Welder Fitter

Harbor Fab · Winnsboro, Texas
Department Harbor Fab
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Welder Fitter

Weld, layout, position, align, and fit parts for steel fabrication.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Verify conformance of work pieces to specifications, using squares, rulers, and measuring tapes.
  2. Weld steel members.
  3. Move steel members into positions, manually or with hoists or cranes.
  4. Position, align, fit, and track weld parts to form complete units or subunits, following blueprints and layout specifications, and using jigs, welding torches, and hand tools.
  5. Study engineering drawings and blueprints to determine materials requirements and task sequences

Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities, and Competencies:

  1. Knowledge of shop machines and sand tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  2. Basic knowledge of arithmetic, geometry and their application.
  3. Knowledge of materials, methods and the tools involved in construction or repair of structures.
  4. Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate.
  5. Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  6. The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  7. Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).
  8. Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials.
  9. Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts.
  10. Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
  11. Read work orders or other instructions to determine product specifications or materials requirements.
  12. Mount materials or work pieces onto production equipment.
  13. Direct operational or production activities.
  14. Measure dimensions of completed products or work pieces to verify conformance to specifications
  15. Ability to operate small forklift, pallet jacks, hoist, etc. to lift and transport materials exceeding 50 pounds.
  16. Welding proficiency in the following processes; FCAW
  17. Safely and properly operate an Oxy/Acct and plasma cutting.

Required Training and Certifications:

  1. Able to pass a Welding Certification Test with knowledge of all weld & prep symbols.
  2. Shop drawings reading and basic math test.

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent
  2. Welding: 2 years
  3. Fitting: 2 years
  4. Job shop experience preferred

Upon offer or promotion, candidate must pass a drug and/or alcohol test.


This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.


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  • Location
    Winnsboro, Texas
  • Department
    Harbor Fab
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience