Full-Time Advanced Fabricator at Abilene Machine
Available Openings: 1
Apply By: July 1, 2023
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: Starting $18 depending on experience
Education Level: N/A


Programs, sets up and operates robotic welder. Set up and operate the following machines; punch press, press brake, grinder, cutting torch, MIG (metal inert gas) welder and TIG (tungsten inert gas) welding, spot welder, hand brakes, band saw. Position, align, fit, de-burr, and weld parts to form complete units or sub-units, following blueprints and layout specifications, and using jigs, welding torches, and hand tools. Determine reference points, machine cutting paths, or hole locations, and compute angular and linear dimensions, radii, and curvatures. Tack-weld fitted parts together. Lay out and examine metal stock or work pieces to be processed to ensure that specifications are met. Study engineering drawings and blueprints to determine materials requirements and task sequences. Verify conformance of work pieces to specifications, using squares, rulers, and measuring tapes.


Two years fabrication or welding experience; specialized training or certification in TIG welding and/or CNC machine operation. Prior mechanical or agriculture experience preferred. Ability to frequently lift, carry, bend, stoop and/or reach. Ability to exert 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently. Finger, hand, and wrist dexterity sufficient to manipulate hand tools, powered equipment.

Abilene Machine

Contact: Priscila Abell
407 Old Hwy 40
Solomon, KS 67480