Fabricator / Welding Technician in Knoxville, TN at Clayton Home Building Group

Date Posted: 7/1/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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.

The Home Building Group is actively searching for an ISO Coordinator to join the team at our Knoxville, TN facility.


The Fabricator / Welding Technician will assist in the design of and implement the fabrication of facility production fixtures and tooling.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform custom MIG / TIG welding (7018 & 6010 stick)
  • Skillfully weld various types of steel, metals, and materials
  • Lay out, position, align, or otherwise set pieces in place preparatory welding and measure dimensions to specification 
  • Clean and degrease parts to be welded using wire brushes, grinders, or solvents
  • Set up, adjust, and operate welding equipment including electric arc welders, gas shielded arc welders, and gas welders
  • Read blueprints and drawings for fabrication of designs
  • Input for process improvements of current equipment and designs
  • Forklift usage capability
  • Drive company vehicles as required (DOT health card certification required, DCL helpful)
  • Paint fabricated materials as needed
  • Prepare fabricated designs and materials for shipment to plants
  • Communicate needs for parts, equipment, and upcoming order

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

  • Must be able to travel, sometimes up to two weeks if needed
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Must have communication skills and ability to effectively follow directions
  • Must be dedicated to meet deadlines and critical ship windows
  • Must be a team-player and work cooperatively with others to meet production goals


  • Technical school degree in welding, will consider equivalent experience / testing
  • 5+ years welding / fabrication experience
  • Demonstrated mechanical ability
  • Welding and Shop Safety knowledge
  • Powder coating and plasma cutting experience a plus but not required

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