Gale Banks Engineering is an established, market-leading manufacturer of aftermarket performance products for trucks, SUVs and motor homes. We are currently seeking a full time Fabricator to work in house at our location on our Southern California campus.
Successful candidate will:
Consult with Engineers and other personnel regarding product information such as design, capacity, purpose, and types of material to be used to fabricate products. Ensure that company design standards and policies are met.
Interact with the manufacturing department to ensure that proposed designs meet manufacturing requirements.
Analyze written specifications, drawings, rough sketches, blueprints and verbal instructions to plan layout and determine sequence of operations.
Generate purchase orders for newly designed and approved products to be used in production.
Select metal stock and lay out design according to dimensions computed from scale drawings.
Fabricate inlet and exhaust systems, fittings, mounts, brackets, tubular exhaust manifolds, engine components, inter-coolers, tooling, and experimental parts to meet special engineering needs.
Install parts and materials such as electrical wiring, brackets, manifold castings and exhaust components.
Install alternate system designs on test vehicles in order to evaluate other design solutions; gather reported data. Evaluate installation procedures and recommend changes or modifications for efficiency and correctness.
Inspect parts using calipers, gauges and other inspection tools to maintain adherence to specifications, tolerances, form, fit and function.
Organize and prioritize daily work tasks in order to accommodate other race shop employee’s production schedules.
Inspect and maintain welding and sheet metal forming equipment and perform minor preventative maintenance to ensure operational efficiency.
Operate machines such as shears, cutoff saws, brakes, punch press, form roll and drill press to cut and shape components to specified dimensions. Operate TIG and MIG welders to complete assembly.
Effectively manage several tasks/projects simultaneously and adjust priorities as required to maintain schedules. Work at a pace that will meet or exceed deadlines.
One year certificate from college or technical school and a minimum of 3 years experience fabricating products and performing light metal machining work or an equivalent combination of education or experience.
Must be analytical and be able to pay strong attention to quality and detail.
Automotive or high performance interest or experience preferred.
Must be able to produce quality products in a fast paced environment; have the ability to manage several projects simultaneously through to completion.
Ability to use the internet to conduct research.
Must be able to operate machines and equipment such as band saws, grinders, OCC plasma cutters, shears, cutoff saws, brakes, punch presses, form rolls, drill presses and MIG/TIG welders.
Experience with English Wheel and the Planishing Hammer, CNC lathe and Mill machining experience desired.
Valid California Drivers’ License required.
Banks Power offers a competitive salary and a benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, along with a 401k program. Banks Power provides a pleasant, professional, and dynamic entrepreneurial work environment where creativity is encouraged. For immediate consideration, please email your resume with salary history and current salary requirements.
Additional Salary Information: Salary Amount - Depends on relevant experience.