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Metal Fabricator

Allen Industries Inc Phoenix, AZ

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

As of 10.8.2020

Job Summary:  The position of Metal Fabricator is responsible for constructing structures and sign cabinet out of raw materials.   


Essential Functions: 

  1. Construction of structures and sign cabinets out of aluminum or steel material according to customer specifications
  2. Operation of the following tools in a safe manner according to OSHA and company guidelines:
    1. Metal Shear
    2. Metal Brake
    3. Radial Saws
    4. Iron worker
    5. Torch and plasma torch
    6. Overhead cranes
    7. Other miscellaneous hand tools
  3. Weld steel poles, aluminum poles and anchor cages
  4. Construct and install framework for ABS backs
  5. Maintain work area and machinery/tools in good safe working condition
  6. Verifies conformance of work piece to specifications, using square, ruler, and measuring tape
  7. Other duties as assigned.
  8. Fabricate frameworks or shells for machinery, ovens, tanks, and stacks
  9. Operates machinery and equipment including routers, welders, saws, air drills, and power tools
  10. Sets stops and guides to specified length indicated by scale, rule or template
  11. Measures work piece dimensions to determine accuracy of machine operation
  12. Observes machine operation to detect work piece defects or machine malfunction
  13. Interpret blueprint and sketches
  14. Follow the rules and regulations related to the safety of all employees working for the Company
    1. Adherence to all mandated safety procedures including: driving policy, production area safety requirements and fire safety
    2. Safety requires all employees to review materials provided by the Company related to any updates on safety procedures
    3. Informs management of any safety related issues
  15. Ensures safety of self and others through proper use and care of equipment/work area
    1. Handles and operates all equipment in a careful and safe manner
    2. Maintains tools and equipment in good working order and stores them properly
    3. Keeps all work areas neat and clear of potential hazards
  16. Other duties as assigned



  1. Ability to prioritize tasks and handle numerous issues simultaneously
  2. Organized, detail and results oriented
  3. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to exercise sound judgment and make good decisions based on the best interests of the company
  4. Strong sense of urgency to complete tasks in a timely manner
  5. Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision
  6. Mechanical capabilities
  7. Basic mathematical skills to include but not limited to adding, subtracting, multiplication, division, and percentages
  8. Ability to read a tape measure
  9. Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-volume environment 
  10. Ability to read blue prints and interpret sign/shop drawings and specifications
  11. Thoroughness/detailed
  12. Time management
  13. Apply personal safety measures including utilizing the correct PPE
  14. Ability to use electric hand tools including a paint gun and sander
  15. Ability to take measurement of a job (ex: using a tape measure, steel rule, tri square)
  16. Knowledge of carpentry skills 
  17. Knowledge of packing/crating procedures


Work Environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment can be loud.  The use of hearing protection and safety eyewear is required. The use of additional specific safety equipment may be required.


Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often required to perform the following activities: 

  1. Standing.  
  2. Walking.  Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
  3. Fingering.  Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers.
  4. Grasping.  Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  5. Talking.  Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.
  6. Hearing.  Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction.  Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
  7. Light work.  Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 5 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  
  8. Visual Acuity.  To perform close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and visual inspection.
  9. Reaching: Extending hands and arms in all direction
  10. Forward bending, squatting, overhead reaching, kneeling/crawling, and climbing
  11. Continuous standing
  12. Lifting: Up to 70 lbs and team lifting up to 100 lbs
  13. Carry and use 5 lb to 10 lb power tools or paint containers very frequently
  14. Pushing and pulling
  15. Moderate level of hand to eye coordination and dexterity including picking, pinching, holding, grasping and repetitive flexion/rotation


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:  This is a full-time, 40 hour a week position with overtime as required.  Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.


 Travel:  No travel required.


Educational Requirements:

  1. Highschool diploma or GED.


Preferred Educational Requirements:

  1. Technical school training or certification


Knowledge Requirements:

  1. Welding
  2. Operating shear and brake
  3. LED light installation and wiring
  4. Knowledge of UL 48 standards
  5. Forklift certificate
  6. Operate electric and pneumatic tools
  7. General construction methods
  8. Operate or ability to learn to operate a PVI forming oven
  9. Hand tools
  10. Overhead crane certification
  11. OSHA general industry standards


General Disclaimer:  The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  Other duties may be assigned as needed by the Company.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.


Allen Industries is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.  We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital, disability or veteran status.

Allen Industries Inc


Phoenix, AZ
85043 USA



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