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Shaw Industries Inc Fabricator - 1st Shift in Chickamauga, Georgia

Job Title

Fabricator - 1st Shift

Position Overview

POSITION OBJECTIVE: Fabricate, repair, replace, and /or modify parts and equipment used in manufacturing. I. Essential Duties: ❑ Math - ​basic operations (add/subtract/multiply/divide), fraction/decimals, units, Cartesian coordinates, trigonometry (sine, cosine, tangent, angles, radii) ❑ Basic Shop Skills ​– drill press, horizontal and vertical band saws, tap heads, power tools (drill/driver, port-a-band, reciprocating saw, sander, grinder), hydraulic press ❑ Fabrication ​– CNC plasma table, hydraulic shear, CNC press brake, box and pan brake, sheet roller, ironworker, Beverly shear, lock former, custom jigs and fixtures ❑ Hot Work​ – MIG welding, Oxy-fuel (basic setup and cutting), plasma cutter, stick welder, TIG welding (AC and DC) ❑ Material Handling​ – hoisting and rigging, planning critical moves (with supervisor assistance), removal and installation of machinery ❑ Print Reading​ – machining and fabrication details including material sizes, specifications, and tolerances; mechanical assembly drawings ❑ Layout​ – rectangular patterns, bolt circles, angles, keyway locations, matching parts, large parts, multiple features, and multiple machine processes ❑ Material Identification ​– hot rolled/cold rolled, carbon steel, stainless steel ❑ Specific Skills: o Planning and executing fabrication jobs o Production set up with Jigs and table clamps ❑ Visualize and develop custom jigs and fixtures for machining and fabrication ❑ Tolerances: o Fabrication - square, level, plumb, layout, and cut dimension ±1/32”, fab dimension ±1/16” ❑ Interpret mechanical situations to determine the proper course of action and materials needed to accomplish a task. ❑ Be able to distinguish between different types of metals and know which type to use for each application ❑ Have all the tools requested by the supervisor “Uncontrolled Copy When Printed”

PLANT SI Title: JOB DESCRIPTION 6750 Job Title: Fabricator Rev. Date: 7/19/2019 Page 2 of 3 ❑ Perform preventative maintenance as assigned ❑ Maintain a high degree of workmanship and efficiency ❑ Keep work area clean and free of hazards ❑ Know and adhere to all safety policies, rules and regulations ❑ Adhere to normal schedule for starting and stopping unless otherwise directed by supervisor and department manager ❑ Work seven days when required II. Non-Essential Duties: ❑ Perform all other related job duties and responsibilities assigned by supervisor or department manager ❑ Perform general housekeeping as assigned III. Education: ❑ Must have Technical School diplomas or previous OJT IV. Experience: ❑ Must have four (4) years’ work-related experience. V. Physical Requirements: ❑ Must have good eyesight ❑ Must have good manual dexterity and coordination ❑ Must be able to lift up to 70 lbs ❑ Must be able to stand 40%, Walk 40%, sit 10%, and bend 10% for up to 12 hours per day ❑ Must be able to safely use all power tools and equipment in the machine shop VI. Other Requirements ❑ Must have a complete understanding and ability to use using machining equipment, fabrication, and other shop equipment ❑ Must be mechanically inclined “Uncontrolled Copy When Printed” PLANT SI Title: JOB DESCRIPTION 6750 Job Title: Fabricator Rev. Date: 7/19/2019 Page 3 of 3 VII. Training Requirements: ❑ 60 days of on-the-job training VIII. Tools, Equipment & Material Requirements: ❑ All shop tools and equipment ❑ Precision machinist tools and general hand tools required to perform and work done in the shop IX. Safety & Security Requirements: ❑ Know and adhere to all safety policies, rules, and regulations ❑ Must understand all safety rules of the shop ❑ Must use extreme caution when using the shop equipment ❑ Must be constantly aware of the safety of work partners and other persons in the work area

Work Shift

8 hour, day shift

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Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex, COREtec, Patcraft, Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit

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