Fabricator at SPEC Engineering

Posted in General Business 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Plainfield, Illinois

Job Description:

Are you a Fabricatorwho has a strong drive to apply your welding and fabricating knowledge and skills to create machines?

Are you the kind of person with the self-motivation to complete tasks individually and as a team to accomplish a common goal?

Spec Engineering is seeking a difference maker to join our team as a Fabricatorwho uses their welding and fabricating skills to create custom processing and material handling equipment and systems. They enjoy working as a team with engineers and other fabricators to deliver quality to customers.

Spec Engineering is a privately held, fast growing, and stable full-service process engineering firm/turn-key system integrator with our main office located in Plainfield Il, and a second location in Chicago. We provide the latest in technology as a system integrator in the food & beverage, general manufacturing, and chemical industries. Our company purpose is “Improve lives through innovation, responsibility and trust one project at a time” because we care about our colleagues, customers and community. Spec Engineering welcomes and values diversity and we strive for an inclusive work environment that rewards employees for their individuality and uniqueness.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fabricates equipment and systems per drawings.

  • Works with other members of the shop, engineering staff, and contractors to assemble, build, and install equipment and systems in house and on site.

  • Loading and unloading of equipment, parts, orders, systems.

  • Piping assembly.

  • Welding, cutting, grinding, assembling per engineering fabrication drawings.

  • Crating of systems and equipment.

  • Travels on-site to assist in installation of projects as needed.

  • Operates cranes and forklifts upon proper certification.

  • Works effectively and efficiently in both team-based and independent working environments to reduce costs and add value to the organization.

  • Maintains a safe work environment under supervision of Safety Coordinator.

  • Maintains and fixes shop tools and equipment.

  • Organizes inventory and shop equipment.

  • Works under general supervision of shop manager.


Planning & Organization - Integrates changes smoothly, plans for additional resources, prioritizes and plans work activities, sets goals and objectives, uses time efficiently and works in an organized manner.

Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities, contributes to building a positive team spirit, exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views, gives and welcomes feedback, and puts success of team above own interests.

Problem Solving - Develops alternative solutions, gathers and analyzes information skillfully, identifies problems in a timely manner, resolves problems in early stages, and works well in group problem solving situations.

Required Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • 2-5 years experience with millwright, fabrication, and/or welding inOEM environment preferred.

  • Forklift or Crane experience a plus.


  • Competitive Salary

  • Medical, Dental and Vision

  • Employee Stock Option Program

  • Paid time off

  • Continued education support

If this sounds like you, we want to talk with you about joining our team as a Fabricator!