Fabricator

Job Description
 

Gingerich Well & Pump Service has an unsurpassed reputation in the industry as being able to complete difficult drilling projects on a timely basis. Time and again Gingerich has completed projects that other contractors have tried and failed to complete.  In order to maintain this level of industry performance, Gingerich fabricates a large portion of it’s equipment base. By either purchasing new or used equipment and updating or modifying it to meet a specific scenario or purpose, Gingerich is able to construct task specific equipment that can out-perform many options available to the average contractor. To help facilitate this custom processes, Gingerich boasts a large fabrication facility. Our heated/air-conditioned facility has two bays with 65’ high ceilings that allows us to get all of our equipment in side any time of year to do whatever modification needs to be done to accomplish a particular project. 

 

While a few of our pieces may be become routine and remade, many of the pieces we make are one of a kind custom pieces.  From custom trailers to mud cleaners to major drill rig modification, Gingerich will manufacturer anything required to accomplish a particular project.

 

As a Fabricator, it is your job to fabricate, fit, and weld pieces of metal into finished products in accordance with specifications and company requirements. This is an entry-level position designed to train an individual in the various aspects of welding and fabricating. It is your job to work as part of a two or more person team to perform shop tasks including: reading and interpreting blueprints and engineering plans, laying out, cutting, fitting, measuring and welding metals into the desired design, and to inspect and test welds and equipment under the directions of the department head or project manager.


Gingerich Well & Pump Service is willing to train candidates for advancement. While this is a comprehensive list of tasks, duties, and responsibilities, an individual may be called upon to perform additional tasks, duties, and responsibilities.

Tasks
  • Interpret blueprints, specifications, work orders, and material safety data sheets to plan layout, assembly, and welding operations

  • Clean and prepare parts before welding

  • Set up and operate welding and cutting equipment

  • Examine parts for defects

  • Measure parts for ensure conformance with specifications

  • Perform seam finishing, drilling, taping, and other minor machine functions

  • Remove any scale from weld areas

  • Assist with scheduling work load and recommend tooling needs to save time

  • Complete standard job sheets and task documentation as required

  • Maintain tools, gauges and equipment in a clean, orderly, and safe manner

  • Perform other job duties as assigned

Job Requirements
 
  • Reliable with good attendance history

  • Ability to lift 100 lbs

  • Mechanical aptitude

  • Pass a drug screen, background check, DOT physical, and back x-ray

  • Possess a valid driver's license

  • Ability to obtain a CDL with Company assistance

  • Ability to work 12-14 hour days or more

  • Ability to communicate and cooperate with others

  • Read, write and understand the English language

  • Ability to learn and move up

  • Ability to write legibly

  • Ability to work in a drug, alcohol, and smoke free environment

  • Ability to follow instructions

  • Ability to work on a team

  • Basic math skills

  • Ability to read blueprints

  • Recognize welding symbols and specifications

  • Must have dependable transportation

  • Ability to walk and stand on concrete and uneven surfaces for extended periods of time (including up to all day)

Safety Responsibilities
 
  • Abide by safety and personal protective equipment policies

  • Demonstrate safe work practices and avoid unsafe behaviors
  • Drive defensively, avoid preventable accidents, and always wear a seat belt

  • Attend regularly scheduled safety training

  • Report all unsafe conditions to your supervisor

  • Ability to wear hard hat, hearing and eye protection through your shift

Hours/Days/Schedules
 
  • 40-60 hours per week or more

  • Willingness to work weekends (if required)

  • Overnight travel may be required

Education Requirements
 
  • Requires a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent

  • Entry level position

Gingerich Well & Pump Service

Office Hours:  7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. M-F

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