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Welding Fabrication Technician

Clayton Homes

Clayton Homes

Maryville, TN, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Clayton Homes, a Berkshire Hathaway company and the nation's leading housing provider, is a vertically integrated housing company that builds, sells, and insures affordable housing. Our commitment to creating a World Class Customer Experience is unparalleled in the housing industry and we believe it begins with a World Class Team Member Experience. From entry-level to more experienced positions, we're actively recruiting individuals who are passionate, positive, and eager to learn. We then equip you for success, whether you're in the office, in the field, or on the floor. As a member of our team you'll enjoy excellent benefits, opportunities for growth, and an encouraging culture that supports work / life balance.

Primary Objective

Assist in the design and implement the fabrication of facility fixtures and tooling

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Provide support to the Facilities & Operations Department through following actions:

  • Perform custom MIG/TIG welding
  • Skillfully weld stainless various types of steel, metals and materials
  • out, positions, aligns, or otherwise sets pieces in place preparatory to welding, and measures dimensions for conformance to specifications.
  • and degreases parts to be welded using wire brushes, grinders, or solvents.
  • Under supervision fabricates and assembles complete devices or pieces of equipment by using metal forming and cutting tools such as presses, punches, brakes, pipe benders and threaders, and drills to bend, shape, and cut parts to be welded and bolted, screwed, or riveted together.
  • Competently read blue prints and drawings for fabrication of designs
  • Make repairs to tooling, equipment and parts
  • Processing of improvements of current equipment and designs
  • Forklift and Overhead Crane operations
  • Drive company vehicles as required
  • Paint materials
  • Prepare fabricated designs and materials for shipment to plants
  • Communicate needs for parts, equipment and upcoming orders
  • Other tasks as requested

Required Skills

  • Must be able to work independently with a minimum of supervision
  • Average communication skills and ability to follow directives effectively
  • Must be oriented and capable of meeting daily goals for production
  • Dedicated to meet critical ship windows
  • Flexible hours mandatory
  • Travel mandatory
  • Effectively and efficiently perform all responsibilities and tasks safely and responsibly

Required Education and Training

  • Technical School Degree in Welding.Will consider an individual with equivalent experience/testing
  • Five years or more years welding and fabrication or equivalent
  • Demonstrated mechanical ability
  • Welding and Shop Safety knowledge

Specific Required Skill Areas

Language Skills:

Welding blueprint reading and comprehension. Ability to read and comprehend material in English. Ability to effectively communicate in English with Facilities & Operations Department and other company employees and vendors/suppliers to share information and solve problems.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals as required on the blue prints and engineering notes.

Reasoning ability:

Able to understand and carry out instructions furnished in written and oral form. Able to comprehend blue prints and drawings.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands to finger, handle or touch objects to perform job activities. The employee is frequently required to reach above shoulders, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk or hear.

The employee is regularly required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and use foot/feet to operate machine.

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

Why Clayton?
A Berkshire Hathaway Company - an integrity-based organization offering unlimited career growth opportunities.
Full-time team members have the flexibility to create their own health, dental, and vision benefits package. Clayton provides competitive 401K programs, including investment options and company matching for full and part time employees after one year to help our team members achieve their financial goals. Additional benefits include paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement, Employee Assistance Programs, and more.
As part of Clayton’s commitment to Opening Doors to a Better Life, Clayton is now providing paid time for Team Members to volunteer to causes that are meaningful to them through the Clayton Impact program.
Clayton is proud to have earned spots on the following Forbes lists: America’s Best Employers, America’s Best Employers by State, Best Employers for Diversity, Best Employers for Women.
At Clayton, we encourage holistic wellness with physical, nutritional, social, financial, spiritual and occupational programs available online or in-person for team members.
Clayton is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Clayton is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

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Clayton Manufacturing