Tig/Mig Fabricator and Metal Artisan

Oakland, CA posted on July 26

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Mark Martin Oakland, CA (94615)
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Skilled, experienced metal fabricator required for an already skilled and experienced team. Applicant must have ability to read shop drawings, perform layout along with having basic math skills. The ideal candidate:* has a keen aesthetic sense and an impeccable eye for detail* can prioritize and execute tasks with minimal supervision* is able to keep focused on the big picture, even during small detail oriented tasks* is eager to learn and develop new techniques and processes for new challenges* can work independently, as well as with others* takes ownership of results, willing to do what it takes to execute* is positive, focused, energetic and flexibleResponsibilities:* General fabrication, welding and finishing* Design implementation* Intermittent on-site installations* Some client and vendor interface* Shop organization & inventory* Machine & tool upkeep and maintenance* Multiple project workflow prioritization & management* Material ordering and handling* Order fulfillmentRequired Qualifications:* 5+ years experience in professional metal fabrication* Mastery of general metal fabrication procedures, MIG & TIG welding, plasma cutting and familiarity with metal working equipment such as horizontal band saw, rolls, brakes, drill press, hand tools, etc.* Exceptional skill with an angle grinder--grinding, cutting, sanding, finishing, etc* Fine finishing skills, with a focus on stainless and bronze* Comprehension of shop drawings and basic layout principles* Basic woodworking skills* Ability to lift at least 50 lbs* Good written and verbal communication skills* Basic computer skillsBonus Points* Outstanding TIG skills* Experience with surface treatments such as wax, lacquer, hot and cold patinas
You may have additional skills and experience to offer that will make you stand out. Your background may be in sculpture, architectural fabrication, industrial design, furniture or another field. What's most important is that you are a driven and creative team member with a positive attitude and a passion for elegant solutions to unique problems. Please email resume showing job history with current references, and contact information.We offer Paid Vacations, PTO and sick pay and the ability to use the shop in off hours for personal projects.