Website Kairos Power

Job Highlights

Title Fabricator
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Albuquerque, NM, United States
Company Kairos Power

Company Profile

Kairos Power is a mission-driven engineering and new nuclear energy technology company. It focuses on the delivery of a clean, affordable, and safe energy solution through the integrated design, licensing, and demonstration of advanced reactor technology.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Fabricator with expertise relevant to the design, fabrication, and assembly of complex mechanical structures and machine shop equipment.

Contribute to the development and deployment of the company’s internal fabrication capabilities in support of engineering design.

The candidate must know the infrastructure, setup, operation, and maintenance requirements for advanced shop equipment, expertise in modern fabrication techniques, and a proven record of successful work in collaboration with engineering teams.

Educational Level

  • High School Diploma or GED and 0-2+ years of related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; welding associate degree or certificate (preferred)

Work Experience

  • Hands-on experience with GTAW welding process involving a variety of materials from thin walls to schedule 90+ piping
  • AWS Certified Welder Certification (required)
  • Experience interpreting and manufacturing parts and assemblies from mechanical drawings required
  • Experience with ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code and API standards is a plus
  • Experience with CAD/CAM- Solid works, HomeWorks, and Camworks desired
  • Experience with communication supporting a closed-loop design/fabrication process desired
  • Experience with manual tools required and CNC machine tools desired
  • Experience working with stainless piping, tubing, and pressure vessels desired
  • Previous experience working in a fabrication/welding shop environment is a plus


  • Conduct training occasionally on machine capability and best practices to enhance design for manufacturing knowledge-base, operator safety, and strengthen team collaboration
  • Interact with engineering teams to handle and execute work requests
  • Propose optimal/innovative fabrication techniques for given designs/jobs
  • Provide fast turn-around prototypes for engineering development
  • Welding assemblies to meet print requirements
  • Work with other team members on large assembly projects
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Proven team player with excellent verbal, written communication/presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to seek different and novel ways to create efficiencies when working on problems, challenges, and issues
  • Ability to work with a highly collaborative team
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • Ability to proactively collect, manage, and transfer knowledge
  • Prioritizes and ensures the safety of oneself and others

Physical Requirements

  • Adjusting, moving, transporting, installing, positioning, or removing objects up to 50 pounds in all directions
  • Communicating with others to exchange information
  • Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another
  • Moving self in different positions to accomplish tasks in various environments including tight and confined spaces
  • Operating motor vehicles, heavy equipment, or machinery
  • Remaining in a stationary position, often standing, or sitting for prolonged periods
  • Repetitive assembly operations of manufacturing test fixtures and test setups in collaboration with engineering and manufacturing teams
  • Use hand tools

Work Conditions

  • Accessing the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned
  • High-concentration, demanding and fast-paced
  • Noisy environments
  • Odors or fumes from chemicals or chemical reactions


  • Manipulating, cleaning, and disposal of hazardous materials
  • Reading and interpreting hazardous warning signs
  • Reporting issues with equipment or unsafe conditions
  • Wearing proper PPE, including face mask, face shields, gloves, safety shoes


  • Capable of obtaining forklift and boom lift certification

Additional Requirements

  • Occasionally requires extended hours to support launch and critical project timelines
  • Occasionally requires non-standard work-week hours
  • Occasionally requires overtime
  • Occasionally requires schedule flexibility
  • Occasionally requires working weekends


  • 401(k) and pre-tax health insurance, dependent care, and commuter benefits (FSA)
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits for employees and their dependents
  • Paid Vacation

Employer’s Statement

Kairos Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

To apply for this job please visit kairospower.com.

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