Fabrication Technician

Website Tenneco

Fabrication Technician Job Highlights

Title Fabricator Technician
Type Full Time (1st shift)
Experience 3-5 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Skokie, IL, United States
Company Tenneco

Company Profile

Tenneco is one of the world’s leading designers, manufacturers, and marketers of automotive products for original equipment and aftermarket customers.

Job Profile

The company is looking to hire a Fabricator Technician who will maintain efficient and safe operations of all equipment, machinery, and building facilities to support the Tenneco manufacturing plant.

Completes duties of an advanced technical or mechanical nature that require specific training, licenses, or certifications.

Adhere to safety, health, and environmental guidelines.

read and understand instructions, ensuring that required parts are present and meeting quality standards.

Fabricate, assemble, install, and repair equipment.

Work may involve the following: setting up and operating fabricating machines to cut, bend, and straighten sheet metal and overall fabrication.

Also, may include installing fittings, pumps, gauges, and hardware to complete machine assembly as well as fit/tack together pieces into subassemblies and then into complete machines.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a High School Diploma or GED

Work Experience

  • Possess 3 to 5 years of experience operating machine shop equipment
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in welding and fabrication work


Essential Ones-

  • High mechanical aptitude
  • Identify process and equipment inefficiencies and suggest improvements.
  • Machine building and repair experience
  • Machine experience and ability to operate lathe, mill, drill press, and saws as well as fabrication, assembly, and equipment installation.
  • Reading and understanding product schematics, and blueprints as well as interpreting engineering drawings.
  • Welding experience for example in MIG, TIG, GAS, Stick, etc.

Non-Essential Ones-

  • Be able to work independently yet be a part of a team
  • Other tasks and assignments consistent with knowledge and training


  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment and meet production quotas
  • Basic knowledge of math and decimal places
  • Knowledge of the usage of gages, calipers, and measuring tools

Physical Requirements

  • Bending: Regularly required
  • Climb/Balance: Frequently required
  • Crouch/Crawl: Occasionally required
  • Handle Materials: Regularly required
  • Kneeling: Occasionally required
  • Lifting: continuously lifting objects weighing 5 lbs. – 40 lbs., frequently lifting objects 40 lbs. – 60 lbs., occasionally lifting objects weighing up to 100 lbs.
  • Manipulate Objects: Regularly required
  • Standing: Regularly required
  • Stooping: Regularly required
  • Vision: Ability to see objects up close or at a distance, in color, adjust focus, and use peripheral vision regularly

Employer’s Statement

Tenneco is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.tenneco.com.

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