Fabricator - 2nd Shift


Employment Type: Full-time

Location: Cortland, New York

This position is within the Mining And Metals Industry

Job Summary

Who is Pyrotek? Pyrotek is the most successful global industrial company you’ve never heard of (until now). Pyrotek is a global leader in high temperature materials and our products impact virtually everyone in the developed world. Our global team has worked for decades to deliver new technologies, advanced engineered systems and innovative materials to customers in industries all over the world. The last car, train and plane you rode in were all safer and more energy efficient because of Pyrotek. The beverage cans in your refrigerator are lighter, stronger and infinitely recyclable because of Pyrotek. Join our team and create, improve and innovate the everyday!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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The Fabricator facilitates the safe and efficient project builds and sub-assemblies for the purpose of meeting fabrication demands and completion of work orders to build products of optimal quality with on-time delivery.

Shift:  Monday - Thursday, 2:30 pm - 12:45 am

** Starting wage $26.00 with the potential to earn more based on performance and experience. **

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

  • Perform quality fabrication, including, setup, layout, and fit up based upon accurate interpretation of engineering drawings, work orders, bills of material, standard operating practices, inspection documents and process control plans.
  • Determine appropriate fabrication equipment or method based on requirements from blueprints and sketches.
  • Fit up and tack welding of cut materials according to standard shop practices in order to meet specified tolerances of finished weldment.
  • Consistently review completed welds and projects to ensure all completed work falls within the tolerances on the blueprints. Cut, burn, drill & tap, grind, etc. as necessary to meet final specifications for part tolerance, aesthetics and general quality expectations.
  • Final GMAW Welding in accordance with engineering drawings, tolerances and specifications, and welding procedures resulting in weldments that meet specifications for squareness, dimensional tolerance, warpage, etc.
  • Safely rig and move materials and equipment using fork trucks and overhead crane in accordance with company procedures.

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Education/Experience  High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) / Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC), plus  one (1) year experience as a fabricator or completion of qualifying training program Certified Welder AWS; or equivalent combination of education and experiences.

Advanced knowledge of SMAW (stick), GMAW (mig), GTAW (tig) welding processes preferred.

Ability to obtain fork lift certification.


  • Mechanical Aptitude.  Advanced understanding of spatial reasoning orientation in two-dimensional and three-dimensional spaces, cause and effect, heat conduction, velocity, gravity and force.  Ability to qualify in industrial vehicle use and demonstrate safe operation at all times.  Knowledge of machines and tools, including their uses, repair, and maintenance.             
  • Welding Skills.  Ability to perform MIG, TIG, arc and acetylene welding.  Ability to setup, and layout work related to welding assignments.  Ability to weld various metals.                           
  • Core People Skills. Ability to positively interact and work collaboratively with a diverse group of people at all levels of the organization.  Genuine with high ethical standards and values and personal integrity and honesty.  Ability to apply a large measure of common sense to a variety of situations.
  • Communication Skills. Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, listen and obtain clarification, and respond well to questions.  Ability to read a limited number of words and recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.  
  • Computer/Applications Skills. Ability to clock into and out of jobs via computer terminals.
  • Core Business Skills. Advanced Blueprint/Part Drawing reading comprehension skills: Ability to extract and comprehend information from complex drawings and use the data to construct fabrications. Apply accurate mathematical and arithmetic calculations of whole numbers, decimals and fractions including conversions, addition, subtraction, multiplying, dividing and an understanding of geometric shapes and angles. Exceptional prioritization, time management and organizational skills.  

Physical/Sensory Requirements
Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Stand and walk on concrete floors, use hands, reach, talk, hear bend, kneel, stoop, crouch, crawl, and climb.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The team member must occasionally lift and/or move items up to 100 pounds, and frequently lift and/or move 50 pounds. Team members performing this job must be able to wear protective or safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, and a respirator as needed. 

Working Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the team member is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts such as overhead cranes, vibration and moving vehicles. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. Hard working surfaces for standing and walking.

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Pyrotek benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision after 31 days
  • 4-day workweek on 2nd shift
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Leave
  • 401(k) with generous match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Many Supplemental Benefits

Pyrotek is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.

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