Metal Fabrication and Welding Technician

Metal Fabrication and Welding Technician

We firmly believe that our success is a direct reflection of our talented Operations Team. If you consider yourself to be an outgoing, self – motivated individual with a customer-focused attitude and work ethic, Velocity Restorations is the right team for you.

We are currently seeking a Metal Fabrication and Welding Technician with experience in automotive restoration and customization. This position requires an experienced professional with a comprehensive experience in fabrication of metal and developing optimal ways to increase efficiency and productivity. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment.

About Our Velocity

Originally heralded as a leading specialty shop for Classic Ford Broncos the team has won awards from PPG Dream Machine, GoodGuys, and most notably, the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA). Velocity has also been recognized for a diverse range of customizations including a signature ’79 International Harvester Scout featured on FYI Network’s Ultimate Rides. 

Despite the accolades, Velocity remains a team-oriented company that embraces a dynamic of family values. That collaborative environment is central for their rebranding.

About Your Role

  • General automotive knowledge
  • General knowledge of fabrication, machining/ welding equipment setup, process, and maintenance.
  • Ability to consistently and precisely TIG weld Stainless Steel, Aluminum, and Mild Steel
  • Ability to MIG weld
  • Ability to form and weld sheet metal of various gauges and materials
  • Perform standard shop math: add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Familiarity of conventional and precision measuring instruments
  • Use and knowledge of all core welding/ fabrication tools to weld, cut, trim, or scarf metal objects to dimensions, as required by work orders 
  • Inspection of both raw material and finished product for conformance to specifications.
  • Knowledge and ability to work with various gauges of sheet metal and materials
  • Working knowledge of fixturing and weld set up parameters (amps, volts, etc.).
  • Accurately cut and bend material to required specs 
  • Position, clamp, and jig of components preparatory to welding
  • Identify and repair cracks/ fill holes in material using inspection equipment and processes
  • Familiarity with rust repair and panel replacement
  • Make recommendations for upgrades to set the Velocity standard to the shop manager.
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and efficiently organized workstation.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3+ years’ or previous experience in automotive industry environment or other related fields (prior automotive restoration preferred).
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while working independently.
  • Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation to and from work daily.
  • Adhere to all health regulations and utilize all safety equipment. 
  • Ability to work 7am-6pm Monday-Thursday.
  • Ability to work possible Fridays with depending on company workload.
  • Mandatory drug screening is required

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to lift, carry, and place merchandise and supplies up to 50 pounds without assistance.
  • Frequent standing and walking for long periods of time.
  • Frequent reaching overhead and below the knees, including squatting, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting.
  • Returns any unused inventory to storage and enters and keeps track of allotted vehicles to stay on schedule to meet deadlines.
  • Safely operates a motor vehicle.

Benefits Include

  • Pay is commensurate with experience.
  • Competitive Benefits Package
  • Fast Paced Friendly Team Environment
  • Health/Dental/Vision after 90 days
  • 401k plan after 1 year
  • Paid Time Off
  • Weekly Pay

Optional Benefits

  • Up to $5,000 relocation package assistance
  • Up to $2,500 Sign on Bonus 

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