Mechanic Technician Fabricator



Reports to: Production Manager

Positions Supervised:  

Job Description or Purpose

The position of mechanic/technician/fabricator is to support the production manager by fabricating, assembling, and insulating machinery by using a variety of tools and equipment according to a required specification.  This position may require travel and service work to be performed at Navy facilities around the United States.


  • Fabricate components using tools such as including lathes, boring machines, mill, plate rollers, grinders, drill presses, and press brakes.  Experience on each of these tools is not required to start.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, engineering drawings, work orders, charts, diagrams.
  • Use hoists, drills, hand tools, holding devices, cutters, power tools
  • Test run machines and observe machine operations
  • Perform inspections including pressure and flow tests
  • Change worn machine accessories, such as cutting tools and brushes
  • Perform quality work checks to ensure the product meets quality standards
  • Rework and/or repair assembled equipment and products according to engineering specification
  • Perform all work in accordance with quality standards and established safety procedures
  • Optional: perform installation and maintenance work onboard Navy ships at locations around the United States.

Skills/Training/Qualifications required

Considerable knowledge of tools, materials, and methods

  • Ability to work from drawings and manuals
  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly
  • Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem
  • Ability to get along with other employees and work well as an individual or on a team
  • High attention to detail and self-motivation skills
  • 1-3 years’ experience preferred


Louisville, Kentucky 40299




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