery to fabricate internal sheet-metal components for Automated Teller Machines, while maintaining ISO 9001 quality standards.
  • Clean slag from fabricated metal to ensure metal meets quality standards.
  • Evaluate production process and executed quality standards.
  • Anodized according to company quality standards.
  • Maintained paint department by calculating inventory requirements, ordering, and maintaining a close adherence to quality standards.
  • Displayed strong quality-assurance related skills by using precision measuring devices and maintaining expected quality standards.

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45. Gmaw

low Demand
Here's how Gmaw is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Certified FCAW & GMAW welder through Cal-Trans.
  • Finish weld using SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW as required.
  • Certified in SMAW, GMAW.
  • Certified welder per ASME Section IX in GMAW, FCAW, and GTAW.
  • Steel Fabricator Blue Print Reading Lay out Steel for coping, notching, hole punching/ drilling Carbon structural steel welding GMAW
  • Brake Press Accurshear Fork Lift Band Saw GMAW Welding Robots

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46. Assembly Drawings

low Demand
Here's how Assembly Drawings is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Reviewed assembly drawings and engineering documents.
  • Flowed procedures, BOP and BOM, assembly drawings, flowcharts and label summary.

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47. Troubleshoot

low Demand
Here's how Troubleshoot is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • summer breaks) Install, troubleshoot, maintain and repair heating units, cooling units and refrigeration systems.
  • Used wiring diagrams to install/troubleshoot gate operators with multiple accessories.
  • Used engineering flowcharts for troubleshooting.
  • Excelled in troubleshooting all mechanical problems.
  • Monitored machine for problems and troubleshooting problems.
  • Assisted others in performing troubleshooting.

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48. Assembly Sequences

low Demand
Here's how Assembly Sequences is used in Metal Fabricator jobs:
  • Decided on project requirements including assembly sequences and required methods.
  • Determined project requirements assembly sequences and scope.
  • Determined project requirements assembly sequences and scope.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Metal Fabricator

Drill Press17.7%
Customer Service8.9%
Aluminum8.7%
MIG8.6%
Safety Procedures7.6%
CNC7.3%
Hand Tools7.1%
TIG5.3%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Metal Fabricator

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Drill Press
Drill Press
14.7%
14.7%
2
2
Customer Service
Customer Service
7.4%
7.4%
3
3
Aluminum
Aluminum
7.2%
7.2%
4
4
MIG
MIG
7.2%
7.2%
5
5
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
6.3%
6.3%
6
6
CNC
CNC
6.1%
6.1%
7
7
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
5.9%
5.9%
8
8
TIG
TIG
4.4%
4.4%
9
9
Layout Specifications
Layout Specifications
4.3%
4.3%
10
10
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel
4.2%
4.2%
11
11
Blueprint Specifications
Blueprint Specifications
2.4%
2.4%
12
12
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
2.4%
2.4%
13
13
Tape Measure
Tape Measure
2%
2%
14
14
Mathematics
Mathematics
1.5%
1.5%
15
15
Sand
Sand
1.5%
1.5%
16
16
Flame Cutters
Flame Cutters
1.4%
1.4%
17
17
Setup
Setup
1.1%
1.1%
18
18
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
1.1%
1.1%
19
19
Verbal Instructions
Verbal Instructions
1.1%
1.1%
20
20
CAD
CAD
1%
1%
21
21
Band Saws
Band Saws
1%
1%
22
22
Job Orders
Job Orders
0.9%
0.9%
23
23
Different Types
Different Types
0.8%
0.8%
24
24
Assembly Line
Assembly Line
0.8%
0.8%
25
25
Customer Specifications
Customer Specifications
0.8%
0.8%
26
26
Unload Trucks
Unload Trucks
0.8%
0.8%
27
27
Shop Drawings
Shop Drawings
0.7%
0.7%
28
28
Osha
Osha
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
Job Site
Job Site
0.7%
0.7%
30
30
Overhead Cranes
Overhead Cranes
0.7%
0.7%
31
31
Physical Properties
Physical Properties
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Machine Tools
Machine Tools
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Amada
Amada
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
Door Frames
Door Frames
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
Smaw
Smaw
0.5%
0.5%
36
36
Hvac
Hvac
0.5%
0.5%
37
37
Final Product
Final Product
0.5%
0.5%
38
38
Fabricate Parts
Fabricate Parts
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Punch Holes
Punch Holes
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Machine Shop
Machine Shop
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Reference Lines
Reference Lines
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Product Specifications
Product Specifications
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Project Requirements
Project Requirements
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Gmaw
Gmaw
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Assembly Drawings
Assembly Drawings
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Troubleshoot
Troubleshoot
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Assembly Sequences
Assembly Sequences
0.4%
0.4%

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