Fabricator – Welder


Position location: Greater Fort Wayne, IN

To function as part of a team involved in the fabrication of industrial ventilation, HVAC, and architectural sheet metal projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Fabrication of Industrial ventilation systems, guards, curbs, ductwork and architectural sheet metal.
  • Assist the Shop Superintendent in maintaining a safe work environment.
  • Participate in offered training in order to increase knowledge, skills, and safety awareness.
  • Must be committed to working in a safe manner and within the company’s safety rules.
  • Must be able to walk, stand, and kneel for long periods of time. Climb ladders, push, pull, lift, and carry 50-60 pounds consistently.
  • Perform repetitive motion of arms or hands.
  • Wear a respirator and work in confined spaces.
  • Have strong construction and mechanical aptitude.
  • Possess arc and mig welding knowledge and skills.
  • Have a firm grasp of basic math skills. Be able to read blueprints and a tape measure.
  • Be able to see fine/precise layout marks.
  • Be able to work weekends and overtime as required.
  • Have dependable transportation.
  • Have the ability to operate forklifts and man lifts.
  • Work around and operate heavy industrial machines and equipment.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area / site.
  • Be able to pass a drug screen. (We do random testing).
  • Be able to pass a Physical Abilities Test.

Marginal Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor or management.

Education and/or Experience

  • Candidates possessing technically trained skills, certifications, or relevant experience are preferred but not required.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.

Language Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general project scope of work and follow general direction of supervision.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with supervisor, and other members of the project crew.

Mathematical Skills

  • Must have basic math skills and the ability to read measurements pertaining to general project work.

Other Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities

  • Ability to wear a respirator as required by work following all applicable safety policies and regulations.

 Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license to operate company owned vehicles.
  • The ability to obtain Department of Transportation medical clearance is preferred but not required.
  • Must possess a relevant American Welding Society certification or have the ability to obtain within a certification within six (6) months of employment.
  • Possess or have the ability to obtain a National Institute of Certified Crane Operators license is preferred but not required.
  • Experience and certification as a Certified Rigger preferred or have the ability to complete company required training.

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to walk, stand, and kneel for long periods of time and periodically climb ladders.
  • Ability to push, pull, lift, and carry minimum of 60 pounds consistently as required by job tasks.
  • Must be able to complete a Physical Ability Test as part of pre-employment screening process.
  • Must be physically capable of wearing respiratory protection as required.


  • Incumbent will have minimal travel with this position.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with education and experience
  • Complete insurance coverage including health, vision and dental
  • 401 (k) with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement

To apply, please upload your resume.

Schust is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Schust is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Schust are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, […], family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Schust will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Schust encourages applicants of all ages.

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