Website Wastequip

Fabricator Job Highlights

Title Fabricator
Type Full Time
Experience 2 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Milwaukee, WI, United States
Company Wastequip

Company Profile

Wastequip is the leading manufacturer of waste-handling equipment. Wastequip’s broad range of waste equipment and services are used to collect, process, and transport recyclables, solid waste, liquid waste, and organics. The company’s brands include Wastequip, Toter, Galbreath, Pioneer, Accurate, Amrep, Mountain Tarp, Cusco, and Go to Parts.

Job Profile

The company is recruiting a Fabricator to join its team.

Education Level

Work Experience

  • 2+ years of related experience or training (preferred)
  • Experienced in a fast-paced production environment
  • Experienced in a fast-paced production environment (preferred)


  • Chips or grinds off excess weld, slag, or splatter
  • Connects regulator valves to oxygen and fuel gas cylinders for cutting torch. Turns regulator valves to activate the flow of gases, lights torch, and adjusts gas mixture and pressure to obtain the desired flame. Holds and guides torch at proper angle to cut metal
  • Must regularly lift or move up to 25 lbs., frequently lift or move up to 50 lbs., and occasionally lift or move 90 lbs.
  • Must regularly stand, walk, reach, stoop, lift, climb or balance, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Examines weld for bead size and other specifications
  • Fabricate steel and other metal parts as indicated by the blueprints.
  • Inspects work to verify dimensions and welds are complete
  • Lays out, positions, and tack welds workpieces
  • Lifts workpiece by hoist or crane to machine bed or roller table.
  • Positions and clamps stop and side guides to set the length and angle of welds
  • Positions parts in jigs or fixtures on bench or floor, or clamps parts together along layout marks
  • Specific vision abilities required include distance vision, close vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception
  • Welds along vertical, horizontal, and overhead weld lines
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to read blueprints and measuring tape
  • Ability to understand and carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions
  • Able to pass all EHS-required tests and clearances
  • Basic math and problem-solving skills (add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure)
  • Knowledge of basic math, tape measure reading, fractions, and decimals


  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Health Care
  • Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Employer’s Statement

Wastequip is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or expression, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status, or any other class protected by applicable law.

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