Fabricator/Fitter

Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Active

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ENGINEERING, ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION
ENGINEERING, ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION
Kiambu

Job Description

GROSS SALARY 30-35K
JOB LOCATION BANANA, KIAMBU

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reading blueprints and understanding how the final product should look
  • Troubleshooting flaws in welds or structural imperfections in the metal
  • Fit and assemble metal parts, tools or sub-assemblies, including welding or brazing parts
  • Cut, thread, bend and install hydraulic and pneumatic pipes and lines
  • Dismantle faulty tools and assemblies and repair or replace defective parts
  • Set up and/or operate hand and machine tools, welding equipment
  • Check accuracy and quality of finished parts, tools or sub-assemblies
  • Align and fit parts according to specifications, using jacks, turnbuckles, wedges, drift pins, pry bars, and hammers.
  • Hammer, chip, and grind work pieces in order to cut, bend, and straighten metal.
  • Lay out and examine metal stock or work pieces to be processed in order to ensure that specifications are met.
  • Locate and mark work piece bending and cutting lines, allowing for stock thickness, machine and welding shrinkage, and other component specifications.
  • Mark reference points onto floors or face blocks and transpose them to work pieces, using measuring devices, squares, chalk, and soapstone.
  • Position, align, fit, and weld parts to form complete units or subunits, following blueprints and layout specifications, and using jigs, welding torches, and hand tools.
  • Position or tighten braces, jacks, clamps, ropes, and/or bolt straps, or bolt parts in position for welding or riveting.
  • Preheat work pieces to make them malleable, using hand torches or furnaces.
  • Set up and operate fabricating machines such as brakes, rolls, shears, flame cutters, grinders, and drill presses to bend, cut, form, punch, drill, or otherwise form and assemble metal components.
  • Smooth work piece edges, and fix taps, tubes, and valves.
  • Study engineering drawings and blueprints to determine materials requirements and task sequences.
  • Tack-weld fitted parts together.
  • Verify conformance of work pieces to specifications, using squares, rulers, and measuring tapes.
  • Design and construct templates and fixtures, using hand tools.
  • KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • 1-3 years’ experience as fabricator /fitter
  • Good eyesight
  • High level of precision and keen on details
  • Mathematical skills and ability to interpret blueprints and manuals
  • Creative and initiative

    Method of Application

    If you meet the above qualifications, skills and experience send CV to [email protected]
    Interviews will be carried out on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
    Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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