The City of Seattle has an opening in their Parks and Rec Department for an experienced Journey Level Metal Fabricator.
Please apply via the City of Seattle's website under "Metal Fabricator" at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle?department=Seattle%20Parks%20%26%20Recreation%20Department&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending
The Job Requirements are Listed Below:
The Seattle Parks Planning, Development and Maintenance Division is seeking qualified candidates to fill a current Metal Fabricator vacancy. Our division maintains more than 25 miles of boulevards and various facilities, including 26 community centers, 8 indoor swimming pools, 2 outdoor (summer) swimming pools, 4 environmental education centers, 2 small craft centers, an outdoor stadium, and much more.
The Metal Fabricator position is a journey level member of a crew that is directly responsible for repair, maintenance, fabrication and installation of safety handrails, signs, diving boards, lifeguard chairs, pool ADA lifts, fencing and gates, soccer goals, basketball hoops and a myriad of other Parks Department assets. This position reports to the Metal Fabricator Crew Chief.
- Fabricate and repair brackets, frames, pump installations, tanks, panels, tools, shafts and other related mechanical equipment.
- Weld material using arc, carbon arc, metallic inert gas, tungsten inert gas and oxygen acetylene processes on a variety of both ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
- Shape, punch, drill and secure metal parts, cages, steel decks, trusses, machinery foundations, brackets, hand, and guardrails.
- Work at heights, over water on docks, or in a boat repairing floats and piers
- Prepare preliminary cost estimates of material and labor for specific tasks.
- Interpret drawings and specifications to lay out work, mark dimensions, angles and cutouts on metal plates and pipe.
- Design lay outs and fabrications for a variety of sheet metal ducts, guards, gates, doors and flashings for items such as heating/ventilation/air conditioning systems, machinery, cages, buildings and roofs.
- Coordinate work activities with other skilled trade shops.
- Perform other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned.
Requires a journey-level status in structural iron, sheet metal or metal fabrication, lay outs, repair, welding or burning or four years as a metal trades helper under a metal trades journey worker (or a combination of education and/or apprentice training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class)