Fabricator (Examinetics Truck Plant, 70 Leawood Dr, New Century, KS 66031, USA) – Veteran Jobs

Examinetics Truck Plant, 70 Leawood Dr, New Century, KS 66031, USA

We need someone who can handle power tools/equipment in a fleet care facility in New Century, KS. 

Typical work day is 7AM to 4PM Monday to Friday with paid holidays and PTO, full benefits and 401K . Pay starts at $18/hour and is based on experience.


Skills used will be in welding, carpentry, construction, electrical, painting, mechanical and finish work.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop a “prevention” philosophy. Manufacture, repair or modify testing units in ways that allow us to prolong or increase the life of the unit.

  • Build testing units from top to bottom utilizing the following skills: welding, metal fabricating, carpentry, construction, electrical, painting, mechanical and finish work.

  • Modify, renovate and maintain current units using same skills listed previously.

  • Maintain shop cleanliness and a safe working environment.

  • Assist in the setup or reconfiguration of all units through the direction of the Director, Fleet & Equipment.

  • Identify potential problem areas and develop root-cause solutions.

  • Implement or assist workers in implementing maintenance solutions proactively.

  • Assist staff in diagnosing equipment/vehicle malfunctions and direct the appropriate follow-up actions.

  • Implement and enforce policies and procedures in conformance with applicable laws, regulations and general safety requirements.

  • Assist the Director, Fleet & Equipment as requested for support of field personnel and equipment.


Education and/or Experience:

  • Experience in welding of steel and/or aluminum and metal fabrication required. Experience in any of the following skills preferred:, 120 volt AC electrical, mechanical maintenance, automotive maintenance and repair, commercial construction, automotive body work and painting, carpentry, 12 volt DC electrical, trailer or box fabrication, remodeling, or electronic repair.


Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, numerical or schedule form.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Valid driver’s license required.


Typical Physical Demands:

  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, and talk or hear.


Working Conditions:

  • Occasionally exposed to airborne particles.

  • The noise level in the work environment often requires hearing protection.

  • Occasional exposure to welding or grinding debris.

  • Close working areas such as under a truck or between cabinets.

  • Elevated working areas such as on top of a truck or working off of a ladder or scaffold.

  • Working with or around large metal working equipment.


  • Must be able to pass background check and drug screen.
  • COVID vaccination is REQUIRED. Candidate must be able to produce proof of 1st round vaccination shot prior to start date.  Employees are responsible for obtaining 2nd shot in a timely manner and full vaccination will be required to remain eligible for employment. Reasonable accommodations will be considered.


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