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Metal Fabricator

Cambridge, ON, Canada

Job Type

Permanent, Full-time


Roles and Responsibilities

We are currently looking for a skilled and motivated Fabricator to join our team. You will be expected to produce custom parts/pieces while working with accurate measurements/ specifications. We are looking for an experienced individual with a keen eye for detail, can work independently while demonstrating and adhering to Health and Safety precautions.

A strong candidate will demonstrate a solid ability to:

  • Review drawings, instructions or sample parts to grasp the specifications of the project

  • Plan and organize the sequence of actions needed for completion

  • Select and setup the appropriate machines

  • Use various equipment for welding and fabricating, such as MIG and TIG welding, hand cutting equipment, etc.

  • Perform quality control on pieces produced to ensure they are within the proper specifications

  • Work from sketches, prints, operation sheets, preliminary drawings, and written/verbal instructions.

  • Perform routine machine maintenance to ensure the machines are working properly

Qualifications and Core Skills

  • At least 3 years’ experience in custom fabrication is an asset

  • At least 3 years’ experience in MIG and Stick welding, TIG welding is an asset

  • Ability to properly use precision tools to take accurate measurements

  • Solid knowledge of the properties of metals and other materials

  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, blueprints and manuals

  • Solid math and analytical skills

  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting. Majority of tasks are completed independently, but must work with other team members, including mechanical designers, all trades, other welders, and supervisors, to plan work, confirm measurements and calculations, and to assist co-workers with tasks

  • Discuss work assignments with supervisor to understand expectations

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Flexible and adaptable as timelines and projects requirements change


As a progressive employer, Ascension Automation Solutions strives to offer competitive wages and vacation packages, while supporting the continual growth and development of our employees. Training for a variety of skills is available through internal and external training offerings. Employee progress will be evaluated annually through performance reviews.

Starting wage rates/hour will follow the ranges below and will be determined based on skill and experience:

  • Mid-Range Rate $24.00 - 31.00/hr

  • Senior Rate $32.00 - 39.00/hr

Perks and Benefits

  • Vacation, starting at 2 weeks for the first year

  • Flex-time work schedule

  • Training to support growth and development

About the Company

Established in 2013, Ascension Automation Solutions are the experts in the field of industrial robotics with a specialty in robotic manufacturing applications, providing everything from system design to machine commissioning. We tackle any project, including but not limited to custom automation (design and build), machine retro-fit, automation integration, and all required maintenance and service. Our team is always up for a challenge – if you can think of it, we can do it.

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