Fabricator Metal

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Date: Dec 21, 2021

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US

Company: SRP

SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business environment by seeking innovative ways to reimagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.

Job Brief

Under general supervision, performs skilled work at the journeyman level fabricating and repairing all types of structures, equipment, assemblies, systems related to structural steel, high-pressure pipe and/or boiler systems, makes weld repairs to all types of mechanical equipment; using oxy/acetylene, gas metal arc welding (GMAW), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) and shielded metal arc welding (SMAW). Employee must pass initial AWS-011, ASME T001 certification. Employee may be required to pass additional specialized weld certifications and/or other alloy welding tests. Position may require; being transported by fixed wing, rotor or other means of SRP approved transportation; the directing of others in the performance of duties; scheduled and unscheduled overtime, various shifts, and out of town work assignment, zone assignments. Employee is committed to achieve the highest goals of excellence in serving our customers and working with fellow employees.


Anyone position may not include all duties nor do the example of duties include all tasks, which may be found in the position of this class.

Job Responsibilities

  • Plans and develops necessary work processes required to perform the tasks associated with the trade of Metal Fabricator including identifying the appropriate tools, equipment, materials etc.
  • Performs lay-out and assembly of work in accordance with required dimensions received through sketches, prints, written and/or verbal instructions.
  • Performs metal fabrication and welding repairs in support of various SRP facilities including; Hydro-Electric Plants, Steam Generation Plants, Renewable Energy Plants, Transmission and Distribution Facilities and the SRP Water Storage and Distribution.
  • Assists other employees doing related work. Provides coverage to maintain operational requirements due to vacation, sick leave or as work load varies.
  • Depending on workload, employees in this job classification may be required to perform duties of other job classification of equal or lesser pay for which they are qualified within Mechanical C & M.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Employee must work safely and efficiently in the performance of their job duties.  Must maintain effective working relationships with other employees, customers and the public.   Must have the ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions, and have the ability to accurately and legibly complete applicable paper work.  May be required to work a reasonable amount of overtime.


Completion of an appropriate Apprenticeship program or equivalent.


Minimum of 4 years of experience as a Metal Fabricator apprentice or equivalent

Additional Information

Mechanical troubleshooting skills and experience. Basic electrical troubleshooting skills and experience. Life equipment operation and pre-inspection (Forklift, Jibs, Hoist, Cranes etc.). Ability to pass verifications test for high-pressure welding. Perform Metal Fabricator duties in Steam and/or Hydro Generating Facilities. Position may require; being transported by fixed wing, rotor or other means of SRP approved transportation; scheduled and unscheduled overtime, various shifts, and out of town work assignments, zone assignments. Thorough knowledge of tools, methods, and procedures of welding; of physics, chemistry and metallurgy as applied to heat treatment and fusion of metals and alloys; of fabrication and erection. Handling and moving heavy objects.

Certifications or Testing Required

Must possess the appropriate valid Arizona driver’s license.
Must be able to obtain a valid ADOT Health Card
For specific list of training certifications contact departmental manager.


Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 13749



Equal Opportunity Employer Statement


Salt River Project (SRP) recognizes diversity and inclusion as key drivers of innovation and growth, and seeks to attract a diverse employee base that reflects our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law. Ultimately, SRP aspires to fully apply the power of diversity and inclusion to build a more equitable and sustainable future for our customers, employees and community.


Drug/Alcohol Policy Statement


In order to promote the safety and well-being of our employees, customers and the communities we serve, SRP is committed to maintaining a drug/alcohol free work environment. Although marijuana may now be legal in Arizona, except as otherwise specified under Arizona law, SRP considers it to be an illegal drug for the purpose of our drug/alcohol policy because marijuana remains illegal at the federal level. Any candidate found to be impaired during the hiring process or who has the presence of an illegal drug or unauthorized substance in their system during the pre-employment drug/alcohol test may be disqualified from further consideration in the hiring process.


All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.



Why Work at SRP


SRP's success is rooted in our employees' happiness, health and safety. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and enhance their well-being. In addition to competitive pay and performance incentives, eligible employees can take advantage of the following benefits:


• 401(k) plan with employer matching
• Retirement pension
• Paid vacation
• Parental leave
• Holiday pay
• Sick leave
• Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
• Wellness programs
• Pre-tax benefits
• Short and long-term disability plans
• Tuition assistance


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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